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In memory of Elaine Curran

When I first met Elaine I was dating her daughter and in that first conversation with her something very special was happening.  It was like a bell ringing.  I had no idea but I knew it was good. Several years later I was at Castleton State’s library working on something I was writing.  When I […]

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Get Ready-The Really Big Show XV is on the way

The curtain is ready to open on the Really Big Show XV, a community night of talent sponsored by Peoples United Bank for United Way of Rutland County. On Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Paramount Theatre, the finest collection of amateur talent in the Rutland region will gather to put on an extraordinary show.  The […]

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Forum to ‘Rave’ Fridays

Friday nights are going to be a little different at the Forum in Granville, N.Y., starting Oct. 29. Forum owner Kevin Daigle announced he plans to bring a New York City-style nightclub to Granville to change the nightlife landscape of the entire area. “It’s going to be different, something this area has never seen,” Daigle […]

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Pancake Breakfast

Eureka Lodge 75, Free and Accepted Masons, on North Main Street in Fair Haven is having a pancake breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 7, from 8 to 11 a.m. The menu includes pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, hash, sausage, home fries, coffee, tea, and orange juice. Take outs are available. The cost is $7 for […]

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Lucy Stone

The Poultney Historical Society, Poultney High School, and Green Mountain College’s WAGE club are bringing abolitionist/suffragette  Lucy Stone to town on Wednesday, Nov. 3. A contemporary of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Stone, the best known female orator of her era as embodied by storyteller/actress Judith Black, will appear on Wednesday at 1:30 […]

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Lake Summit

This Friday at 1 p.m., the public will have opportunity to weigh in on the future of Lake St. Catherine when the Lake St. Catherine Conservation Fund Inc. holds a “Lake Summit” at the Modern Woodman Hall’s tin building in Wells. In addition to providing an update on lake restoration activities, the organization will present […]

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In memory of Jim Coombs

As a young man you could have thrown him into a room with a bunch of wild animals, wait 10 minutes, and he would have come out brushing his hands, like he had just done a good day’s work. Next, he went to work as a bouncer at the Hampton Manor and got a look […]

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Healing and Music Festival

Those looking for an alternative to your traditional Halloween activities may want to consider stopping by Heron Brook Haven in Pawlet this Sunday. The not-for-profit Healing and Teaching Center will hold its first-ever annual Fall Event from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31, at the center, located on 432 Kelley Hill Road. […]

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Halloween in Rutland

Those looking for ways to spend their Halloween weekend should turn their gaze toward Rutland where a variety of events and activities await the region’s residents. From Haunted Houses to a Halloween Parade, you’ll find several frightening ways to spend your holiday weekend. The Rutland area is home to several haunted houses, perhaps none more […]

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Giant Rummage Sale Presented by Wells United Methodist Church

A giant Rummage Sale presented by the Wells United Methodist Church, located on the Village Green, Route 30 in Wells will be held this Friday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  and Saturday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to noon.  There will be a vast variety of fall and winter clothes for men, […]

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Williams Street snow dilemma

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By PJ Ferguson If you would like to catch a glimpse of what the roads would look like if snow […]

School board gives merger go-ahead

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By Matthew Saari Following much discussion, the Granville Board of Education granted school superintendent Tom McGurl the ability to contact […]

Village hires new attorney

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall has parted ways with its attorney, Erika Sellar Ryan of Keller & Sellar […]

Crowd delights in tree-lighting, Grinch

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By Matthew Saari “Christmas is over, Granville!” So shouted the Grinch as he kicked presents and dragged an uprooted Christmas […]

Whitehall rings in the holidays

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By Matthew Saari Below freezing temperatures did little to deter more than 300 Whitehallers from converging on Skenesborough Park and […]

Obituary: Robert S. Banks

Dresden-Robert S. Banks, 71, of Blue Goose passed away unexpectedly, after a long illness. Bob was born in the Bronx, […]

North Country Freepress – 12/06/19

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Lakes Region Freepress – 12/06/19

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Lakes Classifieds – 12/06/19

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Obituary: Stanley M. Fifield

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Granville, N.Y.  –  Stanley M. Fifield, 80, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Rutland Regional Medical Center in […]

Classifieds 12/05/19

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518 Wheels – 12/05/19

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