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AREA — The Southbury Public Library is closed to the public until further notice, with all programs canceled, but librarians remain on duty.

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AREA — Applications are being accepted for the Robert T. Kenney Scholarship Program at the American Savings Foundation from high school seniors, current college students and nontraditional adult students.

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MONROE — The Parks and Recreation Department at 7 Fan Hill Rd. is closed to the public but staff is available onsite from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to provide assistance by phone at 203-452-2806 or email at parksandrec@monroect.org.

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WATERBURY — United Way of Greater Waterbury and the Connecticut Community Foundation will support local community-based organizations through the COVID-19 Response Fund.

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Pomperaug High School freshman, Middlebury resident and Life Scout Steven Filippelli serves as the Order of the Arrow representative for Troop 5 Middlebury. He led a group of 12 volunteers from the Boy Scouts and family to construct outdoor storage racks for the Audubon Center at Bent of the…

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Quincy Spagnola of Woodbury was a grand prize winner in the 2020 Winter Reading Program at the Woodbury Public Library. All ages participated in this year’s theme, Avoid Extinction: READ. The Friends of the Library sponsored the program.

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Veterans were greeted Saturday morning, February 22, by fire trucks in their driveways carrying Woodbury Brownies delivering Girl Scout cookies as a thank-you for military service. Escorted by 14 Woodbury firefighters, 16 Brownies from Troop 64034 made the rounds on four fire trucks, then ca…

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WOLCOTT — The Wolcott Public Library will host a free spring craft fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4 in the downstairs meeting rooms of the library, 469 Bound Line Rd.

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MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — Pomperaug High School students Michael Falsetta and Michelle Lu received the Diplomatic Commendation award for their work on the United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in the 67th session of the Harvard Model United Nations held in Boston.

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WASHINGTON — In the interest of protecting patrons, staff and volunteers in the midst of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum are now closed to the public.

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NEW MILFORD — New Milford Hospital offers a variety of ongoing classes and support groups.

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Bethlehem and Woodbury Girl Scouts delivered more than 200 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to local veterans and first responders over the past few weeks in their Valentine for Heroes campaign. This is the third year the scouts have delivered wrapped Valentine cookies to Bethlehem and Woodbury v…

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MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug Theatre Company and the Pomperaug High School Music Department will perform “Mamma Mia!” Directed by Madge O’Toole, theater arts teacher at PHS, the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship…

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Katie Brown, 17, who was diagnosed with leukemia at age 3, has reached her $15,000 fundraising goal for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and is now doubling her efforts to reach $30,000 by March 19. With help from her team and the wider community, the Sacred Heart High School senior mounted…

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Four eighth-grade students from Woodbury Middle School had their works selected this year for the statewide Scholastic Art Contest presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. Emily Yakavontis (left) won a Silver Key Award for her mixed media piece entitled “Tiny Town.” Dylan Dud…

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OXFORD — The Oxford High School Drama Club will present “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, in the high school auditorium, 61 Quaker Farms Rd.

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OXFORD — Residents of The Village and Fairview at Oxford Greens will award scholarships to seniors at Oxford High School who plan to attend accredited institutions of higher learning in the fall of 2020.

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BETHLEHEM — Litchfield County Creating Hope, a nonprofit focusing on mental health issues and helping those affected by suicide, is offering a scholarship for $500 to two students pursuing their education in the mental health field.

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WASHINGTON — Wendy Luers, a former journalist and human rights activist, will join students from the Humanities Department of Shepaug Valley School at the 17th annual Shepaug World Affairs Forum from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens, 1 Green Hill Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — The Friends of the Southbury Library invite graduating Southbury seniors to apply for three annual scholarships.

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SHELTON — There will be a hands-on craft program featuring pysanky or decorated eggs at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, in the Plumb Memorial Library, 65 Wooster St.

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SOUTHBURY — The Alliance Française of Northwest Connecticut, located at One Pomperaug Office Park, Suite 301, has announced its Spring Session of French classes.

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OXFORD — Applications for the Rowland R. Strong and Edith H. Strong Memorial Scholarship are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 13.

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SOUTHBURY — Bullet Hill School, 233 Main St. North, will host its annual Docent Workshop from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 24. Board members will teach participants how to become a docent for the Bullet Hill School Days Living Museum and will provide the necessary materials. Refreshment…

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MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Southbury-Middlebury Scholarship Foundation will again award scholarships this June to eligible graduating seniors living in Middlebury and Southbury.

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MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — A meet and greet for parents or guardians interested in Region 15’s Friends Together preschool program will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 16, at Long Meadow Elementary School.

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NEWTOWN — The Cultural Arts Commission has announced three, $1,250 scholarships are available for Newtown residents who are high school graduating seniors entering four-year colleges or universities or two-year community colleges and majoring or pursuing a minor in the arts.

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MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug Theatre Company and the Pomperaug High School Music Department will present “Mamma Mia!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in the PHS auditorium on Judd Road in Southbury.

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WASHINGTON — Registration is currently open for the ASAP! Summer Camp; the camp offers free round trip bus transportation from New Milford, Torrington, Waterbury and Woodbury.

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MIDDLEBURY — The Kiva Dance Collective, a modern dance company, invites the public to its 21st annual concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the LBD Performing Arts Theater, Westover School. The Kiva Dance Collective was founded in 1998 with six artists. Current members include Meghan Bucha…

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The Pomperaug High School girls’ basketball team hosted Immaculate High School on Friday, February 14 for their third annual “Play4Kay” fundraising game in support of the Kay Yow Breast Cancer Fund. Playing in honor of their varsity coach’s wife, Suzanne Kohler Fortier, a PHS grad and a brea…

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SOUTHBURY — St. Joseph Catholic Academy students recently enjoyed a day observing bald eagles at the Shepaug Dam Eagle Observation Area. Students were able to view both adult and juvenile eagles, witnessing the birds skimming the water and standing in the shallow water near the far bank. Stu…

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The Oxford Public Schools K-12 Art Department will display artwork from students in grades Kindergarten through 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, in the Oxford High School Gym and Lobby. There will be a pasta dinner in the OHS Café from 5 to 8 p.m. before or after browsing the art s…

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Pomperaug High School senior Christian Winter and local rock band One Track Mind, with PHS grads Ken Hanna, Todd Lomaro and Ellie Hanna, will perform Thursday, February 27, to raise funds for Region 15 GradNite at Woodbury Brewing Company, 738 Main St. South, Woodbury. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

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The Rochambeau Middle School boys’ basketball team conducted the first Captains Can Collection during the season finale for the Rochambeau and Memorial Middle Schools boys’ and girls’ basketball teams, February 5 at Pomperaug High School. The generosity of the Region 15 community was exhibit…

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MIDDLEBURY — A group of 38 Westover School students recently attended a series of five presentations that served as an introduction to the workings of Model UN, teaching them parliamentary procedure and position papers on international issues and how to write motions, resolutions, and amendments.

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DANBURY — The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts will present Robert Askins’ “Hand to God” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, February 28 through March 8, in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave. Ext.