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Turning Back The Pages - November 25

75 years ago — November 1935

SALISBURY — Richard Scott is laid up with an injured knee.

Reflections of the Season (editorial): We take this opportunity to wish our readers and friends a pleasant Thanksgiving. We hope your dinner will be tasty and your digestion good.

Advertisement — The Lime Rock Frock Shop is now showing the new Fall Dresses in silk and wool. Prices $8.50 to $16.95.

SALISBURY — W.H. Judd was quite severely bruised and jarred last Sunday. He was on the roof of his porch putting on some storm windows, when a sudden gust of a high wind caught him off balance and caused him to fall to the ground. While badly shaken up no permanent injury was sustained.

50 years ago — November 1960

Fire from some unidentified source started Wednesday when the owner of the River Inn, Route 7, Cornwall Bridge, was out for an hour between 11 a.m. and noon. When Felix Masante returned he found the bar section ablaze. Both Kent and Cornwall Fire Departments fought the fire and were able to keep it from demolishing the entire building. Water and smoke damage, however, was heavy throughout the whole inn.

FALLS VILLAGE — The bulldozers have been chugging through underbrush in a clearing operation at the Falls Village Recreation Area. With most of the work contributed by volunteers, this is a true community enterprise.

SHARON — Dora Duplessis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Duplessis, celebrated her seventh birthday last Friday afternoon with a party for a small number of her second-grade girl friends at her home.

25 years ago — November 1985

FALLS VILLAGE — Townspeople at Monday night’s town meeting voted 44-35 to abandon an unimproved section of Dublin Road. The decision came after a lengthy question and answer session in which residents along the road voiced their concerns. Abandoning the road will enable Northeast Utilities to widen a canal under the Dublin Road bridge as part of a $9 million plan to improve its plant.

Taken from decades-old Lake-ville Journals, these items contain original spellings and phrases.

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