County creates position with jobs on mind

By Derek Liebig The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted last week to approve the creation of an Economic Development Coordinator, but there was debate as to whether the position…

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Supervisors approve invasive species bill

The Washington County Board of Supervisors finally reached a consensus Friday on an aquatic invasive species bill, passing a law that bans the transport and spread of non-native aquatic species.…

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Board of Ed. recognizes top students

The Whitehall Board of Education took a few moments to honor the district’s top students during Monday’s monthly meeting. Board president Virginia Rivette presented salutatorian Jordan Eggleston with two certificates…

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Town and county settle issue

By Jaime Thomas The town of Hartford and Washington County have finally come to an agreement regarding the Eldridge Lane landfill property. The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Friday…

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Washington County hires new personnel director

The Washington County Board of Supervisors replaced its personnel director Friday with her former predecessor. The board appointed Margaret Wright to serve as the county’s new head of personnel when…

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County Supervisors express oppposition to Safe Act

For the second time in as many months, the Washington County Board of Supervisors expressed its opposition to the state’s recent crackdown on guns. The board overwhelming approved a largely…

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Realtors see home sales improving

The housing market in Granville and throughout Washington County is gradually beginning to look up. “Overall, I would definitely say the market is getting better; it’s improving slowly,” said Daniel…

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Haff out, Armstrong in as county chaplain

Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff was replaced last week as chaplain of the Washington County Board of Supervisors amid a disagreement with Chairman John Rymph regarding how the embattled supervisor’s prayers…

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