Tag Archives: Town Of Granville

Town closer to LED streetlighting

led streetlight

By Jay Mullen The town of Granville has taken another step closer to LED streetlights which could equate to a 49.5% savings annually. Discussion over the switch to LED streetlights began at the July town board meeting when board member Tom Cosey said that the village of Granville saves more than 30% per year on […]

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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

td bank

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

yard sale

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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Women business owners learning to be successful

Female business owners 6x4

By Austin Crosier Four female business owners in the Granville area sat down at the bar at On The Rocks […]

Poultney makerspace and skills center to open Sept. 26


A makerspace is a collaborative work space inside a school, library or separate public/private facility for making, learning, exploring and […]

North Country FreePress, September 25, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, September 25, 2020

Chasin’ Racin’ – Great Race Place

Chasin Racin #20

By Mark Kane It was great to get back to the racing action at the “Great Race Place” Albany Saratoga […]

Granville Sentinel 9.24.20

Police Beat, Sept. 24

Granville Police Department Sept. 10 3:36 p.m. Benje C. Larico of New York City was ticketed for speeding on North […]

Whitehall Times 9.24.20

Everyone Eats arrives in Poultney

Everyone Eats

The Poultney Rotary Club and Young at Heart Senior Center have teamed up with the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center, the […]

School district awaits insurance claim


By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting for the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal to give them […]

‘Car cruise’ to replace car show

By Austin Crosier The consequences of COVID-19 have forced people of all walks of life to change gears and improvise […]

Pub on Main Street hires new head chef

Owner Vicky Hale poses for the camera behind the bar.

By Austin Crosier After being located across the bridge at 1 West Main Street in Granville since 2016, Vicky Hale […]

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