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WATERTOWN — The Ivy at Watertown, 655 Straits Tpke., recently opened and is accepting new residents, which has been an unexpected boon during the pandemic, because the population has remained small enough to give the assisted living residential community flexibility in accommodating social d…

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WATERBURY — Naugatuck Valley Community College CEO, Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D., faculty, and staff welcomed two cohorts of Advanced Manufacturing Technology students back to campus for the fall semester. 

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NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce marked the 15th year of its annual Duck Day event with a special release of a Virtual Duck Celebration video on Sunday, September 6.

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WATERBURY — As part of its ongoing commitment to providing expert pediatric care close to home, Connecticut Children’s has reopened its 12 in-patient bed unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.

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TORRINGTON — More than 50 Northwest Connecticut nonprofits posted giving campaigns to www.northwestcornergives.org from June 15 to July 31, a crowdfunding program of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, to raise funds to meet the challenges of operating amid social distancing and …

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WATERBURY—From April through June, the Connecticut Community Foundation awarded over $750,000 in grants to dozens of nonprofit organizations serving residents of Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.

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MONROE — The following property transfers were recorded in the town clerk’s office during August.

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WOODBURY — The following property transfers were recorded in the town clerk’s office during August.

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WASHINGTON — Conversations on the Green will present Pandemic Economy: Charting the Recovery with Nobel Laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman and restaurateur Danny Meyer at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 20. The sixth virtual forum of the season will feature the three debating and discussing…

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HARTFORD — The minimum wage in Connecticut increased from the rate of $11 per hour to $12 as of Tuesday, September 1.

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MONROE — The following property transfers were recorded in the town clerk’s office during July.

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WATERBURY — Waterbury Hospital has received the Lifeline Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

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TORRINGTON — The Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has moved to a new location at the Hungerford Center, Suite 3, 780 Litchfield St.

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NEWTOWN — The Working Women’s Forum, a local association focused on helping women grow personally and professionally, will kick off a new season with a series of Zoom meetings, starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, with a panel discussion titled, How to Pivot for Profit.

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SOUTHBURY — The Office of Economic Development has announced the launch of the Development Services Team.

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MIDDLEBURY — The following land transfers were recorded in the office of the town clerk during July.

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WOODBURY — The following property transfers were recorded in the town clerk’s office during July.

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TORRINGTON — SCORE Northwest Connecticut is seeking volunteers to work with small businesses.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced on August 11 that the department’s Economic Development Administration is awarding $800,000 in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to two EDA Economic Development District organizations across Connecticut to update economic…

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Alon Sapir received the “President’s Gavel” plaque for serving the Tribury Rotary as president for two years. As immediate past president, he is looking forward to serving as foundation chair and helping the club with grant work, such as purchasing furniture for the Simply Smiles Children’s …

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BOSTON — The Naugatuck Housing Authority was among the beneficiaries when the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced more than $8.6 million in CARES Act funding to help low-income families in Connecticut during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Southbury resident Tirdad Riahi received the President’s Award at Tribury Rotary’s recent installation dinner. Mr. Riahi has been a member of the Rotary Club since 2012. The award is given to a member that the club’s president feels has contributed the most over the year during the president…

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WASHINGTON — The Institute for American Indian Studies has opened a new exhibition called Skug: Snakes in the Eastern Woodlands, highlighting the perception of snakes in the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial world. 

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Southbury resident Martin Engstler, a member of Tribury Rotary, received the club’s Rookie of the Year award at an induction ceremony recently at the 1754 House in Woodbury. Voted on by members, the award represents the dedication and hard work the recipient has done over the past year. A me…

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LITCHFIELD — Robert Teittinen was due to retire from Litchfield Bancorp on March 31. As his colleagues geared up to wish him a happy farewell, they learned that he planned to stay on board to help process Payroll Protection Program loans during the last few months surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.

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DANBURY — The Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board has announced the launch of Careerpath, its new smartphone and desktop app designed to guide those who are interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing.

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SOUTHBURY — The Economic Development Office has announced a webinar of interest to local businesses.

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AREA — The National Main Street Center is accepting applications for the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the launch of business.ct.gov, an online, one-stop-shop where entrepreneurs can find information and quickly create a checklist with everything required to start up or manage their business in Connecticut.

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TORRINGTON — SCORE Northwest Connecticut is seeking volunteers to work with small businesses.

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MIDDLEBURY — The following land transfers were recorded in the office of the town clerk during June.

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MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY-WOODBURY — Tribury Rotary Club member Ron Webb of Watertown has been named district governor 2020-2021 for District 7980 of Rotary International. Retired from a career that encompassed manufacturing, engineering, university-level education and finance, Mr. Webb has been …

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Southbury resident Dan Theleen has joined Alpine Realty as a Realtor Associate. Mr. Theleen and his wife Jaclyn reside in Southbury and recently welcomed their first child, Charles Richard Theleen. Mr. Theleen is dedicated, knowledgeable and committed to his clients needs. He can be called b…