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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Search for Sasquatch resumes, forty years later

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By Dan King It’s been 40 years since the first reported Sasquatch sighting in Whitehall and now the quest to […]

Apathy leaves trustee seat vacant

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By Dan King Whitehall’s mayor-elect, Ken Bartholomew was hoping someone would emerge to take his old trustee position, but that […]

Jane O’Shea resigns, cites issues with board

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By Derek Liebig A Granville principal is resigning at the end of the school year because of a disagreement over […]

Whitehall Elks honor three for service

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By Dan King Ken McKee, an old Whitehall Elk, used to tell his kids that the acronym BPOE stood for […]

Reelected, incumbents face challenges

By Derek Liebig Members of the Granville Village Board will be together for at least two more years. Incumbents Dean […]

Keough to plant community garden

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By Dan King A Whitehall High School student has come up with a creative way to support local charity and […]