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LAKEVILLE — Calliope Brass, a brass quintet (plus puppeteer and storyteller) kicked off the annual Arts Day at The Hotchkiss School on Wednesday, March 13.

Arts Day sees fourth-grade students from all six Region One towns come to the private school campus for a day of performances and workshops with artists of all stripes.

Joel Schapira gave the morning workshop group instructions for making A Room With a View using a cigar box and a wide range of materials.

“The view is up to you,” he said to the children. “It’s your room. Make it...

Salisbury

Warming up with Showtown in colder months

LAKEVILLE — There is a new idea afoot and a new organization to make it happen. Showtown is the brainchild of Lakeville residents Lloyd Baroody and his wife, Zeina Mehio, who are responding to what they consider a dearth of area entertainment and cultural options between October and May.
Discussing the concept over coffee at Provisions at The White Hart inn on Saturday, Feb. 16, Mehio said, “We decided that the area needs more entertainment.” 

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Cardinal Watch

Male cardinals might prefer to wear showy scarlet coats but their female counterparts, such as this one photographed by Anne Day in Salisbury, are more discreet. 

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Construction to begin soon on two-town transfer station

SALISBURY — Construction on the new Salisbury-Sharon transfer station will begin on April 1.
Salisbury First Selectman Curtis Rand made the announcement at the regular monthly meeting of the Salisbury selectmen, Monday, March 4.
Rand said there are still some loose ends to be tied, and the town has yet to decide how to fund an additional sum, up to $507,000, to cover costs that rose in the period between the completion of the plan in 2016 and the actual bidding from contractors last year.
 
 
 

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Solid showing by young musicians at annual recital

SALISBURY — Music students from the Tri-state area converged on the Congregational Church in Salisbury Sunday, Feb. 24, for the annual Open Recital.
It was the 38th year of the event.

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Nelson is interim pastor for Salisbury Congregational

SALISBURY — The Congregational Church of Salisbury, UCC, announced last week that the Rev. Dr. John A. Nelson will serve as transitional pastor beginning in April, following the recent retirement of the Rev. Diane Monti-Catania. 
Nelson is currently at the Church on the Hill in Lenox, Mass., as designated-term pastor and teacher. 
He has previously served at the Niantic Community Church in Connecticut and with congregations in Dover, Mass., and Gloversville, N.Y. 

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Entering new worlds through the Hotchkiss portal

LAKEVILLE — Walking into The Hotchkiss School’s main building at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, was a little like a trip to another world. It was the first annual St. Luke’s Cultural Fair, presented by Hotchkiss students.
St. Luke’s Society is Hotchkiss’s oldest student organization and finds many ways to interact with and serve communities outside of the school. The students raise money for charities throughout the year and volunteer to help others. 

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Big plans for Salisbury’s sewer system

SALISBURY — The Salisbury sewer system will get major upgrades this spring — and there won’t be a lot of digging.
Don Mayland, a selectman and the chair of the town’s Water Pollution Control Authority, said in a phone interview Tuesday, Feb. 12, that the project has three components.
The first is complying with state-mandated phosphorus control regulations. This will require new construction at the sewer facility, located along the Rail Trail in Lakeville.

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Finding the nooks and crannies of every town

SALISBURY — If you enjoy exploring two-lane roads and visiting towns you’ve never heard of, you might as well join the Connecticut 169 Club.
The brainchild of historian and author Marty Podskoch, the club members explore all of the state’s 169 municipalities. Once a year, they have a banquet.
There’s a book that goes with it. “The Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut,” has short entries for all 169 towns.

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Have I got a story for you

Connecticut State Police Officer Chris Sorrell read “A Couch for Llama” by Leah Gilbert to kindergarteners at Salisbury Central School last week as part of Read Aloud Day in Region One. Stories, see Guest readers charm young students.

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The bloody corpus that shook up a small town in the 1880s

SALISBURY — Immigration, religious strife, boycotts, political machinations, and national press coverage all contributed to the Lakeville Crucifix controversy of last fall, according to Geoffrey Brown.
Oh, wait — make that the fall of 1882.
The elements of the story of how the installation of a 12-foot tall, realistic crucifix in front of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lakeville became a national news story have an unmistakably contemporary ring, Brown told a standing-room only audience at the Scoville Memorial Library on Saturday, Feb. 16.

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