Read more about the article Village awarded $776K grant for wastewater plant
Photo by EJ Conzola II. A new disinfection apparatus that uses ultraviolet light will be installed at the Village of Whitehall wastewater treatment plant thanks in large part to a $776,000 grant the village recently received through the state Water Quality Improvement Program.

Village awarded $776K grant for wastewater plant

By EJ Conzola II The Village of Whitehall has received a roughly three-quarters of a million dollar grant that will help pay for the installation of a new disinfectant system…

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Read more about the article Monahan given maximum sentence for the shooting death of Kaylin Gillis
Pool photo by Will Waldron/Times Union. Defense attorney Arthur Frost confers with Kevin Monahan during his sentencing on his conviction of second-degree murder in the April 2023 death of Kaylin Gillis.

Monahan given maximum sentence for the shooting death of Kaylin Gillis

By EJ Conzola II Saying a lack of remorse and attempts to avoid culpability left him convinced Kevin D. Monahan presented a continuing danger to the community, Washington County Judge…

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Read more about the article Trail construction plans on hold
Photo by EJ Conzola II. A line of traffic travels south on U.S. Route 4 near Comstock. The wide shoulder is intended to carry the Champlain Canalway Trail bicycle route between Comstock and Whitehall but the group overseeing the trail is warning riders to avoid that section “due to dangerous traffic conditions.”

Trail construction plans on hold

By EJ Conzola II A plan to build a public multi-use trail linking Whitehall to Comstock has been halted at least temporarily after a grant intended to fund the construction…

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Read more about the article More than 9 months later, fire cleanup continues to struggle
File photo. The Broadway property in the days following the April 26 blaze. The site remains largely unchanged, with the exception of work completed on the building next door.

More than 9 months later, fire cleanup continues to struggle

By EJ Conzola II More than nine months after a fire destroyed a commercial and residential building on the village’s main thoroughfare, Village of Whitehall officials are struggling to find…

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