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Kayaker believed missing in Long Meadow Pond

#Middlebury #Kayaker Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brett Kales said his department responded to a call that came in about 2:45 p.m. Saturday, April 10, reporting an overturned kayaker in Long Meadow Pond in Middlebury. Kales said a resident who heard the call ran to the area and could hear the kayaker calling for help. READ MORE.

Some critters sound similar

#Middlebury #MLT   By JANINE SULLIVAN-WILEY You probably recognize by sound or sight many animals, birds, reptiles and amphibians that live around our part of Connecticut. Or do you? What you thought was one kind of wildlife might very well have been something else. Two examples of easily mistaken identity in birds are the calls READ MORE.

John J. Jungen

MIDDLEBURY – John J. Jungen, 67, passed away on March 26, 2021, after a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Beth (Phillips) Jungen for 19 years. Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

Story Walk Set at Library

MIDDLEBURY – The Middlebury Public Library invites readers to wander along the beautiful grounds of the library and stop to read a page from a beloved children’s book between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13,… Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

Library Details April Programs

MIDDLEBURY – The Middlebury Public Library, 30 Crest Rd., invites patrons to fill out the Ask a Librarian advisory form and a librarian will create a personalized reading list based on favorite authors, genres or titles. Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

COVID-19 Update – Monday, April 5, 2021 – 316,555 cases

#Middlebury #COVID19 #Coronavirus NOTE: Reports are issued Mondays and Thursdays. Report Highlights Middlebury had 10 new confirmed cases and 3 new probable cases for the four days from Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 8:30 p.m. to Sunday, April 4, 2021, at 8:30 p.m. Middlebury reported no new deaths from COVID-19; total deaths remain at 19. READ MORE.

Customers like healthy meals to go

#Middlebury #HealthyMeals By MARJORIE NEEDHAM Pies & Pub co-owner Theo Anastasiadis has plenty to be happy about. The state now allows restaurants to operate at 100 percent capacity (within COVID-19 guidelines), the warmer weather has customers flocking to the patio, and his new healthy meals to go program is proving extremely popular. Customer Leighan White-Miller READ MORE.

Food drive donations set record

#Middlebury #MiddleburyFoodBank #FoodDrive By MARJORIE NEEDHAM Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) Chief Brett Kales reported on Facebook Saturday, March 27, that the March 22 to 27 Middlebury Food Drive challenge among town departments was a resounding success. He said four trucks full of food would carry the donations to the Middlebury Food Bank the following READ MORE.

Girl Scout donates cookies to heroes

#Middlebury #GirlScout #MVFD #Police Girl Scout Gabriella Brozak of Middlebury, a member of Troop 64504, recently delivered 96 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brett Kales and Middlebury Police Officer Giovanni Guerrera. Each department received 48 boxes of cookies. Gabriella started a fundraiser for the cookies when her grandparents, Middlebury READ MORE.

Staples offers free COVID card lamination

#Middlebury #COVID19 #Vaccination Staples is offering free lamination of COVID-19 vaccine cards around the country. The free lamination offer is good through May 1. You can get your card laminated at the Staples store in Watertown. Go to the print and marketing department on your right after you go through the front doors. A Staples READ MORE.

Robert J. “Cap” Capobianco

MIDDLEBURY – Robert J. “Cap” Capobianco, 62, of Middlebury, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at his home with family and friends by his side, the result of brain cancer. He was the husband of Daria (Driscoll) Capobianco. Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

Town to hold two April public meetings

#Middlebury #Budget #TaxIncentive The Town of Middlebury will hold two public meetings the first week in April, a special town meeting on Monday, April 5, and a budget hearing on Tuesday, April 6. Both meetings are hybrid meetings being offered in person and via Zoom. However, the special town meeting will be held in the READ MORE.

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