Mayor-elect Brian LaRose took a break from a Sunday afternoon of doing paperwork and sat down for a chat with the Sentinel between phone calls, answering e-mails and reading through a stack of weekly paperwork. What are you doing right now as mayor-elect? What are you looking at going forward? “Well [...]
by Matthew Rice The melting snow, rain and freshly fallen snow provided trouble for more than motorists and residents tired of shoveling Monday as the waste water treatment plant experienced an overflow condition in the early morning hours. A combination of runoff from the melt and more than an inch of rainfall combined with the [...]
Cheers and Jeers A big fat cheer… To the hardy soles who have stomped out a cross country ski loop inside the confines of Mettowee River Park. I skied there for the first time in the storm Tuesday night and it was pretty nice especially versus the Rail Trail. While the RT gives you plenty [...]
Fourth grade students in Ms. Griffin’s class spent some time with Mr. Crane in the middle school science lab looking at microorganisms. The students had to record the types of organisms they saw in the pond water Mr. Crane brought in. They also looked at tap water for comparison. The students took notes, illustrated the [...]
Village denied ‘hardship’ low rates cited by EFC Granville residents face the prospect of higher water rates after village officials learned that one of the financing routes for the new state-mandated water treatment plant will not be available to them. Mayor Jay Niles said he received a letter from EFC, or New York State Environmental [...]
The village of Granville faces potential fines of up to $150,000 following what state environmental conservation officials are saying is a much larger release of partially treated wastewater into the Mettowee River.
Failed pump leads to Mettowee River discharge A failed pump and the actions taken to compensate for that failure led to the discharge of an estimated 25,000 gallons of incompletely treated water into the Mettowee River from the Granville village wastewater treatment plant on July 28.
Engineers explained to the Granville Village Board Thursday night a tentative plan to filter the existing water system would likely not work due to the condition of the systems aged pumps and low water pressure.