Tag Archives: Fire Company

Truck raffle is a go

For the last time, holiday cheer will include the chance to drive away a winner. The Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Department is currently holding its final Truck Raffle in the event’s current format, with members of the department selling the $100 raffle tickets up until the annual dinner and raffle event on Dec. 4. Michael Putorti, […]

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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 […]

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Haunted house saved by firefighters

The Haunted House that wouldn’t Die In horror movies it’s the crazy slasher villain who gets shot, stabbed and even burned, but just keeps coming back – he’s unstoppable. In the Granville variation of that tale, the haunted house no one expected to return does so when least expected and scares a few bucks up […]

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Home Sweet Home?

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The town of Whitehall is set to decide on Thursday whether or not to call the Skenesborough firehouse its new home. (more…)

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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 […]

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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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Animal lifesaver

Donation helps four-legged fire victims  A donation from the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association could help the West Pawlet Fire Department save some four-legged lives. (more…)

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Members to mull poll status

Membership mulls polling place pass After public outcry over the decision to remove Independence Hall as a polling place, the members of the Penrhyn Engine and Hose Company will examine the matter again Tuesday night, fire company officials said. (more…)

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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.       (more…)

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Five injured after Mettowee River crash

All injured in scary crash A 14-year-old girl is being credited with saving the life of a fellow passenger after a crash Saturday evening on Route 22 that saw the vehicle they were riding in come to rest upside-down in the Mettowee River, pinning one of the occupants in the water. (more…)

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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