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Hebron on tap: new brewery focused on community


By Dan King For Rich and Kelley Taylor, owning a brewery is about more than brewing beer; it’s about being a part of the community. The couple, who opened R.S. Taylor and Sons Brewery in West Hebron, aim to make their brewery a community-oriented place, focused on local products. “When we were in Albany we […]

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Town of Hebron abandons road

The Town of Hebron will abandon one of its roads. Supervisor Brian Campbell said the town voted earlier this month to abandon Pfitzie Road. The action essentially eliminates the town’s liability on the road, although it doesn’t prevent people from traveling on the road. The town has not maintained the road in years and Campbell […]

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Horse thief arrested

Woman steals a horse

A modern day horse thief was arrested last week after stealing a horse from a Hebron farm. Wendy J. Holcomb, 48, of Granville, is accused of stealing a 15-year old mare and some tack from a home on County Route 31 on March 27. The horse’s owner, who had acquired the horse several weeks prior, […]

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Town explores Camp Hebron purchase, uses for it

Camp Hebron

The Town of Hebron has hired a consulting group to help identify potential uses for Camp Hebron, should the town decide to buy a portion of the camp. GWC, Inc., a locally based parks and outdoor recreation planning consultant, will study the feasibility of the town purchasing and operating the camp. The camp, owned by […]

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Hebron to undergo revaluation

By Jaime Thomas About eight months after discarding the idea of revaluation in Hebron, the Town Board voted Monday night to go ahead with the process. Last spring, Town Assessor Victoria Hayner held an informational meeting regarding revaluation, which she recommended for the town. At the April meeting, Hayner said the state generally recommends the […]

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Hebron man creating museum of Brooklyn art, culture


By Jaime Thomas Though the local area isn’t overflowing with art museums, there are several sprinkled throughout Washington County. Offering an intimate glimpse of a tight-knit group of artists’ work in a unique setting is one such museum in Hebron. Peter Duveen, along with his wife, Junalyn, is in the process of turning his 100-year-old […]

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Comptroller finds local towns not stressed fiscally

By Jaime Thomas Area towns scored well on a recent fiscal stress test conducted by the New York State Comptroller’s Office. None of the towns in Washington County were found to be susceptible to stress, with most scoring well below the threshold. Hartford came in with what Town Supervisor Dana Haff described as a “very […]

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Whitehall fares well on fiscal stress test

Communities in Washington County are not stressed fiscally according to a report released by the state comptroller’s office earlier this summer. Of the 14 towns that filed end-of-the-year reports with the state, none were classified as stressed on a new Fiscal Stress Monitoring System developed by the state Comptroller’s Office. The Town of Hampton received […]

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Area departments partake in drill


By Jaime Thomas Huge flames lit up the night sky and surrounding area as firefighters combated a propane burn in Hartford last Monday and Tuesday nights. Five or six departments from around Washington County were participating in a controlled ethanol drill as part of a three day course. The New York State Office of Fire […]

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County eyeing sale of transfer stations

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Washington County has agreed to open negotiations with Earth, Waste and Metal, one of two companies that bid to run its five transfer stations. The Public Works Committee agreed last Wednesday to open negotiations with the Rutland, Vt.-based company by a 6-2 vote. Greenwich Supervisor Sara Idleman and Cambridge Supervisor William Watkins voted against the […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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