Tag Archives: Wells Vt

Free holiday meals offered

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By Ellen Ricks Thanksgiving is more than just a parade on TV or an exciting game of football, it’s about coming together and sharing in both food and good cheer. Communities throughout the area will be opening their doors in the holiday spirit next week for folk to enjoy a free meal, especially for those […]

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Cancer survivor gives back

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By Derek Liebig Jennifer McDermott remembers the emotions: shock, disbelief and denial. She was 35 years old and in the prime of her life. She ate right, was active and by all accounts, healthy. Which is why she was stunned when her doctor told her she had cancer. The mother of three found a lump […]

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Art, food and music at May First Friday

This month’s First Friday on May 3 will bring the usual combination of fine art, history, food and music. At the Slate Valley Museum there will be an exhibit opening for “Economic Geology: A Study Through Photography—Photographs and Geological Studies from the post-Civil War to Early 1900s.” On display will be a variety of images […]

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Pember eyes next door building

Opportunities to purchase property adjacent to the Pember Library come few and far between — that’s the thinking behind one board member’s suggestion to look into the building next door. Advisory Board Member Paul Elsholz brought up the idea at a meeting Wednesday night of the board buying 25-27 West Main Street, a three-story brick […]

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Robert Morehouse, 53

Robert P. Morehouse, age 53, passed away at Glens Falls Hospital on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Bob was born in Glens Falls, NY on Oct. 20, 1959, the son of George and Eleanor (Bassett) Morehouse. Bob was a 1977 graduate of Granville High School. For a short time he moved to North Carolina but returned […]

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Local food pantries busier during cold months

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It’s a common scenario: an elderly woman is living alone on a low, fixed social-security income, and life circumstances have not allowed for any substantial savings. As winter approaches and heating costs inevitably rise, this person is forced to make spending cuts somewhere. Fortunately for locals, there are options that prevent them from skimping on […]

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Farm turns to students for extra help

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By Jaime Thomas Farmers can always use an extra hand, and 20-somethings with a passion for farming and no job can always use a place to stay and food to eat. Hence, the mutually beneficial idea of a working apprenticeship was born. Organizations that provide these opportunities exist throughout the world and across the United […]

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Farmers’ market goes digital

By Jaime Thomas The age-old farmers’ market has taken to the Internet. Larson Farm in Wells, Vt., has recently started a virtual farmers market. Co-owner Rich Larson thinks the business revolutionizes the local food system. “It’s like going to a local farmers’ market, but you go online. There are farms with beef, cheese and eggs, […]

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Flamingos fundraiser for Haynes House

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Haynes House of Hope has done a wide variety of fundraisers, ranging from dinner-dances and concerts to road races and raffles. Next up? Flamingos. The respite home’s “Flocking” fundraiser, which is already under way, works like this: A donor gives $25, and a group of volunteers plants a “flock” of plastic, pink flamingos on the […]

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Man charged with sexual assault, possession of drugs

By Bill Toscano   A 35-year-old Granville man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child he was related to and has also been arrested on drug charges in an unrelated case that came to light during the sexual assault investigation. His wife has also been charged with two misdeamors. Robert Cann was charged with […]

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North Country Freepress – 10/19/18

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Lakes Region Freepress – 10/19/18

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518 Wheels – 10/18/18

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Police working break-in cases

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By Matthew Saari More than a week after a man attempted to forcibly gain access to six village homes, no […]

Saint-Gobain workers build prosthetic hands

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By Krystle S. Morey Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. suspended operations at its Granville plant last Tuesday to lend a helping […]

Sasquatch fete in jeopardy

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By Matthew Saari After only three years, Whitehall’s annual Sasquatch Calling Festival may be no more. Event organizer David Molenaar […]

Mother Nature solves dam problem

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville town highway superintendent Eric Towne thanked Mother Nature last weekend for helping to clear a […]

Food rivalry returns for 2nd year

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By Matthew Saari The age-old Granville-Whitehall rivalry returns – not on the gridiron but rather between food pantries. The Great […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 10/12/18

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Police investigating home invasions in village

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By Matthew Saari Whitehall police are investigating a bizarre series of home invasions that occurred over the weekend. On Sunday, […]

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