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Lively trivia night in Granville

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By Linda Ellingsworth Whether it was divine intervention or just plain superlative knowledge, the Looking Upward team trounced all other teams on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Granville Rotary Club’s Trivia Competition. A total of 20 teams vied for the coveted title of Trivia Champion at the Granville Hook & Ladder Company. Teams from as […]

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Saving Main Street

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By Linda Ellingsworth A standing-room-only crowd of some 80 people packed the Pember Library on Monday night to discuss ways that Granville’s Main Street could reinvent itself for the 21st century. The brainstorming session was the first in a series of discussions on the topic that will be presented by the Granville Chamber of Commerce […]

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Forum set for future of school

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By Dan King So that “everyone can have their voice heard,” a public forum will be held on Feb. 23 to determine the fate of Mary J. Tanner School in Middle Granville. The Granville Board of Education’s strategic planning committee decided Monday to invite all “stakeholders” to come together for a “robust discussion” on the […]

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Mobile DMV coming to town


By Dan King Nobody wants to drive all the way to Fort Edward to stand in line at the DMV, and soon people in Whitehall, Granville and Greenwich won’t have to. Washington County Department of Motor Vehicles will soon be bringing a mobile DMV unit once a month in Whitehall, so that residents don’t have […]

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Sandford, Roche, Chaplin get nominations


By Dan King Incumbent Democrats Walt Sandford and Pat Roche won their party’s nomination to run for seats on the village board in March and they’ll be running against Republican challenger David Chaplin. Sandford and Roche were the top vote-getters on a ballot of four Democrats who threw their names into the ring for Saturday’s […]

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What’s the future of Granville Main Street

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By Jamie Norton Main Street in Granville isn’t the bustling business hub it was 20 or 30 – or even 10 – years ago. There are more buildings with locked doors and realtor signs than “Open” flags and welcome signs. As businesses over the past several years have closed up shop without replacements, the once-vibrant […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Granville


By Jamie Norton America runs on Dunkin’, and soon, so will Granville. Donuts of Rutland will meet with the village’s planning board on Monday to gain approval to break ground on a new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the spring. Developers for the popular coffee-and-donuts food chain had been eyeing Granville for quite some time, and […]

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Haff’s long battle against eminent domain

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By Dan King Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff says he “hates” eminent domain and he’s long been the lone voice against it at the county level. That was affirmed during a vote of the Washington County Board of Supervisors last Friday to allow “the chairman to sign petition of condemnation” and “execute on behalf of the […]

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Powerball fever hits the area

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By Jamie Norton Powerball fever reached new heights over the past week, as the jackpot trickled to over $1 billion. And that wasn’t lost on the people of Granville, as the local Stewart’s Shop saw a big bump in sales of the popular lottery contest. Jeremy Ward, manager of the Stewart’s on Quaker Street in […]

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Hendricks: ‘Vision’ should drive changes

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By Jamie Norton The debate about the future of Mary J. Tanner School, and the Granville school district in general, continued on Monday as Robert Hendricks of the Educational Legacy Planning group stated his case to the Board of Education. Hendricks’ presentation included points about the differences between the needs of 21st-century students and those […]

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Putorti, Gordon elected to Whitehall School Board

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By Dan King Some things will change and some things will stay the same on the Whitehall Board of Education. […]

Vladyka top vote-getter


By Krystle S. Morey School district voters rejected two of three incumbents seeking new terms on the Granville Board of […]

Wrestling merger in jeopardy?

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By Dan King The Whitehall/Fort Ann school wrestling merger could be in jeopardy. Whitehall’s Board of Education voted last week […]

Color run in Granville Saturday


By Krystle S. Morey This year’s “My School Color Run” is going to be twice as colorful as last year’s […]

Bernardo’s reopens Friday


By Krystle S. Morey Bernardo’s will reopen Friday under new management. The restaurant’s new manager, Joe Chapman, said his main […]

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