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Howard A. Walters

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Petersburgh – Howard Arlington Walters, 99 years old of Petersburgh passed away on September 13, 2015.  He departed this world peacefully at his younger daughter’s home, in the comfort of family. Howard was born April 21, 1916, in Rutland Vermont.  In his teenage years, he and his father, Arlington, relocated to Petersburgh, where they opened […]

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Frank O. Pierce

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Hoosick – Frank O. Pierce, 98, passed away on Tuesday September 15, at his residence on NY Route 7 in Hoosick. He resided there with his wife of sixty-five years, Barbara (Fleming) Pierce. Frank was born on December 19, 1916, in Hoosick, son of the late Roscoe and Ethel (Cloke) Pierce. He was educated at […]

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William J. Nugent, Jr.

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Grafton – William J. Nugent, Jr., 92, died peacefully on Sunday, September 20, 2015.  Born in Petersburgh on June 29, 1923, he was the son of the late William J. and Alice Reinhardt Nugent, Sr.   He was educated in Petersburgh schools and was a graduate of Walter A. Wood High School in Hoosick Falls and […]

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February: Snow, Cold And Illness

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Monday, February 1, 1836: Today quite blustering with snow. This morning I carried my children to school and then I took my team and went into my swamp on my Rodgers Farm and chopped and drew home a load of wood. In coming home the road was drifted. Mr. John Russel and son helped me […]

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Conflict Over ADA Compliance In Petersburgh

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Alex Brooks Much of the Petersburgh Town Board meeting on September 21 concerned the Town’s progress toward making their buildings ADA compliant. The Board received a letter from a citizen criticizing them for failing to sign a mediation agreement that was sent to them by a firm whose identity was not disclosed.

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Cyclists From Near And Far Proclaim Brown’s Covered Bridge Tour A Success, Vow To Do It Again Next Year

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

by Deb Alter It could not have been a better day for the first-ever Brown’s Brewing Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour. Gorgeous blue skies with a few wispy clouds, absolutely perfect. The riders were excited, yet relaxed, since this was a tour, not a race. Starting and finishing at Brown’s Walloomsac Brewery in Hoosick Falls, the […]

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Grafton Couple Charged In On-Going Animal Abuse Case

September 25, 2015 1 Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Michael and Erica Costello of 85 Old Road (Old Rt. 2) were arraigned Tuesday evening September 22 in Grafton Town Court on seven counts each of failing to provide sustenance, a violation of New York State Agriculture and Market laws, and one count each of creating conditions that endanger others, a […]

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Grafton Library Lends Anti-Rent Flag To Albany Institute of History And Art

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

The Grafton Community Library is pleased to announce that it has lent the historic Anti-Rent Banner to the Albany Institute of History and Art until April 2016. The flag is featured in the exhibition Capital Region 50 Objects, which opened September 18. It portrays a man with a horn, small tomahawk and Indian headdress which […]

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Berlin Volunteer Fire Company Annual Fund Drive

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

Since 1904, the Berlin Volunteer Fire Company continues to serve the Town with the utmost dedication and care.  As professionally trained volunteers, the Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Auxiliary are here to help the community not just as emergency responders but also as neighbors and as friends. 

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Proposal For A Two Lot Subdivision Presented To Grafton Planning Board

September 25, 2015 Leave a Comment 

By Doug La Rocque Only one item of business was on the agenda for the September meeting of the Grafton Town Planning Board.  It dealt with the recent purchase of approximately 22 acres of land on Claus Road by Alex Bassey.   The applicant would like to divide the property into a plot, of about 8 […]

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