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Long night for First Responders

As Granville was getting out of bed wondering what damage Tropical Storm Irene and a day’s worth of torrential rains had caused, the volunteer force of first responders were starting their second day of work relating to the storm.  Over the course of an eventful 24 hours, fire fighters, EMS and crews from the village […]

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One killed in Saturday Blaze

Two men speak near the ruins of Dutchie's General Store in West Pawlet, Monday morning. A fire in the early morning hours of Saturday destroyed the store and claimed the life on one man. Fire officials say the blaze is not suspicious.

Despite a quick response by local firefighters, an early-morning fire in West Pawlet, Vt ., killed one man and destroyed two buildings, including a long-time neighborhood grocery, on March 26. The owners of Dutchie’s General Store of West Pawlet, Vt., Eric Swanson and Will Kuban, were initially trapped by the flames, but escaped from the […]

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Simple steps make a happy holiday, village chief says

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Picture that idyllic holiday scene — roaring fire in the fireplace, gifts piled high under a glimmering and glowing Christmas tree, maybe some candles softly shimmering in the background on top of a table loaded with a big holiday bird. One or all of the features in this scene, however, can be a source of […]

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Hebron Landmark Destroyed

Flames begin to emerge from the thick smoke as the Bedlam Corners General Store burns Friday, Dec. 10 about 9:45 a.m.

It was a general store, a historic landmark, a business and a home, but now it’s gone. A fire heavily damaged the Bedlam Corners General Store in Hebron Friday morning, Dec. 10, leaving two people without a place to live, a business to operate and a community without a place to get a cup of […]

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Close Call in East Quaker Fire

Ed Longley and Tony Periard work to vent the attic of 14 East Quaker Street Monday, Nov. 22.

Workers clearing limbs away from power lines spotted smoke and called 911early Monday afternoon saving a residence and possibly a man’s life as a fire caused damage to an East Quaker Street home. No injuries were reported. Workers Nick Tousant and Jon LaFave from Lewis Tree Service, formerly Tamarack Trees, said they noticed smoke coming […]

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Whistle may return

Mayor proposes return of unique timepiece Just as the streets of Granville had not heard the chimes of the Veterans Memorial Clock in many years, the mayor proposed the return of another unique timepiece to Granville Monday night. Mayor Jay Niles asked the board if there was interest among the board members in bringing back […]

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Griffith (Roger) Evans, 86

Griffith (Roger) Evans, 86, of Granville went into the arms of the Lord on Feb. 10, 2010, with his loving family by his side. Roger was born in Granville, on Aug. 15, 1923, the eldest son of the late John and Alice Evans. He attended Granville High School, graduating in 1941. In 1943, Roger enlisted in […]

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Bingo fundraisers feeling the pinch

Bingo Longtime fundraisers fading away? Once upon a time the chairs were full every game night and local fire departments raised a fair amount of money through hosting a weekly bingo game. But those days seem to have gone away.   (more…)

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Community rallies to family

A Monday fire left seven people looking for a place to stay and residents rallying around them.       (more…)

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Bingo no more?

Economy, declining numbers could force closure of long time fundraiser (more…)

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Great Food – 04/26/18

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518 Wheels – 04/26/18

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Granville school principal ‘on leave’

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By Krystle S. Morey   Less than a month after a kindergarten teacher was arrested for allegedly driving drunk to […]

Fire companies to operate out of one Granville station

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville’s Engine and Hose Company and Hook & Ladder Company have agreed to streamline emergency responses […]

Whitehall landmark to be auctioned off

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By Matthew Saari Cook Street Station, formerly Lucia’s Restaurant, formerly the Roma, will be sold to the highest bidder next […]

Whitehall firehouse earns state registry

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By Matthew Saari Earlier this year the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company’s firehouse was one of 23 properties that were submitted […]

Granville Little League parade Sunday

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been modified to amend the step-off time of the parade. The Granville Little League parade […]

Northshire Freepress – 04/20/18

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North Country Freepress – 04/20/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 04/20/18

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Skene Manor opens for season Saturday

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By Matthew Saari For many people spring heralds longer days, chirping birds, greener trees and warmer temperatures. For Whitehallers, it […]

Earth Day activities throughout the region

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By Serena Kovalosky Earth Day is Sunday, April 22, and locals are bringing their gloves, rakes and community spirit to […]

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