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Photographer Lans Christensen spotted this pair of deer on Kent’s Cobble Road in the mist on Saturday morning, Oct. 5. He noted the new antlers on the head of the buck and said that these young males are sometimes called  “pretzel heads,”which is a reference to their “compact new rack.”Deer hunting season in Connecticut began in mid September and continues until the end of December. Hunters are required to wear fluorescent orange garments; hikers are advised to do the same.

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April showers, Arbor Day, bring dogwoods

KENT — April showers dampened the tree-planting ceremony and brought Kent Center School’s Arbor Day celebration indoors. 
But the interdisciplinary celebration was enthusiastically shared by students, faculty, parents and friends — and the tree was probably happy to get such a thorough soaking. 
Christopher Rose greeted the crowd and reminded all of the history of Arbor Day. Officially this year was the 131st Arbor Day. 

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Raftery will be voice of Kent at Region One

The Kent Board of Education has named its new representative to the Region One board, replacing Jonathan Moore, who resigned earlier this year. 
At the board’s regular meeting on Wednesday, May 2, Stephanie Raftery was appointed to represent Kent on the regional board,which meets in Falls Village and oversees Housatonic Valley Regional High School, the central  regional administrative offices and Pupil Services (special education). 

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Bach to blues at Kent Center School

Kent Center School students gave a show of their musical progress at the spring concert on Thursday, May 3. They presented a wide selection of music, from Bach and Beethoven to Leonard Cohen and Celtic airs. The Senior Strings, from left, Odessa Trabuco, Zoey Greenbaum and Kayla Archiere.

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Grapes raise funds for Land Trust

KENT — On a perfect spring evening, more than 200 people turned out for the Kent Land Trust’s eighth annual wine tasting, held again in the Kent Barns complex, at Natalie and Greg Randall’s elegant shop, R.T. Facts. 
Two of three related events were held on Saturday, May 5. This year, a third event was added to the weekend, with a special session dedicated to 2013 Barolos on Friday, May 4.

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Crash in Kent kills Salisbury resident

KENT — Deanna Lynn Silvernail, 22, of Lakeville died in a two-car crash that occurred on Skiff Mountain Road in Kent on Friday, May 4, at about 7 p.m.
The driver of the car in which Silvernail was a passenger was Shelby Roger, 25, of Salisbury. Roger was taken by LifeStar helicopter to Hartford Hospital.
Also in the car at the time of the crash was Angela Brazzale, 26, of Salisbury. She was taken by Sharon EMS to Sharon Hospital.

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Car crash in Kent kills Salisbury resident

KENT — Deanna Lynn Silvernail, 22, of Lakeville died in a two-car crash that occured on Skiff Mountain Road in Kent on Friday, May 4, at about 7 p.m.

Public budget hearing May 4

KENT — Taxpayers in the town of Kent are encouraged to attend the budget public hearing at Town Hall on Friday, May 4, at 7 p.m.
Questions about the proposed municipal and education spending plans can be asked at the hearing and changes can be made to the proposals. Once the budgets go to town meeting, they can only be turned down and reduced. 
The proposed combined education and municipal spending total for the coming fiscal year (which begins July 1) is $12,869,312, a .49 percent increase over the current budget (which is $12,806,467).

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Strong stand against Central Office

KENT — The Kent Center School (KCS) Board of Education hosted a public forum on grading practices on Thursday, April 26. 
The forum was a platform for parents, teachers, community members and the board to ask questions, express concerns, and discuss desires for the elementary school’s future. 

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Wonder Women

The Marvelwood School’s annual Princess Tea Party on Sunday, May 15, raised $650 for Make-a-Wish of Connecticut; in the five years the school has hosted the event, it has been able to donate $5,000 to Make-a-Wish. Perhaps as important, the afternoon event gave youngsters a chance to meet with their favorite fantasy characters, as was the case with Gracie Longinotti of Sherman, left, and Via Masina, Marvelwood Class of 2021 (and a resident of Wassaic). More than 50 families came to spend time with their favorite princesses, princes and other characters. 

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Kent School students find their voices at march

KENT — Students from the Kent School organized a march on Friday, April 20, in honor of National School Walkout day, the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting in 1999 and the Call to Action day.
Democratic Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty joined the group, as did Democratic candidate for state representative Maria Horn; David Lawson, a Democratic candidates for state senate; and Jeremy Stein, executive director of Connecticut Against Gun Violence.

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