Tag Archives: Town Of Granville

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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Tatko investigating village, town

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By Matthew Saari Former mayoral candidate Bob Tatko is investigating both the village and town of Granville in connection with the municipalities’ recent purchase of TD Bank. Local officials, who want to convert the bank into a shared government office, confirmed last week they were in receipt of several Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests […]

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Town grilled by residents over bank purchase

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By Matthew Saari The interrogation of local officials which began at a Granville Village Board last Monday continued on Thursday at a town board meeting. Like the village before it, the town’s regular business was a dull affair and officials concluded that in 20 minutes. Then public comment began. For the next hour, the town […]

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Village, town receive grants

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By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville have received state grant funding which will go towards infrastructure upgrades. Announced in December, the state’s Regional Economic Development Awards doled out $84.1 million to dozens of communities throughout the state for 85 projects large and small. The North Country was a regional awardee, earning $67.9 […]

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Resident takes issue with bank purchase

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By Matthew Saari Just one day after successfully bidding on the former TD Bank property on Main Street, Granville town officials came under heavy scrutiny from one concerned resident. At the Granville Town Board meeting last Thursday, supervisor Matt Hicks said the town and village were the high bidders in the recent online auction of […]

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Village, town to bid jointly on TD Bank

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By Matthew Saari There may be a joint village-town municipal center on the horizon for Granville. Town and village officials confirmed last week that the municipalities will jointly partake in the upcoming auction of 6-10 Main St., which housed TD Bank until a couple of years ago. “We have registered as a bidder,” said town […]

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Muddy Water plagues North Granville

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By Matthew Saari Residents of the North Granville water district suffered an unpleasant surprise last week. During the evening last Wednesday, when residents turned on their faucets and showers – anything hooked to the water system – they were met with rust-colored, muddy water. “What’s up with the water in North Granville tonight? This is […]

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Village, town eye former bank

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By Matthew Saari Leaders of both the Granville village and town are looking into the feasibility of scooping up a piece of Main Street property at auction. Last week Mayor Paul Labas confirmed that he and Town Supervisor Matt Hicks are examining the merits of participating in a December auction to purchase 6-10 Main St., […]

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Factory, bank for sale

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By Krystle S. Morey $1,399,000 – that’s the asking price for the factory that Manchester Wood called home for 27 years. The furniture manufacturer announced this summer that it was going out of business, with plans to sell off inventory and close its Granville location. The news of Manchester Wood’s closing came as a shock […]

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Mother Nature solves dam problem

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By Krystle S. Morey Granville town highway superintendent Eric Towne thanked Mother Nature last weekend for helping to clear a problem beaver dam. The dam had plugged a water pipe, causing flooding on parts of Cross and Butler roads, and several hundred acres of private property with some 10 feet of water. “Mother Nature took […]

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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 23, 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 […]

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 […]

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