Two students from the Advanced Manufacturing Technology program at NVCC shared their stories at the Appropriations Committee Public Hearing on the Governor's FY21 Budget Adjustments for the State's Higher Education Agencies. Their presentations were coordinated by NVCC and the offices of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) as part of a community colleges’ manufacturing student panel. The students credited the manufacturing program with giving them a new start with no debt.
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Dates have been announced for the Waterbury return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The musical will make its much-anticipated return to Waterbury to play the Palace Theater on March 17. Tickets may be purchased at the Palace Theater’s Box Office, 100 East Main Street, Waterbury, on line at www.palacetheaterct.org or by calling 203.346.2000
Mrs. G’s Gourmet Gift Baskets, located at 634 Watertown Avenue in Waterbury, celebrated 30 years in business with a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 21st. The business provides custom, hand-made gift baskets to clients for all occasions.
Steve Culbertson has joined Wellspring as the Assistant Director of Education for Wellspring’s Arch Bridge School. With 35 years of experience in the field of education, Steve has focused his career on working with students with learning disabilities and emotional trauma. He credits his lifelong commitment, compassion and student championing to his parents, both educators, who managed residential campuses for children.
Post University online Bachelor of Arts, online Master of Business Administration, online Master of Science in Accounting and online Master of Science in Project Management degree programs have been ranked among the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs.
Catholic Academy of Waterbury is holding their first annual “Recipes for STREAM Success” Fundraiser on Thursday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Country Club of Waterbury. This event is slated to be the major fundraiser of the year, and it will be an unforgettably delectable evening. More than 150 guests are expected to bid on dozens of cupcakes and cookies prepared by celebrity bakers. Guests will make their way down the “STREAM of Sweets” to sample a wide array of baked goods from local bakeries.
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, on Thursday noted growing support for his third and final Madness, Inc. report that examines the ways in which colleges and the NCAA neglect athletes’ health. Last month, Murphy had a press conference with former President of the Drake Group Allen Sack and Connecticut State Senator Derek Slap and met with NCAA President Dr. Mark Emmert to discuss the need for federal legislation that puts student athletes front and center.
State Representative Stephanie Cummings (R-74) and her community partners are excited to announce locations for the 2019 Holiday Giving Trees. The holiday trees and their “ornaments” - available between Friday, December 6 and Thursday, December 20 - help provide assistance to people-in-need this holiday season.
The College of Mount Saint Vincent in New York City was proud to recognize distinguished alumna Paula A. Moynahan, M.D. at the Ad Laudem Dei ceremony on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Ad Laudem Dei awards are presented annually to graduates of the College who have led professional lives of national significance and who best exemplify the Mount’s mission of service as an integral part of the whole person.
Start the New Year off right at the Waterbury Senior Center with a free, interactive six-week Live Well with Diabetes workshop! This program helps people with diabetes or prediabetes and their family members or caregivers learn new skills to help manage diabetes. The workshop takes place at the Waterbury Senior Center at 1985 East Main Street on Monday mornings, Jan. 6, 13 and 27 and Feb. 3, 10 and 24, from 9:30-12. Participants will learn about healthy eating, being active, blood sugar goals, how to treat low blood sugar, taking medications, communicating with healthcare providers, basic foot care, and sick day guidelines. Other topics include creating sample menus, learning about stress management and difficult emotions, developing action plans and avoiding complications.
Industrial Management & Training Institute (IMTI) and Waterbury Public Schools (WPS) staff members recently toured Crosby High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. IMTI has sponsored the certification of four teachers at Crosby, Kennedy and Wilby High Schools where students can earn NCCER industry recognized credentials. Photographed during the tour (left to right) were Paul Gwiazdoski, Department Chairperson-Technology Education at Crosby, Marcel Veronneau, IMTI Founder, and Michael Merati, Supervisor of CTE for WPS.
With their ongoing mission to “help tomorrow’s youth build their future today”, the Industrial Management & Training Institute (IMTI) has been using the NCCER, The National Center for Construction Education and Research curriculum, to present high school students with 102 hours of certified training in construction skills.
Allstar Home Appliance Center in Waterbury celebrated their 35th anniversary with a blue ribbon cutting ceremony and Out for Business networking event for members of the Waterbury Regional Chamber. Assisting Allstar Home Appliance Center Owners John Ciccio (2nd from left) and Pamela Ciccio (3rd from left) were Lynn Ward, Waterbury Regional Chamber President & CEO, Dan Pesce (2nd from right), Waterbury Development Corporation (WDC) Interim Director, and Connecticut General Assembly Representative Ron Napoli representing the 73rd Assembly District.
On June 8, 2015, 12-year-old Gabriel Goncalves's life was changed forever when he sustained permanent traumatic brain damage in a school bus crash.
Savings Bank of Danbury http://sbdanbury.com), a mutual savings bank headquartered in Danbury with 15 locations throughout Connecticut, is pleased to announce that Carolina Vera has joined the bank as Assistant Vice President/Business Development Officer.
Everyone is gearing up for the holiday season, and this year will be a special one for Waterbury's downtown. Post University is bringing Santa back to Bank St. beginning Saturday, December 7.
Deepak Chopra, the world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation is coming to the Palace Theater in Waterbury on February 20, 2020, 7:30pm. The New York Times bestselling author, will present a talk on THE NATURE OF REALITY. Tickets go on sale December 9, at 10am and may be purchased online at www.palacetheaterct.org, by calling the Box office at 203.346.2000 or in person at 100 East Main Street, Waterbury . This unique event is sponsored by Post University.
The Waterbury Police Department continues to actively investigate and proactively patrol areas of the city with reports of the sale of narcotics, shots fired, violent crimes, and other weapons related complaints. On October 24, 2019 a patrol officer saw a white Acura TL being operated on East Main Street. This vehicle was suspected to have been involved in a recent shooting that took place on Mill Street on October 15, 2019. Several patrol units responded to the area to assist.
The Silas Bronson Library will host a community conversation about historic preservation on Thursday, October 24, starting at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.