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The Bethlehem Ambulance Association has now equipped both of its ambulances with new tablets, thanks to a donation from the Bethlehem Lions Club. The transition from Toughbooks to the new tablets has made it quicker and significantly easier for members to document patient information. Celebr… Read more

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SOUTHBURY — With a majority of the public in attendance arguing against a proposal to make the dirt section of Jeremy Swamp Road a scenic road, the Planning Commission voted to deny the application following a lengthy Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 20.

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OXFORD — The Board of Selectmen, meeting Wednesday, October 21, tabled discussion on additional funding as requested by Great Oak Middle School Evaluation and Improvement Committee for Phase II of renovations and cited completing security upgrades first.

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NEWTOWN — The Board of Selectmen, meeting Monday, October 19, addressed four pieces of property as presented by Deputy Director of Planning Rob Sibley.

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NAUGATUCK — The Gunntown Passive Park and Nature Preserve will host a series of activities to celebrate Halloween, including pumpkin carving, exploring trails and more from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 31, at the park on Gunntown Road. Participants may show up in costume and bring their pet…

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NEWTOWN — The Board of Education, meeting Tuesday, October 20, celebrated the Teacher of the Year, Janice Gabriel, and Paraeducator of the Year, Dawn Eagleson.

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WOODBURY — Paintings by artist Carol Thoma Moore will be on display in the Woodbury Library’s Gallery Space during November. An in-person, socially distanced, meet-and-greet for the artist is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 7, at the library, 269 Main St. South. Carol Thoma Moor…

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BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — Region 14 showed its appreciation of its custodial staff on Monday, October 19, when the Board of Education awarded individual certificates of appreciation to “Region 14’s Finest.”

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WALLINGFORD, Vt. — Maya Cointreau, author, artist, healer, publisher and entrepreneur, died at home on October 5, 2020, after an eight-month struggle to overcome cancer. Up until the last month, she was able to help with her children’s home schooling and continued to work on a latest novel.

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WOODBURY — Candidates from the 32nd District State Senate race, the 66th District State House of Representatives race, and the 68th District State House of Representatives race were invited to attend a virtual candidates forum October 26 by the Woodbury Business Association. Only two candida…

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SOUTHBURY – William S. Englehardt, 73, a life-long resident of Southbury died Thursday, October 22, 2020, at Waterbury Hospital after a sudden illness. He was the loving husband of Dianne (Beaulieu) Englehardt.

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MONROE — Monroe Educators Association President Marie Blake once again addressed the Board of Education on Monday, October 19 about the board’s commitment to repaying teachers for furlough time during Public Participation.

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SOUTHBURY — Faith Killiam Warner died peacefully at the age of 98 in Southbury on October 16, 2020, with family members close by.

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WASHINGTON DEPOT — Donald T. Kenniston, 66, formerly of Cornwall, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 19. He was the son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Thompson) Kenniston.

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WOODBURY — Juanita Walls, born August 14, 1933, died at home, Thursday, October 15, 2020.

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SOUTHBURY — Southbury resident Michele Zommer, the Democratic candidate for the 69th District House seat, is seeking to become the first Democratic state representative from the region in 100 years.

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WATERBURY — The Woodbury Ballet School and Company will move its 2020-21 season to the Fulkerson Arts Center at Chase Collegiate. After operating for more than 40 years at the Woodbury Academy, official school of the Woodbury Ballet, the school decided to move its studios to Waterbury. The p…

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LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Historical Society is hosting Scarecrows in the Meadow, a walk through the Tapping Reeve Meadow from dusk until dawn until Saturday, October 31.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library hosts a Girls Who Code virtual program from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month on Zoom.

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SOUTHBURY — Families may drive down Main Street South on Saturday, October 31 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. for a unique Halloween experience.

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MIDDLEBURY — The Registrars of Voters will hold the following enrollment session for the purpose of completing the preliminary registry list and the registration of electors who wish to vote in the Presidential Election on November 3.

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WOODBURY — The Registrars of Voters have planned a limited voter registration session for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, November 2, for those who have turned 18, become a U.S. citizen or moved to Connecticut since October 27 of this year.

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BETHLEHEM – On Tuesday, November 3, the Bethlehem Library will be closed and the town hall will only be open for Election Day matters, including voting and same day voter registration as required by state law.

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BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem Lions Club will host a Halloween Movie Night and Trunk-or-Treat on Saturday, October 31, at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds.

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WASHINGTON — The Gunn Memorial Library will host a virtual program in November, “Culture, Politics, and Fake News” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, November 5, with Dr. Robert J. Petrausch, an expert in communications.

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MIDDLEBURY — In his weekly address to resident, First Selectman Edward B. St. John noted an uptick of Covid-19 cases in and around the greater Waterbury area.

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SEYMOUR — The Board of Selectmen, meeting Thursday, October 22, appointed Annmarie A. Drugonis as first selectman, replacing Kurt Miller who resigned.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Interfaith Thanksgiving Day Committee has decided to cancel the annual Thanksgiving Day meal this year due to restrictions and limitations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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WOODBURY — The October 21 issue of Voices incorrectly credits the Woodbury Senior Center with hosting the Drug Take Back Day on October 24. The credit for hosting and supporting this important effort goes to ASAP and the Resident Trooper’s office. 

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NEWTOWN — The Newtown Senior Center, 8 Simpson St., will feature holiday and fall crafts at the Pop-up Boutiques from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, November 4, and Saturday November 14.

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MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will hold a drive-through Stuff the Bus<\_>Give Thanks Food Drive from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, November 7, at Middlebury Elementary School.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury United Methodist Church offers its Sunday morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. at 4 Church St. Patrons should continue to use masks and remain social distanced while in church. Holy Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month with individual, pre-wrapped…

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Roger Tashjian and Krista Judson, members of South Britain Congregational Church, prepared to load a tray of freshly baked apple pies into Mr. Tashjian’s car on Sunday, October 11, for delivery to the Southbury Police Department. Church members gathered October 9 and 10 to prepare 60 pies or…

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OXFORD – Police report that Rebecca J. Dixon, 35, of Blue Ridge Terrace was arrested on Tuesday, October 13, and charged with second-degree manslaughter in connection to the accidental death of her one-year-old son who was exposed to fentanyl, morphine and cocaine.

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MONROE — Two new funds, created by the Board of Finance on Thursday, October 15, are intended to provide some stability to town finances and will help protect taxpayers from deficits caused by unexpected expenses.

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MONROE — The Inland Wetlands Commission received four proposals in response to its request for an independent consultant to review remediation work proposed for the 64 Cambridge Dr./4 Independence Dr. site.