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Hollywood bikes into Granville

From left, Laurence Fishburne, What's Up Dawg's owners Vinnie and Julie Covina, Lauren Hutton and Harold Perrineau last week at an unexpected visit to the Granville hot dog hot spot.

By Christina Scanlon A celebrity sighting at What’s Up Dawg’s last week went mostly unnoticed by locals, but for restaurant owners Julie and Vinnie Covino, the unexpected drop-in of the Guggenheim Motorcycle Club is an experience they won’t soon forget. It was Tuesday evening, Julie said, when she glanced up from behind the counter and […]

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Museum to celebrate 20th anniversary

By Christina Scanlon It’s been two decades since a community-wide effort of volunteers came together to preserve and share the history of the local slate industry. Their dedication culminated into the Slate Valley Museum, now set to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The public is invited to mark the milestone by helping to establish a time […]

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Software malfunction

By Christina Scanlon Glitches in the new software system used for Granville students caused delays, rerouting of students and some upset parents on the first day of school, but a majority of those issues were addressed by the second day. “We rely on technology,” said District Superintendent Mark Bessen. “Technology is our friend, until it […]

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Final Morrill case settled

By Christina Scanlon The one case left lingering for months after the abrupt resignation of former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill was settled Sept. 1 when the man accused of aggravated driving while intoxicated pleaded to a minor traffic infraction, Granville Village Court records show. The case was one of several that were either […]

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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

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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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Classifieds 11/25/15

Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

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By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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