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Local News for Kent, Connecticut


Peep-O-Rama contest under way

In light of the recent health crisis, Kent Memorial Library has revised the guidelines for its Peep-O-Rama Contest. The library has designed a Peep-O-Rama Contest Gallery at to display received dioramas so the public can vote. Participants are encouraged to create a diorama of Peeps based on anything one can find at the library, READ MORE.

HVRHS: Please share this list …

Please share this list of resources to anyone in our community who is in need of emotional or mental health support. Our counselors are also available for remote sessions. Look out for each other! @HVRHSCounseling @_KimMcLeod @SharonVeatch1 Read the article on READ MORE.

Submissions sought for photo contest

The Kent Chamber of Commerce is playing host to a photo contest. Residents and visitors, professional and amateur photographers alike, are invited to submit photographs of Kent that capture the essence of the town and highlight the best of what Kent has to offer. Submissions will be accepted through July 25. Entries will then be READ MORE.

NVCC establishes emergency student fund

The Naugatuck Valley Community College Foundation Board of Directors, in collaboration with President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, established the NVCC Foundation COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund to assist NVCC students struggling with financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The intention of this fund is to help meet the immediate needs of NVCC students during this READ MORE.

Care center making packages for seniors

Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation is offering free care packages to senior center members it usually works with after the centers closed because of coronavirus protocols. “I’ve tried to make the packages as fun and helpful as possible,” said Melissa Marici, director of outreach programs. “The demand has been high among senior centers. Last week, READ MORE.

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