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Hampton to join county on savings plan

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By Derek Liebig The Town of Hampton will join Washington County on a regional government efficiency plan. Supervisor Dave O’Brien said the town approved a resolution last week that includes Hampton on the county’s plan. County Administrator Kevin Hayes has been visiting local towns and asking them to consider piggybacking on the county’s plan. Hayes […]

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County approves sale, use of sparklers

By Derek Liebig Local residents will now be able to buy sparklers and related novelties in Washington County. The county board of supervisors authorized the sale and use of the devices within the county at its monthly board meeting last week, but not without considerable debate. A few supervisors voiced opposition to the law, citing […]

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Medical Marijuana facility gains support

By Derek Liebig Support for a medical marijuana cultivation center in Washington County continues to grow. The Washington County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution last Friday in support of such a facility, which could generate thousands of dollars in tax revenue. Under the state’s Compassionate Care Act, a total of five organizations will receive […]

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Bigfoot not protected in Granville

By Derek Liebig Sasquatch may be protected by law in Whitehall, but don’t expect similar legislation to be approved in Granville. Despite an unprecedented number of sightings and a recent announcement that Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot” plans to conduct investigation in Whitehall, Supervisor Matt Hicks said he does not see a need to extend any […]

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Granville Board of Education petitions available

Residents of the Granville Central School District interested in running for a spot on the board of education can pick up petitions beginning April 1. Petitions can be obtained by stopping by the district offices at the high school. Candidates will vie for one of four open seats. The terms of Nekia Torres, Dan Nelson, […]

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Granville students celebrate agricultural literacy

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Granville students recently celebrated Agricultural Literacy Day. On Friday, March 20 members of the Granville FFA met with second graders at Mary J Tanner School and spent their lunch periods reading the book “Weaving the Rainbow.” The book chronicles where the fibers in our clothes come from and the students go to touch uncarded wool […]

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‘Old-fashioned winter’ slows maple season

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By Derek Liebig and Dan King The region’s maple syrup producers are going with the flow, and the flow so far has been slow. This year’s maple season has gotten off to a late start after a long and frigid winter that delayed the season by about two weeks. Sap began to run last week. […]

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Maple Open House this weekend

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Over the course of the next two weekends, local maple producers will celebrate the return of the sugaring season. With temperatures finally rising into 40s during the day, Mother Nature is cooperating just in time for the sap to run during the 20th Maple Open House Weekend, March 21 and 22, and next weekend, March […]

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Eileen Troy appointed AD

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By Derek Liebig A Granville woman who spent more than three decades working in high school athletics was selected to be Granville Central School’s next athletic director. The Board of Education appointed Eileen Troy to the position Monday night. She replaces assistant principal Dan Poucher, who has served as interim athletic director since January. Troy […]

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Two Granville men arrested

A pair of Granville men were arrested following an altercation Saturday night. Ben Rathbun, 29, and Mike Bucciero, 24, both of Granville, were each charged with second degree harassment, second degree obstructing government administration and resisting arrest. They were processed and sent to Washington County Jail for lack of $1,500 bond. After arriving at the […]

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Poultney Earth Fair Wednesday, April 22

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7th graders choose Earth Fair theme By Joshua Bassett The eighth annual Poultney Earth Fair is going to be different […]

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Golden Horde teams to grace hall of fame

1930 Football Team

By Derek Liebig A pair of fabled gridiron teams from Granville’s past will be enshrined in the Capital Region Football […]

Eleven petitions out for Whitehall Board of Education

Board of Ed 2014

By Dan King A tumultuous school year has prompted a record number of candidates to seek seats on the Whitehall […]

Fans fawn over Mick Foley

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By Dan King While his act in the ring may have been barbaric, the mood of Mick Foley’s meet-and-greet in […]

Hope Ludwig to have photo in Hyde Collection

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By Derek Liebig An aspiring young photographer from Granville is among a select group of high school students who will […]

Granville tennis opens with win

Granville’s tennis team opened its season Monday afternoon with a win over Whitehall. The Horde swept both doubles matches and […]

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