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It’s a new school year, and for students in north central Connecticut that brings newly renovated, new technology and new programs. Perhaps the biggest change is in Enfield, where students in grades 9 to 12 will be welcomed to the newly renovated Enfield High School, which will serve all of the town’s high school students. Enrico Fermi High School closed at the end of the 2015-16 school year. “We’ve completed the renovations of Enfield High,” Enfield Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Schumann said. “People are really psyched,” he said, adding students and families have been touring the school, and the athletic teams have been practicing. Also among the more significant changes is the addition of full-day

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Superintendent of Schools Scott Nicol. As part of a two-year transition process, fifth-graders will remain in their elementary schools rather than going to Windermere School. Next year, all students in kindergarten through grade six will remain be at the elementary schools, he said. He also said the schools will be continuing to hold student-led parentteacher conferences. The elementary and middle schools

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NEWPORT, R.I. – The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, one of the East Coast’s most sophisticated and anticipated events, returns for its 11th year Sept. 22-25. Signature events include the Bordeaux Dinner on Thursday evening, the Wine & Rosecliff Gala on Friday evening, Grand Tastings on Saturday and Sunday, the Vintner Dinner on Saturday evening, Newport After Dark on Saturday evening, Jazz Brunch on Sunday and Seminars in The Breakers Stable and Carriage House that will take place throughout the weekend. The festivities kick off on Thursday, Sept. 22, with The Bordeaux Dinner at The Elms hosted by Bordeaux expert Robin Kelley O’Connor. Exquisite wines from four different appellations of Bordeaux will be presented at this dinner to complement the menu created by Executive Chef Frank McClelland of L’Espalier in Boston. Tickets to the Bordeaux Dinner are limited. The elegant Friday night Wine & Rosecliff Gala feature exquisite wines, award-winning chefs, live music and dancing in the Rosecliff ballroom. Featured chefs at the Wine & Rosecliff Gala include: Chef Matthew MacCartney of Jamestown Fish (Jamestown, RI), Chef Jose Enrique of Jose Enrique (Puerto Rico), Chef Brian Alberg of Red Lion Inn (Stockbridge, MA), Chef David Blessing of Newport Beach House: A Longwood Venue (Newport, RI), Chef Thomas Duffy of The Spiced Pear at The Chanler (Newport, RI), Chef Terence Feury of Forty 1˚ North (Newport, RI), Chef Josue Louis of Bistro du Midi (Boston, MA), Chef Lou Rossi of Castle Hill Inn (Newport, RI), Chef  Dante de Magistris of Dante (Boston, MA), Chef Shaun Velez of Deuxave (Boston,

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David Cowell, left, and Ryan Bird are among the performers in the Somers Village Players fall production of “Don’t Dress For Dinner.”

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Somers Village Players Ready for Fall Production SOMERS — The Somers Village Players will present their fall production “Don’t Dress For Dinner,” a comedy by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Robin Hawdon, for three consecutive weekends beginning Friday, Sept. 30. “Don’t Dress For Dinner” is a comedy farce about double adultery, marital

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SOMERS — The Four Town Fair, established in 1838, returns for another year Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 15-18, at the fairgrounds, 56 Egypt Road, Somers. The fair will be open from 4 to 11 p.m. Sept. 15 and 16, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 17, and 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18. Opening night admission is $6; admission on the other three days is $10. A weekend pass is $25. Children 12 and under are admitted for free. Senior citizens have a $5 admission fee on the

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Big Anniversary for The Big E WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Big E, the largest fair in the Northeast, is gearing up for its centennial celebration with spectacular entertainment, an exhibit showcasing the rich history of Eastern States Exposition, fun fair foods, rides, shopping and birthday surprises. To set the tone, on Opening Day the fair hosts The Big E Bash with DJ Diesel, better known as basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal, on Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. Featured attractions include: Mardi Gras and daily parades; The Big E Circus Spectacular; the Budweiser Clydesdales; McDonald’s Giant Slide; Commerford’s Petting Zoo; Swifty Swine Racing Pigs; North American Midway rides; walk-around impersonators, the Mechanical Man, and Vegas-style showgirls. This year’s lineup of shows at The Big E’s xfinity arena and Court of Honor Stage, which take place

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SUFFIELD — A couple of days of fun are in store at Suffield on the Green on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11. Suffield on the Green is an annual two-day town fair right in the heart of town (on the Green, where else?) There are booths from almost every town organization, a good number of businesses, a craft fair, book sale, entertainment, and all kinds of fair food. The Suffield Players have a booth again this year. It has proven to be key to kicking off our season as it provides an opportunity to tell people about our group and the upcoming shows. To attract people to the booth, we offer free facepainting for kids and an hourly raffle for free opening night tickets.

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Safety first in Stafford By Linda Tishler Levinson

STAFFORD — Wearing T-shirts reading “Help Loki Keep Stafford Drug Free,” students at Stafford Middle School celebrated Community Safety Day on Sept. 2. Organized by Stafford Middle School Principal Jennifer Hoffman, Assistant Principal Melissa Morgan-Hostetler and police Lt. Thomas Duncan, the day included a Drug Abuse Resistance Education presentation and several outdoor stations. Stations included a SWAT vehicle; major crime van; drone demonstrations; the effects of smoking and second-hand smoke; Viking, the State Police bombsniffing dog; State Police Dive Team; a car rollover demonstration; boating safety; as well as fire and ambulance vehicles. The star of the event was Loki, Stafford’s new police dog. Sgt. James Kodzis, who works and lives with Loki, told students how he

trains the dog using treats. Loki is only fed when he correctly identifies drugs found during his daily training sessions or when actively working. “We take their natural ability to scent,” he said, and train them for police work. Hoffman said the goal for the community day was to help students know what resources are available in the community. She said she wants every child to feel connected with an adult, that “there’s always somebody on their side to keep them happy and healthy.” “I think it’s great for the kids like us who in a few years are going to high school,” sixth-grader Catherine Paine said of the event, “I’m going to say no to drugs, no to alcohol.” After watching the car rollover demonstration, eighth-grader Zoe Jones said she learned, “I should wear my seatbelt, because I could die and it would save me.”

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EAST WINDSOR — The Book Club Bookstore, 100 Main St., Broad Brook, is planning these free events in September. For details, call 860-623-5100 Thursday, Sept. 15, 6 p.m. Stephen King Book Club. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2 to 3 p.m., Parent & Child Book Club: “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio. Light refreshments served. Thursday, Sept. 22, 6 p.m., Book Discussion: “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins. The movie based on the book is scheduled for release on Oct. 7. Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit author Maria Carvalho at the Book Club’s East Windsor Community Day booth. Monday, Sept. 26, 10:30 a.m. Book Discussion at E. Windsor Senior Center: “Dead Wake” by Erik Larson

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1 access to Chromebooks, expanding the program by one grade, Nicol said. The school system has launched its new website, which includes a “cutting-edge ‘Nash’-up page,” Nicol said, which displays social media feeds from school staff regarding academic, musical, athletic and other activities. The Ellington Board of Education also has a Facebook page, he said. Somers Somers schools have a number of new staff members, Superintendent of Schools Maynard Suffredini said, calling them “a very good group of people that we’re bringing into the district.” Students at the high school will receive Chromebooks instead of iPads, he said. They are less expensive and do what the students need. IPads will continue to be used in kindergarten through grade 8, he said. Stafford The Stafford Board of Education recently appointed Melissa Morgan-Hostetler as assistant principal of Stafford Middle School, where she had been a sixth-grade teacher since 2012, Superintendent of Schools Patricia Collin said. Gerald Hairston, program manager from the Institute of Teaching and Learning for the Capitol Region Education Council, who has been working in the area of equity education for nearly 10 years, presented the keynote address to Stafford employees at convocation. The presentation entitled, “Cultural

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East Windsor Panel Considering Fire Services Choices By Linda Tishler Levinson

EAST WINDSOR — The Fire Protection Committee is considering two options to change the way the town pays for its fire services. The committee decided at its Aug. 23 to narrow the options to expanding the Warehouse Point Fire District to include the entire town or forming a second fire district for the parts of the town not served by the Warehouse Point district.

The panel is asking for legal opinions on the two options. Other options considered earlier included dissolving the Warehouse Point district and paying for fire services out of the overall town budget.º First Selectman Robert Maynard said the committee has explored several alternatives and will make recommendations to the Board of Selectmen, which may send the proposals to a ref-

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American Legion Search for EHS Grads Who Served

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hoping the residents and alumni of Ellington High will help with the search. Because the U.S. military is not able to release records, O’Shaughnessy said they must find people by word of mouth. The plan is to replace the current plaque and put up a new plaque to honor all students who have served. Student Council president Tom Arbeiter has stepped in to help and has been working with the American Legion on gathering the names. The student council and American Legion will share the cost of the new plaque. The student council honors Ellington veterans every year with a large ceremony on Veteran’s Day and invites local veterans to breakfast at the school. This is not the first time the Hatheway-Miller American Legion Post has helped the town and school. In 2006, the marching band stipend was cut from the budget and the post donated the stipend so that the band would continue to be present at town ceremonies. The history goes back even farther. In 1927

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died while in the service there will be a hash tag. O’Shaughnessy’s daughter Jennifer, who served in the Air Force, will be on that plaque. They plan to leave plenty of room on the plaque for additions. Arbeiter said the student council will remind classmates to let the school know of their military service and they will in turn notify the American Legion who will add names to the plaque. O’Shaughnessy and Arbeiter hope to have this plaque ready for this year’s Veteran’s Day in November so there is a bit of a time crunch. If you know or have a family member who graduated from Ellington High School and served in the United States military please contact John O’Shaughnessy at john.oshaughnessy@snet.net or Tom Arbeiter at arbeitertom@gmail.com.

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Selectmen Say Proposal for Town Manager Too Vague

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ELLINGTON — The charter revision will go before town voters, but the proposal to consider the hiring of a town manager will not be part of it. The Board of Selectmen voted Aug. 19 to send the charter revision to a referendum. The 10 proposed changes include prohibiting regular and alternate members of the Zoning Board of Appeals from also serving on the Planning and Zoning Commission and increasing the threshold for requiring expenditures to go out for competitive bidding from $7,500 to $25,000.

The selectmen voted against the Charter Revision Commission’s recommendation to ask voters if they wanted the selectmen to be allowed to hire a town manager. “We are disappointed,” Commission Chairperson Ellen O’Shaughnessy said, since residents will not have their say on the issue. She said the selectmen also rejected a proposal to ask voters if they wanted to eliminate the 15 percent threshold for overturning a town meeting decision and allow a simple majority vote to do so.

O’Shaughnessy said the commission was not necessarily recommending these changes be adopted, but that voters have a chance to decide on them. Selectmen said they felt the proposal on the town manager was too vague, including that it did not it did not address any changes in the first selectman’s role or the relationship of the Board of Selectman to the town manager, according to the minutes of the meeting. The selectmen said they were concerned removing the 15 percent for overturning a town meeting decision would allow special interest groups to sway a vote.

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Food Trucks Can Now Peddle Their Wares in Enfield

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By Linda Tishler Levinson

ENFIELD — Food trucks are now allowed in town. The Town Council voted Aug. 1 to change town ordinances to allow food trucks — described in the code as mobile food vendors — and to regulate them. The issue of food trucks came up more than a year ago when Powder Hollow Brewery was fined for having food trucks on its property. Owner Michael McManus had approached the Planning and Zoning

Commission to see if the regulations could be changed. Residents had told the PZC they were in favor of food trucks. The council formed a subcommittee to study the issue. The resolution before the council followed a public hearing held in May. Councilors debated language in the resolution to make it clear that vendors must essentially have selfcontained operations and would not be allowed to hook

up to any public utilities. Specifically, an amendment stated that vendors cannot “connect to any utility or service such as, but not limited to, water,sewer or electric for the purpose or duration of activity.” The motion to amend the regulations and the resolution to allow and regulate food trucks passed unanimously.

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Parkway Pavilion Hosts Summer Picnic to Benefit Alzheimer’s

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ENFIELD - Parkway Pavilion Health & Rehabilitation Center staff members, led by Team Parkway Chairperson Roxane Cotton, hosted their annual picnic to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. The picnic is the kick-off event for Team Parkway Pavilion to raise funds for the Alzheimer Association Memory Walk. The Memory Walk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Enfield Senior Center in Enfield. Parkway staff, residents, their families and members of the community par-

ticipated in the event which included a picnic dinner, entertainment by Mick Iarusso. Thanks to the generosity of Ambulance Service of Manchester, residents and guests had the opportunity to dunk Enfield Mayor Scott Kaupin and Parkway Pavilion Medical Director Dr. Shaw. Anyone interested in joining Team Parkway is asked to call Roxane Cotton at 860.745.1641 or register online at www.alz.org and sign on to walk with Team Parkway Pavilion.

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SOMERS — The Board of Selectmen is honoring Karen Hocking and Bob Wheeler with its annual awards. The board presents these awards each year to a volunteer and a town employee. Hocking received the 2016 Robert B. Percoski Community Service Award. She volunteers as the Community Emergency Response Team leader for Somers. She works with the town emergency management director, as well as the

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If you are considering op ons for a er school ac vi es for the coming school year, please take a few minutes to talk with your child about the responsibili es that go with using a public building such as the library. Our library o ers many new opportuni es and we want to make it a pleasant experience for everyone. According to library policy, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please remember that a child remaining at school for any type of a er-school ac vity must be picked up at the school. For the safety of all, students are not allowed to congregate near the front entrance of the library, in the lobby area, or in the parking lot. Anyone who is disrup ve or misbehaving will be required to leave the library grounds and parents will be contacted. Thank you for your coopera on!

Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Na onal Library Card Sign-Up Month. We encourage Somers residents to visit the library to get the most important card in your wallet! Your card gives you access to all types of books, magazines, eBooks, audio books, DVDs, and so much more. And best of all it’s free! Just bring in veri ca on of your address to register, or renew your expired card and receive a thank you gi !

Adventures in Cinema

A special classic lm presenta on of Speedy will be shown on Sunday, October 16 in the Blake Community Room beginning at 1:30 p.m. Slaps ck star Harold Lloyd reprises his “Glasses” character in this silent lm considered to be one of Lloyd’s best. An introduc on and commentary will be presented by Michael DiRaimo, a former lm apprecia on professor. A short discussion will follow the showing.

Computer Instruc on

This fall we will be o ering classes on a variety of computer topics, including Ancestry.com. Classes will be scheduled for mornings or evenings beginning in late September. Call the library for more informa on or stop by for a lis ng of all programs.

Book Discussions

Denise Stankovics will lead a discussion of Brooklyn by Colm Toibin on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m. and Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee on Oct. 26 at 2:30 p.m. Copies of the books will be available at the library. Please call the library to register for the discussions.

Movie Ma nees

Each month the library features one or more newly released lms. All movies begin at 1:00 p.m. in the Blake Community Room and are shown with closed cap oning when available. Please check our website or call the library for a lis ng of upcoming lms.

Scrabble Night

Join the fun on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from September through December. All skill levels are welcome but par cipa on is limited to adults and teens. Scrabble sets will be provided. For more informa on please call the library at 860-763-3501.

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Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

Drop o donated books beginning Sat., Sept 24, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the library and through Thursday of the following week. The book sale will be held in the Blake Community Room at the library. Preview: Friday, Sept. 30, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Book Sale: Saturday, Oct. 1, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Readers in grades K-4 are invited to register for a 10 minute slot to read to one of Allan’s Angels R.E.A.D.® Team, trained dogs who love to listen to books. Children can choose a story to read to a furry friend in a relaxed, “dog-friendly” atmosphere. Registra on begins September 21.

Read for Treats

Stop by the Children’s Room between October 3 & October 31 and join our fall reading program. Pick up your rst reading sheet beginning Monday, October 3. Return your completed reading log to the library for a special surprise. This reading program is for children ages 2-8.

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Stop by the Children’s Room between October 10 & October 31 to par cipate in our Halloween Scavenger Hunt. Find all of our hidden Halloween objects and receive a treat and a ra e cket for our prize basket!

Lego ® Club

Wednesday, October 19, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Children in grades 1-5 will hear a story and then have me to construct a Lego® project related to the theme of the book. Registra on is required and begins October 10.

Teens Paint a Pumpkin @ the Library Friday, October 21, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Registra on for the fall story me session will begin Tuesday, September 6 for Somers residents and non-residents can register beginning Wednesday, September 7. Story me sessions will run September 12-October 28. Registra on is required for all story mes. Children 12-24 months, will meet on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Children 24-36 months, will meet on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. or Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Children 3-5 years, will meet on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. or Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

For students in grades 6 -12. We will provide the pumpkins, paint and accessories you need to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween! Space is limited. Registra on begins on October 10.

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A Slew Of Activities Slated for ‘Senior Month’ At The Center

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SOMERS - There are many ways to celebrate “Senior Month” this September. On Monday Sept. 19 at 1 p.m., Mike Savenelli of Province Mortgage (Cheshire, CT) will be presenting a workshop on “Identity Fraud and Scams” at the Somers Senior Center. Savenelli will cover 10 major points aimed at not becoming a victim and what to do for those who have. On Friday, Sept. 23, The Somers Senior Center’s David Gwilliam Mohegan Sun Casino bus trip will roll. (Note: Participants do not need to be senior citizens or Somers resi-

dents to attend.) Bus will leave promptly at 8:30 a.m. from the Center and will return at approximately 5:30 p.m. Trip cost of $25 per person and includes round-trip deluxe motor coach, two $10 Gambling Vouchers, a $15 food voucher, and the driver’s gratuity. Non-refundable payment is due upon sign-up. Gourd artist and Somers native Mary Harrington brings her unique talent to us with a creative fall Apple Gourd project Attendees will color their dried hard, shell apple gourd with a transparent ink dye allowing the beauty of the wood like shell to

show through. Embellishments will be added, and a wax finish applied to seal the finish. All supplies are included. The class should take 1.5 to 2 hours. Cost of class is $15 due upon sign-up. Last but not least, on Friday, Sept. 30 at noon the Somers CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) presents a program on how to shelter in place and how to safely evacuate if that becomes necessary. Those who attend will receive a bag with some items that can be used to start their own emergency kit. Join CERT at the Somers Senior Center and to learn how to keep yourself safe during emergencies. Lunch will be provided during this presentation.

Rally Day

SOMERS - Rally Day at the Congregational Church of Somersville, 22 Maple Street, will be held on Sept. 11 with the service beginning at 10 a.m. This child-friendly service celebrates, and kicks off, a new Sunday school year. The service will be followed with cake, ice cream and an intergenerational game day.  Parents and grandparents alike are encouraged to bring young people to worship with them. 

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Proposal Made To Waive Building Fees for Foundations

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STAFFORD — The Board of Selectmen is considering a request by two residents to have Building Department fees waived for the repair or replacement of their homes’ crumbling foundations, a problem shared by numerous homeowners in north central Connecticut whose homes were built from the 1980s to 1998. First Selectman Anthony Frassinelli said the town is working with the Capitol Region Council of Government to help each town determine what it will do. Frassinelli told the selectmen at their Aug. 17 meeting that currently only

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Stafford Community Farmers’ Market is open on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Oct. 29 at the John E. Julian Heritage Park (3 Stafford St.) in Stafford. Organizers promis something new every week. Music at 11 a.m. Email staffordcfm@gmail.com or visit www.staffordcommunityfarmersmarket.com for more information.

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The Stafford Historical Society is requesting donations of gently-used items for our upcoming annual Tag Sale that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.. Those wishing to donate items can contact Pat Greika at (860) 684-2313 to schedule a drop-off time. No clothing, computer equipment, electronics, large appliances or exercise machines, please.

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SUFFIELD â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Kent Memorial Library will move to a temporary location in the Senior Center at the beginning of next year. Environmental issues have delayed the renovations of library. Moving the library from 61 Ffyler Place will allow town offices to move into that space as the Town Hall renovation continues. â&#x20AC;&#x153;While this solution is not ideal it will enable us to deliver services to residents, progress with projects and keep costs at a minimum,â&#x20AC;? First Selectman Melissa

Mack said in a written release. As Town Hall and the library are renovated, interim space is needed for the library, the town clerk, assessor, tax collector and registrar of voters. Using the senior center presented challenges, Mack said.The Senior Center project incorporated grant money from the state which limits activities to seniorrelated uses. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We feel fortunate that the town was able to negotiate some flexibility with the state in regard to using the Senior Center temporarily for the interim library,â&#x20AC;?

Mack said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were able to take advantage of available space while not incurring additional rental or build-out expense.â&#x20AC;? State requirements for the town offices include space of more than 1,000 square feet and within town borders, as well as a vault separate from the town clerkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office and protection from fire, damage and theft. The town also looked to economically feasible options that kept offices together for continuity and convenience for residents, she said.

Author To Discuss New Book on Ethics Behind Doctorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Brain Research SUFFIELD - In the field of neurosurgery, Connecticut resident Henry Molaison, was one of the most important human research subjects of all time. However, until his death in 2008, hardly anyone knew his name. It was a secret. Author Luke Dittrich will talk about Henry, whose short term memory loss came about probably because of surgery done by Mr. Dittrichâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s own grandfather, a neurosurgeon at Hartford Hospital.

The surgery was to relieve Henry of his epileptic seizures. The study of Henry Molaison revolutionized the understanding of how memory works and became the cornerstone of modern memory science. However, the thrust of Dittrichâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s book are the serious questions of morality and ethics Henryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s brain raises: the surgery; research; the custody battle for Henryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s brain; and finally, the willful destruction

of some components of the research. Dittrichâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s presentation will be at the Suffield High School, 1060 Sheldon Street, in West Suffield, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 29. Please register for the free program at the library at 860-668-3896 or on the Kent Memorial Libraryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s website at suffield-library.org. Following Mr. Dittrichâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s talk there will be a reception where his books will be available for purchase and signing. The

Friends of the Kent Memorial Library are sponsoring the program. Dittrichâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s book, Patient H.M., A Story of Memory, Madness and Family Secrets was just published on August 9, 2016. It was the cover story of the New York Times Magazine on August 7, 2016. Dittrich is a National Magazine Awardâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;winning journalist, and a contributing editor at  Esquire. This is his first book.

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