Tag Archives: Lakes Region FreePress

Poultney Baptist Church sashes still missing

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Thirty-one historic window sashes from the United Baptist Church of Poultney are still missing after they were accidently picked up on Deweys Bridge Road in Fort Ann, New York, on May 12. The 212-year-old sash, worth about $40,000, were taken from the driveway of a subcontractor. They are a part of an ongoing restoration project […]

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Manchester Newspapers sold

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Capital Region Independent Media has acquired Manchester Newspapers and all associated digital and print products, according to John Thomas Cribb, of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented the Manchester family in the sale. Manchester Newspapers is a weekly newspaper and specialty publishing company that prints five newspapers each week as well as 40-plus specialty publications […]

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Local couple grows gigantic pumpkins

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By Jared Stamm Dan and Holly Boyce of Benson know how to grow pumpkins. Large pumpkins . . . very large pumpkins. “This is the sixteenth year we’ve been doing this,” said Dan Boyce. “The first few years, our pumpkins were only about 400 pounds.” Think about that for a moment: a 400-pound pumpkin. And […]

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Santa Claus is coming to town

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Santa Claus is coming to town He’s making a list and he’s checking it twice and he’s going to find out who’s been naughty or nice. Yes, Santa Clause will be coming to a town near you. So, get those cameras and lists ready because here are all of the places you can meet Father […]

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He crawled through the tunnels of Vietnam

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By Matthew Saari Tunnel rats. That was the unofficial moniker given to volunteer soldiers and Marines during the Vietnam War who were tasked with crawling through the often cramped and uncharted tunnels the Viet Cong dug throughout their country to fight first the French and then American armed forces. Ed Hayes, 69, was a tunnel […]

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Flat Iron cleanup nearly done

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By Jay Mullen The long process of cleaning the Flat Iron building property finally began Monday, Aug. 10 and should […]

North Country FreePress, August 14, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, August 14, 2020

Parents, call school regarding transport

Whitehall Central School District eyes A/B day schedule.

By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting on members of the community to inform them if they […]

My View: Granville school plan ‘not good’

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To the Editor: I cannot in good conscience sit back and watch what is unfolding at the Granville High School […]

Granville Sentinel 8.13.20

Whitehall Times 8.13.20

Hartford withholds payment for poor-quality road work

The Hartford town hall will still be open for its regular business hours.

By Jay Mullen Hastings Road in Hartford needs to be dug up and repaved because of the poor-quality materials used, […]

Obituary: Terry E. Knipes

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Terry E. Knipes, 58, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Terry was born on January 21, 1962. He was […]

School to fund pre-K program If state funding isn’t provided

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By Jay Mullen Granville’s Board of Education has decided to locally fund the school’s Universal Pre-kindergarten program if the state […]

Wells Village Library plans books and ice cream event

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On Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., the Wells Village Library will host an evening of books and […]

School reopening plan OK’d, community meetings set

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By Jay Mullen The Granville Board of Education unanimously approved the school district’s reopening plan at its meeting on Monday, […]

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