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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A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the […]

A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 […]

Behavioral Specialist program to continue

Liz Legault

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an […]

Snail Mail gets slower

Whitehall Post Office

By Dan King People in New York’s rural municipalities, including Whitehall, may have to wait an extra day for delivery […]

Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville […]

Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last […]