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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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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]