Tag Archives: Rutland Vt

Local man sentenced to 4 year federal prison term

A local man who tried to arrange a sexual encounter with a person he believed was a 14-year old prostitute was sentenced Monday to four years in prison. George Bruso, 45, of Whitehall, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vt., after pleading guilty to a federal charge of travel in interstate commerce for […]

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Challenger for Trustee drops out; incumbents likely to return to office

The election of village officials will be held Tuesday but voters will find the ballot offers little intrigue. Tuesday’s ballot will feature five names for four positions but one of those candidates has already dropped out of the race and is asking voters not to select her name on Election Day. Donna Filomio, who received […]

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Hampton man arrested for drug trafficking

A Hampton man was indicted on federal charges that accuse him of being a major drug dealer in Vermont. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration charged Justin Billings with conspiracy to distribute heroin and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, both felonies. According to court records, federal agents seized 6,073 bags of heroin, […]

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Fire leaves family homeless

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A family of five was left homeless after a fire destroyed their home Sunday night. Ed Wheeler, who lived in the 19th century farmhouse located at 3122 County Route 21 with his wife Ann, daughter Jessica and two grandsons, said the house was a complete loss. “The one good part was we were all awake […]

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County eyeing sale of transfer stations

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Washington County has agreed to open negotiations with Earth, Waste and Metal, one of two companies that bid to run its five transfer stations. The Public Works Committee agreed last Wednesday to open negotiations with the Rutland, Vt.-based company by a 6-2 vote. Greenwich Supervisor Sara Idleman and Cambridge Supervisor William Watkins voted against the […]

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Big Lots opening Nov. 16

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The sign is going up, the help-wanted ads have appeared, and Granville residents will finally get a chance to shop at the new Big Lots on Friday, Nov. 16. Advertising officials at the overstock merchandiser said that will be the day the store opens its new facility in the old Ames building on Quaker Street. […]

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Edith F. Ballard, 87

HAMPTON — Edith F. Ballard, 87, of Ballard Road, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland, Vt. Born on Feb. 2, 1925, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Catherine (Rock) Hilder. She enjoyed reading, baking, arts and crafts, crocheting and also enjoyed […]

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Helen N. LaRue, 93

RUTLAND, VT – Helen N. LaRue, age 93, passed away on May 29, 2012, at Rutland Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Rutland. Helen was born on June 22, 1918 in Starksboro, Vt., the daughter of Nathan and Jennie (Brown) Morrill. Helen enjoyed working with her hands. She loved to knit and crochet, but also enjoyed time […]

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Herbert R. Sady Sr., 79

HAMPTON — Herbert R. Sady, Sr., age 79, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Glens Falls Hospital. Herb was born on Sept. 3, 1932 in Leicester, Vt., the son of the late Felix and Leona (Beaumont) Sady. Herb was an over-the-road trucker most of his life. This occupation allowed him to travel extensively […]

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Bank robbery suspects to be indicted

The Vermont couple accused of a series of bank robberies, including two at TD Bank on Main Street in Granville, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Vermont. John W. Maynard, 30, and Jill M. Ludwig, 30, who were from Castleton, were indicted in the U.S. District Court in Rutland on three counts […]

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Obituary: Kenneth Robert Johnson

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After a brave battle with COPD, Kenneth “Ken”, “Kenny” Robert Johnson, passed away at his home on Friday, March 20, […]

Gov. Cuomo, Main Street needs a hand from Albany

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Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, […]

County faces financial ‘uncertainties’

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By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials are clouded by financial uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic with County Administrator Chris […]

School slated to resume soon, officials await state guidance

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By PJ Ferguson As the news develops around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Whitehall Central School District faces some changes and […]

Obituary: David G. Morehouse

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Fort Ann, NY – David G. Morehouse passed away at his Dad’s house on March 13, 2020, joining his parents […]

Low COVID-19 numbers in county due to lack of testing, officials say

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County officials project that more positive cases of the novel coronavirus exist in the county than […]

Obituary: David J. Little

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Middle Granville, NY – David J. Little, age 60, passed away on March 29, 2020 at his home, with his […]

Obituary: Crispen Winterburn

Crispen Winterburn, 49, of Manchester, NH, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 after a brief illness. […]

Town offices close April 1

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By Matthew Saari The Town of Granville offices will be closed to the public “until further notice” as of April […]

Village, school elections postponed until June

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By Matthew Saari The elections scheduled for both the Granville village and school boards have been pushed back several months. […]

Vermont schools closed, Granville eyes reopening

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By Matthew Saari   Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced last week that all schools in the Green Mountain State will […]

Washington County: Visitors, stay away

Washington County has declared a state of emergency resulting in the closure of all non-essential departments.

By PJ Ferguson Washington County is urging visitors, weekenders, second-home owners and short-term rental owners to stay away during the […]

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