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Mincher joins Slate Valley staff

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At some point in the future, those doing genealogy research will be able to look at the Slate Valley Museum collection without leaving the house, and the person responsible for that achievement will be new arrival Amy Mincher. The newly hired assistant director and collections manager comes to Granville from the President Calvin Coolidge State […]

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From Quebec to Granville in 50 years

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  Three cents doesn’t buy much. Apparently, it will get a package from Quebec to Granville but it takes that package nearly 50 years to make the trip. Frank Caruso said when he checked the mail Tuesday, Dec. 27, he found a package which had apparently been lost in the mail system for nearly 50 […]

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‘New’ water for New Year

Dan Williams indicates some of the water treatment plant's features.

By Matthew Rice   The village’s new $4 million water treatment plant is expected to come on line and begin serving water customers about Jan. 25. The new facility off of Park Avenue tucked into the corner of the Fireman’s Carnival Grounds runs the village drinking water through a series of filters similar to what […]

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DPW head calls for infrastructure work

DPW Supervisor Dan Williams pictured at the waste water treatment plant shortly after Tropical Storm Irene.

Use the money now, or spend much more later is what Granville Village Department of Public Works Supervisor Dan Williams is telling the Granville Village Board. Williams said he advocates using the remainder of the loan money available to Granville to do more water main replacement work within the village, a job he said the […]

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Vandals strike village

Thieves hit 12 vehicles in village Police remind residents to lock up, remove valuables from cars   By Matthew Rice   Residents in two areas of the village woke up the morning of Dec. 29 to the unpleasant surprise of discovering items had been stolen from their vehicles. Residents on North and South Maple and […]

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Granville second at Middlebury

Granville wrestlers went 2-for-4 in the finals locking up second place at the Hubie Wagner Invitational in Middlebury, Vt. which concluded Dec. 29. Nathaniel Palmer (132) and Josh McKittrick (285) earned championships and Paul Hanna (152) and Hayden Miller (145) took second place for Granville. At 160 pounds Brad Perry took third and at 99 […]

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Host Horde third at Legion Tourney

  Although the Granville Golden Horde failed to make the final of the 32nd Annual American Legion Post 323 Tournament, fans of the game got to see another exciting game of basketball to end the night. Following the hometown team’s consolation win over Hadley-Luzerne 56-46, the nightcap proved to have enough drama and excitement for […]

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Bear remains on the prowl

A bear like the one pictured here continues to ply Granville's garbage cans for an easy meal, prompting officials to advise residents to secure thier garbage.

The black bear spotted raiding garbage cans in December continues to return to the village in search of food, officials said this week. The bear was spotted off of Grandview Drive near the Fireman’s Carnival Field Dec. 29 where it ate from garbage cans before also knocking down a bird feeder. The bear was also […]

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Home invasion

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Vermont State Police responded to a report of a home-invasion robbery in Poultney, Vt. Monday evening, Jan. 2 about 7 p.m. A 65-year-old female resident called police to report a white male entered her residence and demanded medication from her. After a period of time the woman told police she relented and provided the medication […]

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Library hours

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The Pember Library and Museum wish to remind patrons the facility will be closed Thursdays until further notice. Pember Librarian Ardyce Bresett said in an effort to cut back on heating expenses during the winter the facility will reduce its hours by one day, as mentioned in a prior story. All other scheduled hours and […]

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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’


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

Canal Trail

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

Brodus Clay

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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