Tag Archives: Merck Forest

Tree pruning at Merck Forest

Merck Forest and Farmland Center will host an apple tree pruning workshop on Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. The workshop, held both inside and at Merck’s apple orchard, will be led by Rico Balzano of Wells, Vt, owner of Little Lake Orchard and Agronomy Outreach Professional at UVM. Participants will learn about […]

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Community Calendar 9/26/13

Thursday, September 26   Attention Teachers RUPERT It is not too late for area educators to link up with three fall courses offered Monday through Friday from now through November at Merck Forest and Farmland Center at 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vt. Each class adapts to elementary and middle school level, while service opportunities apply […]

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Community Calendar 7/11/13

  Thursday July 11   Bluegrass Festival BRANDON The Basin Bluegrass Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday, July 11 to 14, in Brandon. This event will feature 14 bands, vendors and workshops. Cost: $50 at the gate; day tickets available. Also, camping will be available July 7 through 10 for an additional $10. Information: […]

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First Friday welcomes spring

By Jaime Thomas It’s finally spring, and April First Friday will celebrate that theme in various ways. As fishing season approaches, the Slate Valley Museum will display Vermont artist Rachael Laundon’s fish relief sculptures. “Being from a long line of ladies who love to fish I too became hooked on the sport as soon as […]

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Community Calendar 2/21/13

  Thursday February 21   Birds Workshop GRANVILLE Children age five and older are welcome to learn about birds of N.Y. and Vt. and their songs at a workshop to be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Pember Museum. Fee: $5. Register by Feb. 15 by calling 518-642-1515.   […]

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Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

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By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

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By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

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By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Washington County Board opposes Common Core

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By Dan King The third time was indeed a charm for Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and activist Bob Schulz. Haff […]

Townwide sale next weekend

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By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

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