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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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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

Racing Against Cancer

By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

Eagle Scout Project

By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

MUGSHOT-Pot grower

A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]