Tag Archives: Hartford

27 to graduate Friday in Hartford ceremony

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By Duncan Campbell Twenty-seven Tanagers will take the next step in their lives as they cap off their high school education Friday. Hartford High School’s 2020 graduation ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. at the high school. The announcement came in light of Gov. Cuomo’s approval for school districts to hold in-person ceremonies with […]

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Hartford town-wide garage sale returns

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Hartford’s annual town-wide garage sale is slated to take place Aug. 8 through Aug. 9. Bonnie Williamson, owner of As Time Goes By and coordinator of the event, said it attracts numerous people from around Hartford and the county. She said it is great to see the town become bustling, see people make money and […]

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Route 149 closing for culvert repair

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By Matthew Saari The primary east-west roadway between South Granville and Hartford will be closed for two weeks, starting in July. State Department of Transportation officials announced roadwork will commence on State Route 149, “just west of Searles Road,” with the project beginning Monday, July 6. “Our contractor is scheduled to replace a culvert under […]

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Hartford to keep programs, staff with $13.4M budget

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By Matthew Saari The Hartford Central School District is proposing a $13.4 million budget for the 2020-2021 school year, which will maintain current programs and staffing. The spending plan, which stands at $13,405,200, includes a 1.74% tax levy increase in addition to the district drawing $750,000 from reserves. Hartford school superintendent Andrew Cook noted a […]

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Hartford man charged with rape

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A Hartford man has been arrested for rape, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Daryl K. Barker Jr., 28, was charged with rape in the second degree, a class D felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor. The arrest occurred on April 17, resulting from a joint investigation by […]

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Municipalities close offices to public

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Matthew Saari As COVID-19 cases increase and spread throughout the state, most municipalities are shuttering their doors to the public for the next two weeks. Without exception, villages and towns throughout Washington County have reduced staffing and closed offices during the past week, at least until March 31. In every case, however, personnel remain present […]

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Local schools close amidst virus concerns

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By Matthew Saari Granville Central School joined 30 regional school districts Saturday in announcing their closure till mid-April. All 31 superintendents along with attorneys and Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES personnel met Saturday to discuss the prospect, brought on by rising concerns over the novel coronavirus 2019 – also known as COVID-19 – pandemic. “To determine the best […]

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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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Argyle highway superintendent killed in collision

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The superintendent of Argyle’s highway department was killed in a two-car collision Tuesday morning. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and EMS personnel were dispatched to the accident at Argyle’s Auction Barn restaurant on State Route 40 at 8:45 a.m. Police said five people were involved in the crash and four suffered injuries while one, Robert […]

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Safety officers take to school hallways

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By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari   A new school year has begun, and with it comes a new round of measures to keep kids safe. Amidst a time when schools and law enforcement officials must be cognizant of threats including school shootings, given recent incidences in Parkland, Florida and even closer to home […]

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Obituary: Donald Herman Herbst

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Whitehall-Donald Herman Herbst, 81, of Champlain Ave., passed away peacefully at the Glens Falls Hospital, after a valiant fight with […]

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 […]

Obituary: Jason C. Thomas

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Jason C. Thomas, 44, of Willow Spring, NC (formerly of Granville, NY) passed away peacefully with family by his side […]

Backpack program marks 14 years

Skyler (left) and Melody Schinski, Ann Schinski’s grandchildren, show off some of the gear that will be given away at Saturday’s backpack drive.

By Matthew Saari School is scheduled to start in a little more than a month, so it’s time to think […]

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 […]

Local businesses get big money from feds

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By Matthew Saari Many of the region’s leading employers were the leading recipients of federal coronavirus stimulus money. The U.S […]

Village, town order cuts in water usage

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By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville both are restricting water usage in their respective municipalities due to […]

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Poultney man charged with arson

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A Poultney, Vermont man has been arrested in connection with a May fire in Middletown Springs, Vermont. On Monday, Vermont […]

Magill to host virtual concert

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By Matthew Saari The show must go on. Despite all of the COVID-19 social-distancing guidelines in place, Daryl Magill is […]

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 […]

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