After weeks of either stormy weather or oppressive heat, Mother Nature finally blessed us with the perfect summer day last Friday, July 23, and a look down Long Meadow Pond in Bethlehem revealed one resident taking advantage of the beautiful conditions on a sailboat. (O’Brien photo)
WOODBURY — Kyleigh Paige, a Girl Scout from Woodbury, is currently collecting homemade cards for Masonicare residents as part of her Girl Scout Silver Project. After realizing the isolation and loneliness many of the residents feel, especially during the Covid-19 restrictive lockdowns, Kyleigh decided to help brighten their days with handwritten notes.
THOMASTON — The Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Thomaston office welcomed its newest general practitioner Dr. Silda James, who will be accepting new patients at 76 Watertown Road, Suite 2F. The practice provides comprehensive primary care services with a particular focus on wellness and lifestyle medicine to provide healthier outcomes for patients.
SOUTHBURY — A fourth-place finish in the Memorial Health Championship last week moved Southbury’s John VanDerLaan up the points list on the Korn Ferry Pro Tour in Illinois. The former Pomperaug golfer, now in his second season on the Korn Ferry Tour, tore up the Panther Country Club course in Springfield by shooting rounds of 64, 68, 67, 63 and a total of 262.
WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will showcase paintings by Connecticut artist Gerry Sacks in the library’s Gallery for the month of August at 2969 Main St. South. There will be a reception for the artist from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 5. The artist will also be in the library’s Gallery Space from 6 to 8 p.m. during the August 19 Arts Alliance of Woodbury Arts Walk. The exhibit focuses on the abstract technique of acrylic pour painting.
What’s On in Woodbury will present its fifth concert featuring Root Six from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at Hollow Park on Hollow Road. WOW asks those who can to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the the Woodbury Food Bank. The event is free and open to the public.