The Pomperaug baseball team gained a win on Saturday, May 8, when the Panthers hosted Notre Dame Fairfield in Southbury. Above, Johnny McMahon slides safely into second base to lead off a productive fourth inning during which the Panthers scored four runs. McMahon had three hits, including this double, and scored two runs to help Pomperaug to a 6-1 victory. More coverage of the game appears in Sports. (O’Brien photo)
Woodbury’s Shade Tree and Sidewalk Committee hosted a community survey on Tuesday, May 4, at LaBonne’s Market in Woodbury asking shoppers where Woodbury needs the committee’s attention. The committee raises funds to maintain the historical feel and beauty of the town. Committee members plant and care for trees along town roads and properties and oversee sidewalk pathways for pedestrians. Committee members participating included (from left) Anastasia V. Persico, Thomas Zissu and Priscilla Steponaitis.
Michelle Forbotnick, Tribury Rotary secretary, on behalf of the Tribury Rotary Club, donated $500 to Robert Taylor, president of the Community Services Council of Woodbury, for the town’s Food and Fuel Banks. The funds are the proceed of recent Tribury Rotary fundraising activities. “We, the Tribury Rotary, want to help as many community members as possible,” Ms. Forbotnick said, “and we do so from the generous donations from the community.”
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — Scoring four runs in the fourth inning, the Pomperaug baseball team pulled away from Notre Dame and won a 6-1 decision last Saturday. John McMahon began the Panther rally with a single and Andrew Lucas followed with a double. Bryce Tagliatella came through with a single and the lead was 2-0. After another reached base, Seth O’Rourke drove in a run and Carter Burrus singled in another.
WOODBURY — The Arts Alliance of Woodbury’s inaugural Arts Walk is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 20, along Main Street South from St. Paul’s Church to the North Green. Artists, crafters, musicians, dancers and others will offer demonstrations and works for sale, impromptu musical moments and pop-up performances in an informal, socially distanced setting.
The Friends of the Woodbury Senior Community Center will host Handler and Levesque, a mandolin and guitar duo at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 16, outdoors at the Woodbury Senior Community Center, 281 Main St. South, Woodbury. A Connecticut-based husband and wife duo, Handler and Levesque blend swing, Brazilian, classical, Latin, jazz, gypsy and folk music influences to create their unique, expressive arrangements. There is no charge. Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs. Bathrooms will not be available.