THOMASTON — Grade five students at Thomaston Center School are participating in Connecticut’s Kid Governor program. The program is a national award-winning statewide civics program for fifth graders created by the Connecticut Public Affairs Network at Connecticut’s Old State House in 2015 and is designed to coincide with Election Day in November.
Thomaston Police Explorers recently named their new officers. On hand were Sergeant Kevin Smail (left); Lt. Rodney Banks, promoted to Captain; Sgt. Joshua Ellin, promoted to Lieutenant, and Pvt. John Scheerer, promoted to Sergeant.
THOMASTON — Each year, Forbes conducts several ranking lists for varying industries, and this year, Thomaston Savings Bank was named not only the top in-state bank in Connecticut, but also the top overall in the country. This was the first ever survey of its kind by Forbes, conducted in response to the recent uptick in online banking institutions and the resulting need for physical community banks to compete.
WATERBURY - The Watertown High School Lady Indians did not win the championship at the NVL swimming finals at Kennedy High School on November 2; as expected, premeet favorite Seymour High School took home the title banner, easily outscoring Naugatuck High School, 819.50 to 748.
Decked out in festive style, the historic Van Vleck House will be the setting for the annual Artisan Marketplace, opening at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 17, at Flanders Nature Center in Woodbury. Open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through December 16, the shop will offer handcrafted furniture, chocolates, needle felting kits and creatures, fiber art shawls and scarves, cards, tree ornaments, framed prints, baskets, soaps, sugar scrubs, children’s accessories, quilts, wreaths and greens, jewelry, pottery and more. The Van Vleck House is located at the corner of Flanders an…
The students and faculty of Memorial Middle School on Memorial Drive in Middlebury will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Monday, November 11, in the school auditorium. All area veterans and their families are invited to come to the ceremony and enjoy refreshments after.