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BARKHAMSTED —  According to Town Clerk Holly Krouse, major political parties have until late July to endorse candidates for the November municipal election, while petitioning candidates have until August 9 to file petitions.

Two candidates have already announced their intentions to run for the first selectman seat.

Earlier this month, Democrat First Selectman Donald Stein announced that he will be running for his sixth term in this November’s municipal elections.

“One of the main issues for the town for me is financial,” Stein said in an...

Barkhamsted

Christmas traditions live on at Squire’s Tavern

BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Historical Society celebrated the spirit of Christmas this year by having Squire’s Tavern’s “All Decked Out” event.
The tavern was decorated with old-time holiday decorations and open to the public on Sunday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 21.

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One year later, theater still closed

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BARKHAMSTED — According to town officials, Mallory Brook Cinemas will not reopen any time soon.
The movie theater, located at 380 New Hartford Road, closed unexpectedly in November 2013.
Signs were posted in the front of the theater saying that it was closed for maintenance and would reopen.
The signs said the theater was upgrading to digital movie projection technology.
However, the theater never reopened.

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Residents take journey back in time at Tavern

BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Historical Society (BHS) held its third annual Tavern Night at Squire’s Tavern on Saturday, Nov. 1.
More than 30 people attended the event, at which plum pudding cupcakes, apple tartlets, Marlborough pudding and apple pie were served.
BHS President Noreen Watson said the building was historically a farm, with the tavern as a side business.

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Elementary School PTO holds Fall Festival

BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Elementary School PTO held its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25.
The event included a haunted house and trunk-or-treating. A soapbox derby was held outside and sponsored by the Lions Club.
Julie Briere decorated the trunk of her car with cardboard Halloween cutouts and a fake severed hand.

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Head of Halloween catering

Rebeca Russell, 13, had fun being the head of the table at Barkhamsted Elementary School’s haunted house on Saturday, Oct. 25.
 
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Covelli paintings on display

BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Historical Society unveiled two paintings by Barkhamsted artist Vito Covelli on Saturday, Oct. 18.
Covelli lived and worked in Barkhamsted from the 1920s until he died in 1958. 
The event was held inside Squire’s Tavern, and the unveiling was by the artist’s niece, Olivia Covelli.

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Historical Society holds first barn dance

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BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Historical Society held a barn dance on Saturday, Oct. 4. 
The society held the dance in their barn located next to Squires Tavern on 100 East River Road. The Tavern building is located at the edge of People’s State Forest.
The society operates a museum in the building which includes many historical artifacts.

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Local musician starts crowdfunding campaign

BARKHAMSTED — Delany Morgan, a 21-year-old musician from Barkhamsted, has begun a crowdfunding campaign to help create his first full-length album. 
Morgan said the title of the album will be “A Beautiful Life.” He said the positive aspect of the album title hints at the overall goal of the project of having his music reach a wide audience.
The album is set to be produced by New York City musician Paul Brighton.

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Barkhamsted Lighthouse Tribe meets

BARKHAMSTED — More than 40 people, all of them descendants of the Barkhamsted Lighthouse Tribe, gathered for a dinner at ABC Pizza on Wednesday, Aug. 13.
The dinner was hosted by family genealogist and Native American researcher Coni Dubois.
Dubois, a descendant of the Lighthouse Tribe, organized the event with the intention of meeting some of her cousins for the first time.

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Taking a hike through history

Barkhamsted Historical Society Vice President Paul Hart led hikers on a “Walk Through Time” through a portion of People’s State Forest on on Saturday, Aug. 9.
 
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