Tag Archives: Slate Valley Museum

Tree lighting Friday

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By Matthew Saari Granville will be overtaken with holiday cheer Friday as the annual tree-lighting ceremony, holiday parade, Festival of Trees and Festival of Wreaths and Centerpieces take place. Holiday parade Kicking off the evening will be a parade that will start at Great Meadow Federal Credit Union on East Main Street at 5:45 p.m. […]

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Floating phenomenon: Mettawee River currents create ‘ice disk’

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By Krystle S. Morey Is it aliens? Hooligans? Nope, just science. Several Granville residents were mystified by a floating ice disk that appeared recently in the Mettowee River. “At first I thought someone was crazy enough to go out there with a snow machine – doing doughnuts,” said Gregory Fleming, trying to explain how the […]

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Granville’s Hallelujah, parade, festivals Friday

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By Krystle S. Morey This Friday, Granville will be overtaken with holiday cheer Friday as the annual tree-lighting ceremony, holiday parade, Festival of Trees and Festival of Wreaths and more are set to transpire. Festival of Trees The evening begins at 4 p.m. with the Festival of Trees at the Slate Valley Museum and the […]

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‘Pokemon Go’ app takes village by storm

The Veterans Memorial Park is just one of several Pokestops in the village of Granville where players of the new ‘Pokemon Go’ mobile app can go to earn points and gather props to advance in the game.

By Krystle S. Morey Pokemon are running rampant around town – and so are Pokemon hunters. David McFarren, of Whitehall, has walked several kilometers chasing Pokemon around the region. McFarren, wearing a Pokemon shirt, was on the hunt for a Pikachu last Thursday in the village of Granville. “I’ve walked about 10 kilometers today,” he […]

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Slate of student art on display

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By Jamie Norton Students and art teachers from throughout the region converged on the Slate Valley Museum in Granville last Friday for the opening reception of the ongoing “Artists of the Slate Valley” display. The display features art by the students, much of it composed using actual slate as a medium. “This is the first […]

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Gaily decorated museums draw hundreds

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By Jamie Norton Not to be left out of the season-opening celebration were Granville’s two museums – the Slate Valley Museum and the Pember Library and Museum – both of which saw hundreds of people in the holiday spirit waltzing through their doors. A lot of “pre-gaming” was done at the SVM, which opened its […]

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Hey, kids, this slate’s for you!

By Christina Scanlon The Slate Valley Youth Chalk Art Week returns for a second year, bringing artwork to slate on sidewalks at the Slate Valley Museum. Children are invited to the museum to draw on the sidewalks throughout the week of Aug. 1 -7. A photo of their artwork will be taken and considered for […]

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Slate Valley Museum to host ‘spring tasting’

By Laura McCusker The Slate Valley Museum in Granville will host its first-ever Spring Tasting on the Alley on Saturday, May 30, from 4-7 p.m. The event features partnerships with local and regional wineries, breweries and distilleries, which will bring their crafted beverages, along with restaurants and food vendors, who will share their culinary creations. […]

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Village overflowed for Christmas in Granville

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By Jaime Thomas An estimated 800 to 1,000 people gathered in Veterans Park Friday night to watch the big man illuminate a huge display of lights. Everyone involved with the preparation—the village, Granville Area Chamber of Commerce, museums and more—was gushing about the event during and after the night. “I couldn’t be happier with how […]

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Cheese and art at First Friday

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By Jaime Thomas Fresh art and fresh cheese will fill up Granville’s museums next week at First Friday on Oct. 4. The Slate Valley Museum will host Vermont artist Tony Conner, who is creating a new body of watercolor work specifically for the event. “He is already working on a really great collection of pieces […]

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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 […]

Whitehall fiscal health ‘good’

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By PJ Ferguson The village of Whitehall is in good fiscal health, according to the annual fiscal stress report by […]

Cumberland Farms robbery suspect arrested

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By PJ Ferguson The Whitehall Cumberland Farms armed robbery suspect has found and arrested, police say. Nathan Kupiec, 21, of […]

U.S. Marshals arrest parole absconder in Granville

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By Matthew Saari A U.S. Marshals task force was deployed to the Village of Granville Wednesday evening to apprehend a […]

Village improves fiscal stress rating

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By Matthew Saari For the second year running, the Village of Granville improved its fiscal stress score. The state Comptroller’s […]

Obituary: Joan R. Monger

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RUTLAND — Joan R. Monger 87, formally of Fair Haven, passed away on March 15, 2020, at The Pines at […]

Car hits fallen electric pole

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Occupants stay inside for 90 minutes till power shut off By PJ Ferguson A vehicle drove into a fallen electrical […]

Alcohol, dog droppings concern village

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By PJ Ferguson Whitehall Village Board member Teresa Austin aired multiple concerns she received from individuals regarding allowing the sale […]

Store robbed at knifepoint

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By PJ Ferguson A man armed with a knife robbed the Cumberland Farms store in Whitehall on Monday afternoon. At […]

Officials quash martial law rumors

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By Matthew Saari Rumors have been spreading faster than the novel coronavirus in recent days, following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 100% […]

Restrictions have little effect in Hartford

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

By PJ Ferguson The town of Hartford’s operations will go largely unaffected by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order to shut […]

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