Read more about the article Argyle man questions how supervisors voted
The Washington County Board of Supervisors listened to personal questions in regard to their voting habits posed by Merle Nichols of Argyle in consecutive monthly meetings. (Photo by Austin Crosier)

Argyle man questions how supervisors voted

In consecutive meetings of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, an Argyle man has exercised Argyle supervisor Bob Henke’s “privilege of the floor” to question the 17 county supervisors on…

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Read more about the article Granville buys Senior Shuttle van
The newly acquired senior shuttle vehicle used for individuals aged 55 and older in the town and village of Granville.

Granville buys Senior Shuttle van

The town and village of Granville acquired a “new-to-them” van from the Washington County Board of Supervisors on Aug. 19 to be used for the Senior Shuttle program. The van,…

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Read more about the article County’s safety response team a surprise to some supervisors
Heavy discussion was prevalent at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting on June 17 after a resolution discussed was related to the Washington County Facility Safety Response Team, a unit unknown to several supervisors.

County’s safety response team a surprise to some supervisors

A resolution to amend the Washington County employee identification policy raised questions for town supervisors after mention of the county’s Facility Safety Response Team. The resolution that was approved by…

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Read more about the article State reps salute ‘older’ county residents
From left, Argyle supervisor Bob Henke, Washington County Older Americans Month awardees Debbie Beahan and Dale Grinnell, Washington County Office for the Aging director Gina Cantanucci-Mitchell, Association on Aging in New York’s executive director Becky Preve, New York State 113th District Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner, New York State 114th District Assemblyman Matt Simpson and Salem supervisor Sue Clary.

State reps salute ‘older’ county residents

The two active State Assembly representatives to Washington County were present for the county Board of Supervisors meeting on June 17 to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments and contributions of…

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Read more about the article County to replace law center roof
The Washington County Law Enforcement Center is set to get a new roof in the near future following an engineering report and the bids for the work to be sent.

County to replace law center roof

The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a budget amendment at its May 20 meeting to replace the roof of the county’s Law Enforcement Center in Fort Edward. The amendment…

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Read more about the article County receives Vietnam vet stone photo
Bob Henke holds the donated photo of the Vietnam Veterans of America stone in Arlington National Cemetery by former Adirondack Chapter 79 president John Svandrlik.

County receives Vietnam vet stone photo

Just in time for Memorial Day, Washington County received a framed photo of a dedication stone in honor of Vietnam veterans from the Adirondack Region to the Washington County Board…

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Read more about the article Shushan bridge lights opposed by residents
Michael Maturo (right) of Shushan, speaks at the Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting on April 15 about his and over 160 petitioners dislike of planned LED lights to be installed on the anticipated reconstructed Shushan bridge.

Shushan bridge lights opposed by residents

Representing more than 100 Shushan residents, a Shushan man asked the Washington County Board of Supervisors at its April 15 meeting to remove the installation of LED lights from the…

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Read more about the article County approves emergency response plan
Photo courtesy of washingtoncountyny.gov. The Washington County logo.

County approves emergency response plan

To prepare for the eventuality of any form of disaster, the Washington County Board of Supervisors ratified its 2022 Comprehensive Emergency Plan (CEMP) at its monthly board meeting on March…

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Read more about the article County fairgrounds plans to add broadband
The Washington County Fairgrounds are located in Easton and the fair, the largest tourism event annually in Washington County, takes place at the end of August.

County fairgrounds plans to add broadband

Utilizing the Washington County Board of Supervisors as a “municipal partner,” the Washington County Fairgrounds has applied for a $500,000 grant to improve broadband infrastructure. Co-manager Rebecca Breese told NYVTmedia…

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Read more about the article Granville water culverts to be replaced
The Granville Town Highway Department is looking at replacing its everyday-usage loader.

Granville water culverts to be replaced

Culvert replacements in three separate locations of Granville have been approved following the acceptance of a Water Quality Improvement Grant by the Washington County Board of Supervisors on Feb. 18.…

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