Tag Archives: Hurley

Town tax increase spurs board debate

  Board splits on 2.1 percent increase The Granville Town Board has agreed on a tentative budget that contains a 2.1 percent tax increase, something one member said the people can’t afford.

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Politcs season kicks off

Election shapes up for town seats  Caucuses for Democrats and Republicans have finished and voters will get to choose three candidates for running the town of Granville in November. Voters will have to decide on Nov. 3 who occupies two open board seats and the town supervisor’s chair for the next two years.

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Summer recreation program saved

    The kids will have a place to play this summer after all – at Mary J. Tanner Primary School. The Granville Town Board decided Thursday night to move forward with the Summer Recreation Program and begin hiring workers to staff the program.

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Summer recreation programs in jeopardy

By Darrell R. Beebe   The town’s summer recreation program for youths could be in danger of suspension for one year if a suitable, central location for the program is not found before July, town officials said.  

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Lawsuit

School, town to share expense of suit In a move to protect their common interest of tax revenue, the town and school district have agreed to share the cost of defending a suit brought by an area nursing home.

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Social host law seeks to battle underage drinking

County sets hearing for public input on underage measure The Washington County Board of Supervisors agreed to hear input from the public on a proposed social host law, setting an April 17 date for residents to offer comment.  

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Supervisors trim budget; final vote postponed

  The 2009 Washington County Budget is still a work in progress. County budget officer Gayle Hall (Fort Ann) asked for the resolution to adopt the 2009 tentative budget be removed from the agenda at the Nov. 21 meeting of the board. “It’s obvious that we are not ready to take action at this time,” […]

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County budget under fire

Sheriff warns night patrol will be casualty of budget cuts In a Friday morning fax from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Roger Leclaire warned that the cuts he was being told to make to his budget would force the elimination of the nighttime road patrol in the county beginning in 2009. 

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Wanted

Public informational presentation schedule on the 2009 tentative Washington County budget. Each presentation is expected to take approximately one hour.
Granville.
American Legion Post #323, 10 Columbus St., Wed. Nov. 12, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Fort Edward.
Washington County Municipal Center, 383 Broadway, Thurs. Nov. 6, 7 p.m. and Fri. Nov. 14, 8:45 a.m.
Whitehall.
American Legion Post #83, 148 Main Street, Fri. Nov. 7, 2:15 p.m.
Salem.
Washington County Sheriff Sub-Station, 4279 Route 22, Mon. Nov. 10, 3 p.m.
Greenwich.
Greenwich VFW, Abeel Avenue, Thurs. Nov. 13, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Budget Workshop

Town taxes will be going up.   Officials met Sept. 16 for the second time in a town budget workshop and concluded with a budget that raises the tax rate by 3.02 percent…

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Police seek grant for vests

By Dan King Bulletproof vests get old and worn out after about five years, so the village of Whitehall is […]

Village requires officers leave near Whitehall

Police forces exist to “serve and protect” the jurisdiction that they serve and village officials think that can be done […]

Officials debate framework of law

By Dan King A contentious discussion about a potential nuisance law led one village trustee to contemplate his role on […]

School years begins with purpose

Vivid maroon banners with the phrase, “Excellence is our standard, not our goal,” are now draped upon all buildings on […]

Village tardy in submitting discharge reports

By Dan King Whitehall is behind on submitting the Discharge Monitoring Report for the wastewater treatment plant, dating back to […]

Boy Scout seeks to revitalize cemetery

By Dan King John Hollister, a tenth grader at Whitehall High School has come up with a unique community service […]