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West Pawlet schoolhouse on National Register

By Jaime Thomas The parents of Braintree did not want to give up their one-room schoolhouse. It wasn’t until the state of Vermont forced the remaining nine students and their teacher out of the West Pawlet structure in 1934 that they moved. “They defied the state and didn’t start sending their children to public school; […]

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Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival this weekend

Sure to delight both experienced and beginner fiber enthusiasts, the Third Annual Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival returns to the Washington County Fairgrounds inGreenwichon Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25 from10 a.m.to5 p.m.each day. Mingle with sheep, alpacas, goats, llamas and rabbits as you tour more than 120 fiber-related vendors. A variety of free demonstrations […]

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Maynard “Bill” Persons, 93

Maynard “Bill” Persons went into the arms of the Lord on Dec. 30, 2010, at his home in Queensbury, following a brief illness. Bill was born on Jan. 27, 1917, in East Middlebury, Vt., the son of Clifford C. and Maisie E. Persons. Bill attended a one-room schoolhouse in East Middlebury. He graduated high school […]

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Libra “Dolly” Parry, 81

Libra “Dolly” Parry, passed away on July 23, 2008 at the Haven Health Center of Claremont, shortly after her 81st birthday. She was born on July 1, 1927 in Becket, Mass., the daughter of Italian immigrants, Edward and Ida (Betti) Frulla.  Libra grew up in Pawlet, Vt,m starting her education in a two-room schoolhouse that […]

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Weekender 08/29/14

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]