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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Classifieds 09/02/15

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

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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

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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 […]

Hampton primary could decide election

By Christina Scanlon November’s election could be decided next week in Hampton, depending how the votes play out at the […]

Back to school in Hartford

By Christina Scanlon Teachers in the Hartford are headed back to school this week, while students across the district will […]

Backpack program, We Care Project join forces

By Dan King Last November the inaugural Mom Prom raised thousands of dollars for the We Care Project, which is […]

Changes everywhere as school begins today

By Dan King As students arrive at Whitehall Central School today, there will be abundant changes around them. Whether at […]

Bus routes honed as school looms

By Christina Scanlon The floors are gleaming with new wax, while outside the leaves are beginning to turn colors and […]

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