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President of the Cornwall Conservation Trust Bart Jones shared the value of the Furnace Brook Preserve during a meadow tour on Saturday, Aug. 28. Photo by Leila Hawken

CORNWALL — The diversity of plant life in an undisturbed meadow came under scrutiny during a talk-hike along a nicely mown path through the meadow at Furnace Brook Preserve on Saturday, Aug. 28. Sponsored by the Cornwall Conservation Trust, the event drew nearly 30 participants to hear botanist...

Hope Mongeau of Lakeville was one of the many artists who took part in the Salisbury Family Services art sale on the Green on Saturday, Sept. 18. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — A good-sized crowd came to the Salisbury Family Services art and artisans show on the Green at The White Hart on Saturday, Sept. 18. Tony Bright was offering his colorful terra cotta platters and bowls. Asked about one item, he said, “That’s a tribute to Jasper Johns.” A show of work by...

The former Chinese restaurant building on Main Street and its two apartments are now for sale, represented by Elyse Harney Real Estate. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

SALISBURY — The former Chinese restaurant on Main Street in Lakeville, a source of community concern for several years now, is now up for sale with a professional real estate agent, Jusztina Paksai of Elyse Harney Real Estate. Owner Amy Yang had tried for nearly a decade to sell the mixed use...

Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

Ella Hewing, at left, and  Natalie and Wyatt Merwin sold apple cider outside Merwin Farm & Home during the Millerton Food Festival on Sept. 18.

Photo by Leila Hawken

CORNWALL — The traditional Labor Day Art Sale at the Cornwall Library kicked off on Friday, Sept. 3, with a cocktail reception. The show continued through Labor Day Monday. The community turned out to greet one another and view works on display, happy to be back in each other’s company after a year...

Wilson’s by High Watch is now open on Main Street, Thursday through Monday for breakfast and lunch. Photo by Lans Christensen

KENT — A dark secret of the restaurant industry is that the long hours and high stress can take a toll on workers, leaving some with addiction issues. Jason Perillo has seen evidence of this often in his years as vice president of communications and chief marketing officer for High Watch Recovery...

Cornwall


President of the Cornwall Conservation Trust Bart Jones shared the value of the Furnace Brook Preserve during a meadow tour on Saturday, Aug. 28. Photo by Leila Hawken

September 22, 2021
CORNWALL — The diversity of plant life in an undisturbed meadow came under scrutiny during a talk-hike along a nicely mown path through the meadow at Furnace Brook Preserve on...

Kent

September 22, 2021
KENT — Responding to the recent closure of Kent Primary Care, Nuvance Health is proposing an alternative telehealth system for the town, described for the Board of Selectmen at...

Salisbury


Hope Mongeau of Lakeville was one of the many artists who took part in the Salisbury Family Services art sale on the Green on Saturday, Sept. 18. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

September 22, 2021
SALISBURY — A good-sized crowd came to the Salisbury Family Services art and artisans show on the Green at The White Hart on Saturday, Sept. 18. Tony Bright was offering his...

Falls Village

September 22, 2021
FALLS VILLAGE — First Selectmen Henry Todd told the Board of Finance Monday, Sept. 13 that the town will receive some $331,000 in federal pandemic relief funds from the American...

North Canaan


Lee Collins, above, offered a bagpipe salute during the 9/11 memorial, accompanied by a cannon blast. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

September 15, 2021
  NORTH CANAAN — At 8:46 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, a cannon boomed and bagpipe music began at the Church of St. Joseph on Route 44.  It was part of a ceremony remembering the...

Sharon

September 22, 2021
SHARON — Responding to a state mandate that all towns prepare and adopt a plan for affordable housing by 2022, the Sharon Board of Selectmen took the step of accepting grant...

Opinions

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Guest Commentary, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
My name is Dan Carr. Along with my wife Marleen, I own Beavertides farm in Falls Village. We use regenerative grazing practices to raise grass-fed goat and lamb, produce honey and... Continue Reading
If You Ask Me, Lakeville Journal Opinion/Viewpoint
In June, the Sunday New York Times Book Review featured an essay on John Gunther’s “Inside USA,” a remarkable look at each of the nation’s then-48 states right after World War II... Continue Reading

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