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WOODBURY — George Philip Roberts of Woodbury died Sunday, February 2, 2020 with his loving wife, Barbara DeMar Roberts, by his side.

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SOUTHBURY — Paul Fako, Jr., of Southbury, beloved husband of Ruth Hughes Fako, died Friday, February 7, 2020 at Danbury Hospital.

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MIDDLEBURY — William H. Honegger, Jr., 88, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at Waterbury Gardens. He was the husband of Erma (Fairchild) Honegger, to whom he was married for 60 years.

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BETHLEHEM — Gregory Rogers Johnson passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family.

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WOODBURY — The Board of Selectmen and the Board of Finance will hold a joint special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, February 15, in the Library Gallery for the purpose of hearing presentations by town departments concerning the budget. The February 15 session will include presentations by the f…

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For the 10th consecutive year, members of the Advanced Math Club at St. Rose of Lima School in Newtown received Silver Level Award Certificates from the national Math Counts program. The students qualified for the award by submitting examples of different word problems that they worked on ov…

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State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky, R-106, participated in World Read Aloud Day on Tuesday, February 4, at Newtown Middle School. The annual event aims to advocate for global literacy by engaging students with oral storytelling. “Reading to students is one of the joys of my job as a state representat…

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Construction workers at Quarry Walk on Route 67 in Oxford were ordered to cease work after their gas-powered saw exceeded carbon monoxide levels at a row of businesses on Thursday, February 6. Employees at Country Creamery, Sitting Duck and Better Beagle and other businesses along the row we…

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WASHINGTON — The Gunn Historical Museum’s Washington History Club at Night will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, in the Wykeham Room of the library, 5 Wykeham Rd. The conversation will focus on the town road crew and Washington’s roads, past and present. The town’s many long and hilly…

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BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — After discussions about changes in graduation requirements and hearing a presentation on the success of the Vo-Ag program at Nonnewaug High School, the Region 14 Board of Education, meeting Monday, February 3, agreed to spend an extra $99,058 as part of its share of a pr…

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WOODBURY — The Hotchkissville Company of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department will host its 39th annual Valentine’s Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday, February 16, at the department headquarters, 25 Quassuk Rd. “It’s a nice way to enjoy Sunday morning and celebrate Valentine’s whi…

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WASHINGTON — The Institute of American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Rd., will host a program on the magic of courting flutes at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 15. Ojibway artist and musician Allan Madahbee will explain the cultural significance of the Native American courting flute. The legend of…

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BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem Land Trust will host a free afternoon of fun, including a bonfire and a presentation on raptors, on Saturday, February 22, to celebrate the Rev. Joseph Bellamy Day. February 20 is the 301st birthday of Rev. Bellamy, founder of the town of Bethlehem. The raptor prese…

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SOUTHBURY — The Board of Selectmen assembled for its bimonthly meeting on Thursday, February 6, spending less than 30 minutes in discussion of issues on the regular agenda that required instant and routine attention, before embarking on two matters in Executive Session.

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WOODBURY — New Morning Songwriter’s Series will present an evening of the region’s finest songwriters featuring Open Book, Lisa Brigantino, Doug Anderson and Fred Gillen, Jr., at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 22, in the store’s upstairs community room, 129 Main St. North. The series focuses o…

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BETHLEHEM – Selectmen, meeting Tuesday, February 4, made several appointments to commissions and committees, set the date for an Annual Special and Town Meeting and agreed to send a non-binding letter of interest to the Material Innovations and Recycling Authority.

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ROXBURY — The Roxbury Land Trust has preserved an additional 14.12 acres of open space due to a donation of land owned by long-time Roxbury residents. The Geraldine R. Stutz Preserve, donated by Ramarax Holdings LLLP and Defer LLLP, protects woodlands and watercourses and is adjacent to town…

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NEWTOWN — The Legislative Council, meeting Wednesday, February 5, changed the name and purpose of the Eichler’s Cove special revenue fund to waterfront special revenue fund in order to allow those funds to be used for the operation of Newtown waterfront properties, including Lake Lillinonah.

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WOODBURY — Katherine M. Buck, 86, of Woodbury, passed away peacefully in her home Wednesday morning, February 5, 2020, after a long illness and after being in hospice care for about a week.

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Dennis Walsh (right), on behalf of Community Theatre at Woodbury, presented a check for $300 from the recent production, “Rumors,” to Community Services Council President Bob Taylor for benefit the Woodbury Food Bank. CTAW offers 100% of the proceeds raised by a drawing held at each performa…

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WOODBURY – The Planning Commission, meeting Wednesday, February 5, agreed with a property owner’s representatives that merging two lots and revising a conservation agreement would be a better plan for the property.

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WOODBURY — Georgia P. Dudley, 85, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020, after a short illness. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, G. Clayton Dudley, and her daughter, Wynne.

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BETHLEHEM – The Inland Wetlands Commission, meeting Tuesday, February 4, discussed several projects, including a proposed riding arena, work done on a homesite without permit and town maintenance of three bridges.

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SOUTHBURY — Carol J. Streaman, 78, formerly of Heritage Village, died Thursday, January 23, 2020, at Livewell in Plantsville.

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NEWTOWN — First Selectman Dan Rosenthal is seeking residents to volunteer to fill vacancies and openings on several boards and commissions.

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BETHLEHEM — Prince of Peace Parish will present a series of Wednesday evening sessions that will explore and discuss questions of life and faith. The 11-week Alpha program will take place on March 4 through May 13 in the parish hall at the Church of the Nativity, 48 East St.

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DERBY — Patricia Sweeney, Ph.D., will speak about the Civil War career of Major Wilbur F. Osborne at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, at the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave.

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LITCHFIELD — Susan Lovallo will present a program entitled Downsizing and Staging Your Home from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Wisdom House Retreat and conference Center, 229 East Litchfield Rd.

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WOODBURY — The Kenn Morr Band will present a musical evening at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 27, at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South.

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WOODBURY — St. Paul’s Church will host a Night at the Movies featuring the film “Philomena” on Thursday evening, February 20, at the church, 294 Main St. South.

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OXFORD — Oxford Public Schools offers a Peer Model Program as part of the Oxford Preschool located at Quaker Farms School.

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market will host the annual Winter Harvest Dinner Event from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Rd.

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SEYMOUR — According to police, on Thursday, February 6, an officer clocked Karen Sinclair, 9 Wesley St., Waterbury, on radar traveling above the posted 40 mph speed limit on Rimmon Road.

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SOUTHBURY — South Britain Congregational Church will begin its Lenten season with its traditional Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 25.