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WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Mary Ellen McGinnis, Watertown, at 8:50 p.m. July 20 for larceny in the 6th degree, identity theft in the 2nd degree and forgery in the 3rd degree.

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AREA — Al-Anon family groups meet via Zoom and at person-to-person meetings. 

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Past Lions Club District Governor and newly elected Watertown Lions Club President, Dan Uitti (left), presents Lion Jim Kosloski (center), with the Melvin Jones Fellow award while Past International Director Mark Lyons assists. The award is named after Lions International founder Melvin Jones.

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

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WATERTOWN — In the July 28 edition of the Town Times, Boy Scout Troop 52 was misidentified in the cutlines and story as Troop 42. 

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WATERTOWN — Det. Tom McDonnell is retiring after twenty seven years of service at the Watertown Police Department. Det. McDonnell began his law enforcement career in October of 1995 and spent nineteen years in the Patrol Division across all three shifts. Det. McDonnell was an integral member…

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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 Watertown Board of Education welcomes Lucinda Phelan, better known as Cindy, to the Watertown Public Schools Board of Education. Ms. Phelan grew up in Watertown, and after a short move to Bristol, returned to the Watertown community to raise her own family.

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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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WATERTOWN — Watertown High School Class of 1972 is holding their 50th reunion from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 26 lakeside at Quassy Amusement Park at 2132 Middlebury Rd. in Middlebury.

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WATERTOWN — After a lengthy and focused search for the right candidate, the Watertown Public Schools has found their next Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services. “It is with happiness to have Dr. Perri Murdica join the WPS team as our new Director of Special Education and…

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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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Natalie Nascimento was chosen as this year’s outstanding senior to receive $2,000 for her well rounded achievements. “Natalie continues to keep CJ’s memory alive!” said Chris Saraceno, CJ’s dad, as he presented her the award. Christopher (CJ) Saraceno, II, Watertown High School’s class of 20…

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Watertown Lions Club Immediate Past President Kathy Trowbridge, (from left), Lion Ron Blanchard, and Past International Director Mark Lyons present the Lion of the Year Award to Lion Ron Blanchard at the recent installation of officers.

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 WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Juma Sali, 51, Watertown, at 10 a.m. July 15 with disorderly conduct and threatening in the 2nd degree.

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OAKVILLE — A ceremony honoring Korean War veterans will be held at noon Wednesday, July 27 at the Korean War Memorial Bridge at the Steele Brooke Greenway.

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Joshua M. Rinaldi, a Watertown native, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas, on May 5. Airman Rinaldi completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline a…

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Kara Davidson received a $2,000 scholarship from the Watertown Lions Club. Every year the club gives scholarships to three Watertown students. This year the recipients were from Watertown High School. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Alison Villenueva presented the Archie Acheson Memorial schol…

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WATERTOWN — The Department of Public Works and the Watertown Police Department advise residents of traffic signs that have been installed on Lake Winnemaug Road at the intersection of Sperry Road.

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WATERBURY — The Women’s Giving Circle at Connecticut Community Foundation, which includes 50 women who are motivated to make an impact for women and girls in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills, awarded grants totaling $21,000 to six organizations serving the region.

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WESTON, Mass. — Danielle Desjardins, formerly of Oakville, earned a doctoral degree in education from Regis College on May 7. Dr. Desjardins is a graduate of Watertown High School, class of 2006 graduate,

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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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CLAIRE DEMERS of Watertown has been named to the dean’s list for the 2021-2022 academic year at the University of Rhode Island. Ms. Demers is a 2020 graduate of Nonnewaug High School. She is majoring in secondary education and minoring in aquaculture and fisheries, as well as leadership stud…

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DANIELLE DEMERS of Watertown has been named to the dean’s list for the 2021-2022 academic year at the University of New Haven. Ms. Demers is a 2020 graduate of Nonnewaug High School. She is a student at the University of New Haven, at the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic…

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Emalyn Osborne received a $2,000 scholarship from the Lions Club. Every year the Watertown Lions Club gives scholarships to three Watertown students. This year the recipients were from Watertown High School. Shown (from left) are Superintendent of Schools Dr. Alison Villenueva presenting the…

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WATERTOWN — The Tri-M Music Honor Society of Watertown High School recently wrapped up their year of events, in which they successfully raised funds to purchase materials for the various music programs in Watertown Public Schools. Among these events was a Coffee House, which showcased the mu…

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WATERTOWN — Watertown Police and Fire responded to the area of Litchfield Road (Rte 63) and Judd Farm Road (Rte 132) for a structure fire at about 4:45 p.m. June 21.

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Watertown Past President Kathie Trowbridge (left), and Shred It Event Chairman Steve Bormolini presented a check for $1,500 to Watertown Park and Recreation Director Lisa Carew for the Watertown Food Bank. Donations were collected during the recent Watertown Lions Shred It Event held at LaBo…

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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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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Fire Marshal’s Office has announced the town winners of the 2021-22 annual Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest. The Watertown Fire Marshal’s Office picks two winners each year from each fourth and fifth grade from all the entries submitted. Those winners rece…

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BETHLEHEM — The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments and participating towns will sponsor a Household Hazardous Waste and Paint Collection from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Bethlehem Elementary School, 92 East St.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont, state Department of Housing Commissioner Seila Mosquera-Bruno and Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Commissioner Beth Bye have announced the expansion of the state’s first-in-the-nation Head Start on Housing pilot program.