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Hampton primary decides board

Emily Kelley was one of 125 registered Republicans who voted in last week's Republican Primary.

By Christina Scanlon Unofficial Republican Primary results in Hampton have incumbent Dave O’Brien handily defeating former town supervisor Lenny Reed, 74-51. Similar ballot spreads were seen for the two town council seats, which went to incumbent Tamme Taran, 76 votes, and newcomer Roger Weeden, 72 votes. Doran Pratt with 51 votes and Arthur Pratt with […]

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Bustling no more: Main Street in decline


By Christina Scanlon The closure of Happy Daze on Main Street last month brought the tally of vacant storefronts to nine on the small stretch of what used to be a bustling downtown district. The shuttered spaces, however, don’t reflect the growth of retail in other areas of the village. Edward’s Market, Eco Cents Bottle […]

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Board OKs teacher pact

first day 1

By Christina Scanlon The Granville Board of Education approved a four-year teacher contact at a special meeting Labor Day evening, hours before they were set to start the 2015-16 school year. The haste came as a result of last week’s union ratification of the contract. Approval by the board means the new contract will go […]

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Poultney teen to perform in London

Zachary Kasuba is shown with fellow Poultney High School cheerleaders following a competition.

By Christina Scanlon Hunting, fishing, football, baseball, cheerleading, fire department member, volunteer work, employment at the Granville, N.Y. Price Chopper and a future in carpentry… It’s an impressive resume for a not quite 17-year-old from Poultney and he’s about to add another item to the growing list. Zachary Kasuba, a Poultney High School junior, will […]

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Head Start enrollment up, still open

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Enrollment is full at both the Whitehall and Granville Head Start buildings, but Traci Ross, program director for Washington County Head Start, said the program is still accepting enrollees. “Granville and Whitehall both do double sessions, so there are 17 children in one classroom, but there is a morning […]

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Granville man killed in bike crash

By Christina Scanlon A vehicle and bicycle accident in Pawlet left Dr. Robert A. Agne, 54, Granville, dead Monday afternoon. Vermont State Police report Kathleen E. King, 21, of Wells, Vermont, fell asleep behind the wheel of her vehicle around 3:30 p.m., causing her to drive into the wrong lane of travel and striking Agne. […]

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Concert Sept. 13 to benefit troops

By Christina Scanlon When Phil Hoyt takes to the stage for the 4th annual Operation Adopt a Soldier benefit concert, he won’t be alone. Plans are in the works for his four grand-daughters – Ashley and Taylor Hoyt, Kalyn Gould and Reagan Hoffman – to lead the way with the National Anthem. Hoyt will follow […]

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Fire probe continues

By Christina Scanlon The early August fire that destroyed a home at 514 Dublin Road remains under investigation, according to Washington County Fire Coordinator Ray Rathbun. “The investigation is still open, still being worked on and looked into,” he said. Investigators previously stated the blaze was believed to have originated from a coffee pot. North […]

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Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to go before the judge. Some have since been dismissed and some have been decided by plea bargains, but for one man, it’s been ten months and he has no court date, no answers and no […]

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Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a presidential straw poll. Results of the poll, conducted at the Washington County Tea Party Patriots’ table, were similar to most of the recent national polls and those being conducted in early caucus states such as […]

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Scottie’s closing doors ‘for good’


By Christina Scanlon There was no sign on the locked doors Tuesday morning, but everyone in town was already spreading […]

Facebook probe concludes – in private

Board of Ed 2014

By Dan King The investigation into the alleged hacking of Whitehall School District clerk Martha Bascue’s Facebook page is now […]

Bridge-walkers beware

Saunders Street Bridge 1874

By Dan King We might all be criminals without even knowing it. If you’ve ever strode across the Saunders Street […]

Trailers released for Whitehall-based documentary

Bigfoot 2

By Dan King Bigfoot is coming to the big screen. A documentary filmmaker, who is aiming to tell the stories […]

Superintendent introduces policy book

By Dan King Interim school superintendent Bill Scott has given the Whitehall Board of Education an eight-part policy book that […]

Edward’s Market celebrates one year anniversary


By Christina Scanlon It was chilly out Monday morning, as some gathered at the front door of Edwards Market, waiting […]

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