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The promotion ceremony for the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, June 16, was held on the lawn in front of Sharon Center School. Following the ceremony, students and their parents did a celebratory tour in motor vehicles through town. Photo by Lans Christensen

SHARON — Families and eighth graders spread out in a semi circle on the lawn in front of Sharon Center School on a beautiful evening for an (almost) traditional promotions ceremony on June 16 for the 17 students in the Class of 2021. Although it was outdoors, the usual protocols were in place, with...

A large new swap shop at the Salisbury Sharon transfer station will open on Thursday, July 1. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

SALISBURY/SHARON — Longtime residents of Salisbury and Sharon will no doubt rejoice to learn that the swap shop at the Salisbury/Sharon transfer station will open on Thursday, July 1. The swap shop did not open when the transfer station moved to its new location on the Millerton Road. And then...

A large new swap shop at the Salisbury Sharon transfer station will open on Thursday, July 1. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

SALISBURY/SHARON — Longtime residents of Salisbury and Sharon will no doubt rejoice to learn that the swap shop at the Salisbury/Sharon transfer station will open on Thursday, July 1. The swap shop did not open when the transfer station moved to its new location on the Millerton Road. And then...

The Salisbury Central School Class of 2021 posed in front of the school on June 16. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — There was an abbreviated ceremony to recognize the Class of 2021 at Salisbury Central School on Wednesday, June 16.  Reflecting ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was held outside, in front of the middle school building. There were areas outlined in chalk on the...

Cornwall Consolidated School Class of 2021 celebrated their new beginning. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

CORNWALL — “Perseverance” was the key word at the Cornwall Consolidated School (CCS) promotion ceremony on Tuesday night, June 15. It described what helped the Class of 2021 get through a COVID-19 year; and it described how the school community managed to come together for the planned ceremony on...
SALISBURY — Herman Turnfelt Erickson, 95, of Salisbury died at home peacefully in his sleep on June 13, 2021.   He was born July 22, 1925, on the family farm in Salisbury, son of Gerda (Turnfelt) and John Erickson.   Herman was a lifelong member of the Salisbury Congregational Church. He served in...

Cornwall

June 23, 2021
CORNWALL — The selectmen approved a request from the Planning and Zoning Commission to extend for another two years the town’s contract with planning consultant Janell Mullen, who...

Kent

June 23, 2021
KENT — Rain clouds threatened the promotion ceremony at Kent Center School on Tuesday, June 15. At 4 p.m., clouds threatened to bring showers. But right on schedule for the 6 p.m...

Salisbury


A large new swap shop at the Salisbury Sharon transfer station will open on Thursday, July 1. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

June 23, 2021
SALISBURY/SHARON — Longtime residents of Salisbury and Sharon will no doubt rejoice to learn that the swap shop at the Salisbury/Sharon transfer station will open on Thursday,...

Falls Village

June 23, 2021
FALLS VILLAGE — First Selectman Henry Todd asked the Board of Finance to agree to use federal pandemic relief funds for a new septic system at the town-owned 107 Main St. The...

North Canaan

June 23, 2021
NORTH CANAAN — The 42 students comprising the eighth grade class at North Canaan Elementary School (NCES) gathered with their families to bid farewell to their school on Wednesday...

Sharon


The promotion ceremony for the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, June 16, was held on the lawn in front of Sharon Center School. Following the ceremony, students and their parents did a celebratory tour in motor vehicles through town. Photo by Lans Christensen

June 23, 2021
SHARON — Families and eighth graders spread out in a semi circle on the lawn in front of Sharon Center School on a beautiful evening for an (almost) traditional promotions...

Opinions

Lakeville Journal Editorial, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
As we continue to emerge from the pandemic, there’s a sense of relief and optimism that things will return to normal.  Long-awaited family gatherings, birthday parties and... Continue Reading
Cartoons, Millerton News Opinion/Viewpoint, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
Sharing with the wildlife Baby bear peeking on the deck Thinking shall I enter? Oh what the heck! There are goodies for me to eat I’m always hungry and seeds are so sweet So on... Continue Reading
Letters to the Editor, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
Good manners can be found everywhere one may look for them I write in reference to the letter entitled “Manners are at a premium now,” that appeared in your June 17, 2021, edition... Continue Reading

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