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Scott signs executive order setting Sept. 8 as school opening day

Governor Phil Scott has signed a directive officially setting Tuesday, Sept. 8 as the universal reopening date for Vermont schools. “Schools should take this extra time to make sure systems are ready and effective, so we can deliver for our children, and build confidence in the public education system’s ability to be flexible and responsive,” […]

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Lakes Region FreePress, July 31, 2020

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Lakes Region FreePress – July 24, 2020

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Chasin’ Racin’: ‘One Wild Wednesday’

Nick Stone uses a high side pass to pick up the Hondo Classic.

By Mark Kane “One Wild Wednesday” was the name of a Special Wednesday night at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway. A night filled with some great nerf bar to nerf bar racing and also a night filled with emotion, not to mention the uncertainty as to what the remainder of the 2020 race season […]

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Op-Ed – Congress considers legislation that would support local news organizations

Dean Ridings

By Dean Ridings, CEO, America’s Newspapers In the past five months, Congress has responded to the coronavirus public health crisis with several emergency relief measures, including the stimulus checks sent to individuals and households, payroll protections to small businesses, expanded unemployment payments, fee waivers for borrowing against 401(K) plans and more. Now, Congress will get […]

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Lakes Region FreePress – July 17, 2020

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Man shot after hitting cop with car

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Two Rutland, Vermont men were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a shootout and chase with police. Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Rutland police were conducting a narcotics investigation involving a vehicle and two male occupants on Terrill Street in the City of Rutland, officials said. Late Wednesday afternoon, Vermont State Police identified Michael Goodnough, […]

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Lakes Region FreePress – July 10, 2020

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Man shot by Rutland police

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Two men were sent to the hospital Wednesday following a shootout and chase with police in Rutland, Vermont. Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Rutland police were conducting a narcotics investigation involving a vehicle and two male occupants on Terrill Street in the City of Rutland, officials said. During the course of the investigation, for reasons […]

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Chasin’ Racin’: Fonda welcomes ‘Jeffer,’ Jeff Heotzler

By Mark Kane Who would have ever thought when you looked out the window early Saturday morning or right up until mid-afternoon that Fonda Speedway would have ever gotten its entire racing program in last Saturday night? The “Valley of Speed” called its show earlier in the day, but Fonda held on watching the radar […]

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Elementary school has COVID-19 case

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By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District has confirmed its first positive case of COVID-19 and the elementary school will […]

James A. Stanley

Jim Stanley

Granville, NY – James Albert Stanley, age 88, passed away at his home following a short illness. Jim was born […]

Jim Brooks: ‘Always the go-to guy’

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By Jay Mullen Overwhelming. That was the word Kathleen Brooks repeated when talking about the recent passing of her brother […]

Angela (Siraco) Carroll

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Whitehall-Angela (Siraco) Carroll, 97, passed away from natural causes in Simsbury CT on September 20th 2020. She was born on […]

Women business owners learning to be successful

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By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks […]

Poultney makerspace and skills center to open Sept. 26

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A makerspace is a collaborative work space inside a school, library or separate public/private facility for making, learning, exploring and […]

North Country FreePress, September 25, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, September 25, 2020

Chasin’ Racin’ – Great Race Place

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By Mark Kane It was great to get back to the racing action at the “Great Race Place” Albany Saratoga […]

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

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