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SALISBURY — Chris George, executive director of Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) in New Haven, said that the U.S. government’s vetting process for refugees is the “most rigorous” in the world.

George spoke to an audience at the Scoville Memorial Library in Salisbury on Saturday, April 13.

He made the distinction between “refugees” and other categories of immigrants.

By international law, refugees are those forced to flee their home countries because they face persecution on the basis of race, religion,...

Salisbury

From bling to antler horns at Passports

SALISBURY — Christopher Baetz, manager at Passports in Salisbury, pointed to a faux-fur throw as the hot item of this year’s holiday shopping season.
It looks like fur and feels like fur, but unlike fur it is easy to clean and to style. 
“Just use cold water,” said Baetz.
The throw is $295 and a jacket is $250. There are also two faux fur bags, at $45 and $65. The latter is suitable for the new iPhone, Baetz said.

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Wish fulfilled, ‘Cinderella’ takes to the stage

SALISBURY — The long-awaited SOAR production of “Cinderella” finally happened last week, after being snowed out last month.
SOAR is the after-school enrichment program at Salisbury Central School. 
The 30-minute production, overseen by Becky Sawicki and Kirsten Durbrow, featured full costumes, two sets, a pumpkin coach, a fairy godmother with an electric dress and dynamic performances from the young cast.
 

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Low-cost housing in everyone’s interest

LAKEVILLE — Advocates for affordable housing need to appeal to values in order to succeed. 
That was part of the message from Chris Estes at a Salisbury Forum talk at The Hotchkiss School on Friday, Dec.7.
Estes is vice president at Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit that specializes in urgent home repair and community revitalization in low- and moderate-income communities.
He asked the audience to consider the future of Northwest Corner towns, Salisbury in particular.

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Ringing in the season

The Bell Choir opened the Christmas concert at the Salisbury Congregational Church Sunday afternoon, Dec. 9. The concert also featured selections from Handel’s “Messiah” and holiday songs. Music was provided by the Salisbury Sinfonietta; vocal performances were by Norfolk and Salisbury church choirs and area soloists. 

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Carols, cookies and Mr. Claus

SALISBURY — A hearty and determined throng of holiday revelers defied the wretched weather Sunday evening, Dec.2, and came to The White Hart in Salisbury to meet Santa Claus, consume improving beverages, eat cookies and sing Christmas carols — all prior to the lighting of the Christmas tree on the town Green. 
Michael Brown led the singing, with the Salisbury Band Christmas Brass and Hot Chocolate Society accompanying.

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Lighting up the darkness

Trinity Lime Rock Episcopal Church had a tree lighting and Christmas caroling event Saturday evening, Dec.1. About 40 people, many of them parents with young children, came for the singing, which started inside and then moved outside for the tree lighting and hot chocolate.

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Country Bistro has closed

SALISBURY — After 11 years, the much-loved Country Bistro on Academy Street has closed. The owner of the building, Susan Rand, has told restaurant owners Jacqueline Heriteau and Holly Hunter Stonehill that she has other plans for the building. Rand would not reveal to the newspaper what her plans are.

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Salisbury Winter Sports Association ski swap and sale Dec.1

SALISBURY— The Salisbury Winter Sports Association will host its annual Ski Swap ‘n Sale on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Lakeville Hose Company.
Residents can bring equipment to be sold on Friday, Nov. 30, from 4 to 7 pm. No equipment will be accepted on Saturday. As always, the sale on Saturday will run from 8 to 11 a.m. From 11am to noon, residents can pick up their money or unsold equipment. Any remaining equipment after noon on Saturday will become the property of SWSA.

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Around the world at Noble’s Festival of Trees

SALISBURY — A global theme transformed Noble Horizons’ community room into a dazzling wonderland of holiday tradition and cheer for the 22nd annual Festival of Trees. 
The fundraising event, sponsored by the Noble Horizons Auxiliary, features individually crafted miniature trees, which are on display for two weeks, until the gala party and auction on Saturday, Dec. 1.

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It’s starting to look a lot like ...

Students from Salisbury Central School listened attentively to holiday tales told by Mrs. Claus at the Noble Horizons Auxiliary’s Festival of Trees.

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