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West Pawlet FD annual carnival and parade

By Jaime Thomas What better way to celebrate the height of summer than with a carnival and parade. Bringing in the month of August will be the West Pawlet Fire Department’s annual carnival and parade on Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 3. The carnival, which starts at about 6:30 p.m. both nights, will be […]

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Firemen’s Carnival starts tonight

It’s time for a parade, fireworks and three days of amusement at the Granville Hook and Ladder’s Firemen’s Carnival starting tonight. With 12 new rides for both adults and children, the option to purchase an unlimited wristband and various other attractions, the event will offer something for everyone. In addition to the rides, there will […]

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Maple, maple, everywhere

By Jaime Thomas After all the preparations and a significant snowfall, the sap is flowing and it’s time for Maple Fest. For about two decades, the Poultney Chamber of Commerce has sponsored the event, and this year there will be no shortage of maple-themed things to do. “It’s going to be excellent; it’s a spring […]

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Maple Weekend offers sweet activities

By Jaime Thomas The trees are tapped, and the maple is flowing just in time for New York’s two consecutive maple weekends. More than 100 maple producers throughout the state will be participating in the festivities, including seven in Washington County on March 16, 17, 23 and 24. Most farms will offer tours, demonstrations and […]

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Kids Festival on Oct. 27

When Paul Shepherd became pastor of Grace Baptist Church this summer he talked about how he wanted the church to become a more involved part of the community. This weekend, Shepherd is inviting the community to the church for a few hours of family friendly entertainment. The church will host a community “Kidz Fall Festival” […]

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Much ado about everything

Some weekends, it takes a fair bit of time just to find something to do. Other weekends – like this one – it can take even longer to choose among all the choices. For instance, today you can go to a carnival, eat and judge chili, run in a road race, buy books, ride a […]

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Making Strides event kicks off fundraising

The 10th annual Washington County Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is scheduled to kick off at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, at Salem Central School. Come and enjoy a beautiful autumn walk on scenic back roads, while raising funds and awareness for breast cancer. “Bank Night” will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 3, […]

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Hooks’ host summer favorite

The Granville Fireman’s Carnival will provide evenings of old fashioned summer fun starting June 16 at 6 p.m. and continues through Saturday, June 18. The final night of the carnival features an evening parade through the streets of the village, live music and ends with a fireworks show. “We’re hoping everyone will come out and […]

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Fireman’s Carnival starts June 16

  The third year of the reincarnation of the Granville Fireman’s Carnival starts June 16 at 6 p.m. and continues through Saturday, June 18. The summer fireman’s carnival was brought back by the Hook & Ladder Company in 2009 after the joint carnival with all of the fire companies in the village halted in 2007. […]

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Pantry awareness week a success

Once again, the community showed its support for those in need. Through the Food Pantry Awareness Week, the community of Whitehall provided thousands of food items and almost as many dollars to the Whitehall Ecumenical Community Food Pantry through a number of events, ranging from a school food drive to the second Nunziata Brothers concert […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]