Tag Archives: Rutland Vt

Haff: Resources should be spent on Heroin eradication, not marijuana

By Derek Liebig At least one local supervisor believes the county is allocating too many resources to the eradication of marijuana. Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff said the county should devote more funding to the elimination of heroin and not marijuana. “I’m going to be very politically incorrect, but we need to look at our cannabis […]

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Arlene R. Brown, 73

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Arlene R. Brown 73, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at the home of her daughter after a brief illness. She was born Nov. 30, 1939 in Newark, N.J., the daughter of the late John J. and Catherine (Stonesifer) Saam.   Arlene grew up in Clayton, N.Y. and had lived the majority of her adult life in […]

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New shop in Whitehall caters to families

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One of Whitehall’s newest businesses is a family affair. Evie Dean, owner of Once Upon a Time Consignment Shop, describes the venture “as a family-run business reaching out to families.” “I feel there is a real need for affordable clothing, especially for families,” Evie said. “We’re offering clothing at very affordable prices.” The shop, which […]

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Jury indicts 6 in robbery that led to shooting

A Washington County grand jury has indicted six people in connection with a robbery that fueled a shooting at a local trailer park in April. Three men from New York City, two women from Whitehall, and a woman from Vermont, were all charged in connection with the robbery, which occurred about four hours before the […]

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Canal Festival returns next weekend

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The Whitehall Canal Festival, a local tradition for more than three decades, returns to the Skenesborough Harbor Park later this month. The 31st annual festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, and will feature amusements, games, good eats and live music. One of Whitehall’s most eagerly anticipated seasonal events, the […]

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Mueller, Stone Split Carrara “Hometown Heroes” Features at Devil’s Bowl

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Stock car drivers Jessey Mueller and Todd Stone won in convincing fashion on Carrara Masonry & Concrete “Hometown Heroes” Night at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Friday, June 21.  The pair split twin 25-lap features for the Bond Auto Parts Modified division during NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action. Eighteen year-old Mueller of Olmstedville, N.Y., who graduated […]

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Hampton establishes transfer sticker fund

The Hampton Town Board will establish a fund to purchase unused transfer station stickers from local residents. The board will set aside $100 that will be used to provide refunds to residents who have stickers they can no longer use. Earth, Waste and Metal assumed control of the five county transfer stations on Monday, several […]

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County board opposed to reroute of train service

Washington County supervisors lent their support to the preservation of passenger rail service in Washington County, unanimously opposing a plan that would reduce Amtrak service in Fort Edward. The Vermont Agency of Transportation has proposed rerouting the Ethan Allen rail line, which stops in Fort Edward and passes through, but does not stop in Whitehall […]

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Local man sentenced to 4 year federal prison term

A local man who tried to arrange a sexual encounter with a person he believed was a 14-year old prostitute was sentenced Monday to four years in prison. George Bruso, 45, of Whitehall, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vt., after pleading guilty to a federal charge of travel in interstate commerce for […]

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Challenger for Trustee drops out; incumbents likely to return to office

The election of village officials will be held Tuesday but voters will find the ballot offers little intrigue. Tuesday’s ballot will feature five names for four positions but one of those candidates has already dropped out of the race and is asking voters not to select her name on Election Day. Donna Filomio, who received […]

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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

New Elks officers are sworn into office

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 […]