Community Bulletin Board
- Opioid Forum 9/26
- Literacy Volunteers Recruitment Event
- Giacomi Earns Independent Party Endorsement
- Free Autism Education Forum
- Metro North Riders Deserve Better
- Greater Waterbury Restaurant Week
- New England Brewing Co Beer Dinner
- Let It Be at The Palace
- Independent Party Nominates Lessard for State Rep in 75th
- Hurry Down Gunntown
- Legislative Dinner on March 14th
- 2016 Travelers Walk MS
Community Bulletin Board
State Representatives Tony D’Amelio (R-71) and Eric Berthel (R-68) along with State Senators Rob Kane (R-32) and Joan Hartley (D-15) today announced they will be hosting a forum on opioid abuse, addiction and how to access services for those battling addiction at Post University in Waterbury on Monday, September 26, 2016.
In recognition that literacy is a human right, Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury (LVGW) will host Volunteer Orientations so that local residents can learn how they can help increase the adult literacy rate in our communities. In addition, LVGW will spotlight International Literacy Day on Thursday, September 8th during fundraisers at The Grotto and Mrs. G, 634 Watertown Avenue, Waterbury from 11 a.m.
As reported in today’s Waterbury Republican-American, the Waterbury Independent Party has endorsed Alderman Steve Giacomi’s candidacy for state representative in the 73rd District. With the recently announced endorsement, Mr. Giacomi, a high school Business teacher, will appear on both the Republican and Independent ballot lines on Election Day this November 8th.
Today, one in 68 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Alan and Helen Taylor, founders of the Autism Speaks Western Connecticut Walk and parents of Chase who is on the spectrum, in collaboration with Autism Speaks New England are hosting a free forum addressing ASD. The Autism Education and Awareness Forum will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Waterbury Arts Magnet School on 16 S. Elm Street. Sign in at 8:30 a.m.
Following a report by the Waterbury Republican-American detailing a string of delays, interruptions, and other service lapses this month along the Metro-North Waterbury Branch Line, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), U.S. Representative Jim Himes (CT-4) and U.S.
Vasilios Kaloidis believes Greater Waterbury has plenty of restaurants with cuisine excellent enough to match the best restaurants anywhere in the state. “We have 25 to 30 great restaurants in Greater Waterbury, just like other areas,” said Kaloidis, who owns two restaurants in the region, Vasi’s Restaurant & Bar and Spartan Restaurant & Bar and chairman of the Chamber’s Restaurant Week Committee. The Waterbury area restaurants, however, “are larger, have better parking, and are centrally located between two highways,” Interstate 84 and Route 8. To help spread the word, the Waterbury Regional Chamber has partnered with many of its member restaurants to create the first Greater Waterbury Restaurant Week, to be held Sunday, September 11 through Friday September 16.
Direct from Broadway and London's West End, the international hit production Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles made its North American debut with an eight-week U.S. and Canadian tour during the Spring of 2015. Now, the celebrated show that has been seen by over two million people worldwide is introducing a brand new production for the 2016 touring season, which will close out the Waterbury Palace Theater’s 2015-2016 Webster Broadway Series with three performances, Apr.
The Independent Party announced at their caucus on Sunday March 20 that Lisa M. Lessard was unanimously chosen to be their candidate in a special election for State Representative in the 75th District in Waterbury.
War, revolution, a land battle, a stolen boy threatened by a secret British agent, and a family frantic to get their son back are the dynamic subject matter of Hurry Down Gunntown. Set in 18th century New England and arching to the new millennia on some of the same land, two riveting stories become one continuous narrative. Spanning more than two centuries, the most compelling aspect is that it all really happened right here in turbulent New England.