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SALISBURY, Conn. — Phil Terni, the third-generation owner of Terni’s in Millerton, and his wife, Ellen, were assisted by the Connecticut State Police following a one car collision that occurred on Lime Rock Road in Salisbury, Conn., on Tuesday, July 2.

According to a report of the accident from the Connecticut State Police, Ellen Terni, 73, was driving at an unknown speed westbound on Route 112 on Lime Rock Road with Phil Terni, 76, riding in the passenger side. Following a failure to maintain the proper lane, Terni struck the wire rope guardrail placed north of the...

Salisbury

Infrastructure, easements and legal fees

SALISBURY — At a special town meeting on Wednesday, June 19, Salisbury taxpayers approved language for a bond to pay for an infrastructure update; approved funds to pay for legal fees associated with the investigation into improper behavior by a former town employee; and approved the return of an easement on Long Pond to private owners of a property there.
First on the agenda for the meeting was the reading aloud of a long and complex description of work being undertaken by the town’s Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA). 

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Out on a date, two bears come to dine at Salisbury home

SALISBURY — The beautiful weather last week brought many Northwest Corner residents out of their homes, including the bears, who made some unwanted social calls in Salisbury — including one in the far-north section of town known as Taconic, in which two bears wedged themselves into a small kitchen and rifled through the cupboards.
Many of the sightings in the past couple weeks have involved one larger bear (male) and one smaller (female).

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For 32 in SCS class, home is people not a place

LAKEVILLE — The 32 members of the Salisbury Central School (SCS) Class of 2019 milled around the courtyard at the upper school building before the promotion exercise on Friday, June 14, taking photos of each other, adjusting their outfits, and being generally excited.
It took a little while to get them settled for their official class photo. The professional photographer hired by the school dispelled the tension by having the students do a “serious” pose and a “silly” one.
The ceremony took place in the gym. 

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A poet’s new book explores the art of seeing

SALISBURY — Lakeville resident and longtime Hotchkiss School Poet-in-Residence Susan Kinsolving writes poetry known for its subtle meaning and musicality. Her poems can “bring us in tantalizing proximity to the radiant mysteries that prowl just beyond the sphere of the senses,” notes a fellow poet in advance praise for “Peripheral Vision,” Kinsolving’s fourth book, just published by Red Hen Press.

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Facing death and seizing life

SALISBURY — In a speech that was as moving as a poem, Sandy Dennis of Salisbury evoked the beauty of every moment of life when seen through the eyes of one who might soon lose it.
She offered thoughts, memories, encouragement and exhortations at a National Cancer Survivors Day event at the Grove in Lakeville on Tuesday, June 4, hosted by the Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association.
“We are all survivors,” Dennis said, looking around the room,“whether we are 6, 38 or 88, just by remaining alive up to this moment.”

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Fears that Wilkinson will return to the Grove

SALISBURY — A group of concerned  citizens, including Lloyd Wallingford, his brother Robert Wallingford and Jeff Lloyd told the Salisbury Board of Selectmen they were concerned that former town recreation director Art Wilkinson would come to the town Grove during the summer.
The concerns were raised at the end of an otherwise routine selectmen’s meeting on Monday, June 3.
On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the selectmen released a report from attorneys Thomas J. Murphy and James J. Healy of Cowdery and Murphy LLC. 

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Big Rig! Big trucks! Big fun!

SALISBURY — Nine vendors had tents set up, surrounded by a variety of huge trucks and tractors, at the 10th annual Big Rig fundraiser for the Housatonic Child Care Center in Salisbury on Sunday, June 9.
Cheerful country music played while children ran around excitedly with their parents in tow. 
The vehicles were all real working equipment, provided by local businesses such as Herrington’s, Perotti Tree Surgeons  and Tri-State Landscaping. 

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Two promotions at Salisbury Bank & Trust

LAKEVILLE — Kevin Cantele has been promoted to Vice President, Mortgage Advisor.  He joined the bank in 2013 as an intern in the Commercial Credit Department.  In 2014, he became a Mortgage Advisor Trainee and has been a full-time Mortgage Advisor since January of 2015. Cantele is a graduate of Gettysburg College with a BS in business management.  He is a member of the Tri-State Chamber.

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Recalling widespread suffering of the Holocaust

SALISBURY — After reading the May 16 Lakeville Journal story about Holocaust survivor Endre “Andy” Sarkany , who told his story to a group of students at Housatonic Valley Regional High School on May 13,  Mieke Armstrong of Salisbury felt it was time to tell her own story.
Her father, Sybrand Marinus van Haersma Buma, was the mayor of a township of 29 villages in Friesland, the northernmost province of the Netherlands when the Germans invaded the Low Countries in May 1940.

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Lengthy town meeting agenda for June 19

SALISBURY — There will be a special town meeting Wednesday, June 19, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.
On the agenda: A public hearing on improvements to the town’s water pollution control plant and the pump station on Salmon Kill Road, plus other improvements. 
This will be followed by a resolution to increase by $479,000 the $2.5 million appropriation approved by town meeting on May 9, 2018, for a total of about $3 million.

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