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Modern Woodmen of America carnival and parade in Wells

Entertainment, rides and food will all abound for five days this week as the Modern Woodmen of America in Wells celebrates its 75th annual carnival from Wednesday, Aug. 14 to Saturday, Aug. 17. There will be entertainment nightly and rides for the kids provided by Family Fun Amusements, organizers said. “There’s a lot of new […]

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Roger Dennison

Roger Laverne “Dubber” Dennison passed away on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013 at his home with his family by his side, and under the care of Washington County Hospice after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Roger was born on May 4, 1935 in Granville, New York, the son of the late Joseph and Emma (Matteson) Dennison. […]

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Roger L. Dennison

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Granville, New York, Roger Laverne “Dubber” Dennison passed away on Wednesday January 9, 2013 at his home, with his family by his side, and under the care of Washington County Hospice, after a battle with pancreatic cancer.             Roger was born on May 4, 1935 in Granville, New York the son of the late Joseph […]

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Myer continues to gather support for monument

The effort to erect a stone monument off of Memorial Lane continues to gather steam, organizer Lila Myer said Saturday. “The stone has been ordered, it’s on its way,” she said. Fundraisers have gathered more than $2,500 towards to $4,000 cost of the finished monument to accompany the twin rows of trees planted to recognize […]

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Junior service club brings eggs back

Spring finally arrived Saturday morning in Wells. Under sunny skies the Modern Woodmen Hall carnival grounds looked as if they had been visited by a most unusual flock of chickens with brightly colored plastic eggs scattered as far as the eye could see across the grass. At the word “Go” from the public announcement system, […]

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Florence Ruth Martelle, 88

Florence Ruth Martelle, age 88, passed away at Mt. View Center in Rutland, Vt., on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010. Florence was born on July 20, 1924, in Arlington, Vt. She was employed for more than 20 years at Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville. Florence was a very kind and loving person, who enjoyed helping others […]

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B-I-N-G-O

The Haynes House of Hope in South Granville

The Modern Woodmen of America will host a fundraiser BINGO for the Haynes House of Hope Thursday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 21 starting at noon. The bingos will be held at the Modern Wooden Hall in Wells, Vt. just off of Route 30 near the Wells Village School.

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Gwendolyn L. Smith, 75

Gwendolyn L. Smith passed away at home in Wells, Vt., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, following a brief illness. Gwen was born on June 30, 1935, in Westfield, Mass., the daughter of Frank and Dorothy (Robinson) Wilander. Gwen married her husband, Walter A. Smith, on April 2, 1965. Gwen enjoyed canning, playing bingo and traveling […]

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Clarence L. “Pete” Brace Jr., 88

Clarence L. “Pete” Brace Jr., age 88, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center surrounded by family.   Clarence was born on Sept. 28, 1921, in Comstock, the son of Clarence and Flora (Warner) Brace.   He grew up in Wells, Vt., where his parents owned and operated Brace’s Garage, and […]

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Edwin J. Dennison, 76

  Edwin J. Dennison, age 76, of Hampton, passed away peaceably in his home early Sunday morning, Nov. 8, 2009.  His family was close to his side, comforting and supporting  Erla, his loving and devoted wife of 56 years.   Edwin was a U.S. Army first sergeant, having served with valor and honor for more than 24 […]

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Hartford schools on alert after ‘not specific’ threats

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By Krystle S. Morey Hartford Central School District officials are on high alert following the discovery of two threats against […]

Flat Iron falls

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By Matthew Saari As the Whitehall Village Board was proceeding with steps to demolish the decrepit building at 160 Main […]

Granville school wrestles with new logo

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By Krystle S. Morey After gracing sports uniforms and yearbooks of the Granville Golden Horde for decades, the infamous Mongolian […]

Police proponents, opponents survey

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By Matthew Saari If there’s a strong push to disband the Whitehall Police Department to reduce village taxes, there’s an […]

Parades, ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

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Communities large and small throughout the region will host parades and ceremonies to honor the men and women who fought […]

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Should Whitehall retain its police department?

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By Matthew Saari Should the village of Whitehall continue having its own police department? It’s a controversial question that has […]

DWI-charged teacher will return to her job

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By Krystle S. Morey The kindergarten teacher who was arrested after she allegedly drove to Mary J. Tanner School drunk […]

Village seeks ‘input on future of police department’

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By Matthew Saari Village trustees are “seeking input on the future of the police department,” and to that end have […]

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