Granville, Hartford others buying loaders

Granville joined a number of area communities following a Thursday night decision to purchase a new piece of equipment for the highway department. The Granville Town Board joined town boards…

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Republican field set in Dresden

By Derek Liebig   The Republican field for this fall’s town-wide election inDresdenhas been set. The Dresden Republican Committee met July 6 and chose six candidates they hope will win…

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Hebron town board

The Hebron Town Board held its regular meeting Monday, June 13 in the West Hebron meeting hall. The board meets regularly on the second Monday of each month at 7:30…

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Sand

Sand (and salt) has been in the news lately and it’s brought attention to free sand provided by many area municipalities. Residents are permitted to come to the Granville town…

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Costly salt

The purchase of additional salt for the remaining portion of winter weather could get expensive for Granville, highway superintendent John Tanner said Thursday night. “Well I guess it’s pretty much…

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County Closes Bridge
Washington County workers close the Upper Turnpike Road.

County Closes Bridge

‘Pancake’ hole causes closure A popular shortcut between Granville and Whitehall is no more after damage found to a North Granville bridge resulted in its likely permanent closure last Friday.…

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Salt supply dwindles as snow continues to fall

Salt licked Granville has used a small mountain of salt this winter, Granville Town Highway Superintendent John Tanner told the Granville Town Board on Feb. 10. Tanner said his crew…

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Hartford DPW taking over county snow plowing duties

By Derek Liebig The next time it snows the Hartford Highway Department will have some additional road surfaces to clear. During its monthly town board meeting on Feb. 8, the…

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Multiple storms strain snow budgets

Although Washington County has become a winter wonderland for fans of outdoor sports such as snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, the costs of keeping the roads used to get to…

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Town adopts budget with 13.62 tax rate increase

The Whitehall Town Council started its Nov. 17 meeting faced with a 15.36-percent tax rate increase to fund the 2011 town spending plan. In the end, the councilmen were able…

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