Tag Archives: Bennington

Community Calendar 12/27/12

Thursday December 27 Children’s Activity GLENS FALLS The World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glens Falls will offer a European Holiday Traditions activity for ages 6 to 11 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 27 and 28. Sweden and Mexico will be the focus on Thursday, Russia and Finland on Friday. Cost/registration: […]

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Iron pour coming to SAW this weekend

For the sixth straight year, college students from throughout the region will spend three days at Salem Art Works for the site’s annual intercollegiate iron pour. Julie Ward, SAW’s foundry director, said it’s a chance for students and professors to get together, form bonds and make connections. “Everyone throws themselves into it, and really amazing […]

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Car show to be held at Poultney American Legion

Car, truck and motorcycle enthusiasts will get a new opportunity to show off their vehicles Saturday, Sept. 8, at American Legion Post No. 39 on Granville Street in Poultney. It is the first car show sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion. Organizers, who hope it will become an annual event, will hold registration […]

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Poultney car show to debut Sept. 8

The region’s newest car show is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8, at American Legion Post No. 39 on Granville Street in Poultney. Registration is from 8 to 10 a.m., and spectator viewing begins at 10 a.m. Awards will go out at 3 p.m. “We’ve got a lot of guys who are interested in a show, […]

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Community Calendar 5/3/12

  Thursday May 3   Seminars WASHINGTON COUNTY The Washington County LDC will offer the following seminars: Agri-Planning, Thursday, May 3 (free); USDA, Wednesday, May 23 (free); and NYMIR: Certification Hours Course for Planning/Zoning Board Members and Code Enforcement, May 23 ($20). Reservations are required with Sandy Hayes at 518-746-2290.   Kindergarten HARTFORD Kindergarten Registration […]

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Community Calendar 4/12/12

  Thursday April 12   Love, Hate War BENNINGTON The Vermont Reads Program will present Thomas Redden, a history and politics professor at Southern Vermont College in Bennington, who will lead a discussion on “Why We Love and Hate War: Reflections on the American Civil War.” You’ll find this event in the college’s Everett Mansion […]

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New Armory owner already busy at work

A week after securing the winning bid for the Whitehall armory, Gregory Gross has already immersed himself in the process of transforming the historic building into an upscale athletic club. Gross, who secured the keys to the building with a winning bid of $165,000 during a public auction held at the Canal Corp. Visitors Center […]

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Community Calendar 8/11/11

Thursday August 18   Seniors’ Activities BENNINGTON Bennington Project Independence will offer Lawn Jarts on Thursday, Aug. 18, and Baseball Greats on Friday the 19th, at 614 Harwood Hill in Bennington. Information: 802-442-8136, or www.bpiads.org.   Killington Cookout KILLINGTON The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department will host a Cookout on Thursday, Aug. 18, at Gifford […]

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Community Calendar 5/19/11

Thursday May 19   Concert, Baking BENNINGTON Bennington Project Independence will host a Patriotic Trumpet Concert on Thursday, May 19, and a Baking with Rhubarb program on Friday, May 20. Times/location: 442-8136.   Facebook Seminar RUTLAND The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce will offer “Facebook 101 & More” seminars with Katye Munger from 8 to […]

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Sweet Main Street

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It’s Main Street, but sweeter. In front of LaFlamme’s, there is now a replica scene of Main Street, complete with buildings and Saunders Street Bridge and street lights. However, these buildings and bridge are made out of Graham crackers and gingerbread, while the street lights are lollipops. It is the creation of Bethany Bosch of […]

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Car Show in Granville Sunday

Autumn Leaves Car Show 2016

By Krystle S. Morey The 31st annual Autumn Leaves Car Show, hosted by the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce, is […]

Whitehall homecoming this weekend

Whitehall homecoming 2016 parade

  By Matthew Saari The annual homecoming dance is scheduled for this Saturday and students at Whitehall High School have […]

Whitehall to face Cambridge Saturday

Whitehall Football 2017

  By Matthew Saari Whitehall’s football team may boast an undefeated record for the season but the Railroaders’ mettle is […]

‘Shine on Shelby’ drive continues

Shelby McEachron

By Krystle S. Morey Following the unexpected death of a local woman, the community has poured out in support of […]

Restaurant coming to West Main Street

The former Edwards Liquor Warehouse, which will soon become the West Main Street Grill, got receives a new coat of paint.

By Krystle S. Morey “When we go out to dinner, we leave the town. It kind of defeats the purpose […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 09/15/17

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Northshire Freepress – 09/15/17

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North Country Freepress – 09/15/17

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Weekender – 09/15/17

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518 Wheels – 09/13/17

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Champlain Beef seeking to buy McDonald’s site

The former McDonald's location on Broadway has stood vacant since August 2015.

By Matthew Saari After standing vacant for more than two years, the site that formerly housed a McDonald’s fast-food shop […]

Bridge work closes road

Lower Turnpike Bridge

By Krystle S. Morey A portion of Lower Turnpike in North Granville has been closed to perform minor structural work […]

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