The Washington County Board of Supervisors has eliminated one position from the Department of Public Works while re-establishing funding to Cornell Cooperative Extension. In two successive resolutions, the board voted Friday to eliminate the position of the public works manager/deputy superintendent of public works (Resolution 330) and reinstate funding to Cornell Cooperative Extension and [...]
Election shapes up for town seats Caucuses for Democrats and Republicans have finished and voters will get to choose three candidates for running the town of Granville in November. Voters will have to decide on Nov. 3 who occupies two open board seats and the town supervisor’s chair for the next two years.
Within the next month, the current Clinton Street bridge will start to be no more. Washington County Department of Public Works Superintendent Willie Grimmke said the bid has been awarded for the work that will replace the three bridges that allow access to downtown Whitehall over the railroad tracks on Clinton, Division and Saunders [...]
Membership mulls polling place pass After public outcry over the decision to remove Independence Hall as a polling place, the members of the Penrhyn Engine and Hose Company will examine the matter again Tuesday night, fire company officials said.
As the snow continues to fall, Washington County officials are looking for a better way to keep the roads cleared.
The park at Hulett’s Landing will get some funding from Washington County for operation in 2009.
Sheriff warns night patrol will be casualty of budget cuts In a Friday morning fax from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Roger Leclaire warned that the cuts he was being told to make to his budget would force the elimination of the nighttime road patrol in the county beginning in 2009.