The Shepaug Valley School recently had four new sheep brought to stay at the school; the sheep are part of the Agriscience program. Their names are Dottie, Mystique, Westin and the lamb, who will be named soon. Currently one of the sheep is pregnant and due January 18 or 19.
SOUTHBURY — “I just don’t understand what you have to do with Easterseals...” Dr. Annette Burton, director of the Easterseals Center for Better Hearing, hears that a lot. When people come to the full-service hearing center that recently moved into the new cinema complex at 690 Main St. South, many have preconceived notions about the organization that previously focused on helping handicapped children.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — There was a famous sport’s saying for decades from ABC’s Wide World of Sports, “The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat.” The Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team experienced both last week.
WOODBURY — The New Morning Songwriters Series will continue from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, January 25, featuring Bob Stanhope, Kala Farnham, Brian Theoret and Michael T. Lewis in the store’s upstairs Community Room, 129 Main St. North. The series focuses on singer-songwriters and includes both local and touring acts in an “in the round” format where the artists will take turns performing their songs.
OXFORD — Christ Church Quaker Farms will host “Wing-Nite” from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, January 25. The all-you-can-eat event featuring live music by Lost Rebel will take place at the church, located on Route 188, 470 Quaker Farms Rd.