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SALISBURY — Salisbury Central School eighth-graders are working on a mural of a Japanese landscape.

On Thursday, Jan. 17, the students were busy either drawing outlines of their scenes in pencil on  5.5-by-10-inch pieces of thin birch, or starting to paint them.

It was painstaking work. Ryan Gibb was experimenting with the right color, using different shades of acrylic paint, while Molly McDowell was concentrating on getting the outline of leaves in the right perspective.

Lindsay Faveau was holding her panel and painting on it, which she said she found...

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Power outages from wind took all weekend to restore

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LAKEVILLE — Anyone looking for a power truck around 8:30 p.m. Saturday needed look no further than Lakeville’s Interlaken Inn, where more than 20 vehicles from all over the Northeast were parked while about 100 utility workers stopped for a late dinner.
Kathy Wiggins,who works the inn’s front desk during the night hours, was busy at the inn Saturday night directing the workers to wherever they wanted to go, whether into the dining room for dinner, to the best spots for cell phone coverage or into the restrooms to freshen up after hours out on the lines in rainy, chilly weather.

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Power outages from wind took all weekend to restore

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LAKEVILLE — Anyone looking for a power truck around 8:30 p.m. Saturday needed look no further than Lakeville’s Interlaken Inn, where more than 20 vehicles from all over the Northeast were parked while about 100 utility workers stopped for a late dinner.
Kathy Wiggins,who works the inn’s front desk during the night hours, was busy at the inn Saturday night directing the workers to wherever they wanted to go, whether into the dining room for dinner, to the best spots for cell phone coverage or into the restrooms to freshen up after hours out on the lines in rainy, chilly weather.

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Power outages from wind took all weekend to restore

publisher@lakevillejournal.com

LAKEVILLE — Anyone looking for a power truck around 8:30 p.m. Saturday needed look no further than Lakeville’s Interlaken Inn, where more than 20 vehicles from all over the Northeast were parked while about 100 utility workers stopped for a late dinner.
Kathy Wiggins,who works the inn’s front desk during the night hours, was busy at the inn Saturday night directing the workers to wherever they wanted to go, whether into the dining room for dinner, to the best spots for cell phone coverage or into the restrooms to freshen up after hours out on the lines in rainy, chilly weather.

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Grove’s oak trees topple during storm, but it was only a matter of time

patricks@lakevillejournal.com

LAKEVILLE — Two massive white oak trees blew down at the town Grove during Thursday’s storm.
First Selectman Curtis Rand, who also is a forester, said the trees were quite old and ailing. The one that fell first and took out the second had “significant root loss.” The second tree “was completely rotten in the trunk.”
Rand said some of the white oaks at the Grove are 300 years old. “These are pre-settlement trees.”

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Public hearing on lakefront special permit process comes to an end

cynthiah@lakevillejournal.com

SALISBURY — ­T­he Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) held a public hearing about zoning regulations relating to Lake Wononscopomuc, Long Pond and the Twin Lakes. The hearing was held on the evening of Tuesday, June 7.
This was the last in a series of public hearings on a question of vertically expanding nonconforming lakefront properties. The first hearing was last fall. Commission members plan to vote on the matter at their next meeting, which is June 21, 6:30 p.m., at Town Hall.

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TLC honors Professor Leich

SALISBURY — The Taconic Learning Center (TLC) held its annual meeting in the Wardell Community Room of the Scoville Memorial Library in Salisbury Thursday, June 9.
The meeting, chaired by President Robert Woodward, covered various business topics including the upcoming list of fall class offerings, as well as the election of new members to the Board of Directors.

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Accessory apartments ‘keep towns fresh’

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LAKEVILLE — The Salisbury Bank and Trust Co. (SB&T) hosted a seminar at the main office, in Lakeville, about accessory apartments on June 8. Approximately 30 people attended.
Presentations were made by Jocelyn Ayer, Accessory Apartments Program Coordinator for the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF), and Patrick Hare, chairman of the Cornwall Planning and Zoning Commission.
Hare literally wrote the book on accessory apartments, “Creating an Accessory Apartment” (1987).

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Student artists show off year’s achievements at show

SALISBURY — Children and parents congregated in the halls of Salisbury Central School on Monday, June 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. for the annual show of student art.
The art show featured one or two of each student’s favorite pieces from the past year from grades pre-kindergarten through eighth. Although the art program itself does not extend through pre-kindergarten, the younger students created a project within their class that was exhibited alongside the works of the older children.

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Produce market on Sundays

A new Salisbury farm market has sprouted on the lawn in front of Chaiwalla. Look for it on Sundays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nick the Knife will be there sharpening blades. Other vendors include Magaly Ohika andMarinella Blodgett, selling artwork, and Carol Bonci, formerly of Café Lally in Cornwall, selling the focaccias for which she is so famous. As the season progresses there will also be locally produced meats and veggies.

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Project Troubador

Expanding the world one beat at a time

SALISBURY— Project Troubador will host its 22nd annual Grove Festival at the town Grove on Saturday, June 25, from 5 to 10 p.m.
Project Troubador is “music without borders,” according to Louise Lindenmyer, executive director.
“Music is a universal language,” she said. “It is very person to person.”
Lindenmyer and her husband, Eliot Osborn, Project Troubador’s artistic director, started the nonprofit in 1978 to bring performance art to underdeveloped nations. Through song and dance, the artists of Project Troubador educate local populations about the region’s specific concerns.

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