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100 years ago — June 1920

SALISBURY — H.R. Brinton was in Boston over Sunday and returned with a Dodge suburban car for Mrs. C.P. Rogers of Twin Lakes.


LIME ROCK — Mrs. M. Merriman of Torrington is ill at the home of Mr. George Belcher.


SALISBURY — The McCabe family of White Plains and Mr. John S. Griggs and family of Montclair have arrived at their summer camp on Mt. Riga for the season.


LIME ROCK — H. Amundson is wiring the Homestead for electricity.


LIME ROCK — Mrs. Ritten’s brothers spent the week end with her.


The house recently purchased by A.S. Martin of A.B. Hall which has been moved bodily to Mr. Martin’s lot adjoining the Best Theatre is now once more reposing upon its foundations.


50 years ago — June 1970

Despite threatening clouds that hovered over the oval in front of the school, 168 young men and women were graduated at the first outdoor exercises to be held at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School Monday evening June 15. 


SHARON — A parting party and a farewell gift were sponsored by the Social Committee of Sharon Center School at the home of Mrs. Mary Wadsworth Monday night for Anthony Costa, Sharon Center School principal.


Adv: WHEELS 1959 Jaguar XK 150 convertible in good condition. Shop rebuilt engine, new wire wheels and tires. $950. 


FALLS VILLAGE — A total of 14 students were graduated from Lee H. Kellogg School last Friday evening. 


25 years ago — June 1995

Arborist Jim Koneazny of Sheffield discovered the dreaded adelgid in Cornwall this week. The mite that has devastated stands of hemlock in much of Connecticut seemed to have avoided the northwest corner up until now, but experts consulted by Mr. Koneazny think, once discovered, it could spread rapidly. 


SALISBURY — Salisbury School students and faculty successfully defended their Tour de Sol solar-powered car race championship title recently with their second consecutive win in the annual event. 


These items were gathered from The Lakeville Journal archives at Salisbury’s Scoville Memorial Library, keeping the original wording intact.

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