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SALISBURY — “Earthbound Buddha,” a show of new art by Karl Saliter, opens at Noble Horizons in Salisbury on Friday, Oct. 18, with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m.

In an interview at his studio at the end of September, Saliter said the works in the show depict “people in meditation and prayer — thinking earthbound thoughts.”

Anyone who has ever attempted to meditate and instead thought about how to pay for snow tires will be able to relate.

Saliter — a sculptor and performer at other times — used “found”...

Salisbury

Standing up and speaking out for firearm safety

SALISBURY — About 40 people attended a Rally for Gun Safety on the Salisbury Green by The White Hart on Saturday, Aug. 17.
Organizer Sophia DeBoer said the groups involved were the Northwest Corner Committee for Gun Violence Prevention, which was formed after the Sandy Hook school shooting; and Democracy First.
Many of the people attending carried signs expressing frustration with what they perceive as a lack of action on the part of the federal government on gun control.

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Seeking answers on town blight and waterfall safety

SALISBURY — Salisbury First Selectman Curtis Rand said the town can put up “no parking signs” around the Great Falls in the Amesville section of town to discourage visitors from going into the falls.
Rand was responding to Amesville resident Jeremy Dakin’s comments about the July 30 fatality at the falls, at the regular monthly meeting of the Salisbury Board of Selectmen on Monday, Aug. 5.

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Best & Cavallaro real estate agency merges with powerhouse Sotheby’s

SALISBURY — All parties involved seem delighted with the recently announced merger of Salisbury real estate agency Best & Cavallaro with the larger William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty (WPSIR). 
The merger became official on Monday, Aug. 12, and was announced by WPSIR on Friday,  Aug. 9.
According to the press release, WPSIR is “one of the largest Sotheby’s International Realty affiliates globally and the 37th-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States.”

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The athletic center full of such wonderful ‘stuff’

LAKEVILLE — The Mars Athletic Center at The Hotchkiss School was full of … stuff.
Big stuff, in the form of furniture.
Little stuff, such as stuffed animals of all descriptions.
And unusual stuff, as in the set of like-new Scooby-Doo foil valentines, which was a bargain at 25 cents.
The occasion was the annual Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Connecticut tag sale.

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Prize honors integrity, positive change in leaders

SALISBURY — Hancock Shaker Village has announced  the creation of the Robert G. Wilmers Integrity Prize, an annual award to recognize individuals who have exhibited exemplary integrity in leadership in social justice, art and architecture, design, conservation, community, music, agriculture, commerce, and other fields of endeavor.  

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October wedding planned for Richardson, Colpitts

LAKEVILLE — Jay and Carole Colpitts of Lakeville announce the engagement of their son, John Colpitts, to Sarah Richardson. A former Lakeville Journal intern,  John is a graduate of St. Paul’s School in Concord, N.H., and Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. He is a professional musician and contributing writer for Modern Drummer magazine.

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Mushrooms, birds and a sectional sofa at Habitat sale

If you like mushrooms, not the kind you can eat but the kind you decorate with, then you can find some at the Habitat for Humanity tag sale, which will be held this weekend in the athletic center at The Hotchkiss School.
As always, the sale is a not overly curated selection of odd and unexpected items, with everything from cut glass serving pieces to expensive china, cross-country ski boots, and pillows (lots of them). There are tables devoted to linens (table and bed), electronic equipment (outdated and fairly new). There is artwork, puzzles and toys.

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Why towns will have to solve internet problems

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SALISBURY — If the towns of northwest Connecticut want better internet service, they are going to have to make it happen themselves.
That was the message from Kim Maxwell, who spoke at Noble Horizons on Saturday, Aug. 3.
Maxwell is the president of Northwest ConneCT, a group that is working on connectivity issues in the northwest part of the state.
He was also the head of the companies that invented the dial-up modem and the worldwide standard for digital subscriber lines (DSL).

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Body of swimmer recovered from Housatonic River

SALISBURY — The Connecticut State Police reported on Wednesday, July 31, that they have recovered the body of a 40-year-old Brooklyn man who had drowned in the Housatonic River near the Great Falls.

Another setback to zoning reg change

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Planning and Zoning Commission did not vote on new amended regulations designed to create more multi-family housing at their meeting Monday, July 22.
Chairman Michael Klemens said he asked the commission’s attorney, Chuck Andres, for an opinion on Friday, July 19, and got back an initial assessment that identified three problems.
The first two are relatively minor: Do the amended regulations “mesh” with existing regulations, and will the town get credit with the state for creating affordable housing?

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