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Turning Back the Pages

100 years ago — August 1923

LIME ROCK — Little Millard Tellerday fell on some broken glass and cut his face quite badly.


Michael Dunn of Lime Rock has had a phone installed in his house.


Mr. Belter lost three stacks of oats by fire one day last week.


Way Beyond Barbie

Don’t be deluded by pink fever — the world is woman’s stage far beyond a Barbie fantasy flick.  A billion dollars earned in short order by a film — and its female director — ought not divert from the daily worldwide stage for women’s talents, prominence, and contributions.

Summer Interns

This summer has marked another successful season for journalism interns at The Lakeville Journal and The Millerton News. Both newspapers have been blessed with outstanding contributions by  a group that ranged from a rising high school senior to a recent high school graduate to college undergraduates with journalism careers in their sights.

Air conditioning: how can we avoid it?

For over a decade, former President Trump has been telling people that “global warming is a hoax created by the Chinese in order to make United States manufacturing non-competitive.” Asked in a recent interview by Fox’s Stuart Varney whether climate change was because of human activity, Trump replied, “you have a thing called weather and you go

Lonnie Carter, playwright Photo submitted

Barbie phenomenon

What to make of this, I am asked.  A phenomenon, I reply.  Kate MacKinnon, an hilarious Weird Barbie, offering Barbie/Robbie a high heel or a Birkenstock — my daughter having worn highs to her recent wedding, now exclaiming I love Birkenstocks!, before Robbie/Barbie goes off to the Real World, leaving the Perfect Barbie/Robbie World far behind. 

Turning Back the Pages

100 years ago — August 1923

Edward Gianotte of Sheffield formely of Salisbury has sold his team of horses to a New York party and has purchased a Mack truck.


Mrs. H.V. Eggleston of Lime Rock has been quite ill with ptomaine poisoning, but has now nearly recovered.


The Salisbury Association has published this resource guide for volunteer opportunities. Find copies at the Academy building in Salisbury or online at www.salisburyassociation.org.

Want to feel closer to your community? Volunteer.

On Sunday, August 13 The Lakeville Journal will hold its 2nd Annual Community Fair. We hope it’s a lot of fun, and we also want to spread the word about all the ways people can get involved in this place we call home. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community.


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