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Washington County Fair in full swing


By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of Washington County’s agricultural heritage, the fair – the county’s premier event – offers entertainment for people of all ages. The final day is Sunday, Aug. 30. More than 120,000 people are expected to attend this […]

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Washington County Fair kicks off next week


By Linda Ellingsworth From 4-H kids to rodeo competitors, from line dancers to carnival ride fans, next week is the culmination of the summer as the Washington County Fair opens on Monday, Aug. 24 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 30. Approximately 120,000 people annually converge on the sprawling fairgrounds on Route 29 in Greenwich for […]

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Community Calendar 8/22/13

  Thursday August 22   Day Trip RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. invites everyone to a day trip to Saratoga National Historical Park in New York on Thursday, Aug. 22. Enjoy nature trails, historic sites, and a picnic. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center on Deer Street in Rutland to carpool. […]

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Four days left to enjoy fair

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The turnstiles are spinning, the lights are glowing, the food is cooking and the all the entertainment is ready. It’s time once again for the fair. The 123rd annual Washington County Fair got underway Monday and whether you’ve already made one trip, three trips, or none, there’s still four days left to revel in everything […]

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Fair off to a strong start


By Jaime Thomas Forget video games and sports memorabilia—what Daniel Cook really wanted was a pig. And two years ago, the Granville eighth-grader got his wish when a family friend gave him one. Since then, his drove has grown to five swine. Unlike many boys his age, he holds unconventional interests. “I’ve always been fascinated […]

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2013 Washington County Fair Program


There’s lots to enjoy at the Washington County Fair!

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Fair starts Monday

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Bring on the funnel cakes and the cows, the biggest event of the year is only days away. The Washington County Fair kicks off on Monday and continues through Aug. 25. Held in Greenwich, the event has been held every summer for the last 123 years and is the third-largest county fair in the state. […]

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Fair preparations underway; 100s volunteer to pull event off

By Derek Liebig Preparations are underway for the county’s largest event of the year. A small army of volunteers and several paid staffers have been working earnestly in preparation for the Washington County Fair, which kicks off on Monday, Aug. 19. “We’re trying frantically to get ready,” said Mark St. Jacques, fair general manager. The […]

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Community Calendar 8/1/13

  Thursday August 1   First Night SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs is asking performers of dance, comedy, theater and other performance artists to apply to participate in First Night Saratoga (Tuesday, Dec. 31) by Thursday, Aug. 1. Those whose proposals are accepted will receive a stipend. Information/application: 518-584-4132, or […]

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Granville FFA part of fair record

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The more than 20 Granville FFA students who spent Sunday running the FFA barn and petting zoo turned out to be part of a record crowd at last week’s Washington County Fair in Greenwich. The FFA students, who traditionally staff the barn on the final day of the fair were among the 13,939 people who […]

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Sweeping drug bust nets 11

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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

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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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