Archive | Granville Sentinel RSS feed for this section

Slate of student art on display

SVM Art Show

By Jamie Norton Students and art teachers from throughout the region converged on the Slate Valley Museum in Granville last Friday for the opening reception of the ongoing “Artists of the Slate Valley” display. The display features art by the students, much of it composed using actual slate as a medium. “This is the first […]

Read More

Vermont tuition unchanged

dollar

By Jamie Norton With many Act 46 issues still up in the air for Vermont taxpayers, at least one thing became clear on Monday: They won’t have to pay any more next year to send their children to Granville than they do now. The Granville Board of Education debated the pros and cons of increasing, […]

Read More

Village of Granville overrides tax cap

dollar

By Dan King If you live in the village of Granville, your taxes will go up this year – the question is, by how much? Despite some objections from residents, the Village Board voted 5-0 Monday to override the state’s 0.12 percent tax levy increase cap. “It wasn’t easy,” said Mayor Brian LaRose. “I’ll be […]

Read More

Area schools not fiscally stressed

School

By Dan King There’s no need to stress, fiscally that is. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released the 2015 fiscal stress monitoring scores for the state’s school districts last week, and it was determined that neither Whitehall, Granville nor Hartford were fiscally stressed. Each district receives two scores: a fiscal score, which deals with stress indicators […]

Read More

Lively trivia night in Granville

trivia night winners

By Linda Ellingsworth Whether it was divine intervention or just plain superlative knowledge, the Looking Upward team trounced all other teams on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Granville Rotary Club’s Trivia Competition. A total of 20 teams vied for the coveted title of Trivia Champion at the Granville Hook & Ladder Company. Teams from as […]

Read More

Saving Main Street

pember crowd

By Linda Ellingsworth A standing-room-only crowd of some 80 people packed the Pember Library on Monday night to discuss ways that Granville’s Main Street could reinvent itself for the 21st century. The brainstorming session was the first in a series of discussions on the topic that will be presented by the Granville Chamber of Commerce […]

Read More

Forum set for future of school

Tanner 1 (1)

By Dan King So that “everyone can have their voice heard,” a public forum will be held on Feb. 23 to determine the fate of Mary J. Tanner School in Middle Granville. The Granville Board of Education’s strategic planning committee decided Monday to invite all “stakeholders” to come together for a “robust discussion” on the […]

Read More

Mobile DMV coming to town

DMV

By Dan King Nobody wants to drive all the way to Fort Edward to stand in line at the DMV, and soon people in Whitehall, Granville and Greenwich won’t have to. Washington County Department of Motor Vehicles will soon be bringing a mobile DMV unit once a month in Whitehall, so that residents don’t have […]

Read More

Sandford, Roche, Chaplin get nominations

vote-button-hi-res-web

By Dan King Incumbent Democrats Walt Sandford and Pat Roche won their party’s nomination to run for seats on the village board in March and they’ll be running against Republican challenger David Chaplin. Sandford and Roche were the top vote-getters on a ballot of four Democrats who threw their names into the ring for Saturday’s […]

Read More

What’s the future of Granville Main Street

Main St 1

By Jamie Norton Main Street in Granville isn’t the bustling business hub it was 20 or 30 – or even 10 – years ago. There are more buildings with locked doors and realtor signs than “Open” flags and welcome signs. As businesses over the past several years have closed up shop without replacements, the once-vibrant […]

Read More

McDonald’s ‘not reopening’

McDonalds 1

By Dan King When McDonald’s in Whitehall closed last August, representatives said it would be “temporary” – but that’s no […]

Weather excited Winterfest fever

winterfest

By Dan King This week has actually felt like winter, and that’s good news for organizers of the Whitehall Winterfest. […]

Principal builds ‘budding relationship’ with student

Principal

By Dan King Whitehall Elementary School Principal Rich Trowbridge is building a rapport with students that helps them educationally and […]

Slate of student art on display

SVM Art Show

By Jamie Norton Students and art teachers from throughout the region converged on the Slate Valley Museum in Granville last […]

Vermont tuition unchanged

dollar

By Jamie Norton With many Act 46 issues still up in the air for Vermont taxpayers, at least one thing […]

Northshire Freepress – 02/05/16

North Country Freepress – 02/05/16

Weekender – 02/05/16

Lakes Region Freepress – 02/05/16

Classifieds 02/03/16

Finch and Chubb ‘under contract’

Finch and Chubb 1

By Dan King The Finch and Chubb Restaurant and Inn will soon be sold. A year ago, former owner Bill […]

Village of Granville overrides tax cap

dollar

By Dan King If you live in the village of Granville, your taxes will go up this year – the […]

oter(); ?>