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Everyone Eats arrives in Poultney

Everyone Eats

The Poultney Rotary Club and Young at Heart Senior Center have teamed up with the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center, the Town of Poultney and local restaurants to bring the Everyone Eats program to the Poultney community. The local program kicks off on Wednesday, Sept. 23, with its first distribution of meals at the Young at […]

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Lakes Region FreePress, September 18, 2020

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Poultney Historical Society meets Sunday with lecture on early biking in Vermont

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The Poultney Historical Society will hold its annual meeting this year a bit differently. It’s teaming up with Slate Valley Trails to host a free lecture and slide show titled “Of Wheelmen, the New Woman, and Good Roads: Bicycling in Vermont, 1880-1920.” The lecture will be held on the lawn in front of the East […]

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Lakes Region FreePress, September 11, 2020

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Lakes Region FreePress, September 4, 2020

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Vermont utilities warn customers of phone scam


Vermont utilities are warning customers of a phone scam. In a sudden surge of calls, the scammers claim to be from a Vermont utility, including Green Mountain Power (GMP), Burlington Electric Department (BED), VGS, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) and Washington Electric Cooperative (WEC), and then demand immediate payment and […]

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Lakes Region FreePress, August 28, 2020

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Virtual benefit concert scheduled to raise money for those affected by recent storms, flooding


By Jay Mullen A virtual benefit concert to help the recent flood victims after the severe storms in Whitehall on Aug. 24 will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1.  The event, #WhitehallStrong Storm Relief Virtual Benefit,  is being co-sponsored by the Lakes Region Free Press and the Whitehall Times and will include […]

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Chasin’ Racin’: Fonda champion weekend

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By Mark Kane Is it possible that we are coming to the end of August and I may have seen my last race of the year? For many fans, they never even made it to the track to cheer on their favorite drivers and eat those great dirt fries. With the season winding down many […]

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Lakes Region FreePress, August 21, 2020

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Granville Sentinel 9.24.20

Police Beat, Sept. 24

Granville Police Department Sept. 10 3:36 p.m. Benje C. Larico of New York City was ticketed for speeding on North […]

Whitehall Times 9.24.20

Everyone Eats arrives in Poultney

Everyone Eats

The Poultney Rotary Club and Young at Heart Senior Center have teamed up with the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center, the […]

School district awaits insurance claim


By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting for the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to give them […]

‘Car cruise’ to replace car show

By Austin Crosier The consequences of COVID-19 have forced people of all walks of life to change gears and improvise […]

Pub on Main Street hires new head chef

Owner Vicky Hale poses for the camera behind the bar.

By Austin Crosier After being located across the bridge at 1 West Main Street in Granville since 2016, Vicky Hale […]

Loss of aid threatens to impact school plans

Seated Left to Right: Ashlee Zinn, Granville Central School District Superintendent Thomas McGurl, Granville Central School District Board of Education President Audrey Hicks.

By Austin Crosier Granville Central School District superintendent Thomas McGurl was bluntly honest in his monthly report to the Board […]

Brown defeats Tatko for village board seat

Village Trustee Dan Brown (left) and Mayor Paul Labas pictured in January after Brown was named interim Trustee.

By Austin Crosier In a special election for the final Granville Village Board seat on Tuesday Sept. 15, interim trustee […]

James P. Brooks, Jr.

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Whitehall, New York – On Friday, Sept. 18, at around 9:15 a.m., Whitehall Volunteer Fire Company Second Assistant Chief James […]

Marie Adulia Daly

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Wells, Vermont – Marie Adulia Daly, 88, of Wells, Vermont, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center […]

Robert (Bob) J. Cameron

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Whitehall, New York – Robert (Bob) J. Cameron of Neddo Street passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at […]

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