Tag Archives: Village of Granville

Village, town order cuts in water usage

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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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Next two concerts canceled

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By Matthew Saari The next two concerts of Granville’s Summer Concert Series have been cancelled. Following the complaints filed locally and with the state concerning the Village of Granville moving ahead with its inaugural summer concert last week, local officials sought guidance from the state Monday about this week’s and future concerts. “I emailed (the […]

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State travel ban forces Magill out of concert

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By Matthew Saari Granville’s flashiest musician has pulled out of this year’s Summer Concert Series. Daryl Magill announced Tuesday that, because of New York’s travel ban on COVID-19 hotspots, he will be unable to make an appearance in the Colored Slate Capital of the World. “Because of the recent New York quarantine requirement of Florida […]

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Summer concert abruptly canceled

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By Matthew Saari Granville’s first concert of its Summer Concert Series has been canceled. Mayor Paul Labas made the announcement Monday afternoon. “Right now it’s just the first concert,” Labas said. “I haven’t made a decision about the rest…we’ll wait and see what happens next week.” The decision was made, Labas said, after several complaints […]

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Complaint filed over village concert series

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By Matthew Saari One concerned resident believes the Village of Granville needs to slow down on reopening. Last Friday, a grievance was filed with the state over the recent announcement that the village’s Summer Concert Series is a go. “My village is advertising a concert series in July,” read the anonymous report, entitled “Complaint referral […]

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Summer concerts start July 2

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By Matthew Saari Granville will kick off its summer concert season Thursday, July 2 with a crowd-pleasing performance by Whiskey River. The four-person classic country band will be the first to play in Granville’s annual Summer Concert Series this year. Lead singer Joe Gero has a voice as smooth as Tennessee whiskey and has opened […]

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Village election postponed till September

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By Matthew Saari Village voters will have to wait a bit longer to cast their ballots for Granville trustee. Officials said this year’s election, originally scheduled for March 18 before being postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 15. But aside from a date, local officials are not entirely sure how […]

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Village reopens office

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The Granville Village Hall is now open to the public. Village offices reopened late last week but there are some attendance and maintenance restrictions in place. Village clerk Rick Roberts explained that public access is being restricted to the lobby and only two people are allowed in at a given time. “That’s about the most […]

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State budget shortfalls will have minimal impact on village, town

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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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Tax deadline extended for village residents

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By Matthew Saari Residents of the village of Granville will have an additional three weeks to submit their annual property tax payment. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into effect Executive Order 202.32, which extends the village property tax collection date from June 30 to July 21. “We’re glad the governor has granted that,” said Granville […]

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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