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SALISBURY — Serving 12 communities within northwestern Connecticut since 1904, the Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association (SVNA) recently promoted from within their organization by naming Stephanie Baldwin, RN, as their new Clinical Director.

“We are here as a support to keep people well,” Baldwin said, emphasizing interest in “getting people back to a state of wellness where they don’t need the services of the SVNA any longer.” 

“There’s a lot we can do and continue doing in the community,” Baldwin said. 

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Salisbury

Salisbury’s Knights find common ground with dragon

SALISBURY — In a distant maintenance building, on the edge of the Salisbury School campus, a monster as tall as the ceiling, with reptilian eyes slanted and open jaws gaping, has been lying in wait. By the time you read this, the chimerical demon will already have made its way into town. Give it a wave as you pass by the Green in front of The White Hart. It will be in residence there through the Salisbury Fall Festival, which will be held from Oct. 6 to 8.

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Salisbury BOS seeking solutions

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Board of Selectmen made several appointments at the board meeting Monday, Oct. 2.
Mike Carbone was appointed as the town’s building official, and Chip Carleton as the fire marshal. Both jobs were held by Mike Fitting, who retired last week.
Pat Hackett was made a full member of the Water Pollution Control Authority, and David Bayersdorfer was appointed as an alternate.

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Your hiking trail, brought to you by the CCC

SALISBURY — During its eight-year existence, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) had 21 camps in Connecticut, working to make public lands accessible. The history and contributions of the CCC were described by a noted expert and author during a well-attended talk at Salisbury’s Scoville Memorial Library on Saturday, Sept. 23.
Marty Podskoch shared CCC facts and artifacts, stretching from 1933 (when President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded it as part of his New Deal) to 1942 when the CCC was disbanded, its members reassigned to combat during World War II. 

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Salisbury Planning & Zoning gives green light: Transfer station for 2018

SALISBURY — After years of planning, discussions, research — and, above all, meetings — the new Salisbury-Sharon Transfer Station will be built in 2018.
The last hurdle was cleared Wednesday evening, Sept. 27, when the Salisbury Planning and Zoning Commission approved the special permit for the new facility at 410 Millerton Road.

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All the ‘Salisbury light’ she sees

SALISBURY — “I think the joy of where we live, how we live, is we have people that can open our own vision and tweak us to see things in a different way,” Sally Spillane said, of the work of photographer Anne Day, now on display in the Salisbury School’s Tremaine Gallery. 

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A Fitting farewell

Mike Fitting thanked his friends, family and fellow firefighters at the Lakeville Hose Company on Saturday night, Sept. 23. Fitting has retired after 49 years with the town’s fire department, 28 years as the Salisbury fire marshal and 26 years as Salisbury’s building inspector. He was awarded a presentation ax, and he sang a song with the HousaTonics.

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Vandalism of banner on Salisbury lawn

Carole Dmytryshak of Salisbury shared this photo of a banner attached to a fence around her property. “On Friday morning when I came out to get my newspaper I discovered somebody used red spray paint to write ‘commie’ on the banner. I consider this a violation of my free speech,” she said.

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Open doors and concert Oct. 1

SALISBURY — On Sunday, Oct. 1, the Salisbury Congregational Church will continue its Peace Through Understanding Series examining Immigration. The Rev. John Carter will speak at 2 p.m. about the immigration status in our area.
At 3 p.m., the first concert of the 2017-18 season will feature organist Jim Hammann and clarinetist Cheryl Growden Piana in a program entitled Old World New World. The concert is free, open to the public and made possible through the Al Sly Fund. 
Attendees are invited to donate non-perishable food for the Corner Food Pantry.

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Don’t be conned

How to avoid Equifax and other identity scams

SALISBURY — Every  2.8 seconds in the U.S., someone’s identity is stolen. A special program, “The Con Artist Playbook,” drew a capacity audience to Noble Horizons on Thursday, Sept. 14, to hear advice from experts on identity theft and scams that can target seniors.
Byron Peterson, representing the AARP, reported that people, particularly seniors, can be reluctant to admit that they have been victimized.

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Solving design problems while sitting on a comfy sofa

SALISBURY — The first noticeable thing about Katie Baldwin’s studio at 20b Millerton Road in Lakeville is that it does not appear to have been designed. Upon lowering one’s fundament into the comfy chair, the immediate impulse is to put the feet on the table. Maybe take a nap.
Katie Baldwin was pleased to hear it.
“That’s what I was going for: a comfortable space.”

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