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The Sacred Heart High School chapter of the National Honor Society hosted a Pet Memorial Day on Monday, September 9 at Sacred Heart High School, 142 S. Elm St. For a small donation, students were able to include the name of a deceased pet and a personal tribute to that animal in a memory boo… Read more

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Smuckers, a two-year-old goldendoodle, was this year’s winner of Watertown’s Coolest Canine contest which was hosted by the Town Clerk’s Office on Friday, August 23 at Veterans Memorial Park. Channel Three weatherman Scot Haney was the judge for the event. Smuckers’ owner is Diane Thomas of …

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TINY is a female black kitten who was found outside and is quickly warming up to shelter volunteers. She loves to play and is absolutely adorable. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those s…

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Two adults from Woodbury’s Another Farm won the Pleasure Championship and Reserve at the Frazier Farm Horse Show, August 18 in Woodbury. Vanessa Ozanick (left) with her My Spotted Valentine was Reserve while Robin Kiegel on her Quiet on the Green was the Champion.

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WASHINGTON — HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Rd., will host a two-day Tack Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 to benefit the many rescues in its care and to help with feed, veterinary and farrier costs.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host a mystery animal meet and greet at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the center, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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Anthony Jannetty submitted this photo of an eagle he spotted in Oakville. The eagle has a nest in the Colonial Street area of Oakville.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host Kristi Dranginis from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the center’s A.B. Ceder Room, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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WATERTOWN — Rose Hope Animal Refuge will conduct a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at LaBonne’s Market, 639 Straits Turnpike.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will host a mystery animal meet and greet at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the center, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — Debbie Labbe will host a llama walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at the White Memorial Conservation Center, 80 Whitehall Rd.

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Nonnewaug High School’s Agriscience Program will offer adult education classes from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday evenings from Tuesday, March 5, to Tuesday, April 9, at the high school, 5 Minortown Rd. in Woodbury. Classes range from beekeeping to phone photography to cooking and many more. Each c…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Land Trust is sponsoring a hike beginning at the Northfield Road entrance to the Fleisher Preserve at 1 p.m. Sunday, February 17. 

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Autumn Loomis, 14, of Watertown received a new camera for Christmas. When her mother, Tara Kottman, drove her to Hard Hill Road in Bethlehem on Wednesday, January 30, Autumn captured these photos of an eagle perched in a tree, then soaring over the snow-covered hill.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury FFA will host the annual Holiday Pet Adoption from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at Nonnewaug High School, 5 Minortown Rd.

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MIDDLEBURY — St. George’s Episcopal Church will host its annual Blessing of the Animals from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 6, at the church on Tucker Hill Road.

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TESSA is an adorable, very affectionate, petite brown tabby mix, a healthy spayed female with green eyes, about 4 to 5 years old. She loves attention, is playful and also mellow at times. Tessa is in urgent need of a reliable foster home until placed; everything will be provided. To learn mo…

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BLAKE is a sweet and mellow neutered male cat, black and white with green eyes, about 2 years old. He is healthy, affectionate and a real lovebug. He may be slightly shy at first and then soon comes around. He loves attention, is fine with most other cats and would be great company for someo…

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MIKEY is a gorgeous, medium-haired all-black cat, a neutered male with golden eyes, about 2 to 3 years old. He is active, playful, healthy, friendly and likes his mouse toys. He loves attention and really likes being around other cats so would like a home with at least one other friendly fel…

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BROOKFIELD — Wells Valley Cat Rescue will host Clear the Shelters, a same-day adoption event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 18 at Petco, 169 Federal Rd.

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Early Tuesday morning, July 24, while doing morning chores at Another Farm in Woodbury, Cyndi Jaret found herself uncomfortably stuck between the barn and a large black bear who seemed interested in a small cat in the farm’s parking lot. At the same time, four of Another Farm’s pet goats ran…

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Watertown Rotary Club member and Guiding Eyes trainer Day Palmer (left) brought her dog, Fauna, to a recent Rotary meeting where Ms. Palmer spoke about the non-profit organization Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Guiding Eyes volunteers train Labrador Retrievers to assist the blind. Those interes…

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MISSY is a gorgeous, fluffy calico Maine Coon-like female. Super sweet, with an extra toe on each foot, she is a senior, about 13, but you would never know. She was just surrendered by her senior owner who lost her home. Her previous owner said she was the “best cat ever.” Meet Missy at SPCA…

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SMOKEY is an adult female, super sweet and very friendly. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanowski@charter.net. Additional pictures or videos …

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Falconer John White of Southbury will bring his red-tailed hawk and talk about falconry from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 at Highwire Deer and Animal Farm, 68 Park Rd. in Woodbury, weather permitting. Mr. White has been a falconer since 2005. Those seeking additional …

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WASHINGTON — The Humane Organization Representing Suffering Equines will host its Summer Volunteer Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m Saturday, July 7 at 43 Wilbur Rd. The rain date is Sunday, July 8.

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BLAKE is a male neutered mellow sweet black/white cat with green eyes, a neutered male, about 2 years old. He is affectionate, healthy, may be just slightly shy at first and then soon comes around. He loves attention and would be great company for someone alone. He is fine with most other ca…

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The Watertown Clerk’s Office recently announced the winners of the 2018 Coolest Canine, judged by Scot Haney on Friday, June 15.

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LITCHFIELD — During this holiday season, MEOW, Inc., of Litchfield has set a goal of 100 spay/neuters in 2018 for the homeless feline population.

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LITCHFIELD — During this holiday season, MEOW, Inc., of Litchfield has set a goal of 100 spay/neuters in 2018 for the homeless feline population.

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LITCHFIELD — During this holiday season, MEOW, Inc., of Litchfield has set a goal of 100 spay/neuters in 2018 for the homeless feline population.

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LITCHFIELD — During this holiday season, MEOW, Inc., of Litchfield has set a goal of 100 spay/neuters in 2018 for the homeless feline population.

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Town Clerk Lisa Dalton announced the winners of the Coolest Canine Contest on Saturday, June 29. The overall winner was Albert, a Chinese Crested Hairless Dog, owned by Jon and Julie Wells.

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MORRIS — Kate’s Saddlery at 197 South Street in Morris held a soft opening on November 19, 2016, after owner Kate Scappini and her husband J.R. Scappini completed extensive remodeling on the existing building and adjacent barn.

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OAKVILLE — Funky Stuff the Collective, LLC, located at 20 Main Street, Oakville, is hosting its second annual dog food drive to benefit the Watertown Animal Control.

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Labonne’s Market hosted a cat food drive for Meow, Inc. Saturday, November 12. The store collected three trunk-fuls of food, along with monetary donations, that will help feed animals at the shelter for a couple of months. Meow, Inc. is located at 420 Northfield Road in Litchfield. For more …

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LITCHFIELD — During this holiday season, MEOW, Inc. of Litchfield is asking for help to reach their goal of 100 spay/neuters in 2017, for the homeless feline population.

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Watertown residents, Cheryl Albino and her son, Mark Nicholas Albino, coordinated a dog food and treat drive for the Watertown Animal Shelter at Polk Elementary School in Oakville recently. Polk students participated. Natural Pet Oasis in Oakville donated and was the designated drop off poin…

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LITCHFIELD — During this holiday season, MEOW, Inc. of Litchfield is asking for help to reach their goal of 100 spay/neuters in 2017, for the homeless feline population.

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LITCHFIELD — During this holiday season, MEOW, Inc. of Litchfield is asking for help to reach their goal of 100 spay/neuters in 2017, for the homeless feline population.

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OAKVILLE — What started as a joke, quickly became a reality: Oreo for President. After a typical night of dinner and jokes with neighbors Anna and Vinnie Basile, Oakville resident Carm Perillo and her husband, Jim, started discussing politics. From there, the idea that Oreo, Mr. and Ms. Basi…

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Members of the St. John the Evangelist Community participated in this year’s Animal Blessing, held Sunday, October 2, in front of the Main Street church. Pictured is Rev. Anthony Smith blessing a parishioner’s border collie among the crowd.