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Hartford approves best value bids

By Derek Liebig The Town of Hartford passed a law last week that enables it to forego a requirement to accept the lowest bids for goods or services and instead accept the “best value” offered by bidders. The law applies to purchases of more than $20,000, but does not include Department of Public Works projects. […]

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Hartford bus garage cameras on hold

By Dan King Because of budget constraints, the Hartford Central School District is holding off on any decision to retrofit its bus garage with cameras. “We’re waiting until the end of the year to see how much money, if any money, we have left in the budget for it,” said Superintendent Andrew Cook. “Chances are […]

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Hartford school’s solar panels stalled

By Dan King Since November, the Hartford Central School has been awaiting a state response to its plans to install solar panels. “Our plans have been in…for quite some time, but unfortunately things are very backlogged” at the State Education Department, said school superintendent Andrew Cook. Cook said the school was supposed to hear back […]

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Granville FFA salute

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By Linda Ellingsworth First organized in 1928 with a goal to stop the trend of young boys leaving the family farm, FFA, originally Future Farmers of America, has grown into a national organization of 610,240 individual FFA members and 7,665 local chapters in all 50 states. It is the largest student organization in the world. […]

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Hartford eyes ‘best value’ bids

By Dan King Hartford has proposed a new law that would allow the town to forego a requirement to accept the lowest bids for goods or services, instead allowing for “best value” offered by bidders. A public hearing will be held at the town board’s meeting on March 10 at 7 p.m. Town law requires […]

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Couple enjoys 56 years together

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By Derek Liebig Karen Harrington remembers the party that changed her life. She had invited several friends to her family’s Hartford home, but it was the striking young airman, Armand Harrington, who captured her attention and her heart. At the time, neither had any idea that the chance encounter would be the beginning of a […]

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Taking aim and learning safety

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Whitehall Jr. Rifle Program teaches marksmanship, safety By Derek Liebig Jacob Gosselin wrapped the sling around his forearm, laid down on the piece of carpet barely longer than he is tall, chambered a shell, held the gun firmly against his right shoulder and gently squeezed the trigger. A fraction of a second later, the .22 […]

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Eldridge Lane property closes

By Jaime Thomas Nearly ending a long dispute between the town of Hartford and Washington County, the closing of the Eldridge Lane landfill property took place Wednesday afternoon. Following years of litigation between the two entities, during which the town sued the county over money it felt it was owed for the county-owned spot, Argyle […]

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Bluebillies to play in Hartford

By Jaime Thomas Hartford’s own bluegrass band will give a home-town performance at the firehouse next Saturday, March 8 at 7 p.m. For the second year in a row, the Bluebillies will play what they describe as a mix of classic country, bluegrass and Americana music. Chris Jones, president of the fire company auxiliary, said […]

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Quick response by Hartford highway super saves house

By Jaime Thomas Conditions couldn’t have been worse at 4 a.m. Thursday morning when a barn caught fire in Fort Ann. Snow had been accumulating throughout the previous afternoon and night and was thundering down at an estimated rate of 1 to 3 inches per hour. Fortunately for everyone involved, Hartford Highway Superintendent Greg Brown […]

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Bridge to open to two lanes this weekend

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By Dan King State Department of Transportation will be opening the Poultney Street Bridge back to two lanes of traffic […]

Graduates reflect on turbulent year, big farewell

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By Dan King It was a school year that saw its fair share of ups and downs, and the Whitehall […]

Eighty-eight grads celebrate mountains, milestones

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By Christina Scanlon Bags of M&M candies were distributed to the graduating seniors at Granville Junior-Senior High School Friday night, […]

‘Rejuvenated’ museum ready for new season

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By Dan King Skenesborough Museum opened its doors for the 56th year on Sunday and museum director Carol Greenough is […]

Circus ‘advance man’ clowns around

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By Christina Scanlon By the time the Kelly Miller Circus hits town later this month, one of the clowns will […]

Music, food, fireworks offered

By Christina Scanlon The New York Players have been a favorite for years as part of the Village Summer Concert […]

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