Thrift Shops Open

SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Training School Thrift Shops — Thrift One, Thrift Too and the Little Shop — are open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, at the Training School campus, 1461 South Britain Rd.

Managed by the state Department of Developmental Services and staffed by 100 local volunteers, the shops raise money for the residents at STS, providing renovations to their living areas, new furniture, TVs, recreational equipment and recreational opportunities.

Funds sometimes pay for residents to visit an aging family member out of state.

Those seeking additional information, may email

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