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Kent April 15, 2021

Some notable pets of our leaders

“. . . These Republican leaders have not been content with attacks on me, or my wife, or on my sons. No, not content with that, they now include my little dog, Fala. Well, of course, I don’t resent attacks, and my family don’t resent attacks, but Fala does resent them. . .”    

­— Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — February 1921

LIME ROCK — Mr. Wanamaker fell from a wagon and broke one of his ribs recently.

LAKEVILLE — Edward Webb Jr. has given up his position at Miss Jane Smith’s garage to devote his entire time to his milk business. John Finkle has taken the position left vacant by Mr. Webb.

Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — 1921

­Salisbury is getting to be quite a center of real estate transfers at present. William Dempsey, local plumber, has purchased the tin-smith business of C.F. Wanger and will move into the house now occupied by Mr. Wanger about April first. 

Remembering Don Connery

Anyone who read Donald Connery’s obituary in last week’s newspaper, whether they knew him or not, would have quickly understood what an extraordinary man he was. From the time he was born in New York City to the time he died in Kent, Don showed again and again and again how tremendously curious and engaged with life he was at every turn. 


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