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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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Housatonic student of the week

The Lakeville Journal congratulates the honorees of the student of the week program at Housatonic Valley Regional High School. 
 
There are myriad opportunities for students to broaden their horizons during their time at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, and few students take advantage of them as fully as North Canaan’s Victor Flores. 

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Following death of Gordon, Music Mountain continues on

FALLS VILLAGE — Nick Gordon, the longtime president of Music Mountain, has died, age 89. His widow, Estelle Gordon, said this week that Artistic Director Oskar Espina-Ruiz and Gordon had worked together to plan the 2018 season and the schedule is complete. 
Gordon was president of Music Mountain for 45 years but was involved with it for most of his life; his father, Jacques Gordon, founded it in 1929.

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Renovation almost done at HVRHS

FALLS VILLAGE — The Region One Board of Education took a look at the new science labs at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) before the regular board meeting Monday, Oct. 2.
The labs are 95 percent finished, HVRHS Principal Jose Martinez said. The locker rooms are still three to four weeks from completion.

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The show goes on despite chill winds

FALLS VILLAGE — “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles played over the public address system at 4 p.m. sharp on Saturday, Sept. 30, as the block party got underway at the town Green.
It was a chilly afternoon, in sharp contrast to the week of summer-like weather that preceded it.
But Falls Villagers are a sturdy bunch, and by 5 p.m. there was a pretty good crowd of people enjoying the music of Two Guys in Suits and Ties, with special guests Joshua Stone on keyboards and Elijah Stone on vocals.

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Tough football loss to Thames River

FALLS VILLAGE — The Thames River Crusaders and their new offense dominated MCW United 38-0 on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Connecticut Technical Conference action at home at Housatonic Valley Regional High School.
The visitors had been a running a spread offense, heavily reliant on passing, with little success in their first two games. (Both clubs came into the game with 0-2 records.)
The MCW defense held the visitors at bay in Thames River’s first possession.

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Pine Grove and more explained in new video

FALLS VILLAGE — Episode 16 of Eric Veden’s video series about Falls Village starts off in Gloria Tatsapaugh’s extensive gardens, with some deep stuff about hydrangeas. 
Discussing flowering tobacco plants, which keep their flowers year-round, she says, “If you garden in New England, you’ll do anything for winter interest.”
Some people drop by her home to drop off a plant, and the camera keeps rolling. A dog trots by.

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Fond words for Mechare as she moves onward to new challenges

FALLS VILLAGE — More than 160 people came to downtown Falls Village on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23, to honor retiring First Selectman Pat Mechare.
Among them was Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-5), who said, “Pat leads with her heart and her head.
“She is a true public servant, and we need that.”
Esty had a statement of congratulations that was published in the Congressional Record.
Similarly, state Rep. Brian Ohler (R-64) brought a citation from the state Legislature.

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Student CROP Walk-ers raise funds for hurricane survivors

FALLS VILLAGE — A 34th anniversary might not seem like a particularly notable milestone, but this year’s Northwest Connecticut CROP Hunger Walk held a special feeling in the air, drawing an enormous crowd of students from numerous schools and parishioners from numerous churches on the front lawn of Housatonic Valley Regional High School. 

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Two key positions now named, not elected in FV

FALLS VILLAGE — The positions of town clerk and tax collector in Falls Village will be appointed by the Board of Selectmen rather than elected, starting in 2019 for the tax collector and in 2022 for the town clerk. Both positions will be four-year terms.
This was decided at a town meeting Wednesday, Sept. 6, attended by about 35 electors.
The vote on the town clerk item was 21-9. There were also nine “no” votes on the tax collector item.
The Board of Selectmen will decide on the terms of employment for both positions.

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The most beautiful school in the state: HVRHS

FALLS VILLAGE — The iconic design magazine Architectural Digest has released its list of the most beautiful public high schools in America, with one choice for each of the 50 states. In Connecticut, that choice is Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS). 

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