Tag Archives: Church Street Bridge

Bridge opening sooner than anticipated

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By Jamie Norton Because of a stretch of consistently good weather this fall, the refurbished Church Street bridge may reopen sooner than originally planned. If the weather continues to cooperate, the bridge could be done as early as Wednesday, Nov. 18, almost two weeks ahead of its Dec. 1 deadline, said Steve Haskins, superintendent at […]

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Despite setbacks, bridge repairs moving forward

By Christina Scanlon Concrete poured two weeks ago at the Church Street Bridge has been tested and approved, putting the project ahead of schedule. This should come as good news for area residents and business owners who’ve been inconvenienced by the closure of the structure, now nearing five months. Officials had previously stated the bridge […]

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Bridge work impacts business


By Christina Scanlon The sign in front of American Hardware, 57 Church St., reads “Bridge is closed. We are open,” but there’s about 100 fewer customers per week to see the sign, according to David Linendoll, who owns the store with Kyle Hunter. That number translates to some 20 percent of traffic, though sales from […]

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Bridges closed for Irene

Bridges closed     With rising flood waters caused by Tropical Storm Irene Sunday night, local officials ordered closed a number of bridges across the village of Granville some of which remained closed into Monday morning. Sunday night, as flood waters surged towards the top of the Church Street Bridge near the Mettowee River Park […]

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Rail Trail is on track

Bridge work begins, span expected this month Soon a way will exist to cross the Mettowee River without taking the Church Street Bridge. As the June opening date approaches, village officials said, all indications show the Rail Trail Bridge will go into place later this month as planned. “I think the excitement will be there […]

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Northshire Freepress – 11/27/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 11/27/15

Weekender – 11/27/15

North Country Freepress – 11/27/15

Classifieds 11/25/15

Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/20/15

Weekender – 11/20/15

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