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Turning Back The Pages 8-11

75 years ago — August 1936

Reflections of the Season (editorial): A lot of good money is being burnt up in gasoline these days that would go quite a ways toward keeping the home fires burning brightly next January.

SALISBURY — Reverend and Mrs. Earl O. Pearman returned Saturday from vacationing in the Green Mountains.

LIME ROCK — Miss Carolyn Stanton has returned after being in Torrington.

TACONIC — Mr. and Mrs. George Wright of Great Barrington, Mass., were callers on friends in town on Sunday.

50 years ago — August 1961

Because of statute limitations Edward B. Hitchcock Jr., nominated as candidate to the Salisbury Board of Finance by the Salisbury Democratic Caucus, was not eligible to serve (he owns no property in the town.) At a meeting last week the Democratic Town Committee appointed Miss Anne Whitbeck to fill this vacancy. Miss Whitbeck will be the first woman to serve on this board.

SALISBURY — Harris Rosseter of San Francisco, former resident, is in Salisbury for a month to visit relatives. He is staying at Mayflower Farm, the home of Miss Julia Pettee on Selleck Hill. Mr. Rosseter is a nephew of Samuel Rosseter who won fame many years ago when he found Amos Bonhotel, “the little lost boy of Mt. Riga.”

25 years ago — August 1986

Richard W. Haskel of Lake-ville is now affiliated with Country Business, Inc., a business brokerage and acquisition firm with offices throughout New England. Mr. Haskel will represent the company in Litchfield County and immediately surrounding areas.

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

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