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Cub Scout Pack 52 will host a Mother’s Day Flower Sale at the former Bradshaw Jeep parking lot located at 554 Main St. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 8 and 9. Cash or credit will be accepted. There will be a drive-thru set-up for those who wish to stay in their vehicles. The scouts will have a range of hanging baskets, flowers, plants, herbs and vegetables, and something for Mom. This is the pack’s main fundraiser for the year. Read more

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WATERBURY — Easterseals is accepting applications for the Community Outreach Scholarship Fund for eligible individuals with disabilities, who are pursuing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university.

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TORRINGTON — The Arc of Litchfield County (LARC) will host a free webinar on helping children with autism spectrum disorder learn to try new foods from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 28 via GoTo Meeting.

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The Leo Club of Watertown High School will be selling puzzle piece pins at Adams market at 1167 Main St. from 10 a.m. to 4, Saturday April 17 to benefit Sun, Moon and Stars’ new scholarship program, Reaching for the Stars. The scholarship will be given to a graduating senior at WHS who plans…

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WATERTOWN — Watertown High School’s Interact Club is hosting the event, Karaoke for a Cure. The event consists of Watertown High School teachers singing a song of their choice in hopes of raising money for cancer research. Both students and townspeople may donate to the Club’s personal Relay…

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MIDDLEBURY-WATERBURY — The Waterbury Chapter of UNICO National is accepting applications for local one-time scholarships from graduating high school seniors of Italian descent who either live in Waterbury or Middlebury and/or attend high school in Waterbury.

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Charlie Brickel of Ledgewood Private Preschool in Watertown got a chance to pet a little chick held by Becky Kuslis, after Kuslis Farm came to visit on Tuesday, March 30 to join the school’s Easter Party and start their Farm Animals Unit.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer a live Nature Break-out Night for 4th to 6th graders from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 30.

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MIDDLEBURY — Dozens of students, faculty, and staff at Westover School have taken part in creating an “Identity Tapestry” of the Westover community, a mixed media participatory installation that spans a wall of the school’s Schumacher Gallery.

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WATERBURY —  Naugatuck Valley Community College and Waterbury Public Schools have partnered with Connecticut State Colleges and Universities to implement the second, federally-funded Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs for current 8th grade Waterbury students.

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WATERBURY — Shakesperience is offering free programs in the upcoming weeks. Saturday acting classes via Zoom begin Saturday, March 13, for students aged 7-17 years. In-class workshops are free and virtual for all grade levels in Ansonia, Derby, New Britain, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton and Water…

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...is give peace a chance. Using red cups to convey a message of hope, a group of students at St. John the Evangelist School in Watertown let passersby at the entrance on Woodruff Avenue know where they stand. (Dreher photo)

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host After-School Adventures for grades 1 through 3 from 3:45 to 5 p.m. on the following Tuesdays in March: 16, 23 and 29, and for grades 4 through 6 on the following Wednesdays in March: 17, 24 and 31.

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Oakville resident Maddy Atwood, a senior at WHS, completed her Watertown High School project with a Pasta Heaven Fundraiser to benefit the Oakville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7330 located at 85 Davis St. She met with Pasta Heaven owner Alex Inglese and fundraiser chairperson, Cybil Berdan…

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MIDDLEBURY — Westover School art teacher Sara Poskas and her four students in her Drawing I class: sophomores Jemima Paolucci of Washington, Charlotte Brown of Watertown, Nia Gilmore of Seattle, and Hayden Harlow of Goshen, took part in a global art exchange for an international non-profit o…

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DANBURY — Nursing students and faculty from Western Connecticut State University have joined the vaccination campaign recently to arrest the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic by offering their support to the launch of vaccine administration programs organized by the Nuvance Health system and t…

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Watertown-Oakville Cadette Troops 64069 and 64072 hosted a Winter Wonderland Event on Sunday February 21 at Camp AnSeOx in Oxford to collect “foods that warm you up” including soup, coffee, hot cocoa, oatmeal, macaroni and cheese for the Watertown Food Bank. Older Cadette Scouts hosted kinde…

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MIDDLEBURY — Seven Westover students received awards, including four Silver Keys in photography, at this year’s Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards Program. The four photography students who won Silver Keys are seniors Ally McKenna of Watertown for “waterborne;” Aspen Monroe of Derby …

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The Watertown High School Theatre Department didn’t let Covid-19 restrictions hold back their fall play. Check out “Just Lightning,” a modern parody of “Grease” online now at hyperurl.co/JustLightning. Pictured from left, WHS seniors Jordan Elliott and Noah Ryan at a show taping.

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WATERTOWN — The Council of Catholic Women of St. John the Evangelist Church is hosting a Diaper Drive for Carolyn’s Place from 4:15 to 5 p.m. prior to 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, March 6 at the tent in the parking lot of St. John the Evangelist Church, 574 Main St.

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WATERTOWN-OAKVILLE — The Watertown Fire Marshal’s office has announced the winners of the 2020/2021 annual Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest. The contest, sponsored by the State Fire Marshal’s office, the Connecticut Fair Plan, the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association and the Connect…

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WATERTOWN — Watertown High School Tri-M Music Honor Society invites Watertown students in grades kindergarten through grade 12 to participate in Music In Our Schools Month with a Virtual Coffee House.

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CLAIR DEMERS of Watertown has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at the University of Rhode Island. Ms. Demers is a 2020 graduate of Nonnewaug High School and the recent 2019-2020 Connecticut FFA District 1 President. She is double majoring in aquaculture and fisheries …

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MORRIS — The Morris Beach and Recreation Department and the Morris Fire Company have planned a special family event from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, February 14, on the Morris town green to celebrate Valentine’s Day with family and loved ones on the ice. All are welcome to the afternoon of family fu…

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WATERBURY — Naugatuck Valley Community College CEO Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., joined the faculty and staff of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center to present the annual Manufacturing Incentive Awards to the program’s highest achieving students.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Library Friends Book Nook will celebrate “Take Your Child to the Library Day” on Saturday, February 6 at 470 Main St. Visiting the Book Nook is an additional place to celebrate the day. All children’s books are half price. There are many books available. Visitors wi…