Tag Archives: West Pawlet

Quick response saves house

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By Jaime Thomas Despite limited access, firefighters were able to stop a garage fire from spreading into a house Sunday afternoon. Crews were called to the scene of a fully involved garage fire at 6 Westview Drive in Granville at about 1:30 p.m. Granville Fire Chief Ryan Pedone said there was a heavy fire load […]

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Woodchuck Festival this weekend

By Jaime Thomas Winter’s biggest carnival in the area finally arrives this Saturday, Feb. 1, at the 11th annual Woodchuck Festival. The West Pawlet Fire Department will once again host the annual event, which offers contests, games, food, crafts and more. Among the more popular activities is the famous cow plop bingo, which will begin […]

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Community rallies around fire victims

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By Jaime Thomas The James’s were proud of their 1865 farmhouse. They’d recently installed new wood floors, renovated a bathroom and were updating several of the many bedrooms. In fact, they were one payment away from owning it completely. All of that disappeared, though, when a fire consumed their West Pawlet, Vt. home in the […]

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Staying cool on a hot day

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As temperatures rose and combined with high humidity to bring the heat index to around 100 degrees on Friday, some residents found a way to stay cool. Rick Chandler, of West Pawlet, joined a number of others swimming in the Mettowee River. Chandler said he’d been trying to land a back flip off of a […]

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Fire claims vacant building

Several area fire departments responded to a structure fire Friday night on State Route 22 in Middle Granville. Officials believe a shorted entry wire sparked the 1,600-square-foot building around 6 p.m., which used to house a plow truck but has been vacant for 20 years, said Milt Dunbar, Middle Granville’s fire chief. His department was […]

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Classifieds 05/27/14

Hampton Firehouse sale looms

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By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

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By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

Car rally to boast more than just cars

According to organizers of the Penrhyn Engine Co. Car Rally in Middle Granville, they’ve seen it all over the years. […]

Beauty will be rewarded

The Slate Valley Garden Club is taking submissions for the organization’s annual beautification awards from now until August. Anyone with […]

Pratts question Hampton coverage

By Joshua Bassett During the public participation portion of a Hampton Town Board meeting last week, Arnie Pratt and his […]

Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, […]

Granville FFA goes to convention

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By Tara Cook New York State FFA 2014-2015 vice-president Seth Browe, was elected to be the 2015-2016 District 3 FFA […]

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