Many organizations and individuals remembered those who lost their lives in the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, by placing memorial wreaths at the base of the monument in front of the Watertown Fire Department on Main Street during a somber 20th anniversary ceremony last Saturday. (Dreher photos)
A major fire on Friday, September 10, in Oakville destroyed the family-owned Cocchiola Paving at 18 Falls Ave. in Oakville. Onlookers described a series of explosions followed by the fire. The few employees in the building escaped uninjured. The Watertown Fire Department and other area fire companies battled the blaze. No injuries were reported. (Dreyer photos)
HARTFORD — The state Department of Consumer Protection has published a step-by-step informational guide to pursuing a career in the skilled trades that aims to promote a more diverse workforce and support women and historically disadvantaged groups in finding stable employment and higher wages as Connecticut recovers from the economic downturn of the Covid-19 pandemic.
WATERTOWN - After getting their competitive legs under them at the Stratton Brook Invitattional, the Watertown High School cross country boys and girls team began their NVL season with a quad meet against Torrington, Wilby and WCA at Veterans’ Park on September 14. Prior to the meet, the first of five against league competition, coach Brian LaFontaine, who has enjoyed considerable success during his tenure, discussed the prospects for the 2021 Indians.
WASHINGTON — HORSE (the Humane Organization Representing Suffering Equines), celebrating its 40th year, will hold its second Fall Music Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 25, at 43 Wilbur Rd. The rain date is Sunday, September 26.
The Watertown Lions Club Car Cruze will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, September 26, at Watertown High School, 324 French St., Watertown. The Car Cruze is co-sponsored by Watertown Recreation and the Watertown Lions Club. Lions Club members (from left) Jim Kosloski, President Kathie Trowbridge and Rich Dayton take a look at Mr. Dayon’s 1957 Thunderbird, which will be at the Car Cruze. There is a fee to enter; spectators are admitted free.