Tag Archives: Bennington Vt

Festival brings “all things garlic” to Bennington

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The 23rd annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival returns to Camelot Village in Bennington, Vermont on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1-2. Also known as “Garlicfest,” the festival draws garlic-lovers from throughout the region to sample food and crafts from hundreds of vendors. What’s so “stinkin’ cool” about a garlic festival? Everything from garlic ice […]

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Local photographer wins magazine contest

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By Jaime Thomas Out of thousands of entries and hundreds of finalists, local college student Adam Merrow recently won second place in a photography contest. Merrow’s shot, titled Blasting, of a friend riding a dirt bike on a track in Bennington, Vt., placed in Digital Photography Magazine’s 6th Annual Your Best Shot Contest — to […]

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Barbara R. (Corey) Harrington, 86

Barbara R. (Corey) Harrington passed away at the Crescent Manor Nursing Home in Bennington, Vt. Barbara was born on June 4, 1925, in Mt. Holly, Vt., the daughter of John and Edna (Ackley) Corey. She married Wayne Harrington on July 4, 1943 and they enjoyed 46 wonderful years together in the Pawlet and West Pawlet […]

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Elizabeth Osbourne Kelly, 79

Elizabeth Osbourne Kelly (George) loving and devoted grandmother, mother, sister and wife, age 79, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Middle Granville, New York on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.  Elizabeth was fondly known as “Liz” by all who knew her.   She was widely known as someone who would speak her mind, but […]

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Joyce Williams, 84

Joyce Williams of Wells, Vt., was born on Dec. 26, 1926, in Schenectady, the daughter of Joseph and Vera (Parkhurst) McClosky. She passed away peacefully at the Bennington (Vt.) Health and Rehabilitation Center after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease on Feb. 19, 2011. Joyce loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed going out […]

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Charles William Davis, 84

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Funeral services for Mr. Charles William Davis, age 84, of Manchester, Tenn., will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 31, at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Fredonia Cemetery. Visitation with the Davis family was on Sunday, Jan. 30, at the funeral home. Mr. Davis passed away Saturday, Jan. 22, […]

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Adrian “Adie” Casey 70

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Adrian “Adie” Casey, 70, died Sunday Jan 9, 2011, at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. Adie was born March 29, 1940, in Bennington, Vt., to Floyd and Clara (Tobin) Casey. He was a lifelong resident of Granville. He was a graduate of Granville High School. He was employed for the Granville Central School […]

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Bryan A. Scribner, 81

Bryan A. Scribner, 81, died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, Vt. Bryan was born in Poultney, Vt., on May 24, 1929, the son of Bryan W. and Alice (Ballard ) Scribner. His family moved many times during school years, coming to Tinmouth, Vt., in 1944. In 1956 after […]

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Katherine Danforth, 71

Katherine Danforth passed away peacefully in her sleep Nov. 8, 2010. Katherine was born on Dec. 17, 1938, in Bennington, Vt., and grew up in Manchester, Vt., the daughter of William and Louise (Balch) Hulett. She married Clifford E. Danforth from East Rupert, Vt., in November of 1958. Katherine graduated from Burr and Burton High […]

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GMC’s Glass Menagerie Pulls out all the Stops

The Green Mountain College Theater Department’s fall presentation of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie is more than the typical student production. While GMC students play most of the lead roles, the show represents a collaboration with a professional director, actress and set designer that sets a new standard for the GMC players. Eric Peterson, artistic […]

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Habitat build draws interest, volunteers

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By Krystle S. Morey Since Habitat for Humanity announced it would erect a home on a vacant lot on Potter […]

Secure vehicles, police urge

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By Krystle S. Morey As the holiday season begins, local law enforcement officials are warning of possible thefts of items […]

Test scores ‘disappoint’ school leaders, board

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By Krystle S. Morey Only 37 percent of Granville students in grades 3-8 were found proficient in English Language Arts […]

Obituary: Dorothy “Tosh” (Keelan) Plisko

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West Pawlet, Vt. – Dorothy “Tosh” (Keelan)  Plisko, 86, went into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, November 14, […]

Obituary: Thomas Edward (Tucker) Rock Sr.

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Whitehall – Thomas Edward (Tucker) Rock Sr., 71, of Lower Bellamy Street, went peacefully into the arms ms of the Lord while […]

North Country Freepress – 11/16/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 11/16/18

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518 Wheels – 11/15/18

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Former church being transformed

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By Adam Cook   The Middle Granville Presbyterian Church on Route 22A has stood empty for the better part of […]

School bus passer ticketed

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By Krystle S. Morey A driver who claims she was “not paying attention” is facing legal ramifications after she drove […]

Dresden rushes to pass budget

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By Matthew Saari The Town of Dresden is attempting to fine-tune a budget, hold a public hearing and approve its […]

$100K to be returned to state

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By Krystle S. Morey The village of Granville will reluctantly return about $100,000 in grant money to the State of […]

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