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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district has hired a number of new teachers and plans to implement a number of new initiatives, but the biggest change is how students get to and from school each day. The district is switching from […]

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Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers across the state. The percentage of local students who achieved proficiency on the math exam increased by nearly 10 percent, from 18 percent of students in 2013 to 28 percent this year. The improvement on […]

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Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, was operating a 2006 Dodge Viper when he struck a guard rail, lost control of the car and careened down an embankment and struck a tree. The accident occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday night in […]

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Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be returning anytime soon. Village clerk Rick Roberts said it’s highly unlikely that the Quarry Man will be returning to his perch on Main Street. Roberts said the cost of returning the Slate Man to town […]

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Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest lights was extinguished far too soon. Matthew was born May 4, 1971, in Glens Falls. He was the son of the late Frank Fiske, Jr. and Judith Rae (Parker) Fiske. Matthew was well-loved in both […]

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Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When Edwards Market opens this fall it will culminate more than three years of laborious renovations and serve as a rebirth of sorts for a building that has been a center of commerce in the local […]

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W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, in West Pawlet. The auction event begins at 6 p.m. and it does not end until all items are gone. Auctioneer for the event will be Chriss Mars, son of the late Vermont auctioneer Bus […]

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Hebron family to perform in Salem

A year after their joyful performance for a packed house last summer at the South Granville Congregational Church, the seven members of the LaMothe/Gee Family are back with a new show, appearing further down the road at the Fort Salem Theater, in Salem. Earth Bound offers an evening of inspiring, enlivening song, music, and dance. […]

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Hartford to explore solar

The town of Hartford is exploring the possibility of solar. Supervisor Dana Haff said he and Highway Superintendent Greg Brown intended to reach out to solar providers to determine if the option was economically feasible for the town. “If we can cut our bill in half and it costs nothing I think it’s worth looking […]

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Hearing office sustains town’s charges in Hampton wood case

A Hampton town employee could face disciplinary action after a hearing officer ruled in favor of the town during a civil service hearing last week. Bob Henke, a section 75 hearing officer, ruled that the evidence presented during the hearing sustained the town’s charges that Malcolm Pratt, a longtime employee of the town’s highway department, […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]