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A participant in Rebecca Lee’s photography workshop got close to a spongy moth caterpillar. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Photographer and artist Rebecca Lee took a group of nine people around the grounds of the Scoville Memorial Library and down the nearby Rail Trail on Saturday, June 25, advising on how to use cellphone cameras to take pictures of nature — and demystifying the more technical aspects of...

Board member Priscilla McCord with garden party host Juliet Hubbard at the Chore Service 30th anniversary celebration. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

CORNWALL — Chore Service celebrated its 30-year landmark with a summer fundraiser on Saturday night, June 25. A vital nonprofit in an aging community like that in the hills of Litchfield County, Chore Service volunteers provide aid and assistance to elderly, disabled or immoble residents. Through...

Guest curator Frank Mitchell points out historic photos during a tour of the current summer exhibit at the Cornwall Historical Society, “Finding Freeman|s.”   Photo by Leila Hawken

CORNWALL — Years in the research and planning, the summer exhibit at the Cornwall Historical Society compellingly charts the stories of multiple African-American and Indigenous families who lived productive 19th-century lives within the town’s picturesque borders. But their histories were written...

Rory O’Connor and one of the newly renovated rooms at the Iron Masters Inn on Main. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — The Iron Masters Inn on Main — 229 Main St. in Lakeville, to be exact — is now renovated and open for business. New owner Rory O’Connor of Lakeville bought the property in April 2021 and with his son Rory Patrick O’Connor and friend Nina Khatashvili, has been busy replacing carpets,...

Catherine G. Roraback Photo courtesy Canaan History Center

NORTH CANAAN — Catherine Roraback must be spinning in her grave. The fiery civil rights lawyer, who made Canaan her home, fought for women’s rights throughout her long life and in 1965 argued Griswold v. Connecticut all the way to the Supreme Court, thus establishing women’s right to use...

Amanda Skinner, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, said her organization is preparing for a “surge” of patients from out of state. Photo by YEHYUN KIM / CTMIRROR.ORG

On Friday, June 24, Planned Parenthood of New England’s website carried two sentences in large white letters: “Our doors are open. Abortion is still safe and legal in Connecticut and Rhode Island.” They expect — even hope — the message will be read as an invitation by those who lost their access to...

Cornwall

June 29, 2022
CORNWALL — The West Cornwall Wastewater Management project was brought before a town meeting on Saturday, June 25 at the Cornwall Consolidated School. The meeting drew 50...

Kent

June 29, 2022
KENT — After holding 31 meetings beginning in August 2021, a six-member town subcommittee presented its recommendations for disbursal of funds received through the American Rescue...

Salisbury


A participant in Rebecca Lee’s photography workshop got close to a spongy moth caterpillar. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

June 29, 2022
SALISBURY — Photographer and artist Rebecca Lee took a group of nine people around the grounds of the Scoville Memorial Library and down the nearby Rail Trail on Saturday, June 25...

Falls Village

June 29, 2022
FALLS VILLAGE — Joel Jones was chosen as the new chair of the Board of Finance at the regular monthly meeting (online) on Monday, June 13. Jones replaces Dick Heinz, who stepped...

North Canaan


Catherine G. Roraback Photo courtesy Canaan History Center

June 29, 2022
NORTH CANAAN — Catherine Roraback must be spinning in her grave. The fiery civil rights lawyer, who made Canaan her home, fought for women’s rights throughout her long life and in...

Sharon


Members of the Sharon Center School Class of 2022 bid farewell at a reception that followed their promotion ceremony. Photo by Leila Hawken

June 22, 2022
SHARON — Under perfectly sunny skies and with beaming families and friends looking on, the 10 members of the Class of 2022 each accepted Sharon Center School diplomas well...

Opinions

Lakeville Journal Editorial, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
When the Supreme Court overturned the almost 50-year-old landmark decision Roe v. Wade on Friday, June 24, which had up until then protected a woman’s right to a safe and legal... Continue Reading
Letters to the Editor, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
Finding common ground On June 16, Mark Godburn wrote a letter arguing that “compromise is needed on both abortion and guns”.  This is probably the first time that Mr. Godburn and... Continue Reading
Letters to the Editor, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
Finding common ground On June 16, Mark Godburn wrote a letter arguing that “compromise is needed on both abortion and guns”.  This is probably the first time that Mr. Godburn and... Continue Reading
Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint, Turning Back the Pages
100 years ago — June 1922 — Fireworks of all kinds are for sale at George Parsons’ home in Salisbury.   While working on the electric light line near the Lime Rock cemetery on... Continue Reading

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