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This 1959 Scaglietti Corvette, on display at the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival concours, is one of only three in existence. Photo by Lans Christensen

A Rare ‘Italian’ Corvette — from Carroll Shelby

The Chevrolet Corvette was the honored marque at this year’s Lime Rock Historic Festival 40 in Lime Rock, Conn., over Labor Day weekend.

As one can imagine, there were Corvettes of every possible age, model and significance — including some very rare prototypes from the General Motors Heritage Collection.

“Unknowing” is among the portraits of refugees by Christopher Pouler at the Salisbury School in Salisbury, Conn., through Nov. 20. Photo from Christopher Pouler

Seeing Refugees With Compassion and Empathy

Artist Christopher Pouler examines the human face of the refugee crisis in his show, “Only Fortune Makes Us Different,” which is on display in the Tremaine Gallery at the Salisbury School until Nov. 20. There will be an artist reception on Friday, Sept. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Posters discovered during the renovation of the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Conn., will be the subject of three history talks between September and November. Photo by Jonathan Doster

Long-Lost Posters Bring Life to Local History

The venerable, stone Richardsonian-style Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Conn., is being renovated and modernized — so the functional parts of the library (books, staff) have moved to temporary quarters at the Herbert Klebes American Legion building, around the corner from the firehouse.

Paul Newman went from professional actor to professional race car driver, and often drove at Lime Rock Park (in cars including Datsuns, Trans Ams and Corvettes). Photo from Lakeville Journal archives

Straight at Lime Rock Park Named in Honor of paul Newman

Corvettes and other vintage race cars were not the only highlights of the Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park in Salisbury, Conn., over Labor Day Weekend. There was also the dedication of a section of track to one of Lime Rock’s favorite and most famous drivers, the actor Paul Newman.


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