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Jeff McHugh, general manager of Hawk Ridge Winery in Watertown (left), presented a check to Lisa Carew, director of the Town of Watertown Human, Social & Leisure Services Department to benefit the Watertown Food Bank. Hawk Ridge Winery hosted a charity corn hole tournament on September 2…

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LITCHFIELD — The Grotto Gift Shop at the Shrine of Lourdes at 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118 is open for fall hours from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

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WATERTOWN — The Board of Education at a special meeting meeting on Thursday, September 23, appointed Marie Kashuba as the new business manager for Watertown Public Schools. Board members found that Ms. Kashuba set herself apart from other candidates with her passion, knowledge and enthusiasm…

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The Watertown Rotary Club hosted Certified Etiquette Educator Karen Thomas (center) at its weekly luncheon on Wednesday, September 29, at Hawk Ridge Winery. Ms. Thomas offers trainings that strengthen office communications and company image and leave participants with a renewed sense of conf…

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MIDDLEBURY — Regional elementary and middle school students will be asked to put on their thinking caps and name Quassy Amusement and Waterpark’s newest attraction at 2132 Middlebury Rd. The lakeside property will introduce the largest single investment in the park’s 114-year history next sp…

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WATERBURY — A patient who received treatment using Waterbury Hospital’s newest surgical robot named the robot TriXi Grace, which refers to the robot’s technical abilities and the name of the maker.

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THOMASTON — The Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation is accepting applications for Phase III of its grant cycle, which are avaiable to nonprofits and government agencies in New Haven County, from Friday, October 1 to Sunday, October 31.

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WATERTOWN — Petron Automation at 65 Mountain View Dr. celebrated its 40th anniversary on September 3. The company’s actual anniversary was in 2020, but due to Covid restrictions, the celebration was postponed until this year. The company celebrated with a ribbon cutting attended by the Water…

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TORRINGTON — SCORE Northwest Connecticut is seeking volunteers to work with small businesses.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Training School Thrift Shops are Thrift One, Thrift Too and the Little Shop.

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

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Ayer Neuroscience Institute staff members (back row, left), Mayerlline Arias, Samantha Cerruto, Rosa Pagano and (front), Heather Thomas completed requirements for Seizure Recognition and First Aid Certification which is awarded by the Epilepsy Foundation. First responders and medical profess…

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HARTFORD — The state Department of Consumer Protection has published a step-by-step informational guide to pursuing a career in the skilled trades that aims to promote a more diverse workforce and support women and historically disadvantaged groups in finding stable employment and higher wag…

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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, legislative leaders, the Connecticut AFL-CIO and the Connecticut Business & Industry Association have announced details of a bipartisan proposal to restore the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund and reduce taxes on the majority of Connecticut businesses.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont is proposing to invest $103 million in funding that Connecticut is receiving from the American Rescue Plan Act to ensure that workers whose employment has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic have access to industry-aligned training programs that address the imme…

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

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WATERBURY — As of September 30, Covid-19 vaccination will be mandatory for all Waterbury HEALTH healthcare workers and staff including employees, medical staff, volunteers, students, contractors and traveling staff. Waterbury HEALTH is among several healthcare organizations in Connecticut to…

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HARTFORD — The University of Connecticut School of Business has announced that Connecticut has been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency to operate a national MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center.

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OAKVILLE — The Friends of the Watertown Library will begin providing Tuesday service at the Book Nook starting on Tuesday, September 7 at the Oakville Library’s lower level, 55 Davis St. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays.

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WOODBURY — The Charcoal Chef, 670 Main St. North, is celebrating 65 years in business. Owner Judy Doran told Voices, “Nothing much has changed over the years.” Loyal customers and those who have yet to discover this charming roadside restaurant can count on enjoying quality ingredients grill…

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

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Training School Thrift Shops are Thrift One, Thrift Too and the Little Shop.

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TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is slated to renovate its main entrance from Tuesday, August 10, to approximately the end of September at the hospital’s 540 Litchfield St. entrance. The main entrance will be fully closed during renovations; all patients and visitors must use t…

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

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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Adult and Pediatric Urology in Torrington has been recently designated as an UroLift Center of Excellence, which recognized Dr. James Devanney as having achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift System, an FDA-cleared Prostat…

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Diners can now relax outside on the newly constructed stone patio at the restaurant, Vintage 471 on Main, which was completed on July 24, including planter boxes and a firepit. The construction took 6 weeks, with the results including the surrounding stonework, adding to the ambience of the …

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OAKVILLE — The Friends of the Watertown Library Book Nook are holding their annual half price sale during the month of August. All books will be half-price.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Foundation is currently accepting applications from non-profit organizations for non-recurring capital improvement grants. Organizations must be tax-exempt and located within a 15-mile radius of Watertown. Applications are due Saturday, August 14. The proposed capit…

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THOMASTON – Thomaston Savings Bank employees raised a total of $2,245 for the Plymouth Community Food Pantry. The bank’s Denim Days allow employees to wear jeans on Fridays throughout the month for a small donation to a preselected local non-profit which provides vital services to the commun…

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