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Girl Scouts in Junior Troop 64005 in Watertown made almost 100 treat bags for patients recently at the Harold Leever Cancer Center. The girls filled the bags with snack items to help patients get through their treatment appointments that last for several hours. Scouts that worked on this com… Read more

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On Wednesday, October 2 a B-17 bomber crashed at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, killing seven on board and injuring seven others. The bomber was part of the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour, a living history and education exhibition. The bomber had visited Waterbu…

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Watertown resident Tony Membrino shows off a pear tree in his yard that produced hundreds of pears on its branches this summer. (Perugini photo)

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CAST Preschool and the musical duo Jam Sandwich will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a concert for all ages at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at  B’nai Israel, 444 Main St. North in Southbury. Julie Clark and Linda Goodman, who comprise Jam Sandwich and are the owners of CAST, welcome an…

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WATERTOWN — The Town Charter Revision Commission, meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 8, continued their discussion on how to revise the Town Charter, inviting representatives from the Police, the Planning and Zoning and the Public Works departments.

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THOMASTON — The Economic Development Commission meeting on Monday, October 7, reviewed updates of ongoing business, led a discussion on how to engage existing businesses and discussed several business happenings in town.

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WOODBURY — The All Hollow’s Eve Cemetery Tour and Haunted Museum will take place Saturday, October 19, at the Glebe House Museum, 49 Hollow Rd. The rain date will be Saturday, October 26. Led by lantern light through a trail of luminaria, attendees will tour the ancient cemetery with a spiri…

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THOMASTON — Thomaston Center School hosted its first Cardboard Challenge Day for students in grades 4 through 6 on Friday, October 4. This idea began in the fall of 2011 when nine-year-old Caine Monroy of East Los Angeles made a cardboard arcade in his dad’s used auto parts store while looki…

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Community Theatre at Woodbury’s production of A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” will open Thursday, October 10, for a four-day run at Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. Director Richard Reimold (at left, above) goes over notes with Jeff Savage and Sarah Robards, who will star as Andrew Makepeace …

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NEW HAVEN — The state Mosquito Management Program is warning Connecticut residents about the risk of infection by eastern equine encephalitis this season.

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Several Thomaston Police Explorers were recently promoted. Rodney Banks (front, left) was promoted to associate advisor, Derek Dodge was promoted to sergeant and Anthony Preston Ross was promoted to sergeant; and (back) Kevin Smail was promoted to captain, John Scheerer was promoted to lieut…

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WATERTOWN — Barbara A. (Monahan) Ketrys, 76, of Watertown, was reunited with her husband in heaven on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Waterbury Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of the late Francis “Frank” T. Ketrys.

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OAKVILLE — Johnvincent Karalius, 91, of Oakville, passed away unexpectedly Monday, October 1, 2019 at Waterbury Hospital.

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The Thomaston Rotary Club has named Thomaston High School student Emily Root as September’s Rotary Student of the Month. Emily’s parents, Jamie (left) and Susan Root, are pictured with Emily and Thomaston High School Principal John Perrucci.

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WATERTOWN — Yolanda (Laliberte) Fournier passed through the eternal gates of heaven on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the age of 86.

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WATERBURY — Cora Helen Rice went to heaven after a brief illness on Friday, October 4, 2019.

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WATERTOWN — The Girl Scouts of the Crestwood Service Unit invite girls from kindergarten to grade 12 to an Open House for new Girl Scouts and volunteers at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at the John Trumbull Primary School cafeteria.

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WASHINGTON — An Algonquian Village Renewal Ceremony is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 12, at the Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Rd.

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MORRIS — Morris Beach and Recreation will host a car show on the beach from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, October 20, at Morris Town Beach, 83 East Shore Rd. Rain date is October 27.

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BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — Nonnewaug High School will host its biannual clothing drive to help fund the class of 2020’s GradNite from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 19, at the school, 5 Minortown Rd., Woodbury.

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WATERTOWN — According to police, Markiea Baucom-Dolphy, 26, 175 Devonwood Dr., Waterbury was arrested at 10:53 p.m. Sunday, October 6 for second-degree burglary and second-degree breach of the peace.

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SOUTHBURY — The Western Connecticut Bird Club will host Peter Picone for a lecture on the connection between songbirds and plants at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at The Hearth at Southbury,  655 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury-Bethlehem Community Music Foundation will present a concert featuring the Meadows Brothers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17, at Woodbury’s Historic Town Hall, 5 Mountain Rd.

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WASHINGTON — The Glenholme 5K Run for Autism will start at 10 a.m. on Sunday, November 10 at the Steep Rock Preserve, 2 Tunnel Rd., and continue along the Shepaug River.

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OAKVILLE — The Falls Avenue Community Center and Senior Services offers monthly special programs in addition to its recurring weekly activities for area adults 55 years of age and older.

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THOMASTON — The Seth Thomas Park Revitalization Committee will host a ziti dinner and magic show at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, November 2 at the First Congregational Church, 135 Main St.

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WATERTOWN — Republican Town Council candidates Kace Duplisse and Mary Ann Rosa will be available to meet and talk with residents from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 12, at the Watertown Library, 470 Main St.

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PLAINVILLE — The Connecticut State Button Society will host its annual fall show and meeting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at the Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Fire Department will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 13 at the Watertown Station, 935 Main St.

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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will host a health talk entitled Migraine Prevention and Treatment from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 23 at the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Conference Hall, 540 Litchfield St. 

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WATERBURY —  The Bunker Hill Neighborhood Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at Walnut Hill Community Church, 274 Bunker Hill Ave.

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PLYMOUTH — The First Baptist Church of Plymouth and the Plymouth Community Food Pantry will host a clothing giveaway on Fridays and Saturdays, October 11, 12, 18 and 19 at Gaines House and First Baptist Church, 2 North St. 

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WOODBURY — In its third public session, the Greater Woodbury Environmental Forum hosted a talk by the Rev. Fred Small, a nationally known climate activist, on Monday evening, September 30, at the Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society, which shares space with First Congregational Church at…

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WATERBURY — Cora Helen Rice went to heaven after a brief illness on Friday, October 4, 2019.

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WATERTOWN — Barbara A. (Monahan) Ketrys, 76, of Watertown, was reunited with her husband in heaven on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at Waterbury Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of the late Francis “Frank” T. Ketrys.

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WATERTOWN — Yolanda (Laliberte) Fournier passed through the eternal gates of heaven on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the age of 86.

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Water-Oak Community Women’s Club founding member Susan Ponton (left), congratulates Dot Dorso as a new member at Mrs. Dorso’s installation ceremony recently at Gayle’s Depot Square Farm Shoppe. The women’s club is a community organization for women over the age of 18 who are interested in vo…

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DAR WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS — The Trumbull-Porter Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed new members during their Welcome Back Pot Luck Supper on Thursday, September 12 at the First Congregational Church in Watertown. On hand were Chaplain Daryl Masone (le…

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Watertown Library Director Joan Rintelman (left) receives copies of the 100 year anniversary history book of the American Legion from Post 195 Commander Dan DeAngelis at the anniversary and clambake ceremony at the post on Saturday, September 14. The book is titled “The American Legion Famil…

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WATERTOWN — October is fire prevention month and the Watertown Fire Department is visiting local schools and daycare centers to spread the mission of fire safety. “This is my favorite time of the year,” said Fire Marshal Kim Calabrese, who has been teaching fire safety to students for more t…

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WATERTOWN — Rose Hope Animal Refuge will conduct a Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 12, at LaBonne’s Market, 639 Straits Turnpike. The sale will feature homemade baked goods, including breads, cheesecake, brownies, mint chocolate cookie bites and more.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Fire Department will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 13 at the Watertown Station, 935 Main St. Visitors will be able to witness a live demonstration, use the new fire extinguisher trainer and see fire safety mascots Smokey the Bear and Spar…

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WOODBURY — At a time of bitter divide over the treatment of migrants seeking asylum at the southern border, one little-known federal regulation quietly ensures that on behalf of the nation, resettlement agencies offer a warm and gracious welcome to refugees by providing a culturally appropri…