The Greater New Milford Spectrum celebrates its 15th anniverary this week.

Our staff thanks our readership, our advertisers and all those who have supported our publication since our first editon in February of 1998.

To offer a perspective on the 15 years of our coverage in the towns of New Milford, Bridgewater, Kent, Roxbury, Sherman, Warren and Washington, we share photos below on S1 and plenty of 15th anniversary reflections and photographic memories on pages S13-17.

S1 -- Photos.

S13 -- Photos.

S14 -- Testimonials from many of our area's top leaders.

S15 -- Columns by Editor Emeritus Art Cummings, Editor Norm Cummings, writer/photographer Deborah Rose and reporter Susan Tuz.

S16-17 -- Photos.

For many more photos, please visit

The Spectrum thanks you all for your readership and for sharing pride in our communities.

-- Norm Cummings