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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA): Tuesdays, 9 am - 1 pm. VITA is a free tax preparation service available to individuals who are income qualifying, to people who have a disability, and to those who speak limited English. The program will begin February 6 and run through April 11.
Teens became very creative with their decorating designs and even took some cookies home to share with friends or family members. Happy conversations and laughs were shared along with hot chocolate and snacks for a warm holiday event. Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany sponsor
The goal of balancing Town needs with taxpayer affordability is a challenging one. In my view, one of the requirements of being a member of the Orange Board of Finance (OBOF) is to inform the public. In fact, I consider this an obligation of this elected position.
Have you handed in your bingo sheets yet!? Have you started another?! Our Winter Reading game for adults continues now through February 20. Completed bingo sheets should be dropped off at the information desk to be entered into a Winter Reading Drawing—which will be held on Tuesday, February 20.
The February art exhibit will feature artwork by The Center’s Painting for Pleasure art instructor, Carole Abbate. Please stop by to view the works of this talented, local artist.
Discover wellness with our Adult Programs - T'ai Chi, Yoga, Gentle Yoga, and Badminton. Ongoing registrations, join us for fitness and fun. Also, explore our Youth Programs like Girls Basketball Clinic. Sign up for Health & Wellness Fitness Center membership today!
On October 3, the Garden Club of Woodbridge hosted the Garden Club of Orange. Members of both clubs were excited to meet guest speaker, Tovah Martin. Tovah’s presentation, “Terrariums and You,” showcased terrariums she had made. She generated several terrariums for the audience using her favorite
Entertainment Weekly Editor’s Choice Winner of the 2006 National Jewish Book Award for Fiction. A million-dollar painting by Marc Chagall is stolen from a museum during a singles’ cocktail hour. The unlikely thief is Benjamin Ziskind, a lonely former child prodigy who writes questions for quiz
Woodbridge residents may file applications for the State and Town Elderly and Totally Disabled Tax Relief Programs by May 15, 2024. Must be 65 or older OR Permanently and Totally Disabled prior to December 31, 2023. This is an income-based program and proof of income and the 2023 Federal Tax Return
Woodbridge residents may file applications for the State and Town Elderly and Totally Disabled Tax Relief Programs by May 15, 2024. Must be 65 or older OR Permanently and Totally Disabled prior to December 31, 2023. This is an income-based program and proof of income and the 2023 Federal Tax Return,
I hope this message finds you well and in good spirits. This column marks my first Woodbridge Town News column as your First Selectman. This is also the first completely digital edition of the Woodbridge Town News. While I will personally miss receiving the paper in the mail, this digital format
Many of us in Woodbridge are gardeners, and others are actual farmers! At this cold, snowy time of year, we think of the promise of spring: enriching the soil, planting seeds and watching them blossom into the flowers, fruits, and vegetables of summer. A vibrant democracy works in a similar way.
Bucknell University has released the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2023-24 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean’s list recognition.
When the falling snowflakes tell you to grab a shovel, consider how easy it is to make the wrong moves and hurt yourself. Snow shoveling requires upper body strength and endurance. Warm up to any yard work by exercising your primary muscles that include biceps, deltoids, rotator cuff, forearm
The countdown to kickoff has begun! Football fans everywhere are coming together to watch one of the most highly anticipated games of the year. And of course, this beloved American tradition isn’t complete without a winning lineup of game day snacks and a few cold beers with friends and family.
“New Year, New you.” That’s the saying right? For many of us that means getting back in shape, losing weight, and hitting the gym. However, you must beware of the pitfalls of doing too much too fast, not having a plan, not knowing the proper form and technique, and not knowing how to properly
Amity performing arts students had the chance to rub shoulders with a bit of Broadway glamor recently, when Erika Henningsen and Kyle Selig – both actors from the original cast of Mean Girls the Musical - visited the school to present a workshop in the school’s Black Box Theater.
Beecher School Recognized for Its Use of TechnologyBeecher Road School recently was named an Apple Distinguished School, a recognition by the Apple company for schools that are making exemplary use of technology in teaching and learning. Only two programs in Connecticut have earned that distinction
The town will mark the upcoming retirement of long-time Executive Assistant Geraldine Shaw with a farewell drop-in reception on Wednesday, December 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the town hall. January 2 will be her last day in the office, 48 years, 6 months and two days after she first started
I extend the warmest of wishes to each of you this holiday season. I’m so grateful to all our generous neighbors who supported the Human Services Holiday Basket program providing tangible holiday spirit to our neighbors in need. It truly does take a village.