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KENT – Iron was smelt and forged on the grounds of the Eric Sloane Museum for the first time in 132 years May 18...

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KENT—Secretary of the State Stephanie Thomas toured Kent Monday afternoon, meeting with business leaders and town officials, speaking about how they can do their part...

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KENT—The Inland Wetlands Commission dealt with a jam-packed schedule Monday night as it reviewed seven applications. The first was an after-the-fact application from Andria...

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KENT – There are two new dentists in town, who are partners, taking over the dentistry practice previously owned by Drs. Jill and George...

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KENT – Running a business for 50 years deserves a party and Davis IGA is inviting everyone to join in the celebration June 2...

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KENT—In a testy exchange with the Planning and Zoning Commission at its May meeting Jason Doornick, co-owner of the MOTORIOT car dealership at 21...

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KENT—The Kent Library Association is moving forward with its $6 million plan to enlarge the Kent Memorial Library, have received approvals from both the...

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KENT—The Zoning Board of Appeals delayed action on an application from Homer Jennings of 186 Bulls Bridge Road to waive specific words in two...

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KENT—Townspeople approved the $15,699,245 budget for 2024-25 Friday, May 17, but not without some sharp questioning and strong urging that money be drawn from...

Local News

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KENT – Marble Valley Farm will continue its organic seedling plant sale this Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The farm’s...

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KENT – The Kent Farmers Market opens for the season Friday, May 24 from 3-6 p.m. The Kent Land Trust field was over saturated...

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KENT – Registration is open for Camp Kent day camp, offered by Kent Park and Recreation. Through a partnership with Club Getaway, children are...

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LAKEVILLE – Kent seniors are invited to join the Regional Luncheon June 5 at noon at the Lakeville Town Grove, 42 Ethan Allen St.,...

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KENT—First Selectman Marty Lindenmayer was the guest speaker at the Kent Senior Center’s Lunch and Learn session Monday, May 20, where he presented a...

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KENT—The Planning and Zoning Commission approved an application from Kent School to alter its plan to build four faculty houses on its campus to...

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KENT—The Land Use Office has announced modified hours for May 27-30. The Town Hall will be closed for Memorial Day, May 27. The office...

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From The Den: The Lions Club welcomed three new members this month. Joining the ranks are Lee Ogden, Denyse and David Stoneback. Our guest speaker...

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KENT—An Evening with Cheryl Gould will held In the Reading Room of the Kent Memorial Library, hosted by the Kent Good Times Dispatch Tuesday,...

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KENT—Author Jack Sheedy will discuss “In my Father’s Tire Tracks” Friday, June 7, at 6 p.m. at the Kent Memorial Library, 32 Main St....

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KENT—A program recalling a lifetime passion for writing will be held Thursday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kent Memorial Library, 32 North Main...

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KENT—The Kent Memorial Library will hold its annual fundraising benefit Saturday, June 22,  from 5 to 8 p.m. at the home of Bruce Hoheb and...

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KENT – Kent Park and Recreation is offering a sales opportunity and a treasure hunt in The Kent Collectibles Community-Wide Tag Sale June 15...

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

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“A Fungus Among Us” will be offered June 1 at 10 a.m. at Pond Mountain Natural Area as part of the Connecticut Trails Day...

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KENT–Invitations are in the mail, according to the committee planning this year’s Kent Volunteer Fire Department Ball, planned for Saturday, June 8. The popular...

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KENT—The Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Rd., will hold its fourth annual Historic Trades Day Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors...

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KENT—A free TradesUp Youth Workshop in woodworking using hand tools will be held at the Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent Cornwall Rd., June 15...

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KENT—The Kent Land Trust has turned its attention to the burgeoning spring landscape, urging residents to participate in “No Mow May,” the movement that...

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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...

New From Nearby Towns

New From Nearby Towns

NEW MILFORD — Merryall Center will feature the art of Dorie Petrochko, a Connecticut-based artist and illustrator, during its 2024 season. An exhibition of...

New From Nearby Towns

WARREN – The Kent Land Trust will collaborate with two other organizations June 1 in an organized hike with the Lake Waramaug Association and...

Political News

Politics

CORNWALL – Democratic delegates in the 64th District of the General Assembly nominated incumbent Maria Horn of Salisbury May 15 as their candidate in...

Politics

KENT—The Kent Democratic Town Committee is planning a vintage fashion sale to raise money to support the campaigns of 2024 Democratic candidates. The sale...

Opinions

Opinions

Letter to the Editor: I think we have to look hard and fast at combining all three properties owned by John Casey on Kent Green...

Opinions

To the Editor: The resurrection of a local news source in Kent under the banner of the Kent Good Times Dispatch (Kent GTD), marks...

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To the editor: If you enjoy watching the Memorial Day parade, keep some protocols in mind.  Hand-held flags must be kept upright by young...

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My parents, both notably caring people, did not do their children any good when it came to dental genetics. They spent a small fortune...

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Spring—isn’t she lovely? The emergence of leaves, red buds, and fluffy white flowers in the forested hills and the pleasure of awakening to birdsong....

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

Schools

FALLS VILLAGE – Kara Franks of Kent loves to bring her horse to school and she took the opportunity again May 15 at the...

Schools

FALLS VILLAGE – Students in the college course “Introduction to Human Rights” will present a discussion “Issues in Human Rights” Tuesday, June 4, at...

Sports

Sports

KENT—Kent residents can enjoy free pickleball competition at the Kent Center School gym on Wednesday evenings through June 5. Games will take place from...

Obituaries, Weddings & Births

Obituaries, Weddings & Births

KENT—James C. Neill, a longtime Kent resident, died Monday, May 20, 2024. Jim was born on June 24, 1935, to James and Josephine (McCabe)...

Obituaries, Weddings & Births

KENT—Mary Cecilia (Harz) Grusauski of Kent passed away on Jan. 10, 2024, after a short illness. Mary was born on Jan. 24, 1937, to...

Life & Arts

Life & Arts

WASHINGTON, CT—Works by Jack Rosenberg will be exhibited at the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens in the center of Washington beginning Friday, May...

Life & Arts

 KENT—Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 5-7 Fulling Lane, will open an exhibition of art by Margot Glass and Jackie Battenfield Saturday, May 18, with a...

Life & Arts

KENT—The Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St., has opened its Fiber Arts Show, an invitational and juried show of tactile art that will...

Life & Arts

KENT—The Kent Memorial Library, 32 Min St., has opened its newest art show, “Intercepting Sunshine” by Shannon Blanton. The exhibit continues through June 30...

Life & Arts

KENT—Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 7 Fulling Lane, will hold a conversation and coffee with featured artist KK Kozik Sunday, May 5, 10 a.m. to noon...

Business News

Business

Thomas F. Segalla, an alum of the Housatonic Valley Regional High School Class of 1961 and a founding partner of Goldberg Segalla, was honored...

Entertainment News

Entertainment

WASHINGTON, CT—The Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens invites the community to its annual Movies @the Park series again this year. The park will...

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...

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