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United Way campaign reaches halfway mark01/20/2021

United Way campaign reaches halfway mark

WATERBURY — United Way of Greater Waterbury campaigns have always been conducted socially. The organization built its fundraising effort through in-person events and interactions. The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and subsequent quarantine eliminated all the breakfasts, dinners, cocktail hours and visits to businesses that raised millions every year. At the half-way point in its current campaign, READ MORE.

Wallace Middle School Student’s MLK Essay Among 15 Winning Entries Selected by Senator Chris Murphy

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced on Monday, January 18, the 15 winners of his fifth annual ‘Martin Luther King Jr. Day Essay Contest.’ This year, Murphy received close to 2,800 entries from elementary, middle and high school students from across Connecticut reflecting on Dr. King’s dream and their READ MORE.

Post University vaccination site to open January 25

#Middlebury #Coronavirus #COVID19 WATERBURY – In a January 18, 2021, press release, Waterbury HEALTH announced it will partner with Post University to open a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site at the University’s Country Club Road campus at 800 Country Club Road in Waterbury beginning Monday, January 25, 2021. The opening of site coincides with Connecticut’s next READ MORE.

Playing the wrong odds

For many parents and children, Waterbury Schools Superintendent Verna L. Ruffin’s announcement late last week that schools will remain in distance-learning mode at least through Jan. 29 – and possibly longer – was deeply disappointing. Children miss the socialization conventional schooling provides; working parents of elementary-school-age children have continue to scramble to find child care. READ MORE.

909 Bank St. Park Public Input Meeting

Public Notice Public Informational Meeting on the Proposed Bank St. (Brooklyn Neighborhood) Park An informational public meeting will be held on Thursday January 21st, 2021 at 6:00 PM via Zoom. The meeting will provide a summary of proposed design planning activities associated with the development of the .4 acre lot located at 909 Bank Street READ MORE.

Holiday Refuse Collection January 18th

Holiday Refuse Collection Monday January 18, 2021 In observance of Martin Luther King Day January 18th the following changes to the refuse collection schedule will be in effect. There will be no refuse or recycling collection on Monday January 18th. All Monday collections will occur on Tuesday and all Tuesday collections will occur on Wednesday. READ MORE.

Maria Sipontina (Papagno) Spagnoletti

WATERBURY – Maria Sipontina (Papagno) Spagnoletti, 80, of Waterbury, was reunited with her husband in heaven on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Waterbury Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Richard Spagnoletti, who predeceased her in March of… Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

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