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COPAKE — When Cutting Edge T Delilah blew out the candles on her seventh birthday cake on Dec. 2, she did so as a two-time Supreme Champion.   

Delilah is owned by Ken Main of Elite Dairy in Copake, N.Y., and Dr. Kenny Joe Manion of Kentucky. 

She is one of only four Brown Swiss cows to have been named Supreme Champion at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., in the past 50 years. Following her win in the same category in 2018, Delilah is the first Brown Swiss to win Supreme Champion two years in a row since 1988-1989. 

Main bought Delilah...

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Romney solidifies lead, wins in NW Corner

Registered Republicans voted in a national primary on Tuesday, April 24, for the party candidate for the presidential election.

Democratic hopefuls vie for 5th District seat at debate

By Janet Manko

TORRINGTON — The front steps of City Hall were filled with people waving colorful campaign signs in support of Democratic candidates for U.S. Congress in the 5th District Tuesday evening, April 10.

Inside, at 7 p.m., the candidates faced off in a debate. Outside, one of those on the steps was Lucas Bejarano, a student at the Kent School in Kent who resides in New York City but was learning about the nuts and bolts of American politics by working on the campaign for Dan Roberti.

Democratic candidates for 5th District spar in Torrington

publisher@lakevillejournal.com

TORRINGTON — The front steps of City Hall were filled with people waving colorful campaign signs in support of Democratic candidates for U.S. Congress in the 5th District Tuesday evening, April 10.
Inside, at 7 p.m., the candidates faced off in a debate. Outside, one of those on the steps was Lucas Bejarano, a student at the Kent School in Kent who resides in New York City but was learning about the nuts and bolts of American politics by working on the campaign for Dan Roberti.

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Democratic hopefuls vie for 5th District seat at debate

TORRINGTON — The front steps of City Hall were filled with people waving colorful campaign signs in support of Democratic candidates for U.S. Congress in the 5th District Tuesday evening, April 10.

Inside, at 7 p.m., the candidates faced off in a debate. Outside, one of those on the steps was Lucas Bejarano, a student at the Kent School in Kent who resides in New York City but was learning about the nuts and bolts of American politics by working on the campaign for Dan Roberti.

Capitol Steps returns to the Warner Theatre

TORRINGTON — On Friday, April 6, at 8 p.m., Capitol Steps returns to the Warner Theatre with a brand new show lampooning the 2012 Presidential campaign.

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Minor nuisance

Police and fire departments were called to a dumpster fire at Hinsdale Elementary School on Friday, March 30, at around 9 p.m. Fire crews contained the blaze. No word came from police on a cause for the fire.

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Driver in fatal crash indicted

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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. —A Newtown, Conn., man accused of drunk driving and causing an accident that killed a Sheffield woman was indicted by a grand jury Monday.

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Out for bear? Not this year

karenb@lakevillejournal.com

No bear hunting — at least not this year. A proposal by the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) did not make it to the Legislature for consideration.
The draft bill would have created a lottery for a specific number of hunting licenses. The DEEP stated a need to thin the growing bear population in Connecticut, particularly in the Northwest and Northeast Corners.
It opened a debate over the actual need and benefits.

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Multiple fires ignite region

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HARLEM VALLEY — There have been multiple fires across the county this week, with at least nine fires reported on Monday, March 26. They stretched from Wassasic to Pawling, Poughkeepsie to Freedom Plains. The previous week there was a large fire on Indian Mountain Road in Lakeville, Conn. The fires ranged from brush fires to electrical fires to a fire that began on board a school bus, behind Arlington High School.
The reason for all of the fires, according to local firefighters, was primarily the dry, windy conditions.

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Sherman elected legislator

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DUTCHESS COUNTY — In what turned out to be an exciting exercise of the democratic process, a new legislator was elected on Wednesday, March 21, to replace Republican Gary Cooper. The 52-year-old Cooper resigned on March 9 after 12 years as a county legislator, to take a high-level position in the Dutchess County Highway Department.
His replacement is Dave Sherman, the former supervisor of the town of North East.

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