Tag Archives: Castleton Vt

Annual Chili Cook Off this weekend

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By Jaime Thomas Things are about to get spicy in Poultney. Combining lots of chili, an auction, a race and art is the Poultney Rotary Club’s 24th annual Chili Cook Off this Saturday, Sept. 28. “It’s quite a deal. It’s well attended, and it’s a lot of fun,” said Harry Stanyon, a member of the […]

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Granville Troop 44 staying busy

Though they have a couple of years to go, the Granville Boy Scouts of Troop 44 are well on their way to becoming Eagle Scouts. The troop, which has been sponsored by the Rotary Club since 1936, is currently being led by Scoutmaster Norm Brown and Committee Chairman Cy Bresset, as well as several assistant […]

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Sandy may cast doubt on school budget

By Jaime Thomas Though Hurricane Sandy didn’t hit Granville physically, it may still hurt the school district. Mark Bessen told Board of Education members how the storm might make things difficult for them in the next fiscal year at a meeting Monday night. “The state’s going to be focusing a lot of attention on repairing […]

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Benefits planned for local man with cancer

Friend and family members of Granville resident John Groesbeck are seeking financial help for the 46-year-old self-employed man, who discovered less than two months ago that he has a form of brain cancer. There is a basket party scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Castleton, Vt., American Legion post. Viewing will begin at 11:30 […]

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Men arrested for scrap theft from railroad

  Two Vermont men were arrested last week for allegedly trying to steal scrap metal on railroad property. Thomas L. Martin, 27, of Fair Haven, Vt., and Andrew W. Spanos, 25, of Castleton, Vt., were each charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor, and trespassing, a violation. Police received a report Wednesday of two subjects trespassing […]

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Maynard “Bud” Beebe, 84

Maynard “Bid” Beebe, 84   Maynard “Bud” Beebe passed away on December 15, 2011 at the Indian River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Bud was born on June 28, 1927 in Hebron, New York the son of the late Maynard and Lucy (Loveland) Beebe. Bud was a veteran of World War II and a member of […]

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Lorena M. Holcomb, 90

Lorena M. Holcomb passed away at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Lorena was born on March 4, 1921 in Granville, the daughter of Lawrence and Zoa (Smith) Hoyt. Lorena was a long time member of the Truthville Baptist Church. When the Truthville Christian Academy was first organized she worked […]

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Making a Federal case of it? No word yet

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Washington County District Attorney Kevin Kortright said the couple arrested in Castleton accused of striking five area banks on both sides of the state border over an eight week period will remain in Vermont custody for some time but their fate afterwards in somewhat murky. Kortright said he had not yet spoken with Federal authorities […]

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Emerson E. Cook, 62

Emerson E. Cook, age 62, passed away at the Albany Stratton VA Hospital on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. Emerson was born on July 31, 1949, in Granville, the son of Emerson and Alice (Benway) Cook. Emerson had retired from Hubbarton Forge in Castleton, Vt. Emerson loved to spend his spare time hunting and fishing. Emerson […]

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Darlene E. (Tracey) Wade, 71

Whitehall, N.Y. Darlene E. (Tracey) Wade, 71, of Whitehall, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2011, at The Orchard Nursing Home in Granville, N.Y. She was born October 25, 1939 in Hydeville, VT, the daughter of the late Merrill and Maude (Duffany) Tracey. Darlene was the loving wife of Alfred Wade, Sr. of 52 […]

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Torres will coach – again

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By Krystle S. Morey After a months-long process of back-and-forth appointments, rescinded hires and resignations, Mario Torres has been named […]

500 alumni attend Whitehall All-Class Reunion

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By Dan King Alumni from 19 states and two foreign countries made their way to Whitehall for the Whitehall High […]

Local couple to reopen Scotties’

Mark and Edie Pickard of Granville purchased Scotties’, a long-time diner and gift shop on Main Street, last week. The couple plans to preserve the atmosphere of the former Scotties’.

By Krystle S. Morey After about six months of negotiations, Scotties’ has been sold – and to a local couple. […]

Hicks tasked with reuniting school board

School Board President Audrey Hicks was reelected Monday, July 11. She is pictured here being sworn in at the board’s reorganizational meeting.

By Krystle S. Morey Focusing on academics, improving the graduation rate and boosting student participation are just a few things […]

Feature: ‘I’ve had a lot of fun in my life’

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By Dan King Margaret Lloyd Hoey has seen a little bit of everything in her lifetime. The 95-year-old Whitehall High […]

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