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WATERTOWN — Emily Slattery, LMSW, has opened Old Glory Days, 211 Woodbury Rd., to support seniors facing issues such as dementia by offering both a day center and a unique assisted living model. She told Voices, “I really feel people should live in a beautiful, comfortable home unlike a hospital or hotel.” By renovating what was, until recently, a private home, Ms. Slattery plans to welcome a half dozen full time residents and to offer space for seniors who want to spend their days with others in order to socialize and find mental and physical stimulation. Read more

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WATERBURY — Waterbury Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, resear…

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WATERTOWN-WOODBURY — Tribury Rotary is a beneficiary of LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the launch of the Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund, a public-private partnership that provides low-interest loans to small businesses and nonprofits in Connecticut. Applications are now being accepted for loans ranging from $5,000 to $500,000.The…

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WATERTOWN-WOODBURY — Tribury Rotary is a beneficiary of LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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WATERTOWN — The deadline of Friday, August 12, is quickly approaching for this year’s applications for non-recurring capital improvement grants to benefit local nonprofits, the Watertown Foundation has announced.

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OAKVILLE — The Book Nook will offer Fundraising Wednesdays during July and August with Jersey Mike’s of Watertown.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Foundation has posted that the deadline of August 12, 2022 is quickly approaching for this year’s applications for non-recurring capital improvement grants to benefit local nonprofits. Founded in 1925, the Watertown Foundation will soon be celebrating 100 years of c…

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WATERBURY — Dozens of first responders and civilians were honored by Waterbury Hospital during the EMS Awards Banquet recently. Among those honored were teachers, nurses and administrators at Maple Hill Elementary School in Naugatuck, who saved the life of third grader Abel Hernandez, Jr. wh…

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WATERBURY — The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments will hold an Environmental Sustainability Forum on commercial waste solutions at noon Wednesday, July 13, in the NVCOG meeting room, 49 Leavenworth St., Third Floor.

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Martino’s Pizza first opened its doors in 2011 with a mission to serve a New York-style pizza slice large enough to satisfy the hungriest of patrons. A decade later, the Oakville restaurant, located at 213 Davis St., remains true to its tag line, “the home of the giant slice,” and has become…

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OAKVILLE — The Book Nook at the Oakville Branch Library, 55 Davis St., offers Christmas in July with a half-price sale on all Christmas books.

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OAKVILLE — The old Oakville Pin Shop will celebrate a three day promotional event next week on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 8 through July 10. The event’s theme will be “Locals Celebrate Locals” with the community encouraged to stop by for a meet and greet with the Pin Shop merchants.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Farmers’ Market’s opening day for the 2022 season is Sunday, June 26 at the Town Garage, 690 Thomaston Rd. (Rt.6). The hours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays from June 26 through October 9. Local farms will supply fresh food for their customers. Farm Faraway Homes…

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Apple Rehabilitation of Watertown recently held its 20th annual “American Classic Car Cruise” at their facility on Bunker Hill Road. Among the staff who put the festivities together and aided residents who wanted to see the parade of cars and trucks were (from left), Recreation Director Ann …

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OAKVILLE — The Book Nook at the Oakville Branch Library at 55 Davis St. will hold a sale during the month of June on all trade books. There are many reasonably priced books for adults and children of multiple genres. Book Nook hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday…

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WATERBURY — The Friends of St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is a beneficiary of the LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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HARTFORD —  Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the launch of MyHomeCT, a new state program that is providing mortgage relief to homeowners who have experienced financial hardships due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It is being funded by $123 million that the state Department of Housing received from t…

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Watertown Rotary Club Students of the Month were honored at the club’s weekly luncheon held at Hawk Ridge Winery, accompanied by their High School Principal Janet Parlato on Wednesday, May 25. Jillian Veronneau and Keith Acuna, both Watertown High School seniors, were recognized for their ta…

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the launch of the Community Investment Fund 2030, a five-year grant program of up to $875 million to foster economic development in historically underserved communities across Connecticut. Designated municipalities, community development corporations …

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WATERBURY — FD Community Federal Credit Union will host a free Shred-It Event from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21 at their Watertown branch at 48 Woodruff Ave. The Shred-It event is open to all living or working in the community. There is a 5-box limit per person. “We enjoy bringing this free…

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MIDDLEBURY — Rocket Rapids, the new state-of-the-art water coaster at Quassy Amusement & Waterpark, started to take shape this week at 2132 Middlebury Rd. Sections of the massive water raft ride were lifted into place by a crane so the construction crew could bolt the components into pla…

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WATERTOWN — Tribury Rotary is a beneficiary of LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Rotary Club has announced that Craig A. Palmer is this year’s recipient of the Alexander L. Alves Award. Alexander L. Alves was an outstanding humanitarian, working behind the scenes assisting individuals and groups in need, declining recognition for his efforts. In…

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WATERBURY — Dr. Greta Boynton has been appointed chief medical officer and senior vice president of Waterbury HEALTH network. Dr. Boynton has extensive experience in physician leadership, more recently as a regional chief medical officer with Sound Physicians, providing both clinical and fin…

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On March 23, Apple Rehab of Watertown presented certificates of appreciation to the Watertown fire and police Departments. “For excellence in our community during the Covid-19 pandemic, we thank you for your service,” read the framed certificates. Shown (from left) are Apple Admissions Direc…

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Apple Rehab of Watertown presented certificates of appreciation to the Watertown fire and police departments on March 25. “For excellence in our community during the Covid-19 pandemic, we thank you for your service,” read the framed certificates, which were presented to Watertown Fire Chief …

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Quassy Amusement and Waterpark, 2132 Middlebury Rd., Middlebury, is making progress with the installation of its new state-of-the-art Rocket Rapids water coaster. Construction crews were pouring concrete footings for the ride and associated pump house to make way for installation of the huge…

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Hawk Ridge Winery at 28 Plungis Rd., Watertown is sponsoring a fundraiser to raise money for the Ukrainian Red Cross from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 24. All profits raised that day will be donated to benefit the Ukrainian people via the Ukrainian Red Cross. The winery will also have a Uk…

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration is launching CareerConneCT, a program designed to help workers whose employment was impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Individuals will now have access to short-term training programs, where they can earn an industry-recognized credential and enter…

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WATERBURY — The Friends of St. Anne’s Restoration Fund Committee is a beneficiary of the LaBonne’s Market Cash for Charities program.

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WASHINGTON — Klemm Real Estate was named the winner of the USA and Americas Property Award for 2021-22 during the Red Carpet Presentations on January 13. Klemm received a Five Star Award for the Best Real Estate Agency. The achievement is recognized as a mark of excellence for real estate pr…

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HARTFORD — As a result of the declining Covid-19 numbers within area health ministries and local communities, Trinity Health of New England has implemented updated visitation guidelines at each of its member hospitals, St. Francis Hospital and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford;…

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OAKVILLE — The Book Nook, a used bookstore run by the Watertown Friends of the Library, will have a half-price sale throughout the month of March for all children’s books. The bookstore is currently open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on…

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LITCHFIELD — The Shrine of Lourdes Grotto Gift Shop will resume daily hours from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday, March 1, at 50 Montford Rd.