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Town moves elections to Rec Center

The Whitehall Town Board voted during its April meeting to move town election locations from the Town Municipal Center to the Whitehall Rec Center. The town passed a resolution, which makes the move effective immediately and will impact any town wide election. Officials said they chose to move the polling location away from the Municipal […]

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Washington County Fiber Tour this weekend

By Linda Ellingsworth Fifteen farms that raise fiber animals, including one in Whitehall, will open their gates to the public this weekend for the 23rd Annual Washington County Fiber Tour, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26. At the various farms, visitors will find a variety […]

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Conditioning the key for Whitehall football

Offseason workout

By Dan King The defending Section II Class D football champions are putting in the work in the offseason. Neil Hughes, defensive coordinator and assistant coach for the Whitehall football team, has the team on an impressive offseason workout regimen that’s quite different than it used to be. “Nine years ago, when I first started […]

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Jones leads the way in two wins

Beth Jones scored after getting stuck in a pickle in the first inning Monday

The Whitehall softball team won two out of three games this past week, scoring double digit runs in wins over Corinth and Bolton. Last Wednesday, the Railroaders topped Corinth by a score of 11-5. Eighth-grader Beth Jones drove in three runs to lead the way to a non-league win. Olivia Short was a perfect three-for-three, […]

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Tennis team secures first win

Last Friday, the Whitehall tennis team locked down its first win of the season, defeating Argyle 6-1. In the No. 1 spot, Alex Wood defeated Sam Branion 10-4; in the No. 3 spot Steven Gosselin shutout Vanessa Havens 10-0; Noah Ramey had a 10-3 win over Zack Schneible in the No. 4 spot; and Brent […]

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Poultney Earth Fair Wednesday, April 22


7th graders choose Earth Fair theme By Joshua Bassett The eighth annual Poultney Earth Fair is going to be different this year because Poultney Elementary School’s seventh grade class has chosen the theme. The student’s chosen theme is “Global Changes, Our Actions.” “Together we’ll explore how small changes in our daily behavior can evolve into […]

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Eleven petitions out for Whitehall Board of Education

Board of Ed 2014

By Dan King A tumultuous school year has prompted a record number of candidates to seek seats on the Whitehall Board of Education. Eleven people have thrown their hats into the ring as candidates for the three seats on the board that will be open in the May election. Of those, seven have returned fully […]

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Fans fawn over Mick Foley


By Dan King While his act in the ring may have been barbaric, the mood of Mick Foley’s meet-and-greet in Whitehall was much lighter. The WWE Hall of Famer welcomed fans at the Whitehall Athletic Club Friday prior to a World of Hurt wrestling event. Fans decked out in wrestling shirts and shirts of circa […]

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Whitehall school board selects interim superintendent

By Dan King Early Monday morning, the Whitehall Board of Education officially appointed an interim superintendent to replace outgoing Superintendent Liz Legault. Bill Scott will take over for Legault in the interim and into next school year, according to the WSWHE BOCES. Legault, who accepted a job as superintendent in East Bridgewater, Mass., leaves after […]

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Public silent at budget hearing

By Dan King Plenty of people attended the public hearing on the proposed Whitehall village budget last Monday, but nobody voiced an opinion. The budget, passed unanimously by the Board of Trustees, will increase taxes by 1.4 percent. The village will raise $1,670,526.24 in taxes, $27,123.53 more than last year. That raises the tax rate […]

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Norton, Rocque, Scrimo elected

Pat Norton

By Dan King The results are in and the three new faces on the Whitehall Board of Education will be […]

Celani, Bartholomew, McDermott, Torres win seats

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By Joshua Bassett The Granville CSD Board of Education faced a lot of possible changes Tuesday night, as four seats […]

Whitehall pledges support for medical marijuana facility

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By Dan King The number of Washington County municipalities pledging support for a medical marijuana growing facility in the county […]

Communities prepare for Memorial Day

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Patriotism will be the epicenter of life in the greater Washington County and Lakes Region Area next week. Many towns […]

Roads in Hartford to change hands, names

By Dan King “Old-timers” in Hartford will soon have to adjust to some street name changes in the town. The […]

Smith leads Horde youth movement

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By Laura McCusker The Granville High School tennis team played to a 6-2 record this spring. To help it achieve […]

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