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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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Town proposes solar moratorium

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By Dan King Whitehall town officials want to figure out some rules and regulations before allowing new solar projects to […]

Area communities plan Memorial Day services

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Memorial Day will be the focus throughout the area this weekend. Various towns […]

Local towns take different approaches to animal control

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By Dan King and Krystle S. Morey Dogs, and cows, and horses – oh my. Loose animals are a concern […]

Stanley, Van Gelder top Class of 2016

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Valedictorian to study at Georgetown  Three years ago, Granville business teacher Terry Wheeler approached Brooke Stanley and asked her to […]

‘The Quarry’ opening soon

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By Krystle S. Morey Interior walls and the well-known wooden storefront of O’Callahan’s Irish Pub are coming down as owners […]

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