Tag Archives: West Pawlet

Quick response saves house


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


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


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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Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

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