Power project may ease taxes in local towns

By Matthew Saari A monumental clean-energy project may shift some of the tax burden from Washington County taxpayers. Details about the Champlain Hudson Power Express, including routing and impact upon…

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Republicans tab Lindsay as county chair

By Derek Liebig Kingsbury Supervisor Jim Lindsay is the new chairman of the Washington County Board of Supervisors. Putnam Supervisor John LaPointe nominated Lindsay during last Thursday’s annual organizational meeting…

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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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Busier, but fairly typical year for Dresden FD

Other than a heavier call volume, the past year has been pretty normal for the Dresden Volunteer Fire Department. “It’s been busier. We’ve seen a few more car accidents and…

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Benefit spaghetti dinner Saturday

A local snowmobile club will host their most popular annual fundraising event this Saturday. The Northern Washington County Trailblazers will host a Spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on…

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Snowmobilers’ Spaghetti dinner Feb. 5

The Northern Washington County Trail Riders snowmobile club will host a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Putnam Firehouse. Dinner will include spaghetti, meatballs,…

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Supervisors slash DPW position

 The Washington County Board of Supervisors has eliminated one position from the Department of Public Works while re-establishing funding to Cornell Cooperative Extension.  

In two successive resolutions, the board voted Friday to eliminate the position of the public works manager/deputy superintendent of public works (Resolution 330) and reinstate funding to Cornell Cooperative Extension and other offices (Resolution 331). 

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Alice S. Foster, 89

Alice S. Foster, 89, of Goldy Road, Clemons-Huletts, died peacefully in her sleep on April 18, 2009 at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, after a short illness.Born on September 7,…

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