At 9:55 p.m. on February 9, the Watertown Fire Department responded to an alarm coming from the residents of a house on Buckingham Street. The two-story home, which was being rented by the Sharp family, was owned by the neighboring Union Congregational Church. Tiffany Sharp and three school-aged children escaped without injury from the blaze, which claimed the life of the family’s cat. The father of the children and a son at college were not home when the fire broke out.
WATERTOWN-OAKVILLE — The Watertown Fire Marshal’s office has announced the winners of the 2020/2021 annual Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest. The contest, sponsored by the State Fire Marshal’s office, the Connecticut Fair Plan, the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association and the Connecticut Fire Marshal’s Association is run by the county and local fire marshals each year to help promote fire safety.
WATERBURY — Lester P. Schindel has been named CEO of Waterbury HEALTH network. Mr. Schindel served as interim CEO of the network for the past 12 months leading the organization through the Covid-19 pandemic, a particularly challenging year for the organization and healthcare in general.
WATERTOWN - Monday, February 15 may have been a day from the daily pressures of work, school and just avoiding COVID-19, but to the Watertown-Pomperaug hockey team, it was another day at the office...one which they were more than happy to have.
WATERBURY — After nearly two years and $9 million, the Mattatuck Museum has announced its re-opening from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, February 28. The museum opens with new exhibitions, an artist installation in the plaza, reinstallation of the permanent collection and a re-interpretation of the Orton P. Camp, Jr., History Exhibit. The renovation project has brought to life a reimagined space that continues to be a welcoming, inclusive, stimulating and enriching community anchor.
WATERTOWN — The Council of Catholic Women of St. John the Evangelist Church is hosting a Diaper Drive for Carolyn’s Place from 4:15 to 5 p.m. prior to 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, March 6 at the tent in the parking lot of St. John the Evangelist Church, 574 Main St.