Tag Archives: Poultney Vt

Granville police arrest dangerous fugitive

By Jaime Thomas Granville police arrested a fugitive last Tuesday who had been hiding in the village of Granville for at least a month. Idris Ramos, Sr., 39, who was wanted for shooting a handgun toward two subjects in Poultney, Vt., on May 10 and for burglary and aggravated assault with a weapon, is also […]

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Local maple producers optimistic as sap starts to flow

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Take a walk through the woods of Jeff Cornell’s Holley Hill Farm and you’ll see the signs: Miles and miles of green plastic tubes strung together between hundreds of trees. The sap has begun to run, ushering in the start of this year’s maple syrup season. Over the last few weekends, Cornell, his wife Linda, […]

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Fire leaves family homeless

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A family of five was left homeless after a fire destroyed their home Sunday night. Ed Wheeler, who lived in the 19th century farmhouse located at 3122 County Route 21 with his wife Ann, daughter Jessica and two grandsons, said the house was a complete loss. “The one good part was we were all awake […]

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Raceville crash injures four

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By Randal Smathers   Four people were taken to area hospitals following a head-on collision on Route 22A near Raceville Road in Middle Granville on Monday afternoon. A midsize 2010 Chevrolet SUV headed southbound and a northbound 2004 Ford Focus sedan met in the corner between Raceville and Butler roads at about 1:50 p.m., with […]

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Quaker St. eatery to feature hot dogs

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Vinnie Covino loves fair food, and he’s convinced a lot of other people do, too. That’s why he and his wife Julie are opening “What’s Up Dawgs?” at 70 Quaker St. “I go to the fair to get sausage and peppers, and you can’t find them anywhere else,” said Covino, who is the director of […]

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Golf drops opener

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Senior Joey Lea was the only member of his team to post a victory Monday afternoon, as the Horde opened its golf season with a 4-1 Wasaren League loss to Stillwater at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club in Poultney, Vt. Lea defeated Robert Stickney, 2-and-1, at the No. 1 position Stillwater’s Jon Hoin had […]

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Musuem to host annual dinner

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  The Slate Valley Museum will host its annual dinner and silent auction fundraiser in Poultney, Vt., at Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Monday, Aug. 27. Always known for unique items, this year’s auction will highlight artistic pieces created by “First Friday in Granville” artists as well as gift certificates from local venues and […]

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Bank robbery suspects to be indicted

The Vermont couple accused of a series of bank robberies, including two at TD Bank on Main Street in Granville, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Vermont. John W. Maynard, 30, and Jill M. Ludwig, 30, who were from Castleton, were indicted in the U.S. District Court in Rutland on three counts […]

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Henry E. Marcy, 84

Henry E. (Corky) Marcy, 84, of Glasser Way, Whitehall, passed away on Tuesday, Dec.27, 2011 in the Fletcher Allen Health Care Center in Burlington, Vermont. Born on October 5, 1927 in Poultney, Vt., he was the son of the late Henry N. and Anna (Panoushek) Marcy. Corky was married to Marjorie Chadwick for 46 years and […]

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George H. Benway, 83

George H. Benway, 83, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. He was born on Nov. 4, 1928, in Danby, Vt., the son of the late George and Anna (Dennison) Benway. George was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Whitehall and a former […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

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By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]