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In memory of Snuffy Wetherby

An act of love for a friend can come in many forms.  In books and in movies there have been many great scenes, but none could be more touching than the one displayed at Snuffy Wetherby’s funeral in Middletown Springs recently.  Snuffy was always talking and bragging about his horse Tommy.  He was a lover […]

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In memory of Rose Minogue

Rose grew up on the south side of Fair Haven, a member of the fine Italian family, the Crucittis. After the war (WWII), she and her husband, Creighton, were very involved in Post 49 American Legion and Auxiliary. She was quiet and reserved with that beautiful moon-faced smile of a cute little Italian girl.  Such […]

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In memory of Marilyn Coloutti

The soft and gentle and peaceful approach to life makes for really nice people. Brought up in the old school, she was always polite and very serious as she went about her business.  She always knew what she wanted and never seemed to need much help in the store.  As you get older, you need […]

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In memory of Marty Kelly

Marty’s first job was for Mr. Eddy at Eddy’s Market on Main Street in Castleton.  They had a set up in the garage out back and Marty’s job was to mix and bag up sweeping compound that they sold to the local stores for cleaning their wood floors.  Marty would put sawdust, slate dust (green […]

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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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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 […]

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Ferguson retracts apology

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By Matthew Saari Two weeks after issuing a formal, public apology to town clerk Marcinda Wilbur, Dresden supervisor Paul Ferguson […]

Granville man awarded $4.8 million

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By PJ Ferguson   David Gibson of Granville has been awarded more than $4.8 million for the 2015 drunk-driving crash […]

Village’s goal: Reopen Williams Street

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By PJ Ferguson Progress is finally being made towards repairing the damaged canal wall and re-opening North Williams Street. Albeit […]

Town grilled by residents over bank purchase

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By Matthew Saari The interrogation of local officials which began at a Granville Village Board last Monday continued on Thursday […]

Martin Luther King Jr. events in the region

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Martin Luther King Jr. events Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates the birthday of this influential American civil rights leader. […]

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