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Boys & Girls Club Honors Coughlin, Walsh

by Press Release | Jun 18, 2018 5:06 pm

The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley presented Raymond P. Lavietes Service to Youth Awards to Martin Coughlin and Jack Walsh at its annual Service to Youth Awards dinner held at the Stone Barn Restaurant at Whitney Farms Golf Course on June 12.

The Raymond P. Lavietes Service to Youth Award is the highest honor our Boys & Girls Club can bestow on an individual.

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Griffin Hospital Seeks Advance Care Planning Volunteers

by PRESS RELEASE | Jun 18, 2018 6:34 am

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Griffin Hospital is looking for volunteers to help provide patients and caregivers peace of mind about future healthcare decisions.

The hospital’s new Advance Care Planning Volunteer Program will train individuals to help guide others in developing a plan for their care in the event they are unable to speak for themselves.

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Summer Reading Block Party In Ansonia

by Press Release | Jun 15, 2018 7:33 am

A line-up of live entertainment, a petting zoo, a dunk tank, and a self-contained soft play activity center for youth are among the offerings on tap for the first-ever Summer Reading Rocks Block Party.

The free event will be held on the grounds of Christ Church across from the Ansonia Library on South Cliff Street on Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rain date is June 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Ansonia Launches ‘Adopt-A-Spot’ Program

by Press Release | Jun 14, 2018 2:21 pm

For years, most communities throughout the state have offered successful Adopt-A-Spot programs which offer select parcels of public property to be maintained privately.

Today, Mayor Dave Cassetti launches Ansonia’s first such program.

“It’s a program I’ve been wanting to initiate for some time,” said Cassetti. “Like other towns, I envision this growing quickly in popularity here.

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