Tag Archives: Volunteer Fire Department

West Pawlet auction promises excitement at noon Sunday

Auction fun in West Pawlet If you’ve never been, you need to go. There is nothing quite like the excitement of a live auction complete with an auctioneer working the crowd to get the blood pumping by combining shopping and gambling all in one. “Come on down to our auction. We’ll have fun, good food […]

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Village mulls firehouse site

By Derek Liebig   The Whitehall Village Board of Trustees briefly discussed the town’s potential relocation to the Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Department and the possibility the village may follow suit at last week’s board meeting. The town has tentatively agreed to move into the building, possibly as soon as next month if certain factors are […]

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Skenesborough may dissolve

The Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Department is exploring the possibility of dissolution. Members of the department attended Tuesday’s village board meeting to discuss the option of dissolving with the board of trustees. The decision to explore the issue comes as the department faces financial hardship and declining membership. “Membership is dwindling, finances are dwindling,” explained James […]

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Benefit for Dutchie’s Sunday

The local community will pull together Sunday, April 10, for a fund-raiser to benefit Will Kuban and Eric Swanson, owners of “Dutchie’s General Store of West Pawlet. The historic building, and an adjacent building, were destroyed by a fire that killed local resident Gary Cary late  last month. The event will be held beginning at […]

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Hartford Pancakes

The Hartford Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundraiser pancake breakfast THIS Sunday, March 6. the batter will be flowing starting at 8 a.m. in the Hartford Volunteer Fire Department Community Hall (at the corner of Routes 149 and 40 just over the border from South Granville) and keeps going until 11 a.m. The cost […]

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Something Woodchuck This Way Comes

Woodchuck Rescue Teams Wanted West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department invites all area fire departments to enter four-person teams for  the 8th Annual Woodchuck Festival Games on to be held on February 12, 2011 at the Mettawee Community School, Vt. Route 153, West Pawlet, Vt. Fire Departments may enter additional teams, each costs $20 per team. […]

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Pawlet Game Supper Saturday

As you pass through the town of Pawlet this weekend you may find yourself inexplicably drawn eastward along Route 133 by the aroma of freshly stewed meats, buttered squash and homemade pies. You won’t make it very far — a quarter mile at the most — as your olfactory senses lead you to the source […]

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Halloween in Rutland

Those looking for ways to spend their Halloween weekend should turn their gaze toward Rutland where a variety of events and activities await the region’s residents. From Haunted Houses to a Halloween Parade, you’ll find several frightening ways to spend your holiday weekend. The Rutland area is home to several haunted houses, perhaps none more […]

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Truck raffle is a go

For the last time, holiday cheer will include the chance to drive away a winner. The Skenesborough Volunteer Fire Department is currently holding its final Truck Raffle in the event’s current format, with members of the department selling the $100 raffle tickets up until the annual dinner and raffle event on Dec. 4. Michael Putorti, […]

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Richard A. Zeimet, 64

Richard A. Zeimet, 64, of Hampton passed away at his home on March, 4, 2010, with his loving wife and family at his side. Born on Dec. 6, 1945, in Des Plaines, Ill., he was the son of Ted and Marie (Prochasta) Zeimet.  After growing up in Des Plaines, he enlisted in the U.S Navy in December […]

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2014 Washington County Fair Guide

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]