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Poultney Earth Fair Wednesday, April 22

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7th graders choose Earth Fair theme By Joshua Bassett The eighth annual Poultney Earth Fair is going to be different this year because Poultney Elementary School’s seventh grade class has chosen the theme. The student’s chosen theme is “Global Changes, Our Actions.” “Together we’ll explore how small changes in our daily behavior can evolve into […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half points. The game was never in doubt for the Railroaders, right from the opening kickoff. Whitehall kicked off to start the game and Pine Plains muffed the kick, which was pounced on and recovered by […]

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Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last Thursday. The Railroaders dominated possession and racked up over 25 shots on goal during the course of the 90 minutes. Although Whitehall controlled possession in the first half, the Railroaders were unable to put one […]

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Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren on Monday. Both matches were home matches for the Railroaders. Whitehall had three golfers shoot sectional qualifying rounds in both matches. A sectional qualifying round is any round eight over par or better, over the […]

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Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he wasted no time jumping right into the thick of things. The first vote after Prefountaine’s return seemed like it would be a pretty simple one; his fellow council members had proposed a speed limit reduction […]

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Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event helps raise funds for the grade school’s extracurricular activities. This year’s Applefest takes place this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fair Haven Park. There will be a farmers’ market, flea market, […]

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Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we could contact,” Rec Center Director Julie Eagan said. Eagan was referring to three children who attempted to swim in the canal on the opposite side of the Rec Center. However, with a growing number of […]

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Officials concerned with property

By Dan King “My son was riding his bike and almost got hit by a car, because he could not see around that property,” Amy Michaud, a Whitehall resident, told town board members last Wednesday. The property she is referring to is located at the intersection of County Route 12 and Greenmount Cemetery Lane. Michaud […]

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WIC finds new home

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By Dan King The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in Whitehall will now be hosted in the Rec Center. After the Skenesborough Rescue Squad announced intentions to not renew the contract with WIC, much was made about finding a new home for the program. Churches and some community organizations rose to the forefront, but […]

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100 years of Whitehall football

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By Dan King Whitehall High School has been fielding an interscholastic varsity football team since before the start of World War I and this marks the 100th season of play for the Whitehall squad. The Railroaders are off to a good start in season 100; on Sept. 5, they defeated the Canajoharie Cougars by a […]

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Classifieds 07/29/15

Rain stops, the park rocks

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By Jamie Norton The skies opened up five minutes before Daryl Magill – one of the biggest draws of the […]

Dresden works to eradicate invasive weeds

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By Dan King The town of Dresden has started its annual effort to remove invasive water chestnuts from Lake Champlain, […]

Man walking to D.C. to ‘raise awareness’

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By Dan King Don Duncan may be 65 years old but he’s not letting that stop him from raising awareness […]

Town, village to pledge support for bike trail

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By Dan King A multi-use trail from Waterford to Whitehall is expected to receive letters of support from both the […]

Hebron woman charged with urinating outside store

By Christina Scanlon A Hebron woman faces several charges, including driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana, after witnesses and […]

Area man to hold talk about Robin Williams

By Linda Ellingsworth It’s been almost a year since the untimely passing of comic great Robin Williams, and a local […]

Ride to benefit veterans

By Christina Scanlon When the bikers hit the road for the third annual ride to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project […]

Macuras ‘my favorite’

By Jamie Norton Daryl Magill has been lighting up the pagoda at Veterans Memorial Park for years. And every year, […]

Missing teen found

Two seemingly unrelated cases involving teens from Fair Haven, Vt., converged last week, resulting in both the arrest of a […]

Meet-n-greet famous grapplers

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By Dan King Former WWE wrestler Brodus Clay will be the highlight of the World of Hurt Wrestling event tomorrow […]

Hartford to host annual sale

By Dan King There will be bargains galore next weekend in the “Heart of Washington County.” Hartford will host its […]

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