Tag Archives: Rutland

Science Pub to focus on physics in our lives

By Linda Ellingsworth Whether you’ve ever pondered something as mundane as “what goes up must come down” or wondered about the “God” particle, this month’s Science Pub will whet your appetite for the fascinating world of physics. On Sunday, Jan. 5 at 4 p.m., Middlebury College Physics Professor Rich Wolfson will discuss “Physics in Your […]

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Lemuel Haynes puts Granville on the map

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By Lisa Dougan Kelly The Rev. Lemuel Haynes died in South Granville in 1833. The legacy he left is nothing short of remarkable. Born in 1753 in W. Hartford, Conn., he was the son of a man of “non-mitigated African extraction” and a white woman. There are differing accounts as to whether his mother was […]

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Annual antique and jewelry appraisal returns

By Jaime Thomas Ever wonder what that funky item you picked up at a yard sale is, or what it’s worth? Still hanging on to collectibles from your great-grandmother because you just can’t seem to let go? Have some handed-down jewelry that looks like it could pay off your mortgage? Find out the story and […]

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Mettawee’s loss, Vermont’s gain: Pawlet’s Rod Hawkins to take over production of Miss Vermont pagneant

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It’s not often adults get to perform in a talent show, but Rod Hawkins has been giving locals the opportunity to do so for 13 years. Hawkins, the producer and director of Mettawee Mania, will work on his last show next month as he moves on to direct the Miss Vermont Scholarship Pageant. “I enjoy […]

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Former WWE Diva coming to Whitehall Friday

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A local wrestling promoter who brought several former WWE stars to Whitehall last year will hold a series of professional wrestling events at the Whitehall Athletic Club over the next 10 months. Shane Alden, owner of World of Hurt Wrestling, has scheduled 10 professional wrestling events at the WAC beginning with an event headlined by […]

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West Pawlet ready for festival this weekend

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By Jaime Thomas After all the excitement it’s finally time for the 10th annual Woodchuck Festival at the Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet tomorrow, Feb.2. And while the lack of snow may be bad for other events, the clear and relatively mild weather expected this weekend will be a good thing for those who […]

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2 firms submit bids for county transer stations

Two private Vermont companies have submitted bids to run Washington County’s transfer stations. County officials opened bids from two Rutland-based companies, Earth, Waste and Metal and Casella Waste Management, to run the five stations. Casella proposed to operate the facilities under a lease agreement, with the county retaining ownership. Earth, Waste and Metal submitted three […]

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Benefit basket party Sept. 8

A group of friends and family are organizing a benefit basket party to help one of their own. “Paul’s Pin to Win,” a benefit group for Whitehall resident Paul Wager, are hosting a basket party on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Whitehall High School. Proceeds from the event will benefit Wager and his family. Wager, who […]

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Loretta C. Johnson, 93

Wells, Vt. – Loretta C. Johnson, age 93, passed away at Rutland Healthcare and Rehabilitation on Friday, June 22, 2012. Loretta was born in Granville, NY on Oct. 2, 1918, the daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Hatch) Courter. Loretta was a graduate of Syracuse University with a BA degree and University Library School […]

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Four arrested in two stops

A routine road safety check on Poultney Street Friday night and early Saturday morning resulted in four men being arrested in two separate incidents. At approximately 11:47 p.m. on Friday night, a vehicle driven by Krystopher Ross, 21, of Ticonderoga was stopped during a road safety check for excessive windshield tint and a license plate […]

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‘Finding Bigfoot’ draws large crowd

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By Dan King The green trucker hat atop the mop top head of James ‘Bobo’ Fay read “Keep it Squatchy” […]

Washington County residents smoke more, weigh more

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By Derek Liebig County residents smoke more, weigh more and have limited access to exercise and medical care in Washington […]

Wiskoski wins Distinguished Young Women crown

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By Dan King Haley Wiskoski has become the first junior to win the Distinguished Young Women Program at Whitehall High […]

Family racing to beat cancer

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By Derek Liebig When Frank Hoard Jr. climbs into his race car later this month at Lebanon Valley Speedway, he […]

Whitehall man faces sexual abuse charges

A Whitehall man with an extensive criminal record has been indicted on charges that accuse him of multiple occasions of […]

Village of Whitehall officials honored

By Dan King Bob Dylan once said “the times, they are a changing,” and such is the case in the […]

Eagle Scout to build prayer garden

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By Dan King Garrett Stevens hopes by the time his Eagle Scout project is over that people won’t even recognize […]

Man arrested for growing pot

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A New Hampshire man was charged last week with operating a marijuana growing operation out of a house he owns […]

Whitehall still seeking superintendent

By Dan King Finding a new superintendent of schools, even an interim appointee, is proving to be not a quick […]

State aid unclear for school budget

By Derek Liebig Uncertainty over the distribution of state aid is muddling Granville Central School District’s budget process. The district […]

Village of Whitehall eyes 1.4 percent tax increase

By Dan King The proposed budget for the Village of Whitehall would raise taxes slightly. The Village Board work-shopped its […]

Granville man arrested for fraud

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A Granville man was charged last week with a felony after he tried to use a stolen public benefits card. […]