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KENT – Author Peter Vermilyea clearly loves enlightening local residents on the history of Litchfield County towns. He’s published his third book, “Litchfield County...

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KENT – “Here Comes the Sun” could be heard over the speakers at 45 on Main just as the partial eclipse reached its high...

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KENT—The Conservation Commission’s annual Clean Up of town roads has expanded to the entire month of April. Commissioners Connie Manes and Melissa Cherniske were...

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KENT – Boy Scout Troop 11 was busy Saturday morning creating breakfast sandwiches as a fundraiser for the troop. The boys were buzzing with...

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KENT—Trying to decide when Kent residents would be most likely to attend a concert series proved difficult for the Park and Recreation Commission during...

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KENT—The Architectural Review Board looked at the proposed plan for an enlarged and improved Kent Memorial Library during its meeting April 8 and pronounced...

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KENT—The Broadband and Mobile Communications Working Group Committee, charged with assessing the possibility of bringing broadband service to all sections of town, has released...

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KENT—Kent Center School Principal Michelle Mott and the Board of Education ran into a barrage of complaints from parents concerned about the information their...

Local News

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SHERMAN—The Connecticut Audubon Society will host a fast-paced, four-to-five-mile hike April 13 at 11 a.m. at Deer Pond Farm Nature Preserve, 57 Wakeman Hill Rd. Register here.

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KENT—The Kent Volunteer Fire Department will hold its next Big Win Breakfast April 28 from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at its 28 Maple St. headquarters. Tickets are...

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KENT—“At a Moment’s Notice” is this year’s theme for the annual Kent Firemen’s Ball, set for June 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. with...

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KENT—The Kent Senior Center and the Kent Historical Society will host a program about the history of Kent School April 17 at 11 a.m....

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KENT—The House of Books will hold two book club events in April.  On April 17 at 6 p.m. and April 18 at 7 p.m.,...

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CORNWALL—Cornwall Park & Recreation will offer a Covid Vaccine Clinic at the Town Hall, 24 Pine St., April 24 from 11 a.m. to 4...

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KENT—The Lions Club will hold a blood drive April 15, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., at the Kent Community House, 92 North Main St....

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KENT—The Kent Memorial Library, 32 North Main St., has announced an “Evening with Jeff Benedict,” bestselling author of 17 books and a former special...

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KENT—Residents will have the opportunity to shred paper documents at the Kent Transfer Station, 38 Maple St., April 20 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. No...

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KENT—The Eric Sloane Museum and Kent Ironworks will reopen for its 2024 season with special demonstrations and new exhibits May 5 and 6, 10...

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KENT—Kent Center School will be on vacation April 15-19 and the Kent Memorial Library, 32 North Main St. will offer antidotes to the “Mom, I’m...

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LITCHFIELD—Chabad Lubavitch of Northwest Connecticut invites the faithful to an interactive Passover Seder with a gourmet holiday dinner offered in two locations, Litchfield and...

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KENT—The Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, which is located just north of the village center on Route 7, will hold its Spring Power-up April 27...

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KENT – The Kent Senior Center will offer an educational series of topics in upcoming months. Featured will be a light lunch, funded by...

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GAYLORDSVILLE—Mother’s Day gifts and local art is a focus at the seventh annual Spring Arts and Fine Crafts Show at the historic Merwinsville Hotel...

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KENT—Yaznic Mateos will lead an adult Spanish group at Kent Memorial Library, 32 North Main St., April 25 at 6:30 p.m. All levels of...

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KENT—Kent Land Trust will hold an eBird tutorial April 18 at 6 p.m. at 45 on Main. The session will explain how technology can...

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KENT—Kent Land Trust will hold an All-Earth Day Stewardship Restoration Workday and e-Bird blitz April 20 at 9 a.m. Participants should meet at the...

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KENT—Join Kent Conservation Commission and Kent Memorial Library in the Junior Room on April 18 at 10:30 a.m. for a program exploring the process of turning food scraps...

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KENT—The Kent Memorial Library and House of Books will host a program on “Connecticut Cryptids, A Field Guide to the Weird & Wonderful Creatures of...

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KENT—The Kent Memorial Library is seeking new members and renewals of membership. A new option allows residents to sign up or renew online using...

Political News

Opinions

Opinions

To the Editor: I was shocked to read the April 11 Kent Good Times Dispatch article “Project Sage curriculum provokes firestorm of protest.” Not...

Opinions

Happy Spring! Suddenly we’re eager for more time outdoors. We rejoice in the festive traditions of spring holidays, but also in simple pleasures like...

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I went to sunrise service on Easter morning. It was cold and clear, and some early birds were just beginning their morning songs. Quite...

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The Kent Good Times Dispatch (KGTD) welcomes letters to the editor if the submissions are not in bad taste and refrain from attacking individuals...

Schools

Schools

CANAAN – Retiring Region 1 Superintendent Lisa Carter is being feted with a Gratitude Gala April 27 with all proceeds being directed to the...

Sports

Sports

KENT — A cold and windy Saturday afternoon, April 6, saw visiting Albany Academy soundly defeat the Marvelwood School lacrosse team, 11-2.  Albany, a...

Sports

WINSTED—A back-and-forth baseball game between Housatonic Valley Regional High School and Northwestern Regional High School ended 3-2 in favor of Northwestern on Tuesday, April...

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LAKE WARAMAUG— The 50th anniversary of the USATF-sanctioned Jack Bristol Lake Waramaug Ultra Race will be held April 28. It is the oldest 100K...

Obituaries, Weddings & Births

Obituaries, Weddings & Births

KENT—Haley and Dakota Geoffroy are overjoyed to announce the birth of their daughter, Lainey Louise Geoffroy. The 7-pound,1-ounce baby girl was born Tuesday, April...

Obituaries, Weddings & Births

KENT—Louis Gerard Mitchell was born on April 4, at 10:54 a.m. to Kent residents Nicole and Cade Mitchell. The baby boy joins siblings Henry,...

Life & Arts

Life & Arts

GAYLORDSVILLE – Artists are currently being sought for a special show to celebrate the unveiling of the Merwinsville Hotel Restoration Ballroom. The show will...

Life & Arts

KENT—The Kent Art Association will open its Spring Juried Show April 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. There are 40 artists from the region displaying 95 works, including sculpture, watercolor, oil,...

Life & Arts

KENT—The Kent Art Association will hold its Spring Juried Show from April 12 through May 4. Gallery hours will be Thursday through Saturday, from...

Business News

Business

KENT – Julianne Dow has returned to a place that she loved as a teenager to retire and run her business, Dow Integrative Institute....

Business

KENT—Kent Barns is preparing for its new season of Second Saturdays, which begin May 11. During the events, which continue until October, the shopping...

Entertainment News

Entertainment

NEW MILFORD—Tickets are now on sale for Merryall Center’s 2024 Season. Merryall’s 15-event season runs from June 1 through September 29 and will showcase...

Entertainment

KENT—The Kent Community Nursery School has planned “An Enchanted Evening” fundraiser for April 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Community House, 93...

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