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KENT—America pays scant attention to its natal day, having ceded its patriotic recognition to Memorial Day and Veterans Day. But not so at the...

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KENT—The Architectural Review Board quickly approved two applications during its regular meeting Monday, July 8. Elissa Potts appeared before the board to request permission...

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KENT—People helping purple martins has driven exponential growth in the number of birds living in Kent and surrounding towns. That was the message shared...

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KENT- When a creative artistic project is offered for free, one never knows who that will attract.  In the case of creating fairy and...

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KENT—Children and adults are starting the annual process of finding Waldo hidden in over two dozen stores in town this month. The unusual scavenger...

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KENT—While the Eric Sloane Museum was ringing bells in joyous commemoration of the nation’s founding, Kent residents were also pausing to celebrate the achievement...

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KENT—The Zoning Board of Appeals this week again stayed action on an application that would allow the Homer Jennings family to share a driveway...

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KENT—The hunt is on again for a volunteer Emergency Management Director. Brian Hunt, who has been on the job for only a few months,...

Local News

Local

KENT—Dr. Amy Attas, author of “Pets and The City,” will share all the funny, heartbreaking and life-affirming experiences she’s faced throughout her 30-year career...

Local

KENT—The Connecticut Museum of Mining and Mineral Science will have a big mineral and fossil sale Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p..m.,...

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KENT—St. Andrew’s Parish is seeking donations for its annual tag sale. Small donations and items will be accepted Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m....

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KENT—Kent Park and Recreation is once again teaming up with the Kent Land Trust to offer a six-concert series on Thursday evenings for residents....

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KENT – It may be the middle of summer, but town officials are preparing for back to school and assuring families that support is...

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KENT—Western Connecticut Community Television, the public access channel for 21 Connecticut towns, including Kent, will present a program on video production at Kent Memorial Library...

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KENT—The Registrars of Voters are seeking poll workers for August’s Primary and the General Election in November. Those interested are asked to contact registrar@townofkentct.org. Poll...

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KENT—Is our summer just kicking in? Or have you run through the gamut of barbecue, swim, lemonade, pickleball, ice cream, hammock, rinse and repeat?...

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KENT – It has been one year since 45 On Main Coffee, Chocolate & Creamery opened its doors and the business will be celebrating...

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KENT—The Renter’s Rebate program is open and accepting applications. The program provides a reimbursement program for Connecticut renters, who are 65 years and older...

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KENT—The children have barely unpacked their school bags and settled into summer vacation, but the State Police Troop L is already planning for their...

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KENT—Weekly pickleball is being offered Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kent Commons Park Tennis Courts on Swifts Lane. Park and Recreation...

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KENT—Artifical Intelligence is poised to change our world and the Kent Memorial Library is equally poised to explore the implications. It will host a...

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KENT—The Kent Volunteer Fire Department has announced that it will hold its 16th annual golf tournament Monday, Oct. 7, at the Bull’s Bridge Golf...

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KENT – Kent Park and Recreation, Kent Land Trust and the New Milford Senior Center are collaborating to offer a Senior Hiking Program with...

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KENT—Kent Park and Recreation has teamed up with new Slamma-Jamma Director Shawn Mobilio to bring back the skill-development basketball camp to Kent children for...

News From Nearby Towns

News From Nearby Towns

GAYLORDSVILLE—The annual Orb/Sphere Hunt is underway this summer, sponsored by Merwinsville Hotel Restoration, Inc., in Gaylordsville and financially supported by the New Milford Commission...

News From Nearby Towns

SALISBURY—Hannah Jung will conduct a Paint Café Tuesday, July 23, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., at Noble Horizons, 17 Cobble Rd., where participants will recreate Vincent...

Political News

Politics

KENT—State Representative Maria Horn will bring her “Door Knock for Democratic Candidates” campaign to Kent Saturday, July 13. Volunteers are to meet at 10...

Opinions

Opinions

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

Sports

Sports

KENT—Registration is now open for the seventh annual Sprint for Sobriety 5K Walk/Run, planned for Sunday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. The race is...

Obituaries, Weddings & Births

Obituaries, Weddings & Births

Virginia Hurd (Warren) Smith died June 17, 2024, at the age of 95.  She was born to Jack and Sally Warren Oct. 24, 1928,...

Business News

Business

KENT—The second Saturday of the month has rolled around again and with it the aptly named Second Saturdays celebration at Kent Barns. This month,...

Business

KENT—The House of Books will hold its next Book Club session Wednesday, July 17, at 6 p.m. when participants will discuss “No Longer Human”...

Business

KENT—Kent News, Inc. (KNI), the publisher of The Kent Good Times Dispatch, has announced accessibility updates to its website in order to increase ease...

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

KENT—The Kent Art Association’s will hold its Member’s Show and Mary Terrizzi’s solo show titled “Garden of Delights,” in July.  Join the KAA for the opening reception,...

Arts & Entertainment

KENT—Craven Contemporary continues its exhibition, “New Flora,” a flower-themed group show with work by a curated selection of gallery favorite contemporary artists, through Sunday,...

Arts & Entertainment

KENT—Water, with all its varying imagery, has always stimulated artists’ creative instincts. It is also the subject of two exhibits this summer at Carol Corey...

Arts & Entertainment

KENT—FotoDiary Kent, 3 Barn Road, will open “Etched in Time, Grand Canyon Photogravures” by photographer Scott Barnes Friday, July 12. Early photography expanded visual...

Arts & Entertainment

NEW MILFORD—Violet Willows, the Connecticut-based duo of Brianne Chasanoff and Mary Gardner, will appear at the Merryall Center, 8 Chapel Hill Road, Friday, July...

Arts & Entertainment

KENT—Kenise Fine Arts, 7 Fulling Lane, will open a new exhibition, “Octopus’s Garden,” Saturday, July 13, with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m....

Arts & Entertainment

NEW MILFORD—Renowned singer-songwriter Cliff Eberhardt will perform Saturday, July 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the the Merryall Center. With a career spanning over four...

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