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KENT — Marie Yovanovitch was known as Masha in Kent, where she grew up and where she had her elementary school education (at Kent Center School) and her high school education (at the independent Kent School, where both her parents were language professors).

Yovanovitch, the fired U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, first came to international attention on Oct. 11 when she testified in a closed hearing as part of the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry. 

Bob Ober remembers her parents well, from his days as director of development for Kent School (from...

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Plenty to enjoy at Chocolate Fest

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KENT — “They’re gonna run out,” was whispered in the Kent Center School hallways Feb. 8. People craned their necks for a glimpse into the cafeteria as they waited in a line that stretched down two corridors and out the front door. Anxiety rose as the line was passed by those lucky enough to have gotten their red plates full of chocolate goodness.

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Good deed on 100th day of school

Kent Center School students in kindergarten through second grade delivered cans and packages of food they collected to Bill Goodsell (right) of the Kent Food Bank. This project was in celebration of the 100th day of the school year and a lesson in helping others. While the goal was to collect 100 food items, the students collected 139 items to help restock the Kent Food Bank.

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Town clerk circulates draft of guidebook on FOI rules

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KENT — Among agenda items discussed at a meeting of the Board of Selectmen (BOS) on Feb. 7, was a report on Freedom of Information (FOI) rules and regulations.
Town Clerk Darlene Brady said that she and the selectmen attended an FOI information session at Housatonic Valley Regional High School in January that was hosted by the Region One Board of Education.
As a result, the town clerk’s office is compiling “a draft copy of a suggested handbook for members of all Kent boards and commissions,” she said.

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Heritage Area grant goes to Sloane-Stanley

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KENT — The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area recently announced the recipients of its annual Heritage Partnership Grant Program. Recipients share $73,000 in grant awards, and include nonprofit organizations in the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, a 29-town region of Northwest Litchfield County and Berkshire County.

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You mean we can eat it?

A young patron at the Chocolate Festival at Kent Center School last week was mesmerized by the chocolate fountain.
 
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South Kent building growing on the former Arno Farm

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KENT — The South Kent School is moving ahead quickly with plans for converting the former Arno Farm into an educational complex it will call the Center for Innovation (CFI).

Head of School Andrew Vadnais and Associate Head of School and Director of the CFI Richard Chavka shared an update last week with The Lakeville Journal.

For the boys boarding school, it’s clear that the project is as much about building the foundations of 21st century education as it is about building new facilities.

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KCS students find the Met ‘lavish, extraordinary’

KENT — A group of 19 eighth-grade students from Kent Center School attended a final dress rehearsal of Verdi’s opera “Ernani” at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City on Jan. 30.

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Students jump at chance to skip rope at school

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KENT — It’s called Jump Rope for Heart, but students at Kent Center School who took part in the annual program had a chance to try out a variety of aerobic activities.
The annual program, sponsored by the American Heart Association, was for students in grades two through six and was held at the school on Friday, Feb. 3.
Students visiteded fitness stations set up around the gym. Some of the activities included: individual rope jumping; jumping a long rope spun by two other students; hopscotch; a jumping course; spinning rope jumping; and Hula-Hoops.

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Storyteller Delaney tells of ‘Last Storyteller’ on Feb. 11

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KENT — Irish author and Kent resident Frank Delaney will read from, speak about and sign copies of his new book, “The Last Storyteller,” at the Kent Memorial Library on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m.
“The Last Storyteller,” published last month, is the conclusion of the trilogy that began with “Venetia Kelly’s Traveling” and “The Matchmaker of Kenmare.””

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Legislators say things are looking up

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KENT — Area first selectmen met last week to discuss issues that will arise at this year’s state legislative session that could impact Northwest Corner towns. First Selectman Bruce Adams shared a summary of some topics that could impact Kent.

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