Tag Archives: Rutland Vt

Hampton man arrested for drug trafficking

A Hampton man was indicted on federal charges that accuse him of being a major drug dealer in Vermont. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration charged Justin Billings with conspiracy to distribute heroin and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, both felonies. According to court records, federal agents seized 6,073 bags of heroin, […]

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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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County eyeing sale of transfer stations

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Washington County has agreed to open negotiations with Earth, Waste and Metal, one of two companies that bid to run its five transfer stations. The Public Works Committee agreed last Wednesday to open negotiations with the Rutland, Vt.-based company by a 6-2 vote. Greenwich Supervisor Sara Idleman and Cambridge Supervisor William Watkins voted against the […]

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Big Lots opening Nov. 16

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The sign is going up, the help-wanted ads have appeared, and Granville residents will finally get a chance to shop at the new Big Lots on Friday, Nov. 16. Advertising officials at the overstock merchandiser said that will be the day the store opens its new facility in the old Ames building on Quaker Street. […]

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Edith F. Ballard, 87

HAMPTON — Edith F. Ballard, 87, of Ballard Road, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland, Vt. Born on Feb. 2, 1925, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Catherine (Rock) Hilder. She enjoyed reading, baking, arts and crafts, crocheting and also enjoyed […]

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Helen N. LaRue, 93

RUTLAND, VT – Helen N. LaRue, age 93, passed away on May 29, 2012, at Rutland Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Rutland. Helen was born on June 22, 1918 in Starksboro, Vt., the daughter of Nathan and Jennie (Brown) Morrill. Helen enjoyed working with her hands. She loved to knit and crochet, but also enjoyed time […]

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Herbert R. Sady Sr., 79

HAMPTON — Herbert R. Sady, Sr., age 79, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Glens Falls Hospital. Herb was born on Sept. 3, 1932 in Leicester, Vt., the son of the late Felix and Leona (Beaumont) Sady. Herb was an over-the-road trucker most of his life. This occupation allowed him to travel extensively […]

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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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Margaret J. Gardner, 80

Margaret J. Gardner, 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2012, at The Orchard Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre in North Granville following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 14, 1931, in Danby, Vt., the daughter of John Corey and Edna Ackley Corey. Margaret was a member of the United Baptist Church of […]

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Updated Whitehall eatery a family affair

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Whitehall’s newest restaurant is a family affair. For the past five months, Dave and Roxanne Waters, and their three sons, Dylan and Grant Burns and Matt Waters, have been transforming one of Whitehall’s most popular eateries, The Roma, into Lucia’s, an Italian-American restaurant. “This is a family venture. You shouldn’t be surprised to see any […]

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Probe supports Torres’ firing

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By Krystle S. Morey An investigation by the Granville Central School District that led to the firing of varsity football […]

Granville begins superintendent search

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By Krystle S. Morey The Granville Board of Education has started its search for a new superintendent as the district’s […]

Whitehall Fire Co. seeks new contract

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By Dan King Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company is looking for a three-year fire protection contract that would increase its budget […]

Chief eyes expansion of shared police services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey It’s been a year since the Granville and Whitehall police departments have shared […]

Car Show draws hundreds

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By Krystle S. Morey Ward Woodruff remembers Sunday drives as a kid with his father in their family’s ‘67 Dodge […]

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Torres fired, other coaches resign

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By Krystle S. Morey An incident involving a cover-up of Granville football players smoking marijuana on school property has led […]

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