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CORNWALL — After years of discussion about improvements to the area known as The Bend in the Housatonic River near Cornwall, a plan won unanimous approval from the Housatonic River Commission (HRC) at their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11. 

The meeting was held at the offices of the Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) in Cornwall.

“We have been dealing with this for over a decade now,” said Bill Tingley, chair of the river commission. He noted that the River Commission has a strong interest what happens at the place where The Bend skirts the river,...

Cornwall

Treasures from (actual) trash at Art @ the Dump

CORNWALL — The people have spoken: The most admired piece of recycled art from this year’s Art @ the Dump show and sale in Cornwall was “Coat Rack” by Aaron Pequignot. Second place honors went to sculptor James Hackett for one of his many ironwork pieces; the winner was “Eagle.”

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Veteran from Wounded Warriors will speak on April 27 at CCS

CORNWALL — A representative of the Wounded Warriors Project will present a program for students at Cornwall Consolidated School (CCS) during the day, and speak again in the evening to the general public on Thursday, April 27.
CCS Principal Michael Croft gave a preview of the visit by veteran Sal Gonzalez to the Board of Education at their meeting on Wednesday, April 17.

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Quiz Cup 2017 victory goes to CCS

CORNWALL — Having endured 19 years without a win, the Cornwall Consolidated School quiz team of 2017 soared to victory, capturing The Lakeville Journal Quiz Cup after a stiff competition through four matches with other Region One elementary schools. They were undefeated in the matches.
Social Studies teacher Will Vincent, who has served as team coach throughout his seven-year tenure at the school, said that team members return to compete with enthusiasm, asking in September about the upcoming schedule that begins in February.  

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Who-dunnit to benefit Child Center in May

CORNWALL — Fans of murder mysteries and fans of fun are invited to a fundraiser in May to benefit the Cornwall Child Center.  “Murder in the Juice Joint” is the theme for the Roaring ’20s-style dinner  on May 20 at the Torrington Country Club.  
“This is a big one,” said Amy Bresson, director of the Child Center, describing the plans for the major annual fundraiser.  
“We want to get many, many people from Cornwall and the surrounding towns,” she added.  

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In politics, women are resisting and persisting

CORNWALL —  Roxana Robinson is the author of nine books, including a biography of American modernist painter Georgia O’Keeffe, and her recent novel, “Sparta,” which tells of a college student turned soldier experiencing the United States as an unfamiliar, traumatic place once he’s returned from his tour in Iraq. 
She is the current president of the Authors Guild, America’s oldest and largest advocacy group for writers, and teaches at Hunter College. 

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Bridge work set to begin

CORNWALL — Maintenance and repair of 14 of the 24 bridges in Cornwall is assured following a town meeting Friday, April 7.  The 25 residents who attended unanimously approved $1.5 million in spending, clearing the way for work to begin on the Flat Rocks Road bridge, the first on the prioritized list prepared by Lenard Engineering.
The project was discussed at the April 4 selectmen’s meeting. Two bids had been submitted for the Flat Rocks Road project.

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Deliciously good fun

Cornwall Consolidated School students donned their stripey socks and thought sweet thoughts for their annual drama production, “Willy Wonka Jr.,” which they presented on March 10 and 11.

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Covered Bridge repair may be done in August

WEST CORNWALL – Repairs to West Cornwall’s historic Covered Bridge may be accomplished in August rather than November as previously announced.
Reporting to the selectmen at their March 7 meeting, First Selectman Gordon Ridgway said that he had received relief from officials at the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, who determined that the fish population in the river would not be unduly disturbed by the construction work.  That ruling made it possible to move the date up.

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Support, concern about Bend

CORNWALL – Soil conditions on 3 acres of formerly industrial land that is now slated for reclaiming for town recreational use were of concern to residents who attended the March 7 meeting of the Board of Selectmen.
Although the proposed project to enhance recreational access to the Housatonic River is viewed positively by most residents, those attending the meeting urged selectmen to proceed carefully with regard to the former industrial site, now owned by Eversource, the power company. 

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Presenting the Cornwall flag

A hand-sewn version of Cornwall’s flag was recently presented to retiring Cornwall Association president Ed Greene, far left, by incoming president Priscilla Pavel, far right. Also included in the photo are board members Richard Schlesinger, Lori Welles, Peter Demy and Tony Appio. The flag design was created by Michael Heming as part of the town’s 275th anniversary. It was made by fabric artist Una Rose. Details of the design elements are at www.cornwallassociation.org.

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