School district approves tax rates

The Whitehall Board of Education approved the 2013-14 tax rates for property owners within the district and nearly everyone can expect to pay a little more on their taxes this…

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Locker decision

By Jaime Thomas The Granville Board of Education moved a bit closer to making a decision about the boys locker room Monday night. After having an opportunity to look at…

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LaChapelle seeks cuts in town budget

A member of the Whitehall Town Board has challenged fellow board members to curtail expenses and has proposed an across-the-board reduction in spending. Richard LaChapelle is advocating for sweeping cuts…

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School board addresses lockers, social issues

By Jaime Thomas Despite talk of poor results on some recent state tests, Granville school officials were unable to discuss the matter at a meeting Monday night. “Some of the…

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Board to begin interviewing superintendent candidates

The Whitehall Board of Education expects to begin interviewing candidates for district superintendent next week. Board president Virginia Rivette said last week members selected six candidates from those that applied…

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Shaw reelected in 5-4 vote

By Jaime Thomas It was boys versus girls at a school board vote in Granville last Tuesday night. In a battle of the sexes, Kathy Nelson nominated Suzanne McEachron as…

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Hartford amends subdivision law

By Jaime Thomas The Hartford Town Board amended its subdivision law and landfill law at a meeting May 14. Before, contiguous pieces of land that were centrally deeded were considered…

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Resident, officials at odds over ‘FOIL’ requests

By Jaime Thomas A Granville resident has been using Freedom of Information Laws to request information from the Pember Library and Museum to find out exactly what the library board…

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Four candidates compete for three slots on school board

By Jaime Thomas Four candidates are vying and only three slots are open on the Granville Board of Education as elections swiftly approach. In addition to incumbent candidates Kevin Ely,…

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Granville robotics team competes in California

By Jaime Thomas More than 400 teams from all over America and the world gathered in Anaheim, Calif., last week for the Vex Robotics World Championship. Four students and a…

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