Tag Archives: West Pawlet Vt

One killed in Saturday Blaze

Two men speak near the ruins of Dutchie's General Store in West Pawlet, Monday morning. A fire in the early morning hours of Saturday destroyed the store and claimed the life on one man. Fire officials say the blaze is not suspicious.

Despite a quick response by local firefighters, an early-morning fire in West Pawlet, Vt ., killed one man and destroyed two buildings, including a long-time neighborhood grocery, on March 26. The owners of Dutchie’s General Store of West Pawlet, Vt., Eric Swanson and Will Kuban, were initially trapped by the flames, but escaped from the […]

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Rathbun and crew prepare for Maplesugar weather

Matt Rathbun checks on lines near the Granville town line.

As the mercury crested 50 degrees last week, most people in the area were thinking spring, but just a handful were doing something about it. Matt Rathbun and a crew of four men were checking lines, tapping trees and running new lines, getting ready to collect ample maple sap when it begins to flow.  “Trying […]

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Joyce Williams, 84

Joyce Williams of Wells, Vt., was born on Dec. 26, 1926, in Schenectady, the daughter of Joseph and Vera (Parkhurst) McClosky. She passed away peacefully at the Bennington (Vt.) Health and Rehabilitation Center after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease on Feb. 19, 2011. Joyce loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed going out […]

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Benefit snowmobile ride Fe9. 19

Friends of a Whitehall man who was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident last month will hold a benefit ride for him on Saturday, Feb. 19, starting and ending at Jen’s Pit Stop on Route 22A in Middle Granville. Organizer Jennifer Vanderminden said the group is also collecting donations for Shane Gregorio and his family […]

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Jacqueline Macheski, 46

Jacqueline Macheski, age 46, of Danby, Vt., passed away at her residence on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011. She was born March 1, 1964, in Rutland, Vt., the daughter of Joseph Macheski of Danby and Joan (Gould) Morey. Jackie had been employed at numerous businesses throughout the years, a few being the Hookery in West Pawlet, […]

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Police bust underage drinking party in Wells, Vt.

single beer bottle web

Police busted up an underage drinking party just across the state border in Wells, Vt., in the late evening hours of Jan. 8 with numerous citations issued to youths from Granville. At least 25 people, all under the age of 21, were found in a barn behind a home at 48 E. Wells Road as […]

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Something Woodchuck This Way Comes

A wood Chucky

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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Bryan A. Scribner, 81

Bryan A. Scribner, 81, died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, Vt. Bryan was born in Poultney, Vt., on May 24, 1929, the son of Bryan W. and Alice (Ballard ) Scribner. His family moved many times during school years, coming to Tinmouth, Vt., in 1944. In 1956 after […]

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Close Call in East Quaker Fire

Ed Longley and Tony Periard work to vent the attic of 14 East Quaker Street Monday, Nov. 22.

Workers clearing limbs away from power lines spotted smoke and called 911early Monday afternoon saving a residence and possibly a man’s life as a fire caused damage to an East Quaker Street home. No injuries were reported. Workers Nick Tousant and Jon LaFave from Lewis Tree Service, formerly Tamarack Trees, said they noticed smoke coming […]

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Turkey scramble winners announced

Manchester Newspapers is happy to announce that Thanksgiving will be extra special for two area residents after they were notified they had won the newspaper’s annual Turkey Scramble contest. Susan Gugliotta of Whitehall and Nichol McKeighan of West Pawlet, Vt., were the two winners of the contest and they each won a delicious Thanksgiving turkey, […]

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Classifieds 12/17/14

Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

Dog Salon

By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

Author

By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]

Town to host hearing on fire protection

By Derek Liebig The town board will hold a public hearing later this month on proposed contracts for fire protection […]

School board discusses data, expenses

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education examined test data Monday and the analysis revealed the district still has […]

Village sewer fund gets $600,000 more

By Dan King The Village of Whitehall has received another $600,000 to work on sanitary and storm sewer separation in […]

All-star game for Milletts

Millett goes to Allstar game

By Dan King Whitehall-native Justin Millett, offensive lineman for the Glens Falls Green Jackets, represented his team at the Minor […]

Boys hoops fall in season opener

Greenwich’s ability to hit the outside shot sunk Granville in its season opener Friday night. The Witches hit 11 3-pointers […]