To the editor: On Sunday, Oct. 24, more than 100 members, friends and supporters of ARC-Rutland Area arrived at the Bomoseen Grange hall for their annual Halloween Dance. That afternoon the hall was filled with music, munchies, costumes and plenty of dancing. DJ’s April and Dana Sloan provided a delightful assortment of music which allowed […]
Fire protection increase included The Granville Town Board Tuesday night approved the 2011 budget, a measure that will drop the town’s tax levy by 10 percent. Following a public hearing where the focus of discussion was Dan Boone, the town’s sole assessor, the board voted unanimously to approve the budget. Town budget officer Joel […]
Mayor proposes return of unique timepiece Just as the streets of Granville had not heard the chimes of the Veterans Memorial Clock in many years, the mayor proposed the return of another unique timepiece to Granville Monday night. Mayor Jay Niles asked the board if there was interest among the board members in bringing back […]
Moments after the sharp crack and before the sawdust had even settled into the grass of Lions Park on that cool and clear fall day, chainsaw artist Tim O’Brien knew he wanted to make another Quarryman statue Before the pieces had been gathered together and moved from the lawn where the statue stood for a […]
Board considers layoffs to meet 0 percent goal The Granville Board of Education heard Monday night the only way to get to its tax rate goal for the 2010-2011budget is to lay off four school staff personnel and spend up to $500,000 of its fund balance.
It’s time to get to work. For newly elected Whitehall Town Supervisor Richard “Geezer” Gordon, the work started on Wednesday, Jan. 6, when he was sworn in to his new position alongside newly elected board member Richard LaChapelle and returning board members David Hollister, Jim Putorti and Farrell PreFountaine. Even before […]
The Whitehall town spending plan for 2010 has been approved, but final “tweaks” are being made before the plan is submitted to the county by the Nov. 20 deadline.
Board appeals for community members in search The Granville Board of Education is seeking people to staff committees to take part in the search for the next Granville school district superintendent.
The kids will have a place to play this summer after all – at Mary J. Tanner Primary School. The Granville Town Board decided Thursday night to move forward with the Summer Recreation Program and begin hiring workers to staff the program.
The officers could remain the same, but the department could change hands. Whitehall Village Mayor Francis “Fra” Putorti said he is willing to put the matter of turning the duties of law enforcement in the village over to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.