Power line work to begin in Dresden

Transmission Developers Inc. is getting started on the Champlain Hudson Power Express line that will run through the town of Dresden. Town supervisor Paul Ferguson informed the Dresden Town Board…

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Low-cost loans offered to flood victims

Low-interest loans are available for homeowners and businesses alike who were affected by the flooding that took place at the end of August in Whitehall and surrounding communities. Essex, Rensselaer,…

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Rec Center eyes Christmas event

Town recreation leader Julie Eagan spoke to the Whitehall Town Board at its meeting on Oct. 21 about Christmas at the Rec Center this year. She acknowledged that this year…

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Canal wall work suspended

By Jay Mullen Work being done on the canal wall on North Williams Street has been halted because of evidence found suggesting that the village of Whitehall does not own…

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Municipal center cleanup underway

By Jay Mullen The Whitehall Municipal Center, which the town, village, court and police offices call home, is in the process of being cleaned up after recent storms caused damages…

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Deluge causes flooding in Whitehall

By Jay Mullen Severe storms and flooding have affected Whitehall and surrounding communities in northern Washington County on Monday, Aug. 24. Mayor Phill Smith said he was told Whitehall experienced…

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Flat Iron cleanup nearly done

By Jay Mullen The long process of cleaning the Flat Iron building property finally began Monday, Aug. 10 and should be finishing up soon. The debris will all be cleaned…

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Supervisors change county budget officer
The Washington County Board of Supervisors

Supervisors change county budget officer

By PJ Ferguson This morning’s special Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting was wrapped in under 10 minutes, however, with almost no discussion, a new budget officer was appointed. Hebron…

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County ends workers’ hazard pay
The Washington County Board of Supervisors

County ends workers’ hazard pay

By PJ Ferguson After a long, heated debate, Washington County’ has ended its hazard pay policy providing time-and-a- half compensation for all hourly employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hazard…

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