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Fifty years after the conclusion of the Vietnam War, veterans who served under those very difficult conditions finally heard the words “Welcome Home” and “Thank You” from local and state officials. In a brief ceremony on July 17, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewiecz and Commissioner of Veterans Affairs
Some 875 students were headed back to Beecher Road School this week for the start of the 2023-24 school year. Many of the faces and spaces will be familiar to them, as the teacher turnover was minor this year, compared to the last few years.But the district is adding an assistant principal to help
Instructor Anna Mauhs trained thirteen students in basic babysitting skills recently. Students spent two mornings learning childcare basics, how to handle emergencies like choking, and practicing new skills like diapering and feeding. Students are well-prepared to watch children and keep them safe
It has been a relatively quiet summer of volunteer activity on town trails, as most people have been taking time to enjoy other pursuits. However, plants along the trails have been lapping up our relatively wet summer and growing vigorously. A few of us have been able to cut back branches, remove
Quilts are often considered a simple, colorful bedspread, made of a patchwork of fabrics, or at least that’s how this reporter looked at them. But a recent exhibit of modern quilts at the Woodbridge Town Library opened my eyes to an art form that I had never looked at before.Playing with color
First Church of Christ, UCC at 511 Amity Road in Bethany, CT (Bethany First Church) has hired Greg Wilfrid as music and choir director. His first Sunday at the church was July 23. Greg holds a B.M. and M.M. from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, where he also earned his
Tickets for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services can be purchased for $150 from the BEKI office; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (203) 389-2108 x114. Active-duty military, police personnel, and full-time students may enter for free with valid official ID; however, advance arrangements
Our Lady of the Assumption Parish on Center Road in Woodbridge is offering a “journey of faith” for any adult considering becoming a part of the Catholic faith and community. If you are baptized Catholic but never received the sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation, or not baptized in any faith
Visitors are always welcome to our weekly worship services, held on Sundays at 9am (English) and 11:10am (Spanish). Youth activities (ages 12-18) are generally held on Wednesday evenings at 7pm at the Church. The address is 990 Racebrook Road in Woodbridge.
The Amity & Woodbridge Historical Society invites you to the first view of the grand portraits of William A. Clark (1810-1879) and his wife Emily Dibble Clark as they are installed at the Darling Farmstead and History Museum at 1907 Litchfield Turnpike on Saturday September 23 from 3-5 p.m.
Starting this time of year, the pediatrician’s office is flooded with parents lining up to get their children through their yearly preseason physical so they can participate in sports once the school year kicks off again. Ensuring our young athletes health and wellbeing is of the utmost importance.
Here is an alternative perspective to Ellen Scalettar’s column “Are you Woke”: For many of us, our grandparents and prior generations came to our country for economic opportunity and freedom from tyranny or religious persecution. The promise of America was that through hard work and merit
It is my pleasure to write in support of Annitta Ingraham’s candidacy for the Board of Assessment Appeals position in Woodbridge. I have known Annitta personally for over a decade, and we have been professional colleagues in real estate for the past six years. As a lifelong resident of Woodbridge
All information accurate at press time. Be sure to check our website woodbridgetownlibrary.org or call us before your visit for any changes to our hours or events. The library will be CLOSED on Monday, September 4 for Labor Day. We will be open our regular hours on Saturday