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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is changing its current electronic health medical record system to a new platform this month. CHH is making this change to a new electronic medical record system as part of its commitment to the standard of quality and safety and to improve the way …

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WATERBURY — The Young Professionals of Waterbury Region will host its sixth annual Warm Someone’s Heart Blanket Drive until November 1. Every year, the group collects hundreds of new or lightly-used blankets and monetary gifts to support seven area charitable organizations.

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital welcomes Ashish Arora, M.D. as a pulmonologist for Trinity Health of New England Medical Group. Dr. Arora joins the pulmonary and critical care team of Rohit Beri, M.D.; Howard Zhang, M.D.; Deepinder Osahan, M.D. and Gregory Colodner, M.D.

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The last remaining Kmart in the state, located at 595 Straits Tnpk., Watertown will close its doors in December. The store is currently hosting a clearance sale with most items going for 10 to 30 percent off. The closing of the store will provide a challenge to Watertown government as variou…

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WATERTOWN — A Cut Above Hair Salon will host an Open House from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 5 to celebrate their two year anniversary, at 938 Main St.

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation received a three-year, $30,000 grant from Liberty Bank Foundation to support the creation of a Greater Waterbury Community Care Team. David Glidden, president and CEO of Liberty Bank and the Liberty Bank Foundation, presented the first installment o…

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Foundation will host its 94th annual meeting and dinner at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 2 at the Watertown Golf Club, 246 Guernseytown Rd. Semina DeLaurentis, artistic director of Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury, will be the keynote speaker at the event. At the ev…

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WOODBURY — Karen Reddington-Hughes is celebrating 15 years as owner of Abrash Galleries, Oriental Rugs and Antiques, 40 Main St. North. She has found joy in working with rugs and equates what she does to dealing in fine art. “There is beauty and history in them. This is a snapshot in time.”

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WATERBURY — Natan Bauman, Ed.D., M.S., Eng., FAAA, an audiologist, inventor, and founder of Hearing, Balance and Speech Center, 171 Grandview Ave., was inspired by the words of Helen Keller, who once said she would choose to have her hearing if she could regain one of the two senses she was …

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DANBURY — Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC will officially sponsor the Danbury Hat Tricks, the new FHL hockey team at the Danbury Ice Arena. Founding Partner Richard S. Land said, “We proudly welcome the Hat Tricks to Danbury and are excited to help bring back hockey fever. This will be great fu…

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WATERBURY — The Trustee Fund Awards, annual honors conferred by current and former trustees of the Connecticut Community Foundation, were awarded to Greenwoods Counseling and Referrals, Waterbury Police Activity League and Naugatuck River Revival Group. The honors recognize exceptional innov…

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St. Mary’s Hospital has hired Meredith Carbone, D.O., in the Trinity Health of New England Medical Group. Dr. Carbone, board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, received her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. She conducted her residency at …

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MIDDLEBURY — Westover School will welcome several new faculty and staff members to its academic and residential life programs at the start the of the new school year.

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WATERBURY — Giuseppe “Joe” Pisani of Middlebury, president of Pisani Steel Fabrication, Inc., of Naugatuck, has been named the recipient of the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s 2019 Malcolm Baldrige Community Award. The award will be presented during the 25th annual Malcolm Baldrige Chamber Awar…

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St. Mary’s Hospital has hired Uday Shankar, M.D., as a gastroenterologist for Trinity Health of New England Medical Group. Dr. Shankar received his medical education from Patna Medical College in India and completed his residency, including a year as chief resident, at Icahn School of Medici…

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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 — St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation will host its 24th annual Champion Golf Classic on Tuesday, September 10 at the Country Club of Waterbury, 1 Oronoke Rd. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit St. Mary’s Emergency Department renovations, which will improve and expand services…

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital, a regional health ministry of Trinity Health of New England, has received approval from the state Office of Health Strategy to transition its outpatient behavioral health clinic to Wheeler Clinic, which is establishing a new Family Health and Wellness Center …

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Matt Minutillo (left) and Justin Cabral were interns at West View Properties in Watertown this summer. The two have expressed an interest in real estate and were excited to learn about the business by getting first-hand experience. The two shadowed realtors and learned details about the indu…

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WOODBURY — “This is not just a corn maze,” Michael Berecz, owner of The Farm told Town Times, explaining he has been working with a professional designer to create one of only two such country attractions in Connecticut, providing the public with a chance to have fun from Friday, August 30 t…

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WATERBURY — Waterbury Hospital was recently awarded advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The certification is valid until April 2021 and based on a review of compliance with national standards, clinical guidelines and outcomes of care.

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Quassy Amusement and Water Park employee Brendan Wilmot displays a box filled with toys, part of the property’s Christmas in July Toy Drive. Quassy set up the initiative through the Connecticut Recreation and Parks Association in Newington and Christmas Wish Connecticut, a charity committed …

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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is among hospitals nationwide that have created antibiotic stewardship programs to improve inpatient outcomes by increasing the proper use of antimicrobials including antibiotics, decreasing inappropriate use and stemming the spread of infections ca…

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WASHINGTON — Peter Klemm has been ranked as one of the best agents in America based on annual sales volume as published in the 2019 Real Trends/Wall Street Journal annual real estate survey.

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital is marking World Breastfeeding Week from Thursday, August 1 to Wednesday, August 7. St. Mary’s Women and Infants’ Center is celebrating throughout the week including several internal learning opportunities and an interactive family concert with Soulshine Arts …

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital welcomes Demetrios Tzimas, M.D., as director of Endoscopy and Advanced Gastroenterologist for Trinity Health of New England Medical Group.

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital will offer a free multiple sclerosis patient education program on Wednesday, August 14, at the Wyndham Southbury, 1284 Strongtown Rd.

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THOMASTON — Sponsorship forms are due by the Wednesday, July 31 deadline for local businesses and organizations  interested in supporting the 28th annual Thomaston Police Explorers Car Show. 

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WATERBURY — Waterbury Health has announced the opening of the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Waterbury Hospital. It is an outpatient facility offering a comprehensive approach for patients with non-healing wounds. Patients at the center are examined by a multidisciplinar…

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CROMWELL — Whether you took advantage of Amazon Prime Day, shopped an online “Christmas in July” sale or just ordered something sporadically, be on the lookout for fake package delivery scams. According to the Better Business Bureau, with so many people shopping online, package deliveries ar…

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WATERTOWN — Pollinator Day will be the theme for the Watertown Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 21 at 690 Thomaston Rd. Those attending can learn about honey bees from Cathy Wolko, owner of the Humble Bee Honey Company. Ms. Walko will discuss the monarch highway and how to …

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RICHARD RAZZA has been elected to the Charter Financial Analyst Society Hartford Board of Directors, where he will serve as treasurer, effective Monday, July 1. Mr. Razza has served on the Investment Committee, organizing conferences on the commercial real estate and municipal bond markets a…

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BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Woodbury FFA State Champion Dairy Judging team took a 12-day tour of Scotland and Ireland, where they toured dairy farms throughout the two countries and were able to judged at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland, and the Charleville Agricultural Show in Ireland.

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SOUTHBURY — Jerry Vanasse recently assumed the position of store manager at ShopRite, 775 Main St. South. He told Voices, “I think customer service is where we stand out from other grocery stores. People enjoy the service they get here, which is all about respecting what our customers need a…

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TORRINGTON — The Draper Foundation Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, recently awarded area nonprofits $714,145. The fund awarded $546,750 to 19 designated nonprofits and $167,395 in donor-advised grants to nonprofits that provide essential programs and services …

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WATERBURY — The Congregation of Holy Cross, Moreau Province, the Board of Directors and President Dr. Thomas Pellegrino announce the appointment of Thomas J. Pompei as Principal of Holy Cross High School beginning Monday, July 1.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Business Association held its 17th annual James J. Clark, Jr., Community Service Award to honor the late William J. Butterly, Jr., on June 19 at the Good News Restaurant and Bar, 694 Main St South. During his life, Mr. Butterly held several positions, including state …

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TORRINGTON — The Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce held a special graduation ceremony at the Torrington Lodge of Elks on Wednesday, June 19. The annual Leadership Northwest program has a mission to “develop resourceful, motivated business leaders who are committed to making Northwest…

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WATERBURY — Mary Lizabeth Aquavia, M.D., has joined Alliance Medical Group, an affiliate of Waterbury HEALTH. Dr. Aquavia specializes in internal medicine and women’s health and is board certified in internal medicine. She received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Me…

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WOODBURY — Vincent D. LaFontan has been named the new executive director of Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust. Mr. LaFontan, who previously served as director of extended care and learning for Farmington Public Schools, will begin his new position on July 1, succeeding Arthur Milnor who …

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WATERBURY — Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and Waterbury Hospital have partnered to provide high quality care for newborn babies in Greater Waterbury and Western Connecticut by offering around-the-clock medical coverage at Waterbury Hospital’s Special Care Nursery.

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American Coaster Enthusiasts New England Regional Representative Rus Ozana (left) presented a plaque to Quassy Amusement and Waterpark President Eric Anderson Saturday, June 8 at the Allan Herschell Little Dipper roller coaster in recognition of the park’s “commitment to maintaining and pres…