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FALLS VILLAGE — As the snow began to fall on Saturday evening, Feb. 17, more than 80 people were already inside at the David M. Hunt library for A Midwinter’s Night in the Village.

There was lots of food and drink — including a toothsome Thai carrot soup from Rita Delgado.

Julia Panev, using Garth Kobal’s Polaroid Snap camera, took photos of party-goers and attached them to Hunt library bookmarks.

There was music from Brook Martinez and Theresa Braccio, and Joshua Stone ran his popular “Name That Tune” game for prizes.

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Falls Village

In honor of HVRHS’s brightest and best

FALLS VILLAGE — “Many schools do a great job of honoring their athletes and coaches,” said Housatonic Valley Regional High School  (HVRHS) Principal Jose Martinez.
“It is only fitting that we acknowledge academic, career and personal accomplishments.”
Martinez was speaking at the first induction ceremony for the HVRHS Wall of Honor on Sunday, Oct. 29. 
The Wall of Honor was established this year by the HVRHS Alumni Association.

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Region One: Board honored as ‘bright, insightful’

FALLS VILLAGE — The Region One Board of Education will receive a leadership award from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) later this month.
Jonathan Moore, the Region One board representative for Kent, said in a phone interview last week that the regional board began a training course offered by CABE about a year and a half ago.
The Lighthouse training required considerable commitment and time from the participants.

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Exchange students share their views on U.S. education

FALLS VILLAGE — The Region One Board of Education said goodbye to Chairman Andrea Downs of Falls Village and North Canaan member Ned Gow at the regular monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 6, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS).
Neither Downs nor Gow ran for re-election.
HVRHS Principal Jose Martinez said the high school had an announced lock-down drill earlier that day. He said the scenario was of an intruder in the building. The drill went smoothly and was completed in 20 minutes. The State Police were aware of the drill.

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HVRHS class of 1952 reunited

FALLS VILLAGE — Housatonic Valley Regional High School celebrated the 65th reunion of the class of 1952 on Sept. 16 at the Canaan Country Club. The nine alumni and their significant others reconnected and discussed the ways the school has expanded and changed. Manley “Bud” Coon, Charlotte Currier Carey, Lester Hoysradt, Larry McCabe, Cynthia (Barnett) Smith, Joan (Johnson) Palmer (standing) and Laura (Holmes) Johnson, Mary (Segalla) Lotz, Jean McCarthy (sitting) were in attendance.

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Fifty young art makers at Toymakers

FALLS VILLAGE — Has any artistic work drawn better inspiration from a local haunt than Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks”? Giving the American Realist a run for his money, more than 50 students from the Connecticut Academy for the Arts set their sights on Toymakers Café in Falls Village as they launched their latest “Art Bomb!” — the name for their pop-up gallery and performance space that fuses young artists with local businesses. 

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Housatonic student of the week

The Lakeville Journal congratulates the honorees of the student of the week program at Housatonic Valley Regional High School. 

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Falls Village Profiles

First Selectman
Joel Jones

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Journal office is now in Falls Village

FALLS VILLAGE —As we were clearing out our old desks and file cabinets in preparation for moving The Lakeville Journal from Lakeville to its new home in Falls Village, we came across old photos and past issues that sparked our memories and imaginations. 
For this special issue, produced during the days when we are settling into our new space, we thought we would share the fun with you of our travels through our community’s past, as captured on our pages. 

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Auction items promise the world at Hunt

FALLS VILLAGE — Michael Hodgkins was alert during the silent auction and party phase of the Auction in the Village at the Center on Main on Saturday, Oct. 14.
He scanned the crowd until he found what he was looking for: a young woman bearing a tray of shrimp.
Hodgkins darted off in pursuit. Shrimp is serious stuff.
The auction, now in its 16th year, is the main fundraising event for the David M. Hunt Library.

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Falls Village: Tough talk about closing the school

Perceptions differed but one thing was clear: Falls Village likes having its own school.
A crowd of 60-plus people filled the Senior Center on Wednesday evening, Oct. 11, for a special Board of Education meeting designed to get residents thinking about the future of the town’s elementary school, the Lee H. Kellogg School.
The meeting was a “structured community discussion,” with Jonathan Costa of EdAdvance as facilitator.

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