Washington County will cede control of its transfer stations to Earth, Waste & Metal a little earlier than expected. County Administrator Kevin Hayes confirmed last week that the Rutland-based company will take over management of the five county transfer stations on Monday, April 22, which coincides with Earth Day. The county Board of Supervisors [...]
Nine full-time and six part-time Washington County employees will lose their jobs later this month as the county cedes control of its transfer stations to Earth, Waste & Metal. The county will retain five full-time transfer station employees who will be rolled into vacant positions with the Department of Public Works, County Administrator Kevin Hayes [...]
By Bill Toscano The Wells Village School will have a familiar face back in third grade this year. Carol Wincowski, who taught at the school four years ago, is coming back after serving as principal of Christ the King School in Rutland. Principal Linda O’Leary said the fifth and sixth grades, each of which has [...]
James Donnelly’s loss was Granville school’s gain Monday night as the high school principal “lost” his interim status, and was named the permanent principal of Granville Junior Senior High School. Board of Education President John Steves announced the board decided Donnelly would be hired full-time at an executive session held prior to the Monday night [...]
By Derek Liebig A local post office that has been studied for closure by the U.S. Postal Service isn’t closing . . .yet. Debbie Winkler, the acting postmaster at the Clemons Post Office said Monday that she has not heard from the Postal Service whether the small branch located on Route 22 would be [...]
The kids are out of school, graduation is tomorrow, boats are once again passing through the canal and the summer solstice was Tuesday. And in another sign of the summer season, the Washington County Beach at Huletts Landing will open full time this Saturday. The beach, which has been open on weekends since May 30, [...]
One of the local cool spots will again be open for the season as the Washington County Park at Huletts Landing will open full-time starting this weekend.