Tag Archives: Town Of Granville

Meeting house demolished

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By Jaime Thomas Where the Quaker meeting house once stood there is now nothing but tire ruts and rubbish. The nearly 200-year-old building, which also served as a schoolhouse until the 1950s, was demolished Tuesday afternoon. An excavator began with the front porch and eventually moved on to the main body of the building, which […]

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Advanced Auto Parts confirms tentative opening

An Advance Auto Parts store should open tentatively in Granville this December. The company that owns 110 Quaker Street, the lot behind Price Chopper Plaza slated to become an Advance Auto Parts, has obtained a demolition permit from the town of Granville. The town board heard word from its ordinance officer, Russ Bronson, last week […]

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Realtors see home sales improving

The housing market in Granville and throughout Washington County is gradually beginning to look up. “Overall, I would definitely say the market is getting better; it’s improving slowly,” said Daniel Campbell, owner of DC Realty. An indicator that the real estate market is up is when the inventory of houses is down, because that means […]

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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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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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Rail Trail vandalism concerns officials

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By Jaime Thomas Officials are looking to take action after someone vandalized a recently completed section of the rail trail last weekend. John Tanner, the town of Granville’s highway superintendent, said he agrees 100 percent with Supervisor Matt Hick’s desire to find the culprit. “If you let it go and you overlook it, you’re just […]

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Lending a hand: Telescope, Six Flags, town and village crews pitch in

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By Jaime Thomas Volunteers made improvements throughout Granville last week through a couple of separate efforts. Employees from Telescope Casual Furniture worked on a new playground, while Six Flags Great Escape staff cleaned up the Slate Valley Museum. In a collaborative effort with the village and town of Granville, Telescope workers installed a new playground […]

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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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Black bear forages in Granville

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The signs have been few and far between. A garbage can knocked over, the contents sifted through and some eaten. Sightings have been brief, but intense. A large black bear has been spotted in Granville several times in the past week, in close proximity to the public, prompting police to urge residents to be cautious […]

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Local farmland protection a work in progress

Farmland protection a work in progress   Results from a recently completed survey have given the town committee charged with developing a farmland protection plan a lot of material to work with as a part of the ongoing effort to preserve local agriculture. As part of its efforts to develop a farm and farmland protection […]

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On the road with the Railroaders


By Matthew Saari With the Whitehall boys’ basketball team facing a lengthy road trip to Plattsburgh, the Times was faced […]

Still no camping for ‘mudboggers’


By Krystle S. Morey As the mudboggers prepare their off-road extreme park for their annual Spring Fling, Granville town officials […]

$34K solar PILOT negotiated


By Matthew Saari After nearly a year of negotiations, the final payment in lieu of taxes may be finalized. Assessor […]

Granville school to review testing procedures

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By Krystle S. Morey To ensure its staff members are “all on the same page” when it comes to testing […]

A different kind of artist

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By Krystle S. Morey Tom Veilleux is a different kind of artist. He draws with his feet and his canvas, […]

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