This Week in The Lakeville Journal – Thursday August 18, 2022

The Lakeville Journal is an independently owned, community weekly newspaper covering North Canaan, Falls Village, Salisbury/Lakeville, Sharon, Cornwall and Kent, Conn. Our goal is to report the news of our communities accurately and fairly, fostering democracy and an atmosphere of open communication

The Lakeville Journal Foundation

The Lakeville Journal Foundation is a 

501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting the publication of 

The Lakeville Journal, The Millerton News and

Our goal is to report the news of our communities accurately and fairly, and to foster the free flow of information and opinion

Celebrating 125 Years

On August 14, 1897 The Lakeville Journal printed its first issue. 

125 years later our weekly newspaper continues as a pillar of this close-knit 

countryside community. The Lakeville Journal Foundation invites you to celebrate a monumental anniversary for this nonprofit publication. 

Join us this summer for 125, our month-long anniversary series of festivities

 — including our sensational first ticketed gala — that honor our history, 

our dedicated coverage of the area, and most of all, celebrate you, our readers. 


A Salisbury Association exhibit, a classic summer street fair, a film series, a compelling Salisbury Forum Talk, a theater event with Sharon Playhouse, and a Gala.



The Lakeville Journal Foundation is proud 
to announce the Honorary Co-Chairs 
of The Lakeville Journal’s 125th Anniversary Celebration

Meryl Streep & Sam Waterston


August 13 to October 1 Fascinating exhibit chronicles the history of the century-spanning Lakeville Journal newspaper. 

August 17 to September 14; times vary

The Moviehouse Film Series
Movies Make The News, News Makes The Movies

Grab a front row seat with us at The Moviehouse in Millerton for a series of our favorite newsroom films that continue to captivate journalists and readers alike. For schedule and tickets, go to

August 21; 3 p.m.

The Sharon Playhouse
What’s In The Daily News?

You’ll want a ticket and a great view as The Sharon Playhouse presents a patio cabaret, celebrating The Lakeville Journal as only our beloved local theater can —  with big entertainment value. Enjoy musical numbers, tap dancing and popular hit songs from Broadway and beyond, revolving around critics, reviews and current events. For tickets 

September 16; 7:30 p.m.

The Salisbury Forum
The Future of American Journalism

The Salisbury Forum and Lakeville Journal Foundation present a compelling discussion with distinguished media professionals on where newspapers are headed next, moderated by Foundation board member and investigative journalist Brian Ross. As always, free to the public.

September 17; 5 p.m.

The Newsprint Jubilee
The closing night you won’t want to miss — you are invited to our first gala event. Save the date for an end of summer affair to remember. For tickets, go to


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