Tag Archives: Town Of Granville

Village, town order cuts in water usage


By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville both are restricting water usage in their respective municipalities due to extended dry weather. The village announced its water restriction at its board meeting on Monday. “It’s been extremely dry,” said Mayor Paul Labas. “We had 1.7 inches of rain in the month of June and […]

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No Summer Rec this year


By Matthew Saari There will be no Summer Rec this year for local children. Officials confirmed Wednesday that, quite possibly for the first time in the program’s history, Granville’s Summer Rec program was canceled, citing the COVID-19 pandemic as the cause. “We will not be holding Summer Rec this summer,” said Granville town supervisor Matt […]

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Route 149 closing for culvert repair

SR 149 closure

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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State budget shortfalls will have minimal impact on village, town


By Matthew Saari While public schools across the state sweat and ponder how much state money they will receive for the next academic year, for villages and towns it’s business as usual. Officials in both the village and town of Granville agree even if the state cuts funding unexpectedly, basic services will continue unabated. “I […]

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Granville reopening town offices

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By Duncan Campbell   The Granville Town Board announced gradual steps being taken to reopen public hearings and town offices during its meeting Thursday through Zoom. Supervisor Matt Hicks announced that Grievance Day will be held in person on May 26. According to sole assessor Vicki Hayner, the Board of Assessment Review will hear grievances […]

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TD Bank saga ends; $50K down payment returned

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By Matthew Saari A prospective property purchase which proved to be a controversial hot topic for the Granville community came to an end last week. During the Village of Granville’s monthly meeting, Mayor Paul Labas announced that both the village and town had successfully retrieved their combined $50,000 down payment on the former TD Bank […]

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Woman drove drunk with child, 5, in car; faces felony charge


A Fort Edward woman faces numerous charges including felony driving while intoxicated following a crash in Granville. On Sunday, just after 2 p.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a car traveling southbound on State Route 22 in Granville swerved off the road and struck several signs before continuing southbound. Police said […]

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Town to meet remotely


By Matthew Saari The Granville Town Board will conduct its monthly meeting remotely, via Zoom, tonight at 7 p.m. The town board and the town clerk will hold the meeting with everyone attending remotely. The public will not be able to listen in real time but, town supervisor Matt Hicks said, a recording of the […]

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Town-wide yard sale postponed

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By Matthew Saari A spring-time staple of Granville will not be taking place this year. Citing current restrictions in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce has opted to postpone the annual Town-wide Yard Sale. “The annual Granville Town Wide Yard Sale is a much anticipated and well-attended event that […]

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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 1. Town supervisor Matt Hicks notified the Sentinel Monday of the change in operations, finalizing the policy Tuesday morning. “It will be closed to the public starting tomorrow,” Hicks said Tuesday. The closure notice cited […]

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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


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


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


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


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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