WOODBURY — The Board of Selectmen met Thursday, November 14 where they discussed Public Works Department issues appointments and resignations. First Selectman Barbara Perkinson thanked Selectman Michael Gransky, who is leaving the board, for all his work and dutiful service throughout the years.
SEYMOUR — Seymour residents Tom and Diane Baklik, both originally from Derby, have lived in town for about 30 years. For half of those, the couple has seen up to 500 guests in their front yard one day in late November or early December each year, accompanied by mountain of almost 1,000 toys, a Santa who may just be the real deal, and representatives from a handful of local organizations.
MONROE — Future Business Leaders of America officers from Masuk High School recently attended the Connecticut Future Business Leaders of America Fall Leadership Conference with their advisor Lynn Costello. FBLA officers from schools throughout Connecticut learned how they could enhance their chapters in a program themed as a World of Opportunity.
The Nonnewaug girls’ soccer team earned a number two ranking in the state Class M tournament but saw their fine season come to a close last Thursday, November 14 when they were shut out by the Eagles from Tolland, in a second round game played in Woodbury. Nonnewaug’s Katherine Greene (at left) controls the ball during the second half.
SOUTHBURY — Femina Melodia, a women’s a cappella group founded and directed by Jan Gregory, will offer its 19th annual Fall Concert, presented by B’nai Israel, at 7 p.m. Sunday, November 24 at the synagogue, 444 Main St. North. The program opens with “Alleluia Incantation,” a free-flowing chant by Andrew Miller. Jan Gregory will begin from the back of the room and Femina Melodia singers will pick up the chant at the front.
SOUTHBURY — The United Church of Christ, Southbury, will celebrate its 53rd annual Holiday Fair, offering shopping opportunities, live and silent auctions, a raffle, baked goods and a luncheon, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 23, at the church, 283 Main St. North.