Tag Archives: Organizers

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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Classifieds 05/20/14

Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

Pat Norton

By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

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Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

Armstrong, Bartholomew at odds on park vandalism

By Dan King The top elected official in the town of Whitehall and the top elected official in the village […]

Washington County towns to get more back in sales tax

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By Dan King The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to allocate 7 percent of all total sales tax […]

Granville fifth-graders invention in contention

By Joshua Bassett Emily Powers, a fifth-grader at Granville Elementary School, said her messy desk served as an inspiration to […]

Town of Whitehall targets loose animals

By Dan King Whitehall town officials are looking to crack down on those who let their animals run loose. Officials […]

Hearing set on Hebron road abandonment

The Hebron Town Board will hold a public hearing at its meeting on June 25 regarding the possible abandonment of […]

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