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Haynes House coin drop

The Haynes House of Hope will hold its annual coin drop in downtown Granville from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31. All proceeds will go to Haynes House, which is a comfort care home for the terminally ill and their families on Route 149 in South Granville. Anyone wishing to help with the […]

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Clothing and backpack give-a-way Saturday

Parents looking to complete some back-to-school shopping will have a very affordable and close-to-home opportunity to do so this weekend. Grace Baptist Church will host a Kids’ Clothing Closet and Backpack and school supplies giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the church on Queen Street. Fall and winter clothing for […]

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Backpack Project is Saturday

By Derek Liebig Ann Schinski hopes The Backpack Project sets another record this year. “Last year we provided 311 backpacks to local students,” said Schinski, who along with Gwen Schneider coordinates the project, which will provide backpacks to and school supplies to local children from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, at […]

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Tiny Theatre open to public

The Tiny Theatre in Poultney has opened its doors to the public. Previous operation of the theatre, which holds film showings and other events, only allowed those who had purchased memberships to attend movies. A new licensing system, however, has recently allowed the venue to advertise to the public and allow anyone to come in […]

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Tyke’s derby finished after 36 years

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A nearly forty-year tradition that was responsible for introducing dozens, if not hundreds, of children to the sport of ice fishing will not be held this winter. Elaine Phillips said Monday that Tyke’s Kids’ Fishing Derby will not be held this year. The event has been held for the past 36 years. “With the weather […]

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Coffee House event Friday

Coffee and music are the highlights of a monthly happening that debuts this weekend at the Skenesborough Waterfront Community Park. A Coffee House on the Canal event will be held the evening of Friday, Jan. 11. A coffee barista will be on duty, desserts will be served, and light music played. This is the first […]

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Students adopt family for holidays

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A group of Whitehall’s top students came together Monday afternoon as part of an effort to make the holiday’s a little merrier for one local family. Members of the National Honor Society and the Junior National Honor Society purchased and wrapped gifts and food for a family they adopted. “This is the first time we’ve […]

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New system, all smiles: Toys for Tots delivers toys for 164 children

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The train may have been late, but that didn’t stop Christmas from arriving early for about 160 local children. A year after organizers were left scrambling to find toys for everyone, Sunday’s Toys for Tots event went off without a hitch. “It was a much nicer system,” said Jim Lafayette, the local coordinator for the […]

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Teachers to square off for good cause

Benefit Bball game

  The faculty of the Fair Haven and Castleton Elementary schools will face off on the hard court against their counterparts from the Whitehall Elementary School in the name of good cause. Teachers and administrators from the two Vermont schools will play against teachers and administrators from Whitehall in a Border War basketball game inside […]

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Mettawee celebrates community

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By Jaime Thomas The young served over 300 of their elders during an annual meal last Tuesday at the Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet. The holiday feast, which the school has been hosting since it opened about 14 years ago, was a collaborative effort. “They really feel because they contribute, they take ownership of […]

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Railroaders trounce Bombers

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By Dan King Whitehall football defeated Section IX’s Pine Plains by a score of 54-6, sparked by 48 first half […]

Soccer team starts season with win

By Dan King Whitehall soccer started the season the right way, with a 2-0 shutout of the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles, last […]

Golf team moves to 4-0

Pereau and Flynn eye up putts on 13

By Dan King Whitehall golf is now 4-0 on the season, after sweeping Corinth last Tuesday and sweeping North Warren […]

Despite councilman’s objections, town approves speed changes

By Dan King Town councilman Farrell Prefountaine returned from a lengthy medical leave at last Wednesday’s board meeting and he […]

Applefest Saturday in Fair Haven

By Dan King Applefest has been conducted annually by Fair Haven School for over 25 years now and the event […]

Rec Center sees rise in unaccompanied children

“We had to fish three little girls out of the canal, no parents were home and there was nobody we […]