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Memories of a longtime town tradition: RR Days begins on July 5

Railroad Days has been the event of the summer in North Canaan for as long as I can remember, which is only roughly 16 of the 53 years it has been running. As the daughter of a former North Canaan fire chief, the Firemen’s Parade has always been the highlight of my year. This year’s two-week-long celebration promises to be better than ever, with a number of new and returning events.

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From summer intern to editor/publisher

LAKEVILLE — Last summer, I was an intern at The Lake-ville Journal, for a reason: I planned to start a newspaper for my small high school come fall. 
I learned every step of the newspaper process, from the staff meeting on Tuesday afternoon to the stories coming in and doing layouts on Monday and Tuesday. It was fun and exciting, and I wished it could go on forever. 

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Writer finds her voice at workshop for teens

On Thursday, Aug. 14, I was forced to confront my fear of reading my own writing out loud when I attended a two-day writing workshop for teens at the Cornwall Library. The workshop was hosted by Greg Galloway, an author of two books who lives in Cornwall.
Galloway left the group of four girls and two boys at a table in the back of the library to write, after setting two pictures down on the table.

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Greater need for food donations during the summer season

LAKEVILLE, Conn. — There is a famous quote that expresses how much better it is to give than it is to receive. It’s important to remember those words all year round. OWL’s Kitchen (an acronym for the Older Women’s League) is a 23-year-old, all-volunteer food pantry dedicated to serving people in need in Salisbury and Sharon, Conn., and Millerton and Dover Plains.