No ice to watch this year


KENT — Due to the absence of an ice covering on the Housatonic River in Kent this year, the annual Ice Watch will be replaced by a 50/50 drawing for people who purchased tickets. The Ice Watch is a fundraiser for the Kent Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD).

According to Susie Rundall, who has worked on the Ice Watch committee for about 40 years, there is a 50/50 drawing in years when there is no ice. This year the drawing will be held at the fire department’s annual dinner, to be held at The Kent School in March.

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