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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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Sunday and Phoebe, two cows who turn waste into wealth

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By Jaime Thomas It takes a lot of guts to be Sunday the cow. After all, there’s a lot of money riding on her, ahem, regularity. In fact, when Sunday gets the urge to make her own brand of cow pie, one of two lucky winners will earn $250. Sunday will replace former cow-star Blizzard […]

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West Pawlet ready for festival this weekend

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By Jaime Thomas After all the excitement it’s finally time for the 10th annual Woodchuck Festival at the Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet tomorrow, Feb.2. And while the lack of snow may be bad for other events, the clear and relatively mild weather expected this weekend will be a good thing for those who […]

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Woodchuck Festival is Saturday

Members of the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department Dave Hosley, Harley Stearns, Ken norman and collaborating artist Roy Egg invite everyone to come out and see the Woodchuck Festival and check out the vendor marketplace.

Every February, hundreds of people gather in a rural community and wait for a small furry creature to emerge from its winter hibernation and … kick off the Woodchuck Festival and Firemen’s Games, of course. Punxsutawney Phil takes a back seat to “W.P.” Woodchuck in the Lakes Region. Besides who needs a groundhog to tell […]

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Something Woodchuck This Way Comes

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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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Rivals speak on sports’ success

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By Derek Liebig When the Granville Board of Education decided last week to abandon the school district’s 30-year affiliation with […]

Landlord says he is remedying properties

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By Dan King A Queensbury man, who owns multiple properties in Whitehall, says he has been working on getting all […]

District to reevaluate schedule

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By Dan King Whitehall School District Superintendent Liz Legault said the district will begin working toward a new block schedule […]

Probation officers to carry firearms

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By Derek Liebig In a split vote, the Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution last week authorizing probation […]

Two close losses for boys’ hoops

The Whitehall boys’ basketball team lost two games by a combined nine points last week. On Friday evening, the Railroaders […]

No new leads in case of missing man

By Derek Liebig It’s been a year since Jonathan Schaff was last seen walking from a Main Street bar toward […]