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Vigil Tuesday: ‘It’s about coming together’

Alyssa Martindale,11, invites the community to the candlelight vigil Aug. 15 at Veterans Memorial Park. Martindale, of Hampton, recently lost her brother Corey Martindale.

By Krystle S. Morey “This community has suffered so many losses.” That’s why, Laurie Black said, Granville residents are coming together for a memorial event in Veterans Memorial Park on Aug. 15. Starting at 7 p.m. there will be a candlelight vigil, memorial luminaries and paper lanterns. Area pastors and officials have been invited to […]

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Subdivision buyers back out on sale

Properties that were part of the former Mettowee Fields LLC subdivision were auctioned off at a Washington County tax sale June 10, 2017.

By Krystle S. Morey Three people who won tax auction bids on 30 lots in Granville’s partially-developed Mettowee Fields subdivision have backed away from the purchases and sold them to a local farmer – who said he’ll farm the land. “At this time, we are going to grow corn,” said Ken Thomas, who owns Red […]

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School leaders change roles; unrelated to testing probe

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education announced at a brief special meeting Monday night that administrative roles in the schools will be changed as a result of “a careful and complete survey of the district goals and objectives” by newly-named superintendent Thomas McGurl. The changes come as the district is being investigated […]

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County needs ‘more time’ to develop plan

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By Matthew Saari and Krystle S. Morey Municipal officials and school administrators in Washington County agreed at a recent meeting that more time would be needed to respond to Gov. Cuomo’s Shared Services mandate. The governor’s original plan, announced with the state budget on May 25, called for village, town and school officials to get together, […]

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Town office candidates to be nominated soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Three positions on the Granville Town Board will be up for election this fall, as the terms of supervisor Matt Hicks and board members Tom Cosey and Ken Quick come to an end. All three are expected to seek reelection. Members of local political parties will meet to nominate candidates. The […]

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Health Center expanding in Granville

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By Krystle S. Morey Glens Falls Hospital is expanding its primary care offerings in Granville, adding both services and square footage. Work at the Granville Family Health Center on North Street began last week to build a 2,200-square-foot addition and renovate 1,400 square feet existing interior. “With doing this, we hope to expand primary care […]

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Dunster retires after 33 years with postal service

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By Krystle S. Morey Kimberly Dunster walked nearly 10 miles a day for three decades, and now she’s hanging up her shoes – and her mail satchel. Dunster has worked for the U.S. Postal Service in the village of Granville for 27 years, after serving for six years as a clerk in Comstock. The transition […]

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Navy Chief, ‘ a history buff,’ picks Whitehall to retire

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By Matthew Saari The Birthplace of the U.S. Navy has become a suitable career terminus for one US. Navy Chief. On Saturday, July 15 the Skenesborough Museum hosted the retirement ceremony for Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel Brouillard, who decided to finish more than two decades of service at the site where his chosen branch […]

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Book sale celebrates 50 years

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By Krystle S. Morey “They line up before we’re open like it’s Black Friday at Walmart. Then, there’s a mad dash.” That’s how Adelle Seamans, assistant librarian, described the Pawlet Public Library’s annual book sale. Bibliophiles of all ages travel from all over Vermont, New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire to peruse the library’s collection […]

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Scott refuses plea deal; case heading to trial

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By Krystle S. Morey Tom Scott is headed to trial. The former Granville mayor declined Tuesday to accept a misdemeanor conviction on charges he endangered the welfare of two local teenagers. During a 30-minute proceeding in Putnam Town Court, Scott turned down a plea deal offered by the prosecution that would have precluded a trial. […]

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Weekender – 10/13/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 10/13/17

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North Country Freepress – 10/13/17

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Northshire Freepress – 10/13/17

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Granville-Whitehall face off Friday night

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By Keith Harrington An event that was once billed as “one of New York’s longest-running high school football rivalries” will […]

Act 46: Pawlet-Rupert merger committee votes for choice

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By Krystle S. Morey The seven-member committee tasked with merging Pawlet and Rupert school districts under Vermont’s Act 46 voted […]

Braymer monument to get facelift

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By Krystle S. Morey It was during a quiet family hike when Dan Williams realized the poor shape the Braymer […]

Towns crunching budgets

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari Granville Town Supervisor Matt Hicks said it best about budget season: “Every year […]

‘Haunted house’ creepy

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By Matthew Saari The drive up to Skene Manor is normally a pleasant one. The manor and its drive offers […]

Northshire Freepress – 10/06/17

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