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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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

Haley Wiskoski waves to the crowd after winning the 2016 DYW title

By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]