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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.

Turning Back the Pages

100 years ago — 1923

E.R. Smith has moved into the lower rooms of the Kelsey house.


W.P. Bishop is driving a new Chevrolet Sedan. Mrs. John Surdam has purchased the car formerly owned by W.P. Bishop and is learning to drive it.


Ian Strever, principal, Housatonic Valley Regional High School Photo by Mary Close Oppenheimer

Our Home, Our Future

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” —John F. Kennedy


A good education is critical for children to develop their potential and thrive in our knowledge-based economy.


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