Read more about the article Shortage of police troubles Granville
‘As far as shift coverage there’s at least 25 hours a week where nobody is covering the village. I’m working 75-hour weeks, another officer is working 75-hour weeks and Ernie’s getting in 40-50 hours a week so, you do the math,’ Granville Sgt. Josh Whitney said.

Shortage of police troubles Granville

Inability to hire replacements ‘scary’ Worries about the dearth of full-time Granville Police Department officers were raised once again at the Granville Village Board meeting on Sept. 12. Community member…

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Read more about the article EPA grant to bolster Main St., parks
The Granville Village offices located on Quaker Street were scheduled to be filled with discussion for a community forum to inform individuals of opportunities and activities available in and around Granville before being canceled.

EPA grant to bolster Main St., parks

A federal program through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking to make improvements to the economic stability and general well-being of the village of Granville’s Main Street and parks.…

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Read more about the article Village nears zero fiscal stress score
Photo Courtesy of villageofgranvilleny.com A banner in the Village of Granville.

Village nears zero fiscal stress score

Village clerk Rick Roberts told the Granville Village Board at its Aug. 1 meeting that the village’s fiscal stress score is approaching unprecedented positive territory. Roberts said his conclusion was…

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Read more about the article The long search for Remy succeeds
Remy the 4-year-old Australian Shepherd/Golden Retriever mixed dog that went missing on June 4 and was found on June 20. Photo courtesy of Shane Willette

The long search for Remy succeeds

Through a tremendous showing of support and spread of awareness online and in-person, a relatively new dog to the village of Granville that went missing for more than two weeks…

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Read more about the article Factions in the village
Photo courtesy of the Town of Granville's website. A "Welcome to Granville" sign.

Factions in the village

Labas, Granville board defend themselves against Telescope CEO Juckett, others in tense atmosphere Editor’s Note: NYVTmedia, which includes the flagship Granville Sentinel and the Whitehall Times, conducted dozens of interviews…

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Read more about the article Village OKs contracts with police, DPW workers
From left: Granville Village Board members Lisa Ackert and Dean Hyatt, Mayor Paul Labas and board members Gordon Smith (on tablet) and Dan Brown.

Village OKs contracts with police, DPW workers

The Granville Village Board approved new contracts with the village police force and the public works department following a 25-minute executive session on May 2. “We finally got this thing…

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Read more about the article Granville to start fire training facility
Photo courtesy of Ryan Pedone. A blueprint of the planned fire training facility in the village of Granville.

Granville to start fire training facility

The Granville Engine & Hose Company #1 is eagerly waiting to break ground on its new training facility that will feature a unique design and offer several real-life simulators and…

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Read more about the article New bridge targeted in vandalism spree
Spray paint underneath the Church Street Bridge closest to Morrison Avenue and Pump House Road.

New bridge targeted in vandalism spree

Keeping up with the common trend of property damage over the last few years in the village of Granville, Mayor Paul Labas and Granville police have confirmed that the new…

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Read more about the article Village budget has 0 tax increases
Granville Village Board members Lisa Ackert and Dean Hyatt, mayor Paul Labas, board members Gordon Smith (via FaceTime on iPad) and Dan Brown.

Village budget has 0 tax increases

For perhaps the first time in half a century, the Granville Village Board approved a 2022-23 budget with no tax increase whatsoever, a feat described as “amazing” by resident John…

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