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Elevator to extend Pember’s reach

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By Krystle S. Morey The Pember Library and Museum is moving forward on a plan to add an elevator to encourage patrons of all ability levels to visit the Granville institution. Patrons will be able to enter the library at ground level and choose to stop at the first-floor library or the museum on the […]

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Whitehall, Granville to host holiday hoops tourneys

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By Matthew Saari and Keith Harrington   WHITEHALL Two New York teams and two Vermont teams will square off next week in a tradition that is more than two decades old. The 22nd annual Whitehall Holiday Basketball Tournament will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 27 and 28. Hailing from the Empire State are the […]

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State rejects Granville bid for water grant

North Granville's water infrastructure is more than 75 years old.

By Krystle S. Morey For the third time, the Town of Granville has been denied state financial assistance to make much-needed upgrades to its aging North Granville water system. “We were denied,” said Matt Hicks, town supervisor. The town reapplied this summer for a $1 million Community Development Block Grant to help it replace and […]

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Granville’s first-ever lighted tractor parade Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey and Amber Stewart “The more lights the merrier.” This is the strategy the Granville Future Farmers of America are employing to decorate their tractor for this Friday’s lighted tractor parade, said FFA member Abigail Armstrong. “As many as possible,” she said. About 45 tractors, ATVs and monster trucks are set to […]

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Quarrymen call proposed zoning a business ‘killer’

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  By Krystle S. Morey More than 40 slate quarry owners and industry workers turned out at Poultney’s Select Board meeting Monday to sound off on a plan that would regulate slate production in the Vermont town. Poultney’s planning commission is proposing stricter statutes that would amend the town’s bylaws to change zoning regulations including […]

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Kitten-thrower pleads guilty

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By Krystle S. Morey Justice has been served on behalf of a small orange kitten that was thrown out of a pickup truck window on Route 22 in Granville in September. Christopher J. Normile, of Dresden, pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in Granville Town Court Monday. Normile, 21, admitted to overdriving, torturing and injuring an […]

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County to buy 3 village properties

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By Krystle S. Morey Washington County will purchase three properties in the village of Granville that officials say will provide land for staging and storage when the Church Street bridge is completely replaced in a couple of years. Construction of the new bridge, which has undergone numerous rehabs in its nearly century-long life, is anticipated […]

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Former Scotties’ closes its doors

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By Krystle S. Morey The Slate Valley Café, formerly Scotties’, has closed. A sign appeared on the front door of the Main Street diner and convenience store last Thursday. It read, “Sorry we have closed,” with a frowny face. The owners, Mark and Edie Pickard, did not return a call for comment. The Granville business […]

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Scott pleads guilty

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By Krystle S. Morey Former Granville mayor Tom Scott pleaded guilty Tuesday to endangering the welfare of a child. When asked by Putnam Town Court judge Susan Johnson how he would like to plead, Scott said: “Guilty, your honor.” Scott, 56, is required to pay a $1,000 fine — the maximum defined by the court […]

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Granville’s Hallelujah, parade, festivals Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey This Friday, Granville will be overtaken with holiday cheer Friday as the annual tree-lighting ceremony, holiday parade, Festival of Trees and Festival of Wreaths and more are set to transpire. Festival of Trees The evening begins at 4 p.m. with the Festival of Trees at the Slate Valley Museum and the […]

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518 Wheels – 01/15/18

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Flat Iron: Village misses grant deadline

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By Matthew Saari A Restore New York grant that could’ve potentially funded the demolition of the blighted Flat Iron building […]

Codie made the team!

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By Matthew Saari It’s official – Whitehall’s Codie Bascue will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. […]

Four years later, search continues for missing man

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By Krystle S. Morey A steady flow of new leads and cooperation from witnesses have kept a 4-year-old missing person […]

Armstrong to run for village trustee

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By Matthew Saari “Everything is on the table; nothing is off the table when looking to cut costs.” That’s former […]

Freezing, flood wreak havoc

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle Morey Only in the Northeast can communities have 50-degree weather and torrential rains one day, […]

Weekender – 01/12/18

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North Country Freepress – 01/12/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 01/12/18

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Northshire Freepress – 01/12/18

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518 Wheels – 01/08/18

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Time to move veterans clock?

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By Krystle S. Morey Hung on Main Street, it has been a topic of discussion and an aesthetic staple in […]

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