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KENT — It’s only October but already there are craft fairs and artisan sales offering wares worthy of year-end holiday gifts.  

One such fair was held Saturday, Oct. 12, at the firehouse in Kent to benefit the Kent Volunteer Fire Department. 

Billed as the Art from the Heart craft fair, vendors were there with a variety of small items that would make lovely stocking stuffers, hostess gifts and more.

Among the vendors was Molly Silver of Colebrook, who brought a colorful assortment of knit wear for babies, dolls and even Beanie Baby toys....

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Humility and grace in Rev. Roger White’s 34 years of ministry at St. Andrew’s Church

KENT  — “Engaged and involved” described the 34 years of the ministry of the Rev. Roger White as rector at St. Andrew’s Church in Kent.  A reception in his honor was held on Sunday, Sept. 22.
The Rev. White’s final Sunday service will be on Sept. 29.
About 100 current and former parishioners and guests assembled at the church for the farewell reception.

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Kent closes down as all test their wits at Quiz Night

KENT — It seemed like the entire population of Kent was at the firehouse on Saturday, Sept. 21, for the Kent Memorial Library’s annual Quiz Night.
The Quiz Night event has become a favorite in town, and the firehouse was packed. 
Friendship, laughter and great spirit were the dominant themes even as teams competed vigorously for top honors. 
Here’s how it works:  Teams of four come up with  imaginative names for their team; pay a $50 entry fee; and bring bottles of wine, which are later raffled. 

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Tough funding choices ahead for KCS

KENT — Kent Center School will get a new bus this year to transport students to off-campus events in the arts, sports and for field trips. 
The bus will cost $58,000, Board of Finance members learned at their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, according to meeting minutes (which can be found online at www.townofkentct.org).

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House of Books in a smaller space

KENT — It’s hard to imagine a more perfect setting for a bookstore than the snug space that is now home to the House of Books.
But the little red cottage on Main Street isn’t the true home of the venerable shop, one of only a handful of bookstores remaining in the Tri-state region.

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Kent wrestles with plan to make a house a ‘convalescent home’

KENT — The Kent Planning and Zoning Commission at its September meeting will continue to discuss a proposal to convert a large private residence on Carter Road into a 16-resident convalescent home.
The clients of the home, according to minutes from the commission’s August meeting, will be “professionals coming from various places who are in recovery.”
Attorney Dolores R. Schiesel was at the meeting representing the owners of the property, who are listed as “the Roberti family.”

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Author Betty Krasne seeks ‘good life’ in new novel

KENT — The temptation for any novelist who has recently arrived in the Northwest Corner is to write a book about life here. It’s all so quaint and quirky and eccentric. 
But after a few years the novelty usually wears off and it begins to seem completely normal to you.

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New children’s director at Kent Memorial Library

KENT — The Kent Memorial Library has announced that Samantha Saliter has been appointed the  new co-director of children’s services. She will share the duties of co-director with Abigail Parker and begin immediately. 

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Eagle Scout ceremony for Aiden Cherniske

KENT — Aiden Cherniske earned the rank of Eagle Scout earlier in the summer and was honored in a special Court of Honor ceremony Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Kent Community House. Aiden’s project this spring involved building an interactive story walk on Kent Land Trust’s Claire Murphy River Walk.  Aiden is a member of Troop 11 in Kent. 

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Coaxing magic and fun out of a ‘simple’ toy

KENT — John Higby, the “Yo-Yo Guy,”  brought his yo-yos and his show to the Kent Memorial Library on Wednesday, Aug. 7. 
The game room at the library was packed full of children and parents. All seemed to be equally astounded by the show, a nonstop, full hour of yo-yo tricks and comedy that kept the audience enthralled. 

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Kent Scouts go international at the World Jamboree

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