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District considering single bus route

The Board of Education is considering adopting a single bus run and eliminating a handful of non-instructional positions as it attempts to put together its budget for next year. During a budget workshop Monday night, board members discussed several proposed cuts including going to a one-tier transportation system, eliminating an electronic technician position and having […]

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Granville science fair April 10

The 22nd annual science, art and technology fair will be held on Thursday, April 10 from 5:30 to 7:30p.m. in the Granville Central High School Gym. This exciting event, sponsored by the Granville PTA, will feature projects from students in preschool through high school.  All students who enter the fair will be donning science, art […]

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Students participate in history contest

Twelve exceptional students from Granville Junior/Senior High School went to Albany on Saturday, March 22 to compete in the Capital District National History Day Contest. National History Day (NHD) is a yearlong educational program sponsored by the New York State Historical Association.  It encourages students to explore local, state, national and world history.  Students have […]

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Granville town hall nominated for inclusion on national registery

Granville Town Hall has been nominated for the State and National Registers of Historic Places by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation. The building provides a salient connection to Granville’s development into a regional commercial center at the turn of the twentieth century, at which time the slate quarrying industry spurred local growth […]

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Supervisors consider alternative voting methods

The Washington County Board of Supervisors is exploring alternative ways of voting. Recently several supervisors expressed interest in possibly getting away from the traditional method of voting at county board meetings. Currently, when there is a role call vote, supervisors vote alphabetically by town, starting with the Argyle Supervisor and ending with the Whitehall Supervisor. […]

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Tour of the Battenkill returns to Washington County

North America’s largest Pro/Am road cycling race returns to Washington County on April 5 and 6, when the 10th Annual Tour of the Battenkill takes place in Cambridge. Around 3,000 cyclists are expected to compete in the race, which drew participants from 45 states and 15 countries in 2013. Styled after spring classics like the […]

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Winter wreaking havoc on sports schedules

The crack of the bat, the soft thud of a ball hitting leather, the whoosh of a well swung forehand, the blast of a starter’s pistol and the roar of the crowd are all sounds that have been eerily silent this spring. A long and protracted winter that has spilled into spring has wreaked havoc […]

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The “Senior Supervisors”

By Jaime Thomas Everybody’s seen them. Drive by Scotties’ on any given summer day and they’re sitting out front, chewing the fat. Stop in for lunch in the cold weather and they’re gathered, ribbing each other and watching the goings-on. Among themselves they’re the “sidewalk supervisors,” the “senior debate team” or “just the guys I […]

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Cold season makes sluggist start for maple producers

By Jaime Thomas Slowly, but not-so-surely, the sap is beginning to flow. A long, cold winter has left maple evaporators dry and producers wondering if they’ll have any season at all. As of Monday, most area maple producers had not yet started boiling and only some were running their lines. “We’re all ready, the evaporator’s […]

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Granville music students keeping in pace

By Jaime Thomas Music students in Granville are keeping sharp with a number of events in the next few weeks. Along with the band’s most popular event—jazz café—the instrumentalists will celebrate Music in Our Schools Month by participating in a festival, performing in Albany and holding a fundraiser. Jazz café, the jazz ensemble’s annual fundraiser, […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 04/18/14

Northshire Freepress 04/18/14

North Country Freepress – 04/18/14

Weekender 04/18/14

Lakes Region Freepress 04/18/14

Community Calendar 04/17/14

Thursday, April 17   Grant for Salem SALEM Salem Courthouse Community Garden asks area residents to help the SCC Garden […]

Classifieds 04/16/14

Lakes Region Freepress 04/11/14

Northshire Freepress 04/11/14

North Country Freepress – 04/11/14

Weekender 04/11/14

Lakes Classifieds – 04/11/14