Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — January 1918

SALISBURY — Mrs. C.B. Carpenter and family are now living at Wake Robin Inn.


CANAAN — Howard Haymaker has returned to the Brooklyn navy yard.


LIME ROCK — Miss Clara Barnum writes from the South that they arrived safely and find some warmer weather than when she left Lime Rock last week.


SHARON — Miss Helen Lovell returned last week from New York, where she had been in a hospital to have her hand treated.


50 years ago — January 1968

Frederick and Susan Helbling have sold their delicatessen business in Canaan to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Garfield, residents of East Canaan. The new owners will take over Feb. 1.


LAKEVILLE — Mrs. Augustus S. Blagden of Wells Hill celebrated her 86th birthday Tuesday. Several members of her family were able to be present to wish her “many happy returns.”


CANAAN — Mrs. Hilda Barney of Greenacres was honored by the Avon Products Company when she was chosen as one of 13 young women in the New England area to attend the manager orientation class.


The trustees of the Norfolk Library have announced the appointment of Mrs. Eleanor Bell as acting librarian. The library, which was closed on two days last week in respect for the death of Mrs. Alice Bellamy, has resumed regular hours this week.


25 years ago — January 1993

SALISBURY — Janet Maus, who has worked for 22 years for the town of Salisbury, first as assistant town clerk and then as town bookkeeper, has retired. She was honored at a reception in the Town Hall Jan. 8.


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