Tag Archives: Slate Valley

Village declares Beautification Day

Ernie Wood waters planters on Main Street with the help of the watering cart purchased by Charlie King.

To coin a phrase: every day is beautiful, in its own way. Perhaps the most beautiful will be August 3 or as the Granville Village Board recently declared it – Granville Beautification Day.  The declaration, made at the July 11 meeting, recognizes the efforts of the Slate Valley Garden Club to keep up the appearance […]

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Books gone wild – and cheap.

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Pember book sale starts Friday morning     The annual Friends of the Pember Library Book Sale will be held July 8 and 9 at the Mary J. Tanner School. The annual sale is a fundraiser for the library incorporating the Slate Valley Garden Club into ‘books, buns and bouquets.’ Patrons can stop in to […]

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Marion Flower, 99

Marion Flower, age 99, passed away on April 15, 2011. Marion was born on October 9, 1911 in Fort Ann, New York the daughter of Thomas and Belle (Gillett) Owens. Marion attended Fort Ann schools. She was a member of Slate Valley Senior Citizens and the United Methodist Church of Granville.  Marion always enjoyed Sunday […]

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Let it snow

Granville dig out from under a Jan. 12 snowstorm that dropped about 12 inches of snow in the Slate Valley and more than two feet in parts of southeastern Vermont.

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Free breakfast Saturday in Poultney

Everyone is invited to a community breakfast, sponsored by the Episcopalians of the Slate Valley from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Episcopal Ministry Center on 84 Church St. in Poultney. Enjoy farm-fresh scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade biscuits and preserves, juice, tea, hot chocolate, and Green Mountain coffee in a friendly, […]

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GHS senior makes mark as snow racer

Like any dad, Will Bishop wants to do whatever he can for his sons Joe and Jake. So when Joe expressed an interest in racing snowmobiles Bishop looked around and began collecting the things needed to go racing. (more…)

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Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun, 71

Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun Granville, NY – Nancy O’Donnell Rathbun, 71, joined her beloved sons in heaven on September 29, 2008. Nancy was born on December 26, 1936, the daughter of Patrick and Mary Roach O’Donnell of West Granville. Though Nancy spent most of her life in Granville she had currently begun spending summers here and […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

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By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

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By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

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