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Amanda Peet plays housewife turned murderer

DIRTY JOHN -- "No Fault" Episode 201 -- Pictured: (l-r) -- (Photo by: Isabella Vosmikova/USA Network)

By Barb Oates One of the most important things about a divorce is learning to pick your battles. For Betty Broderick, a California socialite, that proved impossible. In the engrossing eight-part series Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story (Tuesday, beginning June 2), Peet (Brockmire) and Christian Slater (Mr. Robot) portray Betty and Dan Broderick, an […]

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Ask Matt: Why is ‘celebrity’ so overused in show titles?

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By Matt Roush Question: It’s tiring to see the use of “star” and “celebrity” in show titles. I clicked on to the 2020 Celebrity Edition of Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America and truly said “WHO are these people?” Isn’t it time we used terms like “celebrity” a little more carefully? –Ralph Matt Roush: And […]

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Rick’s Picks: Country at Heart

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By Rick Gables Country at Heart, starring Jessy Schram, Niall Matter and Lucas Bryant, is a new, original movie premiering Saturday, June 6 at 9 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel. Struggling Nashville singer/songwriter Shayna Cook (Schram) is on the verge of giving up on her career and returns to her small-town home of Silverado just […]

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ReMIND, ReWIND – Lost in TV space

UNDATED, FILE PHOTO:  (FILE PHOTO)  Actors Bill Mumy (L) and Jonathan Harris (R) are seen in a television still in 1966. The 87 year-old Harris, who portrayed Dr. Zachary Smith in the television sci-fi show "Lost In Space", died November 3, 2002 of a blood clot in his heart. He was reportedly receiving therapy for a chronic back problem in a Los Angeles hospital when he died.  (Photo by Getty Images)

A flashback to our favorite sci-fi series of the ’60s By Robert Edelstein, ReMIND Magazine In 1966, the U.S. was mired in a Cold War with the Soviet Union, and fears that world leaders might one day push the nuclear panic button seemed justified. We were sinking deeper into a conflict in Vietnam that would […]

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Lakes Region FreePress – 05/22/20

Gina Wells librarian

  The Town of Wells in collaboration with the Wells Village Library board of trustees has hired Gianetta (“Gina”) Ellis to be its new librarian. Read more about it in this week’s edition of the Lakes Region FreePress.

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Granville Rotary to sponsor blood drive May 18

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Granville’s Rotary Club will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, May 18, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion at 10 Columbus St. in Granville. The blood drive – which the Rotary is holding earlier than usual this year – will address a serious blood shortage across the area. As […]

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Lakes Region FreePress – 05/15/20

Browsers at a previous book sale

The Pawlet Public Library board of trustees recently voted to cancel the library’s 53rd annual book sale, scheduled the last weekend in July, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The book sale sorting center has suspended acceptance of book donations until further notice. Read more about the cancellation and other news in this week’s Lakes Region […]

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Fishing: A great outdoor activity for the whole family with some advisories

Fishing is fun, but be aware of certain advisories regarding fishing on the Hudson River.

By Diane Whitten, Nutrition Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County Are you getting tired of just going for walks with the kids? Try fishing, a great outdoor activity for the whole family. Fishing provides an opportunity to explore new places in parks or along rivers and streams. It’s also a great way to learn […]

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Vermont delegation sends letter to USDA urging action for dairy farmers

“Dairy farms are the backbone of Vermont’s rural economy," wrote Leahy, Sanders and Welch.

Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Representative Peter Welch (D), co-chair of the Congressional Dairy Farmer Caucus, on Wednesday, May 13, led a letter to Secretary Sonny Perdue urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to do more to support dairy farmers facing an economic crisis due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Leahy […]

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COVID-19 testing sites open to Vermonters without symptoms, including in Rutland May 18

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 10 :Symbol photo of the coronavirus crisis. Diagnosis. COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2 on March 10, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Health authorities around the world are concerned about the novel coronavirus. More and more countries are reporting diseases and new infections. (Photo by Thomas Imo/Photothek via Getty Images)

Vermont health officials are offering free COVID-19 testing at pop-up testing sites around the state for any Vermonters without symptoms. 256 people had specimens collected for testing at a pop-up site in Bennington on Tuesday, May 12. Testing sites welcome health care workers, first responders (EMS, fire and law enforcement), child care providers, people returning […]

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Supervisors change county budget officer

The Washington County Board of Supervisors

By PJ Ferguson This morning’s special Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting was wrapped in under 10 minutes, however, with […]

Obituary: Gladys M. Monger

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West Pawlet, VT – Gladys Monger, 90 years old, passed away on May 25, 2020. She was born in Granville, […]

Obituary: Ruth A. Beckett

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Ruth A. Beckett, 93, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2020. She is survived by a daughter, Joan […]

State budget shortfalls will have minimal impact on village, town

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By Matthew Saari While public schools across the state sweat and ponder how much state money they will receive for […]

Canal to open – but not here, Lock 12 shut down till August

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By PJ Ferguson The New York State Canal Corporation is targeting to open all locks along the Champlain Canal on […]

Boat memorial restored

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By PJ Ferguson Members of American Legion Post 83 helped to rebuild the boat memorial that stands on the corner […]

Tax deadline extended for village residents

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By Matthew Saari Residents of the village of Granville will have an additional three weeks to submit their annual property […]

Village OK sought for power line; hearing on June 16

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By PJ Ferguson   A new project could bring in excess of $200,000 in additional property taxes per year to […]

Amanda Peet plays housewife turned murderer

DIRTY JOHN -- "No Fault" Episode 201 -- Pictured: (l-r) -- (Photo by: Isabella Vosmikova/USA Network)

By Barb Oates One of the most important things about a divorce is learning to pick your battles. For Betty […]

Ask Matt: Why is ‘celebrity’ so overused in show titles?

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By Matt Roush Question: It’s tiring to see the use of “star” and “celebrity” in show titles. I clicked on […]

Obituary: Amy R. Phipps

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Amy R. Phipps 73, passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield Illinois on Tuesday April 28, 2020. Amy was […]

Obituary: James Eli McKeighan

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Rupert-James Eli McKeighan, 89, of Rupert, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. […]

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