Tag Archives: Vermont

Ice fishing season off to strong start

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By Derek Liebig The arrival of last week’s frigid weather may have caused aggravation for some, but as the temperatures continued to drop, ice fishing enthusiasts were scurrying to gather their equipment for what is shaping up to be one of the best hard-water seasons in years. Last week’s subzero temperatures have helped facilitate the […]

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Positive Energy spreading solar

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By Jaime Thomas Providing a tenth of Green Mountain College’s energy was a significant solar project for Positive Energy, but it wasn’t their first and it won’t be their last. The solar building and contracting company in Granville has expanded its services to the point that solar projects now comprise more than half of the […]

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Joining forces to protect Vermont’s lakes

By Jaime Thomas The idea of power in numbers is one those who care about preserving Lake Saint Catherine are taking seriously. The Lake St. Catherine Conservation Fund, Inc. (LSCCF) recently joined forces with five other Vermont lake associations to form the Coalition of Vermont Lakes, Inc. (TCVL). The new group, which consists of all […]

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Elks sponsoring Big Buck Contest

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Trustee Martin Rocque wants you to know that the third annual Big Buck contest is underway at the Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491. This contest is open to the public.  Only New York and Vermont bucks can be entered. The $10 entry fee covers Bow, Rifle, and Muzzleloader seasons. You must have a legal 2013 tag […]

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Freedom Hawk to play Thursday

As summer vacation comes to a close, so does Granville’s summer concert series. But those savoring the Thursday night music have one more chance to do so before it’s all said and done. Freedom Hawk, a local group offering a combination of rock styles and country, will finish off the concerts. The band was one […]

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Water main breaks

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Village department of public works employees finished cleaning up a section of Woodard Street Monday morning that burst Friday night. George Johnson, assistant superintendent of the department, said workers got a call around 7:30 p.m. that water was boiling out from the ground. They soon discovered that a 4-inch main at the corner of East […]

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Hampton man arrested for drug trafficking

A Hampton man was indicted on federal charges that accuse him of being a major drug dealer in Vermont. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration charged Justin Billings with conspiracy to distribute heroin and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, both felonies. According to court records, federal agents seized 6,073 bags of heroin, […]

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Senior class at GHS unusually large

This year’s senior class at Granville High School is more than 15 percent larger than the graduating class of 2012. Principal Jim Donnelly said there are a number of reasons for the increase, including the fact that seven seniors moved into Granville for their final year. According to figures as of Sept. 19, there are […]

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Hebron powwow is early: Fifth annual event moves from Sept. to this weekend

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With just days to go until the annual First Light Drum and Vermont Turtle Clan Intertribal Gathering, organizer Sally Reed isn’t sure quite what to expect, but she’s got a feeling the fifth year of the Hebron powwow could be bigger than any of those in the past. “We decided to move it from late […]

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No one hurt in rollover on Rt. 149

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No one was hurt in a rollover accident on Route 149 Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred around a half mile west of the intersection of Routes 149 and 22 in Granville at about 3:15 p.m. The driver of a four-door Nissan Sentra with Vermont license plates was heading west on Route 149 when he attempted […]

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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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