Tag Archives: Village of Granville

Florida computer company takes ownership of former TD Bank building

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By Matthew Saari The sale of the former TD Bank building on Main Street has closed. The buyer is Compu-Design USA, a Florida-based retailer of computer hardware, software, accessories and telecommunication devices. Laura Chadwick, Washington County’s director of Real Property, confirmed the property deed was filed on Thursday, Aug. 6. “It finally did come through,” […]

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Three drunk drivers nabbed in one day

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By Matthew Saari Granville police had their hands full during the closing days of July, arresting three local men and charging them with driving while intoxicated. “It was just about 24 hours,” Granville Sgt. Ryan Pedone said. “It was busy – well above average.” The trio of arrests, which occurred over a span of 25 […]

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Municipal center vote site will require wearing masks

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By Jay Mullen The Village Municipal Center will be the sole location for the upcoming Granville village election on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and voters will be required to wear a mask. After the board passed the motion to have the Municipal Center be the only polling location and set the polling hours, the topic of […]

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Village cancels concerts into August

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By Matthew Saari Granville’s Summer Concert Series has been canceled for the foreseeable future. Village clerk Rick Roberts broke the news Tuesday, after Mayor Paul Labas contacted the state, seeking guidance on whether to move forward on this week’s concert. “Mayor Labas just called me after speaking with Sam Parker, our regional representative to the […]

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Huge mural to celebrate Telescope’s centennial

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Artist Jordan Flower is back again this summer to paint a 3,700-square-foot mural celebrating Telescope Casual Furniture’s 100 years in Granville. The artist, who lives and teaches in Richmond, Virginia, is spending every other weekend in Granville working on the mural, which is being painted on the side of the furniture company’s buildings facing Church […]

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Another week, another concert canceled

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By Matthew Saari Although Thursday proved to be the wettest day in recent memory, it wasn’t the weather that canceled yet another of Granville’s summer concerts. Having sought guidance from the state whether an outdoor live concert would be permitted under current state guidelines and not receiving a response, the Village of Granville opted to […]

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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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Women business owners learning to be successful

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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