Tag Archives: Bassett

Village hires four new police officers

By Jaime Thomas After a long search and an ongoing pool of applicants, the Granville Police Department hired four new part-time officers between this month and last. One officer was hired in August, and on Monday the village board approved the hiring of three more. The four men, Edward Ashley, Scott Alkinburgh, Jason Vadenburgh and […]

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Police agencies pursue warrants

Last week, police in Fair Haven arrested a Whitehall man wanted on a warrant out of Rutland District Court. Earlier in the month, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Dresden man who was a fugitive from justice. But the degree to which local law enforcement agencies are able and willing to pursue warrants differs […]

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Granville police arrest dangerous fugitive

By Jaime Thomas Granville police arrested a fugitive last Tuesday who had been hiding in the village of Granville for at least a month. Idris Ramos, Sr., 39, who was wanted for shooting a handgun toward two subjects in Poultney, Vt., on May 10 and for burglary and aggravated assault with a weapon, is also […]

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Village hires new police officer

By Jaime Thomas The village of Granville will have a new face among its police department after officials hired a new, full-time officer Monday night. The village board unanimously made William Kitts, who recently started working part time for the village, a full-time employee starting at the beginning of July. Police Chief Ernie Bassett said […]

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Officials discuss speed zone on Church Street

By Jaime Thomas Village drivers and through-traffic alike may have to slow down on Church Street if a proposed speed zoned is approved next month. At a village board meeting Monday night, officials discussed instituting a 20-mph zone on from Main Street to Water Street, in order to help traffic flow more smoothly. “Over the […]

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Scams are common, target everyone

By Jaime Thomas If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Yet people, old and young alike, continue to fall for scams that promise an enticing prize – for a small price. Such is the case of a young Granville veteran in his late 20s who recently fell prey to a fast, […]

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Granville softball heads for sectionals

By Jaime Thomas Following a shutout game against Cambridge on Wednesday and a win over Hoosick Falls on Friday, the Granville softball team has qualified for sectionals. Lauryn Zovistoski and Angela Vladyka took home the Horde’s 4-2 victory over the Panthers from the mound. Vladyka started out pitching, struck out four batters and allowed two […]

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Horde softball players hitting hard

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By Jaime Thomas Horde softball played hard last week but ended up seeing a loss and a win. Lauryn Zovistoski gave her all to contribute to Granville’s 6-2 win over Schuylerville on Thursday. She went 4-4 with three singles and a triple, sent one of her teammates home and scored three times. And she wasn’t […]

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Horde softball has busy week ahead

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By Jaime Thomas The Granville girls softball team is staying active in the midst of replaying their opponents in a tough Wasaren League. Last Wednesday saw a close battle between Granville and Hoosic Valley which resulted in a 3-2 loss. The opposing teams started off tied after a 1-1 first inning followed by a scoreless […]

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Offense, defense come together for two softball wins

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By Jaime Thomas The Golden Horde softball team is back on track coming off a double win last Thursday and Saturday, hitting at every opportunity. “We were in a slump, but with the last two games the bats have come alive again,” Coach Katie Barber said. In a non-league game on Saturday, the girls took […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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