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Cheese and art at First Friday

By Jaime Thomas Fresh art and fresh cheese will fill up Granville’s museums next week at First Friday on Oct. 4. The Slate Valley Museum will host Vermont artist Tony Conner, who is creating a new body of watercolor work specifically for the event. “He is already working on a really great collection of pieces […]

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Cheese and art at First Friday

By Jaime Thomas Fresh art and fresh cheese will fill up Granville’s museums next week at First Friday on Oct. 4. The Slate Valley Museum will host Vermont artist Tony Conner, who is creating a new body of watercolor work specifically for the event. “He is already working on a really great collection of pieces […]

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VPR commentator entertains at Slate Valley Museum

By Jaime Thomas About 75 people gathered at the Slate Valley Museum Thursday evening to listen to Vermont Public Radio commentator Willem Lange tell stories about the area and about his life. In order to remain relevant to the area, Lange started off talking about ‘The Place Called the Slate Valley,’ and the geology of […]

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Slate Valley Museum unveils Phase II of project By Jaime Thomas Throughout the area, various factions have been emerging and approaching a common goal in different ways. Their aim: the revitalization of Granville. The Slate Valley Museum is one such group, and the institute recently announced the second phase of its Cultural Campus Revitalization Project […]

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Slate celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

By Jaime Thomas It’s time to get out the shamrocks and dress in green for a day of Irish-inspired activities at the Slate Valley Museum on Friday. To celebrate this heritage and the beginning of spring, the museum will have a day of Irish tea and food, such as cookies, biscuits and soup, and a […]

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Slate Valley Museum staff back from Wales

More than 3,000 miles from home, Kate Weller and Amy Mincher found people who knew all about Granville, Poultney and the rest of the Slate Valley. “The connection was very strong,” said Mincher, assistant director at the Slate Valley Museum. “It made us very proud of the community here.” Mincher and museum director Kate Weller […]

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Stories after the storm: A year after Irene, it’s back to normal for most, not all

The memories are a full year old now, but for those who watched what Tropical Storm Irene did to Granville on Aug. 28, 2011, and in the days afterward, they remain vivid and painful. “It was surreal,” said Matt Zappone, general manager at Zappone Chrysler Jeep Dodge, which lost 140 cars and trucks to massive […]

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Pember/Slate Valley step back and open up

Granville’s museums will throw open their doors and welcome in the public during their annual holiday open houses this Sunday starting at 1 p.m. In conjunction with the Slate Valley Museum’s running exhibit “Rivals in Slate, Brothers in War: The Slate Valley Unites for the Union Cause” visitors will learn about and experience Christmas traditions […]

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Tales of the Slate Valley macabre

Many years ago three thirsty slate quarry workers decided they needed to row across the lake to keep the party going. It was late, so the story goes, and they had already had a few when they set out – they never returned. Their bodies were never recovered. Since then, on a full moon night […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]