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Local Justice

Forty years ago, a minor traffic violation would have cost someone between $10 and $50. Today, the surcharge alone will range from $55 to $400, depending on the offense. Despite popular belief, local judges do not decide what these fees will be. “We have no control over it; the state adds surcharges on everything,” Granville […]

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Jeff Roberts named Poultney ‘Citizen of the Year’

A Poultney man whose actions led to the apprehension of a pair of bank robbers last November has been selected as the Poultney Chamber of Commerce’s “Citizen of the Year.” Jeff Roberts, known affectionately as “Jeff the Barber,” will officially receive the distinction during a ceremony at the Poultney American Legion at 5 p.m. on […]

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No one hurt in rollover on Rt. 149

No one was hurt in a rollover accident on Route 149 Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred around a half mile west of the intersection of Routes 149 and 22 in Granville at about 3:15 p.m. The driver of a four-door Nissan Sentra with Vermont license plates was heading west on Route 149 when he attempted […]

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Vt. police seek driver in hit and run

Fair Haven police are searching for the driver of a silver car following a hit-and-run accident last week. Bradley Fleming of Benson, Vt., was walking along Route 22A near the Vermont-New York border at about 10 p.m. on Sunday night when he was struck by a car. Witnesses described the car as a silver Honda […]

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Police walk fine line during investigation

What to release, when, always a challenge, police say From the start, immediately after the first bank robbery in recent memory in Granville, police developed leads they did not disclose to the public, but shared with other law enforcement agencies. When a female suspect, later identified at Jill Ludwig of Castleton, presented a note to […]

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Barber’s tip leads to quick arrest

Roberts is two-for-two     Poultney has a security system on Main Street that doesn’t have a single camera or motion sensor and it’s been in place for 36 years. Barber Jeff Roberts was the man who provided police with the crucial information that led to the capture of Jill Ludwig and John Maynard, both […]

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George E. Nelson, 91½

George E. “Joe” Nelson, age 91½, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, in the home in which he was born. Joe was born on July 17, 1919, in Hebron, the son of Frank B. and Clara (Dennison) Nelson. Joe graduated from Granville High School in 1940.  Joe filled his long life with many varied […]

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‘New’ Senior Shuttle on-the-job

New Granville Senior Shuttle arrives and goes right to work    

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Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]