Tag Archives: Granville Area

Hometown Holiday a hit

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“Though the weather outside is frightful” is how the old song goes and likewise a little cold weather failed to diminish the enthusiasm of the massive crowd at the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce Hometown Holiday Dec. 2. The annual welcome to the winter holiday season featured Santa Claus – and a new addition – […]

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Hometown Holiday in Veterans Park

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Sleigh bells will be ringing and carolers singing as the Hometown Holiday Festival signals the official start of the holiday season to Granville Friday night, Dec. 2. The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event invites everyone out to welcome the Holiday Season in Veterans Park beginning at 6 p.m. Santa gives the eight reindeer a […]

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Hometown Holiday to light tree Dec. 2

Revellers gather around the fire ring on a chilly Hometown Holiday evening. Despite cold temps, the event is well attended each year as Santa comes to town to light the Granville Christmas tree.

The Hometown Holiday Festival returns to Granville Friday night, Dec. 2 as the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce invites everyone out to officially start off the Holiday Season in Veterans Park beginning at 6 p.m. Festivities will run until about 7 p.m. or until each child has received a gift from Santa. Chamber President Kerri […]

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Church group setting up Salvation Army in Granville

The Mettowee Valley Ecumenical Council constantly tries to find new ways to help the less fortunate in the Granville area and with this holiday season a new way to assist the needy will arrive. The council plans to partner with the Salvation Army to set up a Salvation Army Service Unit in Granville, Rev. Jim […]

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Irene wreaks havok

Tropical storm Irene pounded Granville Sunday night dropping more than six inches of rain in a 24-hour period causing major flooding in the village and forcing 25 families from their homes, causing a number of close calls and severely damaging several area businesses. Residents of Factory and Depot streets and Rathbun Avenue were told they […]

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Village declares Beautification Day

Ernie Wood waters planters on Main Street with the help of the watering cart purchased by Charlie King.

To coin a phrase: every day is beautiful, in its own way. Perhaps the most beautiful will be August 3 or as the Granville Village Board recently declared it – Granville Beautification Day.  The declaration, made at the July 11 meeting, recognizes the efforts of the Slate Valley Garden Club to keep up the appearance […]

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What a weekend

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The 30th of July may well be the busiest day of the summer in the Granville area. At 9 a.m. Saturday, the doors to the Mettawee Community School in Pawlet will open, allowing people to choose among the 30,000 books in one of the biggest book sales in Vermont. At noon, the throaty roar of […]

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Townwide sale set for May 14

Town wide yard sale May 14   It’s nice to have options. And the annual Granville town-wide yard sale provides at least two – buy or sell. Save the date, May 14, and plan to find a bargain somewhere – with the entire town to search. Or are you looking to clear out your basement […]

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Get ready for the big melt

All of this snow has to melt sometime. Here, village worker Nate Baker uses the sidewalk plow on Main Street as the flags on the lawn of TD Bank blow in wind Monday morning. The only major snowstorm of 2010 wound down Dec. 27 after dropping an extimated 12 inches of snow in Granville. Dec. 27, 2010.

What do you need to do to protect your home for coming big melt? The Granville area will eventually thaw out, according to the rodent weather expert from Pennsylvania, and residents should be ready for what comes next, officials are saying. After a winter when more than seven feet of snow fell, the biggest concern […]

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Christmas Services in Granville

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Services celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and the Christmas holiday are taking place throughout the Granville area at different times and locations. The Granville Sentinel provides here its annual listing of Christmas services from churches throughout the immediate area: The Rev. Jerry McKinney said the Presbyterian and Methodist congregations will come together in a […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

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By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]