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Ron Solan of Salisbury was one of the participants in the final ceremony of the National Day of Prayer (for more photos, see National Day of Prayer). Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

May 12, 2021
SALISBURY — About 50 people turned out for the finale of the National Day of Prayer ceremony outside Salisbury Town Hall on... Continue Reading
May 12, 2021
FALLS VILLAGE — Housatonic Valley Regional High School Principal Ian Strever reported to the Region One Board of Education... Continue Reading
May 12, 2021
FALLS VILLAGE — Turnout was light for the regional referendum on the  2021-22 Region One School District budget. The... Continue Reading
May 12, 2021
There were 14 drug overdoses in Litchfield County between April 28 and May 2, according to Maria Coutant Skinner, executive... Continue Reading

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The Millerton News


Will Guidara Photo submitted

May 12, 2021
judithb@millertonnews.com
MILLBROOK — At the Town of Washington’s (TOW) Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting in March, NYC restaurateur Will Guidara... Continue Reading
May 12, 2021
WASSAIC — Soccer has always been a part of Wassaic resident John Forbes’ life. He played the sport as a child growing up in... Continue Reading
May 12, 2021
With so many changes taking place in the world today, including in our local business communities, The Millerton News has... Continue Reading
May 5, 2021
With so many changes taking place in the world today, including in our local business communities, The Millerton News is... Continue Reading

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Jurgen Kalwa is writing a book about Ladislas Farago — who wrote the book that became the film “Patton” while living in what is now Kalwa’s house in Sharon, Conn. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender​

May 12, 2021
Movies
An unpaid bill for snow plowing at his home in Sharon, Conn., led journalist Jurgen Kalwa on a trail that ultimately led to... Continue Reading
May 12, 2021
The Kent Art Association’s Student Art Show opened on Sunday, May 2, featuring work from students at Brookfield High School... Continue Reading
May 12, 2021
The Barn in Egremont, Mass., has a full spring calendar of live performances in a range of small-venue musical styles, with... Continue Reading
May 12, 2021
The old factories and other industrial buildings in the center of Winsted, Conn., have been slowly nurturing an artist... Continue Reading

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    Activities at the Saturday, May 1, Arbor Day celebration at the Roe Jan Library included a scavenger hunt, art projects, and plantings as well as the first (outdoor) in-person story time with Children’s Librarian Tia Maggio since the pandemic hit. Photo by Tammy Gaskell

    May 12, 2021
    COPAKE — High winds blew into Copake, bringing blue skies to the Roeliff Jansen Community Library celebration... Continue Reading

  • Potential employers and employees made connections at the first Teen and Youth Job Fair held last year at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library. A second annual fair is now set for the library’s parking lot on Saturday, May 15, from noon until 2 p.m. More than a dozen businesses will be represented. Photo submitted

    May 12, 2021
    COPAKE — With the business of businesses getting back to normal, the Roeliff Jansen Community Library is... Continue Reading
  • May 12, 2021
    A new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program provides a temporary benefit to lower the cost of... Continue Reading

  • Thanks to reader Betsy Knight, we learned that photos we ran in our issue of April 29 were originally published in the Sept. 17, 1970, Lakeville Journal. The front page story featured the photo, above, which was recently digitally scanned for us by Perry Gardner. Photo by Stewart Dean

    May 12, 2021
    In the April 29 issue of The Lakeville Journal, we shared a few photos from an antiques fair that was held... Continue Reading

Sports

  • May 12, 2021
    In all the rest of the world, a “No-No” is a very serious negative. It’s what the frightened mother yells to her toddler who thinks that hanging out with the stove, literally, is a really good idea. It’s what the exasperated... Continue Reading

  • A typical dry-dropper rig includes a high-visibility, buoyant dry fly like a Stimulator and a weighted nymph on a dropper. The dropper is attached directly to the bend of the hook on the top fly with a clinch knot. Your mileage will definitely vary. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan​

    May 12, 2021
    The situation: The angler approaches the little blue line cautiously. The angler, disregarding the stiff joints and aching back, creeps up behind the boulder and peers at the plunge pool. The angler ties on a dry fly, and ever so... Continue Reading

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