Tag Archives: Passions

Featured Pember artist is man of many talents

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By Jaime Thomas What happens when you throw together a dentist, a photographer, a gun-maker and a competitive skater? You get Dr. Fred Michel. The Poultney resident, whose work will be on display at the Pember Library and Museum for February’s First Friday, is a man of many interests. “I’m curious — I want to […]

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School offers unique personalized learning experience

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By Jaime Thomas Imagine a school so integrative that as students are reading Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, they’re also building a full-sized replica of the cabin where he lived. At LiHigh School in Poultney, this is not just a nice idea but an example of the unique style of learning available to students. Administrators describe […]

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’10 trying to make it big in L.A.

Local girl tries to make it big in LA

A self-described band geek from Whitehall has launched a new project she hopes will help her attain her dreams of becoming a successful singer-songwriter. Barbara Spoor, a 2010 graduate of Whitehall High School, has been working in a Los Angeles studio recording covers and original songs under the name of Lucy Rae. “I literally just […]

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Northern Exposure: Whitehall native chosen for curatorial trek to northern Yukon

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                    Art has taken Serena Kovalosky from the bucolic countryside of Washington County and nearby Vermont to the cosmopolitan city of Montreal and the bustling streets of London. And now it has taken her to the northern reaches of Canada. Kovalosky, an artist, curator, and cultural […]

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Classifieds 09/02/15

Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

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By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

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By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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