Tag Archives: Fire Companies

No drops hurt local fire companies

Could this be the end of a long-standing fundraising activity? After Whitehall police responded to a complaint from a Whitehall resident concerning the traffic pattern being blocked on Poultney Street due to an American Legion coin drop fundraiser, members of the local fire companies expressed concern that they would also be targeted. “We do our […]

Read More

Route 149 crash sees minor injuries

Falling asleep behind the wheel appears to be the cause of a single-car accident on the morning of Oct. 13 in Granville, police said. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said two people were in the black 2003 Lincoln Navigator SUV when it crashed just after 11 a.m. The occupants, William Corbett, 70, and his son […]

Read More

Besides basements, no flooding here

The rains came down and the winds came up. But other than some basement flooding, Whitehall stood strong. The two-part storm that dropped massive rains and produced major winds on the town to help usher in the month of October did not lead to any serious situations, according to town and village officials. “We had […]

Read More

Fires

Busy weekend for firefighters A number of fires over the course of the weekend kept local volunteer firefighters busy with four calls within 48 hours. Firefighters responded to fires at Manchester Wood on North Street Sunday evening, a garage on Mettowee Street early Saturday, Taylor Hill on Saturday evening and a brush fire in Comstock […]

Read More

border fire

Early reports are coming in regarding a fire near the border in North Granville. The fire broke out around 6 p.m. in a trailer park across from Vittengl (spelling?) Ford in the Comstock/ Fort Ann area just up Route 22 from the North Granville border. Fire companies from North, Middle Granville and Fort Ann and […]

Read More

Raymond L. (Smokey) McGraw

Raymond L. “Smokey” McGraw, age 75, died on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at Rutland Regional (Vt.) Medical Center. He was born on April 10, 1934, in West Pawlet, Vt., the son of William and Gertrude (Dennison) McGraw. Smokey joined the U.S. Army in 1954. He was employed at the Brandon (Vt.) Training School, and retired […]

Read More

Town discusses fire commission

Is there a way to centralize fire service in the town of Whitehall? That was the question asked by the Whitehall town board at the April 15 meeting.      

Read More

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14

Lakes Region Freepress 08/22/14

Weekender 08/22/14

North Country Freepress – 08/22/14

Lakes Classifieds – 08/22/14

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 […]