Hebron to undergo revaluation

By Jaime Thomas About eight months after discarding the idea of revaluation in Hebron, the Town Board voted Monday night to go ahead with the process. Last spring, Town Assessor…

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Hebron man creating museum of Brooklyn art, culture

By Jaime Thomas Though the local area isn’t overflowing with art museums, there are several sprinkled throughout Washington County. Offering an intimate glimpse of a tight-knit group of artists’ work…

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Comptroller finds local towns not stressed fiscally

By Jaime Thomas Area towns scored well on a recent fiscal stress test conducted by the New York State Comptroller’s Office. None of the towns in Washington County were found…

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Whitehall fares well on fiscal stress test

Communities in Washington County are not stressed fiscally according to a report released by the state comptroller’s office earlier this summer. Of the 14 towns that filed end-of-the-year reports with…

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Area departments partake in drill

By Jaime Thomas Huge flames lit up the night sky and surrounding area as firefighters combated a propane burn in Hartford last Monday and Tuesday nights. Five or six departments…

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Bears an ongoing nusiance

  Though bears have been a problem presence in nearby communities recently, they have not been as much of a problem in Granville. Rick Vladyka, nuisance wildlife officer, said he…

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Several local arrests in marijuana busts

Four local residents were among those arrested during a two-week long sweep of marijuana fields in Washington County. John Winchell, the undersheriff for Washington County said a total of 8,000…

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Board takes first step on transfer stations

A routine procedural vote did more than start the process of possibly eliminating the five Washington County solid waste transfer stations Friday morning. It effectively laid out the opposing sides…

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