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First Fridays to showcase non-profits

Since its inception, First Fridays have recognized and promoted the community’s artists. Beginning this week it will also recognize the community’s non-profit organizations. The Pember will introduce a new feature of First Friday called “community corner.” Community corner will allow a local non-profit the chance to showcase its organization, activities and services. “The idea being […]

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Fireman’s carnival begins Wednesday

It’s carnival season. The Granville Hook and Ladder’s annual Firemen’s Carnival will be held Wednesday, June 11 through Saturday, June 14. “This is probably our biggest fundraiser,” Raymond Bogart, a member of the department said. “Aerial ladders don’t come cheap.” This year’s carnival will feature more rides than in years past. Bogart said Amyland Amusements […]

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Exhibit explores dark moment in North American natural history

A new exhibit that acknowledges the 100th anniversary of one of the darkest moments in American natural history, the extinction of the passenger pigeon, is currently on display at the Pember Museum. The museum has created a special exhibit to showcase the pigeon, which was declared extinct in 1914. The exhibit includes two specimens of […]

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Poultney townwide sale Saturday

If you’re planning on traveling down Main Street in Poultney, Vt. on Saturday, June 7, you might want to bring along a pair of walking shoes and some shopping bags. Each year, for about the past 20 to 25 years, Poultney has been holding a Townwide Yard Sale on the first weekend of June and […]

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Pember collecting donations one penny at a time

The staff of the Pember Library is hoping a little change adds up to a lot of cash. The library is encouraging patrons to empty their pockets, purses, couch cushions and vehicles of spare change and to pitch their pennies (or nickels, dimes and quarters) into a jar on the library’s desk. The goal is […]

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Highway crews cleanup oil spill

Local highway crews spent several hours last Friday cleaning up oil spilled by someone who was transporting an old oil tank. Local officials confirmed the source of the spill began in Granville, although law enforcement personnel have yet to release the name of the person or persons responsible for the spill. Patches of oil seeped […]

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National art exhibit opens Friday

By Derek Liebig A national exhibition that explores slate as art will be unveiled tomorrow evening at the Slate Valley Museum. An opening reception for “Slate as Muse” will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 6, at the museum. The exhibit is a different sort of undertaking for the museum. While […]

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Author to discuss Solomon Northup

The story of an local African American man who was sold into slavery in the mid 19th century will be told Sunday afternoon at the Pember Museum. “Rescued from Slavery: The Story of Solomon Northup,” will be presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. The one-hour program, led by author and historian David Fiske, […]

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Postal officials warning residents of scam

The Granville Post Office is warning residents of a scam that can infect computers with a malicious virus. Hillary Rozell, Granville postmaster, said a number of local residents, including herself, have received in recent days, an email from purportedly from USPS Logistics Services. The letter Rozell received said “Your parcel has arrived at May 27, […]

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Sidewalk project in limbo after state refuses to release funds

The village will wait to complete the final phase of a sidewalk replacement project after the state found the parameters of the work to be unacceptable. The state has asked the village to re-work the specifications of the project in order to receive grant money. Dan Williams, superintendent of public works, has tabbed the cost […]

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Classifieds 07/23/14

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on […]

Weekender 07/18/14

Northshire Freepress 07/18/14

North Country Freepress – 07/18/14

Lakes Region Freepress 07/18/14

Lakes Classifieds – 07/18/14

Radio controlled air show coming to Fair Haven

The Rutland County RC Flyers will be hosting its annual ‘Fun Fly’ at the Fair Haven Municipal Airport on Saturday, […]

Rec Center busy in June

If the month of June is any indicator, it appears that the Whitehall Recreation Center is in store for a […]

Officials advocate for lower speed limits

By Dan King Currently, in Whitehall any road that does not have a marked speed limit maintains the state limit […]

Scribner named code enforcement officer

By Dan King After weeks of speculation about the position of code enforcement officer in Whitehall, the expected letter of […]

Postal Service to Huletts Landing office hours

By Dan King In the fall of 2012 the United States Postal Service began a two-year nationwide process of notifying […]