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HVRHS: History classes are taking …

History classes are taking a different tack to #BlackHistoryMonth2021, looking at HVRHS final exams and school newspapers from the late 40s that included racially-biased language and Euro-centric content. What can we learn from the past to address the problems of today? Read the article on READ MORE.
Dairy industry keeps moo-ving despite pandemic12/26/2020

Dairy industry keeps moo-ving despite pandemic

CANAAN — The COVID-19 pandemic delivered an unexpected help to the dairy industry: the reversal of a pre-pandemic trend to skip breakfast. Shutdowns closed schools and restaurants, and as they floundered, so did their need for milk, cheese and other dairy products. Gradually, however, people stuck at home have rediscovered breakfast, cooking and baking – READ MORE.
Carter named Region 1 superintendent12/22/2020

Carter named Region 1 superintendent

FALLS VILLAGE — The “interim” can now be removed from Lisa Carter’s title after she was named Region 1 superintendent, a move approved by the district boards of education earlier this month. Region 1 serves the towns of Canaan, Cornwall, Kent, North Canaan, Salisbury and Sharon. Carter has been interim since July when Pamela Vogel READ MORE.

Falls Village artists featured in ’12×12′ show

FALLS VILLAGE – The David M. Hunt Library is presenting a special edition of its popular 12X12 year-end flash art exhibition, which is on display during library operating hours and can be viewed at the library by appointment, or online at Due to public health safety, there will be no formal reception. For the READ MORE.

From the Chamber: Inspiring Zoom meetings

I can just hear your comments because there is a bit of grumbling about Zoom overload. There is no question: we are living and working in a very different environment. However, good for all of you who are forging ahead in spite of the forces working against us. Below are some thoughts that inspired me READ MORE.

Applications available for small business grants

HARTFORD – State Sen. Craig Miner (R-Litchfield) recently announced that the state Department of Economic and Community Development has opened the application process for the new Connecticut CARES Small Business Grant Program. The program is designed to help small businesses and nonprofits that have faced financial hardship caused by COVID-19. Eligible small businesses and nonprofits READ MORE.
HVRHS: 1st steps in coding: ...11/02/2020

HVRHS: 1st steps in coding: …

1st steps in coding: The goal is to click the button when the green center light is lit. In this game, Owen loses both times, causing the small red light to turn on. He coded it w/an ultrasonic sensor, so instead of pressing a button, you wave your hand in front of it. Read the READ MORE.

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