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Fair opens tonight

The Washington County Fair’s gates open at 5 tonight, and the featured event is a Demolition Derby. The fair runs through Sunday, Aug. 26. Smokey Greene performs at 6 and 8 tonight (Monday). The giant pumpkin contest at 5:30 p.m., and a demolition derby at 6 p.m. General admission to the fair is $10 each […]

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Edgar F. Haskins, 93

Edgar Forrest Haskins, age 93, died early Tuesday morning, July 24, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a couple years of declining health. He was born on Jan. 16, 1919, in Pawlet, Vt., the son of Edgar L. and Mary (Licence) Haskins. Edgar started and operated Haskins Propane and Appliances in Pawlet for many […]

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Ida R. Bresett, 74

MACOMB — Ida Rose Hutton Bresett, 74, of Macomb, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7, at her home under the care of Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley. The funeral service was at Brasie Corners Presbyterian Church with burial following at the Pleasant Lake Cemetery. Ida was born on Jan. 9, 1938, in Gouverneur to […]

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Walter Doll Jr.

Walter Doll Jr., son of the late Walter Doll Sr. and Eva Doll died on June 29, 2012 at Westerly Hospital in Westerly, RI. He made his home in Central Beach, Quonochontaug, RI. Walt was born at the home of his legendary grandfather, Everett Barns, in Westerly, RI. He was raised in Granville, where his […]

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Edith F. Ballard, 87

HAMPTON — Edith F. Ballard, 87, of Ballard Road, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland, Vt. Born on Feb. 2, 1925, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Catherine (Rock) Hilder. She enjoyed reading, baking, arts and crafts, crocheting and also enjoyed […]

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Helen N. LaRue, 93

RUTLAND, VT – Helen N. LaRue, age 93, passed away on May 29, 2012, at Rutland Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Rutland. Helen was born on June 22, 1918 in Starksboro, Vt., the daughter of Nathan and Jennie (Brown) Morrill. Helen enjoyed working with her hands. She loved to knit and crochet, but also enjoyed time […]

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Russell P. Panoushek Jr., 48

HAMPTON — Russell Palmer Panoushek Jr., age 48, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Russell was born on June 11, 1963, in Granville, the son of Russell Panoushek Sr. and the late Judith (Ballard) Panoushek. Russell was employed at Newmont Slate in Pawlet, Vt. He was into 4x4s […]

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Theresa Pauquette, 84

GRANVILLE – Theresa Pauquette passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, in Glens Falls Hospital. Theresa was born on April 28, 1928, in Hampton, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ludrick and Florence (Romanofski) Zovistaski Theresa was a loving wife and mother. Her family meant the world to her. She was very conscious about keeping […]

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Clarence J. Watters Jr., 98

Clarence J. Watters Jr., 98, died Nov. 10, 2011, at the Fletcher-Allen Hospital in Burlington, Vt. Born Oct. 28, 1913, the son of Clarence St. and Sara Watters in West Pawlet, Vt., where he grew up and pitched on high school and town baseball teams. Clarence attended the University of Vermont (Class of ’37) majoring […]

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Herbert R. Sady Sr., 79

HAMPTON — Herbert R. Sady, Sr., age 79, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Glens Falls Hospital. Herb was born on Sept. 3, 1932 in Leicester, Vt., the son of the late Felix and Leona (Beaumont) Sady. Herb was an over-the-road trucker most of his life. This occupation allowed him to travel extensively […]

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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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