Dear Readers:  The coronavirus has greatly impacted every facet of our lives and every part of the communities in which we live. Churches, schools and most businesses have closed. Events are canceled or postponed. Parents are at home with their children assisting with distance learning. Some have lost their jobs while others fear losing them. Everyone has concerns and questions on what the days and weeks ahead will bring.

The town of Woodbury’s municipal office buildings, including the Boyd Building pictured above, began restricting access to the public last week in an effort to keep both town employees and residents safe from the spreading coronavirus. Town hall services in area towns are now available only by phone or email. (O’Brien photo)

With all college sports shut down for the 2019-20 season, we’re taking the opportunity to go through our list of local college athletes who played a spring sport and provide you with their season-ending stats. We’ll do this for a few weeks as we run through the whole list, then we’ll recap the earlier sports seasons of some athletes who have won awards…finally, we’ll work our way through the remainder of our local athletes who participated but were not starters this year.

SOUTHBURY — Barbara Egli Cawley passed away peacefully on Frid…

WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital has opened a drive-through mobile center to test patients for Covid-19. The state Department of Public Health approved St. Mary’s Hospital’s mobile clinic to go live on Tuesday, March 17. The center will operate from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., seven days a week, and can be accessed in the lower level of the Visitor’s Garage on Cole Street. Those seeking a screening must have a physician’s order and proper identification to utilize the drive-up clinic.

NEWTOWN — The Imagination Movers have postponed its May event to noon Sunday, October 18, at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St. All tickets previously purchased for this event will be valid for this new date and seats are still available. The Imagination Movers is a rock band for families and the Emmy winning stars of a hit TV series seen worldwide on Disney Junior.