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ROXBURY — The town has received $636,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funding from the federal government. The American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden in March 2021, seeks to help towns and cities support citizens, small businesses and frontline workers during the pandemic crisis. Eligible use of these funds include assistance to small businesses, households, hard-hit industries, economic recovery, premium pay for essential workers, investments in water or sewer and broadband infrastructure. Read more

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Training School Thrift Shops are Thrift One, Thrift Too and the Little Shop.

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WOODBURY — As of Thursday, September 1, 2022, all Woodbury residents entering the Transfer Station/Recycling Center will need to display a permit sticker on the vehicle’s windshield.

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NEWTOWN — Police said they arrested Michael Palicz, 3 Apache Dr., Brookfield, on July 23 in response to a warrant.

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WATERBURY — A newly released survey from Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, in coordination with the Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments, gives residents the chance to participate in the development of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan for the Naugatuck Valley and Greate…

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MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Region 15 Board of Education recognized six students as the recipients of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education Student Leadership Awards.

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AREA — The American Cancer Society invites cancer patients to enjoy a free makeover with a certified cosmetologist through its Look Good... Feel Better program.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed into law Public Act 22-49, which will align Connecticut’s standards on childhood lead poisoning with federal standards and help alleviate the risks associated with it.

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NEWTOWN — Parent Connection’s Newtown Hope and Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. each Thursday at the offices of the Newtown Parent Connection, 2 Washington Sq.

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King Solomon’s Lodge No.7 hosted their annual Strawberry Festival and Awards Night on June 21 in Woodbury. The Masons awarded their annual Pomperaug High School scholarship to Robert Vagnini of Southbury. Robert will be attending Villanova University. Also awarded was a scholarship to Paige …

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AREA — Al-Anon family groups meet via Zoom and at person-to-person meetings.

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HARTFORD —  In the wake of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, Gov. Ned Lamont announced that the state has launched a reproductive rights telephone hotline and website to help people seeking information on abortion services in the state get connected to the resources they need.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced that the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy is being awarded a $23.9 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support the creation of the Strengthening Sectoral Partnerships Initiative.

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OXFORD — The Oxford Public Library has been selected by the American Library Association to receive one of 77 grants nationwide. This library was the only Connecticut library awarded grant funding for the ALA COVID Library Relief 2022 Fund. ALA has provided $1.55 million in emergency relief …

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EAST HARTFORD — Donations of used cars are sought by the American Lung Association. Donating is a quick and easy way to get rid of an unwanted vehicle Those donating will receive a tax break.

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Storyteller Rona Leventhal kept 40 adults and children enthralled with folktales and songs from around the world at a Woodbury Library campfire, with the help of the Woodbury Volunteer Fire Department on the evening of Tuesday, July 26. Fire Chief Janet B. Morgan brought Brushtruck 7 on stan…

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Another Farm in Woodbury sent four equestrians to compete in the Frazier Farm Horse Show on Sunday, July 24. The hot day didn’t stop the gals, all being coached by trainer Cyndi Jaret, from lots of ribbons and laughs. Shown (from left) are Tess Kemp on Meatball, Sarah Walsh on Ms. Zeva, Kore…

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Fire Lt. Matt Gereg was in charge of the campfire and safety measures at the storytelling event at Woodbury Public Library on July 26. The event was sponsored by Friends of the Library as part of the annual summer reading program. 

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The Knights of Columbus Council 5066, Southbury, recently awarded scholarships of $1,500 each to four students and members of the Sacred Heart Church campus in Southbury. Pictured in the first photo are Quinn Fellin, who is entering Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., and will major in …

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The Southbury Republican Town Committee has chosen Aidan Gilchrist as the recipient of its 2022 $500 scholarship. The criteria for the scholarship is to be a graduate of Pomperaug High School and write an essay titled, “What Liberty Means to Me.” Aidan stood out by incorporating the values o…

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MONROE — First Selectman Ken Kellogg has announced that the town will receive $150,000 in bonding from the state for repairs to the basketball courts at Wolfe Park.

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BRIDGEWATER — The Bridgewater Land Trust has signed a license agreement with Eversource Energy, giving the trust passive recreational use of a pristine parcel of land in Bridgewater. The 80 acre piece is located on the east side of Lake Lillinonah and south of Tappen Road. It will soon be op…

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MIDDLEBURY — The Economic Development Commission will be sending a survey to Middlebury business owners in early August, asking 15 questions to rate the business climate and how Middlebury measures up to expectations.

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NEWTOWN — Police said Sadie Gureasko-Moore, 6 Wilderness West, was southbound at 4:34 p.m. July 9 on Main Street.

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BRIDGEWATER — Jason Buchsbaum, the Republican Party-endorsed candidate for state representative in the 69th House District, has received endorsements from Bridgewater party leaders in advance of the primary on Tuesday, August 9.

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WATERBURY — Registration is now being taken for a free, six-week Live Well with Chronic Pain telephone workshop for adults from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, August 2 through September 6.

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Munson Lovetere Funeral Home of Woodbury and Southbury, Stone Family Cremation Services, Pet Passages and American Legion Post 10 of Seymour conducted a Flag Retirement and Disposal Ceremony on Tuesday June 14  Flag Day, at the crematorium in Southbury. More than 5,000 flags, collected by th…

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EAST HARTFORD — Donations of used cars are sought by the American Lung Association. Donating is an easy way to get rid of an unwanted vehicle Those donating will receive a tax break.

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HARTFORD — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports that in Connecticut suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people, ages 10 to 34.

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Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition staff and volunteers recently planted 400 native shrubs and plants along a 350-foot zone along Lake Stibbs in Southbury. This riparian buffer aims to absorb stormwater runoff, deter goose fecal bacterial inputs and provide native biodiversity. Project part…

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AREA — The American Cancer Society invites cancer patients to enjoy a free makeover with a certified cosmetologist through its Look Good... Feel Better program.

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BETHLEHEM — Town officials have scheduled a Special Town Meeting for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 4, in Memorial Hall, 10 Veterans Way.