Home » The Lakeville Journal

The Lakeville Journal


The freshly redesigned website for the Town of Cornwall was developed by Rocco Botto and launched this month. Photo submitted

CORNWALL — With fanfare, the town of Cornwall has rolled out a new town website and its creators are urging everyone to take a look and explore its nooks and crannies.  To tour the new site go to   www.cornwallct.org. Dubbed “the greatest website in the greenest town” the site was designed from the...

Government red tape seems to be standing in the way of a service station opening at Routes 7 and 63. The soil has been tested and is not contaminated. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

FALLS VILLAGE — The Board of Selectmen agreed to keep paying Assistant Town Clerk Arlene Benninger and pick up part of her health insurance costs until the next meeting of the Board of Finance on Feb. 8. First Selectman Henry Todd explained that Town Clerk Mary Palmer is experiencing medical...

Sen. Chris Murphy (D), at left, spoke with pastor and food drive organizer Steven Darr, at right, at the First Congregational Church in Torrington on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Photo by Hunter O. Lyle

TORRINGTON — To combat the rising threat of food insecurity, which has only been made more prevalent with the pandemic, the First Congregational Church in Torrington has continued its decade-long mission of feeding its community. Hundreds gathered at Major Besse Park in Torrington early on Tuesday...

Photo by Lans Christensen

It was relatively warm on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 18 — until snow flurries kicked up in mid afternoon. But for many, the holiday offered an opportunity to get out and get some fresh air. There was a steady stream of visitors, for example, at Kent Falls.

The photo of two unidentified women on shore with the Twin Lakes causeway in the background is a view shown from the Miles property. Photo courtesy of the Salisbury Association Historical Society

To Salisbury residents, it must have been like a miracle. Seemingly overnight, travel to North Canaan village became a 20-minute ride over smooth steel rails instead of an hours-long trek on foot, horseback  or oxcart over rutted dirt roads and steep hills. Fresh milk from Salisbury farms could now...

This Blackberry River rainbow was caught at Beckley Furnace in North Canaan in early April with a heavy squirmy red worm fly tied by Harold McMillan at Housatonic River Outfitters. The fish was returned to the water unharmed. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

There was one very good thing that happened in 2020: It was the year I finally got the hang of fishing with specks. I define “specks” as flies size 20 and smaller. Itty bitty bugs are present on all trout waters, usually year-round. Trout eat them, and anglers using the right imitations catch the...

Cornwall


The freshly redesigned website for the Town of Cornwall was developed by Rocco Botto and launched this month. Photo submitted

January 20, 2021
CORNWALL — With fanfare, the town of Cornwall has rolled out a new town website and its creators are urging everyone to take a look and explore its nooks and crannies.  To tour...

Kent

January 20, 2021
KENT — Spending proposals and ordinance changes drew nearly 50 residents to attend a  public hearing conducted by Zoom on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Details of two spending proposals,...

Salisbury

January 20, 2021
SALISBURY — The idea of a psychic highway drawing all sorts of radical thinkers to a nearby region was enough to draw an audience of nearly 90 members arranged in Zoom squares to...

Falls Village


Government red tape seems to be standing in the way of a service station opening at Routes 7 and 63. The soil has been tested and is not contaminated. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

January 20, 2021
FALLS VILLAGE — The Board of Selectmen agreed to keep paying Assistant Town Clerk Arlene Benninger and pick up part of her health insurance costs until the next meeting of the...

North Canaan

January 13, 2021
NORTH CANAAN — Discussing the recent Governor’s Executive Order allowing tax payment deferrals, the Board of Selectmen acted to extend for three months the Jan. 1 payment deadline...

Sharon

January 6, 2021
 SHARON, Conn. —  Testing for COVID-19 will move to an appointment-only basis at Sharon Hospital until further notice. All specimen collections at the hospital are completed in an...

Opinions

Lakeville Journal Editorial, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
How craven, corrupt and egomaniacal must a man be to hold the office of president of the United States and incite violent insurrection against another branch of government?... Continue Reading
Guest Commentary, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
Let us not speak of politics; let us speak of...politics. I came here in 1970 to hide out in the woods and think my great thoughts and write my great work(s). By ‘72 I realized... Continue Reading
Guest Commentary, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
Let us not speak of politics; let us speak of...politics. I came here in 1970 to hide out in the woods and think my great thoughts and write my great work(s). By ‘72 I realized... Continue Reading
The Chris Powell Column, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
Employees of Connecticut’s largest newspaper, the Hartford Courant, cleaned out their desks recently as the newspaper left the building at 285 Broad St. where it had operated for... Continue Reading

More Information

TriCorner News

Copyright The Lakeville Journal
860-435-9873
PO Box 1688, Lakeville, CT 06039
All Rights Reserved

Membership