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THOMASTON — Dr. Stephen C. Yu, a urologist with Hartford HealthCare’s Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute, is now accepting patients at a new Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Specialty Care practice located at 76 Watertown Rd. in Thomaston. Dr. Yu is certified by the American Board of Urology…

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WATERTOWN — Rise and Shine Nursery School will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 25 at the school, 40 Deforest St. Registrations for the fall will be received on a first come, first served basis. Participants can meet the teachers, tour the facility and learn about the pr…

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LITCHFIELD — Thomas Villanova, president and chief executive officer of Litchfield Bancorp, has announced the promotion of Christine Bascetta-Gath to chief lending officer, effective January 31. Ms. Bascetta-Gath began her employment with Litchfield Bancorp in late 2018 as senior vice presid…

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MIDDLEBURY — Students will be able to participate in several educational programs this season at Quassy Amusement and Water Park. Fun with Physics is a 38-page scholastic booklet that incorporates a variety of experiments using rides within the park. The project has been accredited by the Am…

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In observance of American Heart Month, the Watertown Lions Club will host a free discussion on heart health with Dr. Kevin Kett, chief of cardiology at St. Mary’s Hospital, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, in the All Saint’s Church Hall, 262 Main St., Oakville. The event is open to the public…

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TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Pulmonary and Critical Care practice has hired pulmonologist Dr. Moshe Zutler, joining pulmonologist Dr. Richard Krinsky, at 540 Litchfield St., Turner Coe Annex. Dr. Zutler is a graduate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in…

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WATERTOWN — Newly constructed, The Ivy at Watertown Assisted Living Residential Community, 655 Straits Tpke., has welcomed Jason Rieger of Wallingford as executive director. The Ivy is scheduled to open in February. Mr. Rieger said, “The Ivy is a family-run business, so it is more resident a…

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THOMASTON — Jonathan Gilbode has been named senior vice president and senior retail banking and marketing officer at Thomaston Savings Bank. Mr. Gilbode joined the bank 13 years ago and has served as the bank’s vice president and senior operations officer since 2015. In his new role, Mr. Gil…

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THOMASTON — Rosemary Briglia has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of Thomaston Savings Bank following the retirement of former COO, Jim Nichol. Ms. Briglia joined the bank 15 years ago and has worked in the banking industry for more than 30 years. Most recently…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Stage, 523 Main St., is getting an interior facelift with upgrades to modernize the theater, which will open in late spring.

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TORRINGTON — The Arc of Litchfield County’s summer camp program, Camp MOE, is now accepting early registration through the end of February. Parents can save money on camp sessions if they register before the end of February. Camp MOE, a traditional day camp located on the Torrington/Goshen l…

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KIMBERLY CURRY has been promoted to assistant vice president, regional manager at Thomaston Savings Bank.

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PLANTSVILLE — St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation will host its 29th annual Runway Gala at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, February 1, at the Aqua Turf Club. The Runway Gala is a premier annual event featuring a cocktail hour and silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner and entertainment.

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AMBER PINETTE, financial advisor, has been promoted to an officer at Thomaston Savings Bank.

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MATT FAZO, project manager, has been promoted to an officer at Thomaston Savings Bank.

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MARISSA MCGEE has been promoted to vice president, senior operations officer at Thomaston Savings Bank. The bank recently merged its Loan Servicing and Operations departments to support strategic goals for improving efficiency and customer experience. Ms. McGee is responsible for providing s…

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LITCHFIELD — Jane Hinkel has been elected chairman of Litchfield Bancorp’s Board of Directors. Ms. Hinkel has been a member of the bank’s board of directors since 1994. She has been a director of the Connecticut Mutual Holding Company, which consists of Litchfield Bancorp, Northwest Communit…

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ANDREA PHILIPS has been promoted to assistant vice president, loan servicing officer at Thomaston Savings Bank.

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PATRYK KRAKOWSKI has been promoted to assistant vice president, regional manager at Thomaston Savings Bank.

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TORRINGTON — Dr. Inam Shaikh has joined the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Department of Surgery. He is currently accepting new patients at 538 Litchfield St., suite 201. His areas of interest include trauma resuscitation, abdominal wall hernias and acute care surgery.

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WHITNEY CADETT, marketing manager, has been promoted to assistant vice president at Thomaston Savings Bank.

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WATERBURY — W.F. Kaynor Technical High School will open a new, state-approved school for adult apprenticeship training this month. Related-instruction classes will be offered in the licensed trade areas of electrical, barbering, heating\cooling, plumbing and sheet metal. Registration is set …

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital has announced that Dr. Glenda Callender will join Trinity Health of New England Medical Group as an endocrine surgeon. Dr. Callender was recently employed at Yale University School of Medicine, where she served as an associate professor in the Department of Su…

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The Watertown Kmart has officially closed. This was the last Kmart store in Connecticut to close and it has been emptied. The only items remaining in the store are cashier stations and building lights. (Chamberlain photo)

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RENE FISHER has been promoted to vice resident, commercial credit administration manager and fair lending officer at Thomaston Savings Bank. 

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ANILA RAIDHI has been promoted to officer, branch manager of Thomaston Savings Bank’s Waterbury (Watertown Avenue) office.

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TORRINGTON — The Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Primary Care, formerly known as Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Primary Care, has relocated its office from 220 Kennedy Dr., to the Shops at Sky Top, 1000 East Main St. Office hours at the new location are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Training School Thrift Shops — Thrift One, Thrift Too and the Little Shop — are open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, at the Training School campus, 1461 South Britain Rd.

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The Rotary Club of Thomaston and Thomaston High School Interact Club met for a bowling night on Monday night, December 9 at the Thomaston Bowling Lanes in Thomaston. 

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The Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation presented the Thomaston Rotary Club with a $2,500 donation. Present was Cheryl Lindstrom, Thomaston Savings Bank community outreach coordinator; Jennesa LeClair, president of the Rotary Club of Thomaston and Stephen Lewis, president and chief executive o…

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THOMASTON — Thomaston Savings Bank elected four new corporators during their annual meeting.The bank’s corporators are tasked with promoting the mission, vision and value of the bank and its historic mutual charter to the community.

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WATERBURY — Waterbury Hospital is one of the first hospitals in Connecticut to launch Unite Connecticut, a statewide initiative of the Connecticut Hospital Association that connects health and social services providers through a shared technology platform to address social needs and deliver …

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Training School Thrift Shops — Thrift One, Thrift Too and the Little Shop — are open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, at the Training School campus, 1461 South Britain Rd.

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WATERBURY — Waterbury HEALTH has announced the recent openings of two new locations. Waterbury HEALTH now provides comprehensive primary and multispecialty care at 777 Echo Lake Rd., Watertown. Services offered at this location include internal medicine, obstetrics, gynecology and blood draw…

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TORRINGTON — The Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has announced the addition of three neurologists and a physician assistant in the Medical Office Building CHH, 538 Litchfield St., Suite 104. Neurologists Dr. Hugh Cahill, Dr. Lucas Meira-Bencha…

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JDT’s Brickhouse in Thomaston collected pledges for single dollar donations which will go to support the Light Up Thomaston festival for next year. Judy Bradshaw (right), one of the owners of the restaurant and Brogan Lee, waitress, said that the restaurant collected more than 300 pledge she…

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WASHINGTON — Klemm Real Estate is the recipient of a Five Star Award for the Real Estate Agency Single Office category for Connecticut and a Regional Nomination for the Americas region.

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NAUGATUCK-OXFORD-SEYMOUR — Now in its 16th year, the Liberty Bank Rotary Thanksgiving Dinner Drive raised a record-breaking $565,000 to ensure there is enough food on local shelves for the holiday and beyond.