Tag Archives: Locals

Auction in West Hebron this Saturday

Continuing a tradition that’s been going on for almost half a decade, the Hebron Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual auction this Saturday, Aug. 3. The event, which is in its 49th year, will offer locals a chance to get rid of old items, purchase something new and support the fire company while doing […]

Read More

MVEC collecting food items at concert

Area residents will have an opportunity to give back to their community while enjoying what it has to offer at the summer concert series tonight. As long as the weather holds up, Harold Ford and the Cash Band will fill up Veterans Park with the sounds of a “concert dedicated to the extraordinary music of […]

Read More

Four candidates compete for three slots on school board

By Jaime Thomas Four candidates are vying and only three slots are open on the Granville Board of Education as elections swiftly approach. In addition to incumbent candidates Kevin Ely, Dale Olsen and Eric Scribner, Audrey Hicks is now on the bid for the position. She said she is running for several reasons; primarily, she […]

Read More

Officials weigh in on bridge violations

A weight limit is a weight limit, and officials are enforcing the one posted for the recently rebuilt Lower Turnpike Bridge in North Granville. This past weekend, Town Constable Ray Boyea, along with state police and sheriffs were checking vehicles to make sure nothing overweight is going over the bridge. “It’s a concern because if […]

Read More

Large turnout at Hebron assessment meeting

By Jaime Thomas Nearly 50 people showed up to an informational meeting in Hebron last Wednesday about the possibility of a revaluation. And while several residents expressed disapproval of undergoing another assessment after only five years, Vicki Hayner, the town’s new assessor, said the timing was appropriate. She said New York state generally recommends revaluation […]

Read More

Solar farm coming to Pawlet

By Jaime Thomas Pawlet residents will soon be seeing a new development in one of their fields that will harness the power of the sun and turn it into energy. Gene Bertsche, president of Northeast Community Solar, LLC, said he hopes to begin a project in late June or early July that will install 500 […]

Read More

Work may begin next month on Truthville Bridge

Work on the Lower Turnpike Bridge might finish sooner than expected. A construction worker onsite said work might be done as soon as the third week in April, if all goes according to plan. And as the one-lane bridge reopens, it will be time to close off the Truthville Bridge and work on that. In […]

Read More

Mettawee’s loss, Vermont’s gain: Pawlet’s Rod Hawkins to take over production of Miss Vermont pagneant

It’s not often adults get to perform in a talent show, but Rod Hawkins has been giving locals the opportunity to do so for 13 years. Hawkins, the producer and director of Mettawee Mania, will work on his last show next month as he moves on to direct the Miss Vermont Scholarship Pageant. “I enjoy […]

Read More

Rifle club wins pair of matches

Rifle Club wins two  The Whitehall Rifle Club didn’t have a particularly good week, but it was good enough, as they downed visiting Fort Ann 973-951. Most of the usually consistent shooters on the Whitehall team were a bit off but as so often happens, there was someone to pull them out. This week it […]

Read More

Burke: No Dunkin’ Donuts planned

Granville may not be running on Dunkin’ anytime soon. No immediate plans appear to be in the works for the plot of land where the former schoolhouse and Quaker meeting house sits on Quaker. Developer Tom Burke, who co-owns Burke Cos. with his brother Jerry, purchased the plot in October for $200,000. The brothers own […]

Read More

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14

Lakes Region Freepress 08/22/14

Weekender 08/22/14

North Country Freepress – 08/22/14

Lakes Classifieds – 08/22/14

2014 Washington County Fair Guide

Classifieds 08/20/14

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 […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]