2018: Sex abuse accusations continue

It had seemed as though the reason why there were so many sex abuse cases reported in the Northwest Corner was that there are so many private boarding schools here. 

In 2018, however, a new incident was brought to light by a man who moved to Salisbury at a young age and had been put by his mother in the care of the town’s recreation director, Art Wilkinson. Robert Wallingford announced in August that, in the 1960s when he was about 12 years old, Wilkinson had sexually abused him. 

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