The town has finalized an agreement that will ensure the Skenesborough Canalside Park and Visitor’s Center will remain open. At last week’s monthly meeting the board voted to continue basic maintenance of the building and grounds. “We will continue to operate the park in the same manner we did before we moved in,” said George […]
The town will explore the possibility of hiring someone to manage the Skenesborough Canalside Park and Visitors Center as it tries to determine how to manage the property going forward. The position would serve as an independent contractor and would oversee maintenance of the park and organize events. Officials want to ensure that the park […]
The village Board of Trustees took the first step toward recovering delinquent funds from water users who reside outside of the village. The board passed a resolution Monday night that gives it the authority to discontinue water services to any resident living outside the village whose water bill is more than 30 days late. Mayor […]
The village is exploring a possible source of funding that could provide funds to help pay for repairs along the wall abutting the canal on North Williams Street, Mayor Peter Telisky said during last weeks board of trustees meeting. Telisky said he submitted the preliminary engineering report to Bob Murray from Environmental Facilities Corporation […]
If your property or home suffered damage from this spring’s flooding, the village would like to hear from you. Village trustee Michael LaChapelle has made up a questionnaire that has been distributed to flood victims throughout the community and any residents who have not received one are urged to contact village officials. “We are trying […]
By Derek Liebig The village of Whitehall is preparing to repair a damaged section of wall along the canal. Officials are expected to gather some soil samples behind the canal wall on North Williams Street as they begin to explore the extent of damage to the wall. “We are getting ready to do some […]
Hicks picked Republicans take both local contests handily The contest ended as it began – cordially. Just before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Republican candidate for Granville town supervisor Matt Hicks took a phone call from his opponent, Democrat Tom Scott, conceding the 2010 election. Tuesday’s decisive 271-vote win by Hicks was a sharp contrast to […]
Replace the Quarryman? Damage much worse than expected. A sudden sharp cracking sound is never a good thing to hear when lifting a 1,000-pound object made of wood.
Stalwart Telescope employees promoted to key front office jobs Rick Butler and Robin Dodge have worked a lifetime at Telescope Casual Furniture. Between them, they have 67 years of accrued time, having worked their way up from the production floor to the front office through a series of ever-changing and increasingly demanding jobs.