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Obituary: William Richard Dupont, Jr.

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William Richard Dupont, Jr., 65, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Albany Medical Center following a long illness. Bill was born on Jan. 14, 1954, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the son of the late William and Ruth (Garrett) Dupont, Sr. The family moved to Granville when William Sr. began work at Kelly’s Sawmill in […]

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Residents blister Labas on bank purchase

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By Matthew Saari It was surprising Granville Mayor Paul Labas was standing upright at the end of the village board’s meeting Monday night, after enduring a nearly hour-long inquisition from village residents. The verbal barrage started after an otherwise dull and uneventful meeting, with the mayor and trustees concluding their regular business in less than […]

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Supervisors argue over budget officer

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By Matthew Saari Washington County’s supervisors are at odds over who should be in charge of the county’s $120 million budget. Last week Easton supervisor Dan Shaw was re-elected to the position of county budget officer, despite receiving only seven votes from his fellow supervisors compared to nine for his challenger, Hebron supervisor Brian Campbell. […]

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Obituary: Janice Rudd Fairbanks

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Middlebury, VT – Janice (Rudd) Fairbanks, 88, formerly of Barrington RI and Lake Bomoseen, VT, died peacefully January 4th in Burlington, VT She leaves her beloved husband of 66 years, Richard Fairbanks as well as her children and their spouses: John Fairbanks of Georgia, VT, Steven and Maura Fairbanks of Bristol, RI and Elizabeth and […]

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Obituary: Joan Ann Johnson

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Joan Ann McCullough Johnson, 62, beloved mother, wife, aunt and sister passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Joan was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, on March 9, 1957, the daughter of Joseph and Florence Marie (Ackerly) McCullough. She moved to Florida with her family as a teenager and graduated in 1976 from […]

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Obituary: Jesse Lee Hamilton

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Jesse Lee Hamilton, 47, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in Brattleboro, Vermont. He was born on September 30, 1972, in Brattleboro, the son of Dean and Linda Hamilton. He was the husband of Jody Oakman-Hamilton. They were married on Feb. 9, 2013 in Marlboro, Vermont. Jesse attended Brattleboro Union High School […]

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Village, town receive grants

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By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville have received state grant funding which will go towards infrastructure upgrades. Announced in December, the state’s Regional Economic Development Awards doled out $84.1 million to dozens of communities throughout the state for 85 projects large and small. The North Country was a regional awardee, earning $67.9 […]

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A look back at 2019 for Granville

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A big dig on North Street; cutting of trees on Main Street and a proposed football merger were among the happenings that stole news headlines and attracted thousands of reactions, comments and shares on our social media pages in 2019. This is only a preview of the story published in the Granville Sentinel. To read […]

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Obituary: Terrence A. Little

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Wells, VT – Terrence A. Little passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 26, 2019 at the home he shared with his fiancé Michelle C. Folger following a courageous battle with cancer. During his three year battle, his brothers, Chuck and Bill, were there for numerous appointments and treatments. More recently they provided daily […]

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Obituary: Esther A. Andrews

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Middle Granville, NY – Esther Andrews passed away on December 26, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital.  Esther was born on June 11, 1939 in Granville, NY the daughter of the late Clarence and Charlotte (Smith) VanGuilder. Esther was a hard worker through her whole life. While she may have worked the occasional odd job here […]

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Classifieds 01/23/20

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518 Wheels – 01/22/20

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Obituary: Roger T. White

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Middle Granville, NY – Roger Thurman White, age 85, passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on Monday, […]

State investigating pig

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By PJ Ferguson   The pig that took Washington County by storm a couple weeks ago has been identified. Wilbur […]

Freed quashes village hall rumor

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By Matthew Saari John Freed, one of the more vocal critics of the village-town joint purchase of the former TD […]

Whitehall Regents exam results ‘excellent’

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By PJ Ferguson     Whitehall Central School District’s passing rates were impressively high for the 2018-2019 school year, nearly […]

Granville school test results mixed

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By PJ Ferguson   While the Granville Central School District boasts high numbers for English Language Arts, Earth Science, Living […]

Ice fishing derbies revving up

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Vermont may be famous for its flowing maple syrup and rolling Green Mountains most of the year, but during the […]

Obituary: James Kelly

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Wells, VT –  James Kelly (Jim), 76 years of age, of Wells, VT; passed away Friday January 17, 2020 in […]

Obituary: Robert Joseph Pekar Sr

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Robert Joseph Pekar Sr., 82 of  Bonita Springs, Fl. passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at JoAnne’s House in Bonita […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 01/17/20

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North Country Freepress – 01/17/20

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