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Art, food and music at May First Friday

This month’s First Friday on May 3 will bring the usual combination of fine art, history, food and music. At the Slate Valley Museum there will be an exhibit opening for “Economic Geology: A Study Through Photography—Photographs and Geological Studies from the post-Civil War to Early 1900s.” On display will be a variety of images […]

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Pember eyes next door building

Opportunities to purchase property adjacent to the Pember Library come few and far between — that’s the thinking behind one board member’s suggestion to look into the building next door. Advisory Board Member Paul Elsholz brought up the idea at a meeting Wednesday night of the board buying 25-27 West Main Street, a three-story brick […]

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Wesner receives praises, money

By Jaime Thomas The appreciation continues to roll in for Pat Wesner after her good deed several weeks ago. The director of the Pember Library and Museum said she has been receiving piles of letters in the mail from all over the United States. People from Missouri, Ohio, California and elsewhere have been praising her […]

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Wesner sees lesson in good deed

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By Jaime Thomas When a Brinks representative asked Pat Wesner to stay low profile after she returned the $11,000 which had fallen off one of the company’s trucks last week, she was happy to comply. Little did she know that by the end of the day, she would be a national news sensation. “I figured […]

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Community Calendar 2/28/13

  Thursday February 28   Starting a Business RUTLAND The Vermont Small Business Development Center will offer a “Starting Your Own Small Business” workshop from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Rutland Economic Development Corp., 112 Quality Lane in Rutland. Finding market information, writing a business plan, and more will be […]

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Money flies from armored truck, good samaritan turns it in

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By Jaime Thomas It’s everybody’s fantasy: You’re driving behind an armored truck when it hits a bump and suddenly money, a lot of money, is swirling around you. For Pember Library and Museum Director Pat Wesner it was a reality on Tuesday morning. As she was driving north of Salem along Route 22 on her […]

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First Friday to celebrate history, art, food-more

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From Welsh patron saints to local veterans, First Friday on March 1 will offer a diverse mix of art, history, culture, food and music. In honor of significant numbers of area descendents of Welsh immigrants, the Slate Valley Museum will celebrate St. David’s Day with various activities. “Centuries of slate quarrying in Wales gave these […]

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Community Calendar 2/07/13

  Thursday February 7   Fall Prevention SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Hospital will present Amy Wolin, senior occupational therapist, and Debbie Collins, senior occupational therapist assistant, with a free program titled, “Keep Your Feet on the Ground: Fall Prevention,” at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7. Learn what contributes to falls and how to decrease your […]

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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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As technology progresses, libraries continue to see more use

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By Derek Liebig and Jaime Thomas   Carol Scott, librarian for the Fair Haven Free Library, knows a little something about multitasking. On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Scott was busy scanning materials, advising patrons where they could find specific books or DVDs, and answering the phone. “It’s a really busy place,” Scott said. “During the […]

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Lakes Classifieds – 05/26/17

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Lakes Region Freepress – 05/26/17

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Northshire Freepress – 05/26/17

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Weekender – 05/26/17

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North Country Freepress – 05/26/17

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518 Wheels – 05/25/17

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Memorial Day parades, ceremonies on tap

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By Krystle S. Morey, Matthew Saari and Donna Frischknecht Memorial Day will be the focus of area communities throughout New […]

Village: Trailer must go by June 1

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By Matthew Saari “I’m not a mean person. But you came to us back in March. You’ve had ample time.” […]

Granville High School receives national award

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By Krystle S. Morey In recognition of how well it prepares students for college, Granville High School received a “bronze […]

New York trailblazer for free college tuition

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By Matthew Saari Beginning this fall, resident-students young and old will be able to attend New York state colleges and […]

Hartford upsets unbeaten Germantown

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By Keith Harrington As the Hartford softball team practiced on Tuesday, you could almost see the confidence flowing as the […]

North Country Freepress – 05/19/17

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