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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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Rain stops, the park rocks

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By Jamie Norton The skies opened up five minutes before Daryl Magill – one of the biggest draws of the […]

Dresden works to eradicate invasive weeds

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By Dan King The town of Dresden has started its annual effort to remove invasive water chestnuts from Lake Champlain, […]

Man walking to D.C. to ‘raise awareness’

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By Dan King Don Duncan may be 65 years old but he’s not letting that stop him from raising awareness […]

Town, village to pledge support for bike trail

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By Dan King A multi-use trail from Waterford to Whitehall is expected to receive letters of support from both the […]

Hebron woman charged with urinating outside store

By Christina Scanlon A Hebron woman faces several charges, including driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana, after witnesses and […]

Area man to hold talk about Robin Williams

By Linda Ellingsworth It’s been almost a year since the untimely passing of comic great Robin Williams, and a local […]

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