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Granville, Whitehall eye sports merger, extracurriculars too

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By Matthew Saari and PJ Ferguson   Neighbors and longtime sports rivals Whitehall and Granville may soon be joining forces on the gridiron and in the classroom. Top officials in both school districts have confirmed that the Railroaders and Golden Horde have begun discussions regarding potential athletic and academic mergers. Whitehall superintendent Pat Dee said […]

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Village, county investigating ‘deplorable’ living conditions

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By Matthew Saari Granville police, code compliance, animal control and county Child Protective Services are investigating a Quaker Street home under suspicion of “deplorable” living conditions – for humans and cats. Police said two complaints were filed on Friday, Sept. 13 alleging that two residents of 80 Quaker Street, a 28-year-old woman and 48-year-old man, […]

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Sasquatch fest a growing ‘unique tradition’

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By PJ Ferguson Fall has arrived. For some that may mean apple picking, pumpkin carving and raking the fallen leaves. For Whitehall residents and regional unexplained-phenomena enthusiasts, it’s time to celebrate the mythical beast, Sasquatch. Declared the town’s official mascot in July 2018, the legendary monster is ready make a return to his beloved community […]

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Poultney Chili Cook-off Saturday

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By Jared Stamm This Saturday, Poultney is going to be hot – not because of the weather, though. The 30th annual Poultney Rotary Club Chili Cook-off promises to bring a crowd of more than 30 chefs – amateur and otherwise – and hundreds of tasters to Poultney’s Main Street. Area chefs and chili lovers of […]

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GPS guides FedEx into ‘rock pile’

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By PJ Ferguson Sometimes we put too much faith in technology. One unfortunate FedEx driver likely wishes he hadn’t listened to the Global Positioning System (GPS) that led him off-road in Clemons in the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 14. During an attempt to deliver a package to Bluff Head Road in Huletts Landing, the driver […]

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50 Trump supporters attend rally

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By Matthew Saari Dozens of ardent fans of President Donald Trump, some sporting the iconic red “Make America Great Again” caps; others waving red, white and blue flags, flocked to Granville last weekend for a rally in support of the president. The rally in Veterans Memorial Park was attended by nearly 50 supporters hailing from […]

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Rocque resigns from school board

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By PJ Ferguson In a surprise move, Whitehall Board of Education president Mike Rocque resigned Monday night. While September school board meetings in Whitehall are typically short on news, Rocque began the evening with a bombshell: He would be leaving the board effective at the close of the meeting. “Last night was very, very difficult,” […]

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Scotties sold?

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By Matthew Saari A bit of good news may be coming to Granville’s Main Street. The parcel at 20 Main St., home to Granville’s landmark Scottie’s Diner & Store, may have a new owner. Pending bank approval. “We’re hoping,” said Bill Morse, a Castleton, Vermont resident who originally hails from Granville. “We’re just waiting for […]

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‘Frugal Pig’ is on a mission

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By PJ Ferguson The Frugal Pig is not your average thrift shop. With a giant sign spread above the inside of the front entrance reading “All profits benefit animals in need,” they are a business with a mission. Founder Gina Covell of Castleton, Vermont, along with store manager, Chris Cardona, opened Frugal Pig: Thrifts, Gifts […]

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Applefest this weekend

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By Jared Stamm It’s been a Fair Haven tradition for 30 years and it’s returning this weekend. Fair Haven Grade School’s annual Applefest will take place tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fair Haven’s beautiful green. Rain date will be Saturday, Sept. 28. Applefest was begun in 1990 by students […]

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North Country Freepress – 10/11/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 10/11/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 10/11/19

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Classifieds 10/09/19

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518 Wheels – 10/10/19

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12-unit apartment complex to be auctioned off

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By Matthew Saari Brookview Town Houses owes nearly $42,000 in back taxes and is set to be auctioned off this […]

‘Culture has changed’ at school

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By PJ Ferguson The consensus at the Whitehall Junior-Senior High School is that the “ship has tightened” and the “culture […]

Christmas in the Park kicks of Wednesday

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By Matthew Saari It may be only the second week of October, but a group of Granville residents is already […]

Cameras to ‘patrol’ Skenesborough Park

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By PJ Ferguson After multiple reports of vandalism and property destruction in Skenesborough Park, the Whitehall Town Board has voted […]

Town-wide sale in Poultney Saturday

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By Jared Stamm The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual fall town-wide yard sale tomorrow, […]

Obituary: Samuel J. (Jeffrey) Jones

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Granville, N.Y.  –  Samuel J. (Jeffrey) Jones, 55, passed away on September 24, 2019 following a long illness. Jeff was […]

Obituary: Erwin Walter Winot

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Rutland-  Erwin W. Winot, age 96, passed peacefully into his eternal rest at the Rutland Regional Medical Center on Thursday, […]

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