The Bethlehem Ambulance Association has now equipped both of its ambulances with new tablets, thanks to a donation from the Bethlehem Lions Club. The transition from Toughbooks to the new tablets has made it quicker and significantly easier for members to document patient information. Celebrating the new acquisition on October 19 were (from left) BAA and Lions Club member Beth Steffero, Bethlehem Lions Club President Rory Geddes, Lion and BAA member George Romano with the new tablet, BAA President Peter Dzielinski and Lions Club Vice President Terry Schott. (O’Brien photo)
WOODBURY — Candidates from the 32nd District State Senate race, the 66th District State House of Representatives race, and the 68th District State House of Representatives race were invited to attend a virtual candidates forum October 26 by the Woodbury Business Association. Only two candidates participated, Jeffrey Desmarais, running as a Democrat for the State Senate seat (32nd) currently occupied by Sen. Eric Berthel, and Matthew Dyer, running as a Democrat for the House seat (66th) currently occupied by Rep. David Wilson.
WATERBURY — The Woodbury Ballet School and Company will move its 2020-21 season to the Fulkerson Arts Center at Chase Collegiate. After operating for more than 40 years at the Woodbury Academy, official school of the Woodbury Ballet, the school decided to move its studios to Waterbury. The plan has been in development for more than a year. Randyl Errica, artistic director and Waterbury native, decided this would be a great opportunity to expand the school’s space and offer a central location.
WASHINGTON — The Shepaug field hockey team picked up its fifth win of the season with a 5-1 victory over Wamogo last week. Earlier in the week the Spartans rolled over Litchfield 7-0. The victories raised their record to 5-2. They have four games left on the schedule in this abbreviated fall season.
WOODBURY — Paintings by artist Carol Thoma Moore will be on display in the Woodbury Library’s Gallery Space during November. An in-person, socially distanced, meet-and-greet for the artist is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 7, at the library, 269 Main St. South. Carol Thoma Moore, a lifelong resident of Litchfield, currently teaches in her home studios in Bantam. She is well known for colorful, energy-charged paintings and one-of-a-kind pottery.
NAUGATUCK — The Gunntown Passive Park and Nature Preserve will host a series of activities to celebrate Halloween, including pumpkin carving, exploring trails and more from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 31, at the park on Gunntown Road. Participants may show up in costume and bring their pets, also in costume. Dogs must be on leashes.