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Enjoy a Christmas Carol in Poultney, Granville

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One of the season’s most widely recognized and beloved stories is coming to the stage of two local venues. “Scrooge & Company,” a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” will be staged at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, in the Claire O’ Brien Room of the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, N.Y., […]

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Enjoy holiday cheer in Middletown

Lost in the hoopla of holiday shopping, decorating and get-togethers, is the true meaning of the holidays, giving back to those less fortunate than ourselves, and one local group has made it its mission to remind people of the true nature of the season. Members of the Middletown Springs Community Church will spread a little […]

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Free breakfast Saturday in Poultney

Everyone is invited to a community breakfast, sponsored by the Episcopalians of the Slate Valley from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Episcopal Ministry Center on 84 Church St. in Poultney. Enjoy farm-fresh scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade biscuits and preserves, juice, tea, hot chocolate, and Green Mountain coffee in a friendly, […]

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Curtis Lumber hosting Bake Sale/Basket Raffle

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Curtis Lumber Granville has announced its fifth annual Bake Sale/Basket Raffle.  Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be held on Monday, Dec. 6. The bake sale will take place on Friday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. New this year, Curtis Lumber has invited Santa Claus to come […]

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House of Angels hosting Christmas Caroling party

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On Saturday, Dec. 11, the public is invited to a Christmas Caroling party at the House of Angels, the outdoor sanctuary for prayer and healing on Route 31, about 2-1/2 miles north of Granville, and about 5 miles south of Poultney.  Two groups will be on hand to lead attendees in group caroling and to […]

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Craft fairs and markets abound this weekend

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If you weren’t among the 212 million people who tried to take advantage of last Friday’s sales, you may want to consider visiting one of the many craft fairs and flea markets that will be held throughout the Lakes Region this weekend. Two organizations in Fair Haven will host holiday-inspired sales this weekend when residents […]

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Birthday boys with books!

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Bob Williams (l) of Williams Hardware is joined by Twig Canfield on Tuesday, Nov. 30 as both celebrated a birthday. Bob turned 62 while Twig celebrated his 67 birthday. Each was presented with a very special present by Mary Wilkins of Poultney. Bob was given a scrapbook, while Twig was also given a book containing […]

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Lights of Wells Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday, Dec. 10.

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The community of Wells will welcome the return of the holiday season with its annual Lights of Wells Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 10. The third annual ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the village green, off Route 30 near the library and the community’s churches. The festive occasion includes the tree lighting, […]

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Santa Coming to Poultney

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The holiday season’s biggest, roundest, jolliest and most recognizable figure is coming to the Lakes Region. Santa Claus will visit Poultney from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, as part of the community’s annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. The gregarious elf from the north will arrive at the Poultney Library around […]

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Festival of Trees looking for participants

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The Fair Haven Historical Society is seeking evergreens of all sizes and appearances for its festival of trees event next month. The third annual Festival of Trees will be held on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10 and 11, at the American Legion Hall on Route 22A, South Main Street in Fair Haven. Hours are 4 […]

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Probe supports Torres’ firing

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By Krystle S. Morey An investigation by the Granville Central School District that led to the firing of varsity football […]

Granville begins superintendent search

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education has started its search for a new superintendent as the district’s […]

Whitehall Fire Co. seeks new contract

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By Dan King Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company is looking for a three-year fire protection contract that would increase its budget […]

Chief eyes expansion of shared police services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey It’s been a year since the Granville and Whitehall police departments have shared […]

Car Show draws hundreds

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By Krystle S. Morey Ward Woodruff remembers Sunday drives as a kid with his father in their family’s ‘67 Dodge […]

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Torres fired, other coaches resign

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By Krystle S. Morey An incident involving a cover-up of Granville football players smoking marijuana on school property has led […]

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