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Cheese and art at First Friday

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By Jaime Thomas Fresh art and fresh cheese will fill up Granville’s museums next week at First Friday on Oct. 4. The Slate Valley Museum will host Vermont artist Tony Conner, who is creating a new body of watercolor work specifically for the event. “He is already working on a really great collection of pieces […]

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Cheese and art at First Friday

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By Jaime Thomas Fresh art and fresh cheese will fill up Granville’s museums next week at First Friday on Oct. 4. The Slate Valley Museum will host Vermont artist Tony Conner, who is creating a new body of watercolor work specifically for the event. “He is already working on a really great collection of pieces […]

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Slate Valley Museum to hold quarry tour

The Slate Valley Museum has organized its first quarry tour in four years next Saturday, July 20. The event will be a celebration of the new exhibit “Preserving a Heritage, Building a Community: the Carpatho-Rusyn People of the Slate Valley.” During the fully guided tour of the Labas Quarry, with Slovakian descendent Michael Labas, participants […]

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Slate Valley to display new exhibit

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To celebrate immigrants from the Carpatho-Rusyn Mountains, the Slate Valley Museum will open a new exhibit in conjunction with this month’s First Friday on June 7. “Preserving a Heritage, Building a Community: The Carpatho-Rusyn People of the Slate Valley” will look at the experiences of these people in this area at the end of the […]

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Art, food and music at May First Friday

This month’s First Friday on May 3 will bring the usual combination of fine art, history, food and music. At the Slate Valley Museum there will be an exhibit opening for “Economic Geology: A Study Through Photography—Photographs and Geological Studies from the post-Civil War to Early 1900s.” On display will be a variety of images […]

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First Friday welcomes spring

By Jaime Thomas It’s finally spring, and April First Friday will celebrate that theme in various ways. As fishing season approaches, the Slate Valley Museum will display Vermont artist Rachael Laundon’s fish relief sculptures. “Being from a long line of ladies who love to fish I too became hooked on the sport as soon as […]

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Slate Valley Museum staff back from Wales

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More than 3,000 miles from home, Kate Weller and Amy Mincher found people who knew all about Granville, Poultney and the rest of the Slate Valley. “The connection was very strong,” said Mincher, assistant director at the Slate Valley Museum. “It made us very proud of the community here.” Mincher and museum director Kate Weller […]

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Musuem to host annual dinner

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  The Slate Valley Museum will host its annual dinner and silent auction fundraiser in Poultney, Vt., at Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Monday, Aug. 27. Always known for unique items, this year’s auction will highlight artistic pieces created by “First Friday in Granville” artists as well as gift certificates from local venues and […]

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Slate Valley Museum preserves historic lithographs

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Despite working through recovery efforts after Tropical Storm Irene, the Slate Valley Museum recently completed the conservation of three culturally significant lithographs thanks to a conservation grant from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network. Guided by the museum’s collections assessment program survey and funded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which concluded that “the […]

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Slate Valley Museum haunted quarry tour

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The Slate Valley Museum will host an evening tour of the remains of the West Castleton Slate Company beginning at 4:30 p.m.,  starting at Lake Bomoseen State Park A recommended donation of $5 per person will go towards the Slate Valley Museum’s recovery efforts after Hurricane Irene. Visitors will meet in the parking lot area […]

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Charges linger for 10 months, Man in limbo after arresting cop quits

Morrill resignation

By Christina Scanlon When former Granville Police Officer Marc D. Morrill resigned abruptly in April, several cases were still to […]

Trump, Cruz, Carson, Sanders top Washington County straw poll

Straw Poll

By Dan King The Washington County Fair met politics last week, as 737 people came out to vote in a […]

Naval Militia volunteers receive award

Naval Militia

By Dan King A group of seven area maritime veterans, including two from Whitehall and one from Granville, will be […]

Friendships formed at fair live on

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By Christina Scanlon Shortly after the gates opened at the Washington County Fair Friday morning, tractors were moving and stirring […]

First Friday this Friday

This month’s First Friday event, hosted by The Slate Valley Museum and Pember Museum and Library will features an unveiling […]

Teens’ summer jobs pay off

By Christina Scanlon As the summer of 2015 winds down and local youth prepare to head back to school, 50 […]

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