Tag Archives: Poultney

Farmers Markets opening for season

As summer quickly approaches, local farmers are gathering their bounty in preparation for the return of area farmers’ markets. Many local communities have markets featuring a variety of products from fresh fruits and vegetables to flowers and prepared foods. Whitehall’s market, held at the SkenesboroughPark from 1 to 4 p.m. every Tuesday through late October […]

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Warren Tire plans summer opening

One of the region’s largest automotive service providers is hoping to open a location in Whitehall later this year. Bob Kellogg, president of Warren Tire Service Center, confirmed last week his company is in negotiations to purchase the former Skenesborough Gardens property at 189 Broadway, directly across the road from the CVS shopping plaza. Kellogg […]

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Slate celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

By Jaime Thomas It’s time to get out the shamrocks and dress in green for a day of Irish-inspired activities at the Slate Valley Museum on Friday. To celebrate this heritage and the beginning of spring, the museum will have a day of Irish tea and food, such as cookies, biscuits and soup, and a […]

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Barbara R. (Corey) Harrington, 86

Barbara R. (Corey) Harrington passed away at the Crescent Manor Nursing Home in Bennington, Vt. Barbara was born on June 4, 1925, in Mt. Holly, Vt., the daughter of John and Edna (Ackley) Corey. She married Wayne Harrington on July 4, 1943 and they enjoyed 46 wonderful years together in the Pawlet and West Pawlet […]

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Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS and dangers at sea

A Vermont man and ship captain who was taken hostage by Somali pirates off the horn of Africa in 2009 will be the guest of honor at the Poultney Rotary Club’s annual dinner next month at Green Mountain College. Richard Phillips, captain of the MV Maersk Alabama, will speak during the dinner, which will be […]

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New chamber president hopes to reach out to everyone

By Jaime Thomas The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce appointed a new president last week, and he’s hoping to improve community outreach. “Creating communication between the community and the chamber of commerce is a great resource for feedback,” Steven Saltis said. Saltis, who is also the assistant manager at TD Bank in Granville, became a […]

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Granville Troop 44 staying busy

Though they have a couple of years to go, the Granville Boy Scouts of Troop 44 are well on their way to becoming Eagle Scouts. The troop, which has been sponsored by the Rotary Club since 1936, is currently being led by Scoutmaster Norm Brown and Committee Chairman Cy Bresset, as well as several assistant […]

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PBA Youth Center looking for higher attendence

By Jaime Thomas Despite low numbers, PBA youth center continues programs It’s got everything a kid could ask for: a big dance floor with a snazzy lighting system, video games, pool tables, food and more. The Police Benevolent Association (PBA) youth center on Main Street is just missing one thing — more kids. Regular attendance […]

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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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School offers unique personalized learning experience

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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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]