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CORNWALL — Two-hundred years of history drew visitors to Cornwall for a two-day series of events to examine the Foreign Mission School (FMS).  

Descendants of 19th-century students at the school brought the times and culture a fresh perspective.

The events on June 17 and 18 included a tour of the Foreign Mission School steward’s house (a National Landmark), a lecture on Native American history in the Northwest Corner, a performance of an original play commemorating the Mission School and a Sunday afternoon forum.

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‘Faith, faith, faith,’ even for those on four legs

CORNWALL — “You know what’s amazing about an animal blessing?” said the Rev. Bob Pohl of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, ignoring the amazement that there is such a contemporary thing as “an animal blessing” at all. “All of the animals start to get along. The dogs and the cats have a calm that sets in. It’s a neat vision almost of heaven, a circle of humans and animals in peace.”

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Quintessential country festival hits 25th anniversary

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Rummage sale

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CORNWALL — There’s an old adage that says, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
The Cornwall Woman’s Society chose to ignore that advice and, for it’s 90th annual rummage sale, changed locations, though the sale had been held for decades at three locations. Shoppers knew to seek out better furniture at Town Hall, clothing at Mohawk ski area and a bounteous assortment of “everything else” at the Church of Christ parish house. 

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The fiber optic Frontier

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CORNWALL — Frontier Communications came to all the towns in Connecticut with a partnership offer earlier this year, following its 2014 purchase of a Southern New England Telecommunications (SNET) network here from AT&T.

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Turtle Trot helps Oglala Lakota in S.D.

CORNWALL — The Turtle Trot was held in Cornwall Village on Sunday, Sept. 4, under sunny, late-summer skies. 
The event was organized by Mary Ann Poinelli and other members of the United Church of Christ in Cornwall, Congregational as a fundraiser for the Re-Member organization, a nonprofit humanitarian group that provides support for the Oglala Lakota families on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. 

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The leaning steeple

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CORNWALL — Work on the North Cornwall Meeting House, which began in late spring, was expected to be done by the end of the summer. The construction equipment and orange tape are still up, but then summer isn’t over for a few more weeks. At this point, the work is expected to be finished by Sept. 17 (and definitely in time for a wedding that is scheduled to take place there on Sept. 21).
Repairs are being done on the 1826 edifice to correct a slight westerly lean in the steeple. 

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Math as art, and art as math

CORNWALL — A casual viewer of David Colbert’s sculptures might describe them as “geometric,” but their mathematical properties run far deeper than just the surface. 

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Esty makes ‘fruitful’ visit to net zero farm

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CORNWALL — Of course every farmer wants to be able to look out over the fields and see green as far as the eye can see.
Gordon Ridgway of Cornwall took that concept one step farther: His entire operation is not just green with acres and acres of plants; it’s also a model of green energy use.

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Preserving an important pathway for wildlife

CORNWALL — Despite the tennis injury that kept his left hand in a cast, Barton Jones, president of the board of the Cornwall Conservation Trust, was all smiles on Saturday, Aug. 28, as he stood at a lectern outside at the Trinity Retreat Center, finally able say what he had wanted for four years to announce: “We are here to celebrate the conservation of 400 acres of forest and farmland in Cornwall.”

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Protective measures for Valley Road bridge

CORNWALL — The selectmen and the Cornwall Volunteer Fire Department are investigating safety precautions for the Valley Road bridge project, First Selectman Gordon Ridgway reported at the selectmen’s meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Ridgway said that discussions have focused on the possibility of renting equipment — a shuttle van, an ambulance or even a fire truck — from neighboring towns for emergencies beyond the bridge for the project’s duration.

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