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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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Read more about the article Village budget holds no tax hike
Photo Courtesy of villageofgranvilleny.com A banner in the Village of Granville.

Village budget holds no tax hike

The village of Granville is poised to accomplish a feat that hasn’t been achieved in more than two decades: a budget with no tax increase. “This budget that you see…

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Read more about the article Police, village agree on new CBA
A Granville police department patrol vehicle.

Police, village agree on new CBA

A new collective bargaining agreement has been reached by the village of Granville and its police officers, who will receive raises retroactive to last June, when the former contract expired.…

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Read more about the article Labas, Bassett: No cops available to hire
Granville Police Department

Labas, Bassett: No cops available to hire

Mayor Paul Labas and police chief Ernie Bassett Jr. agreed at a Granville Village Board meeting on Jan. 3 that, as Labas put it, “there are no officers out there for…

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Read more about the article Pine St. homes to be renumbered
The corner of Pine Street and North Street.

Pine St. homes to be renumbered

Granville’s Pine Street residents will be receiving new numbers to their residences next month. Washington County Real Property director Laura B. Chadwick on Dec. 6 informed the Granville Village Board…

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Read more about the article Adding a part-timer, police still in crisis
A patrol vehicle for Granville Police Department.

Adding a part-timer, police still in crisis

Concerns with police officer depth over the last month were slightly relieved when the Granville Police Department added a new part-time member to its force on Dec. 6 following approval…

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Read more about the article Village to allow cannabis, town won’t
Left to right: Granville Village Board members Lisa Ackert and Dean Hyatt, Mayor Paul Labas, board members Gordon Smith and Dan Brown.

Village to allow cannabis, town won’t

The village of Granville is going to allow cannabis dispensaries and on-site consumption establishments while the town of Granville opted out on Oct. 21. After three public hearings, the Village…

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Read more about the article Labas: Police ‘holding our own’
Mayor Paul Labas

Labas: Police ‘holding our own’

After a month of operating the Granville Police Department with one full-time officer and the police chief, Granville Mayor Paul Labas addressed the current state of the department on Monday.…

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Photo courtesy of Rick Roberts. Veterans Park lit up at night.

Granville: a winter wonderland

Granville is very close to celebrating holiday cheer as its village streets, parks, bridges and light posts are being decorated with garland lights and more, transforming the village into a…

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