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Deepak Chopra at Palace Theater ~ February 2020

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, 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.

Weapons & Drug Arrest in Waterbury

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.

Business Women’s Forum to Award Scholarships

BWF 2019 Scholarship Winner Kelsey Tuan

The 2019 Business Women’s Forum (BWF), will present a total of $6,000 in scholarships to Ms. Elena Becker of Illertissen, Germany and Ms. Kelsey Tuan of Poughkeepsie, New York, both of whom are students in the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University in Waterbury. The awards will be presented at the 37th Annual BWF women’s leadership conference, on Tuesday, October 29th, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. 

NVCC Alumnus Shares His Story

Marquis Harris

Naugatuck Valley Community College Alumnus, Marquis Harris, graduated with an A.A. in liberal arts and science in May 2019. A 2016 graduate of Wilby High School, Marquis chose NVCC because it was affordable and he did not know what he wanted to do, at the time.

CT Dept. of Children & Families Host Licensing Event

Families seeking to foster and/or adopt children from foster care will attend a special “Weekend for a Lifetime” to expedite the licensing process. Over a three-day period beginning Friday evening, the families will receive training and make progress with other licensing requirements so that they can more quickly open their homes to some very deserving children in foster care.

Programs, Events & More @ The Matt

Maryna Bilak:  Caring Hands

September 22, 2019-January 5, 2020

Opening Reception: Sunday, September 22 @ 1:00-3:00 p.m., Remarks at 2:00 p.m.

Maryna Bilak’s art addresses the process of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease – in this case, the artist’s mother-in-law, Dorothy. Bilak explores the different roles that the act of caregiving requires from each person involved. Caring Hands is a series of 18 plaster casts the artist created from hands of those who work with Dorothy. This exhibition will take place on the second floor at Rose Hill.

Thomaston Savings Bank Named #1 Bank in CT

Each year, Forbes conducts several ranking lists for varying industries, and this year, Thomaston Savings Bank was named the top in-state bank in Connecticut for the second year in a row.

“We were thrilled to have been recognized last year as the #1 Bank in CT; to receive the #1 spot again, for the second year in a row, is a great honor. We want to thank our customers for selecting us and our employees who take pride in their daily contributions to the Bank and consistently uphold our values and service standards.” –Stephen L. Lewis, Thomaston Savings Bank President & CEO

Arrest Made in Fatal Pedestrian Hit and Run

Waterbury Police investigated a hit and run accident that occurred at the above location on August 03, 2019 at about 2:20 am. This accident took place when a pedestrian crossing the street was hit by a vehicle traveling north on North Main Street. The victim, identified as Henry Pearson (DOB 7/9/50) from Waterbury, was transported to St. Mary’s hospital with life-threatening head injuries. The vehicle that struck Pearson did not stop and fled the area.

Wheeler Clinic Opens New Community Health Center in Waterbury

Saint Mary’s Hospital, a Regional Health Ministry of Trinity Health Of New England, has received approval from the State Office of Health Strategy to transition its outpatient behavioral health clinic to Wheeler Clinic, which is establishing a new Family Health & Wellness Center in Waterbury.  The transition is expected to be complete by September 2019.

New Student Registration at NVCC

Students interested in attending Naugatuck Valley Community College for the fall semester can complete all the registration steps in one day by attending one of several walk-in New Student Registration Sessions offered at the College’s Waterbury and Danbury campus in August. New Student Registration Sessions make starting college easy by completing all of the steps in the enrollment process in one day. All hands are on deck to help students navigate through the admissions, registration, and payment processes.

Palace Theater's "2nd Act" has 2nd Season


The presenters have been selected for the upcoming second season of 2ND ACT,  the Palace Theater’s acclaimed speaker’s series that features stories by  people post age 50, who are doing some extraordinary things after mid-life. Among them is Pat Addiss, a Broadway producer based in New York who will kick the series off on September 17 with her presentation, Necessity is the Mother of Reinvention and Lisa Lampanelli, formerly known for her acerbic comedic style, who is now a life coach.  She’ll be presenting her new show Losin’ It on the main stage of the theater on November 16.

Emergency Need for Blood Donors ~ American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is facing an emergency need for blood donors and is urging eligible donors of all types to give now and help avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients this summer. Blood donations are being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in. More donations are needed now to help replenish the blood supply.