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Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Granville


By Jamie Norton America runs on Dunkin’, and soon, so will Granville. Donuts of Rutland will meet with the village’s planning board on Monday to gain approval to break ground on a new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the spring. Developers for the popular coffee-and-donuts food chain had been eyeing Granville for quite some time, and […]

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Haff’s long battle against eminent domain

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By Dan King Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff says he “hates” eminent domain and he’s long been the lone voice against it at the county level. That was affirmed during a vote of the Washington County Board of Supervisors last Friday to allow “the chairman to sign petition of condemnation” and “execute on behalf of the […]

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Powerball fever hits the area

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By Jamie Norton Powerball fever reached new heights over the past week, as the jackpot trickled to over $1 billion. And that wasn’t lost on the people of Granville, as the local Stewart’s Shop saw a big bump in sales of the popular lottery contest. Jeremy Ward, manager of the Stewart’s on Quaker Street in […]

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Hendricks: ‘Vision’ should drive changes

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By Jamie Norton The debate about the future of Mary J. Tanner School, and the Granville school district in general, continued on Monday as Robert Hendricks of the Educational Legacy Planning group stated his case to the Board of Education. Hendricks’ presentation included points about the differences between the needs of 21st-century students and those […]

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Donations sought for fire victims

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By Dan King An electrical fire destroyed a Hampton mobile home Saturday afternoon, killing a dog. Friends and family of homeowner Pete Spaulding are seeking donations to help. “Unfortunately, on Jan. 2, 2016, my father lost everything he owned in a horrible mobile home fire,” said Spaulding’s daughter, Heather Spaudling-Gale. She said her father was […]

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Granville winter weather tips


By Jamie Norton We haven’t had a whole lot of snow just yet – really just a blanket last Tuesday and a dusting this past Monday. But now that the white stuff has finally made an appearance, there are several things residents should remember this winter. Parking ban Village clerk Rick Roberts wants to remind […]

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Granville’s top stories from 2015


As we look back on the big stories of 2015 in Granville, many of them are about what’s to come. When is Scotties’ going to re-open? How will Granville do in the Adirondack League? What’s going to happen to the Hook and Ladder Co.? How will it work having one police chief split between two […]

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DWI convictions carry steep consequences

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By Linda Ellingsworth Tis the season for good cheer, and many people will be out celebrating this week to bring in the New Year. With the party atmosphere that New Year’s Eve brings, it’s tempting to over-indulge in adult beverages. That’s not a problem, unless afterward you get behind the wheel to drive yourself or […]

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Police out in full force for New Year’s

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By Dan King It’s the most wonderful time of the year – but if you’re not careful, it can quickly turn into the most tragic. The State Department of Motor Vehicles says there were 7,849 alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents in New York in 2014 and 292 people were killed. Nationwide, there is a drunk-driving fatality […]

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Pattie’s Patch wins small business award

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By Dan King Pattie’s Patch on Route 4 in Hampton is the county’s small business of the year. The business sells farm-fresh produce as well as baked goods, pies and pastries, and the award – given annually by the Washington County Local Development Corp. and Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce – is an honor that […]

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McDonald’s ‘not reopening’

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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


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


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

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

Vermont tuition unchanged


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

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