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WINSTED —  A particularly hot week made the rescheduled townwide ice cream social that much sweeter when it took place at East End Park on Friday, May 19.

The event originally was scheduled for Saturday, May 13, but was rained out.

Winsted won the opportunity to treat residents to ice cream after a tremendous response and participation in Northwest Hills Council of Government’s [NWCOG] online resident’s survey during the winter.

The organization’s regional plan resident survey covered  21 towns in the Northwest Corner.

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Bank of America to close

WINSTED —  The local Bank of America branch, located at 44 Elm St., will close in the middle of July.
According to company spokeswoman Tara Burke, the bank is consolidating that location with its location in Torrington. 
“We’re consolidating areas where there is overlap,” Burke said. “We are reconfiguring in order to offer more specialist services to our clients.”

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Middle School theater presents ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ this weekend

WINSTED —  Members of the Pearson Middle School theater department will present “Willy Wonka Jr.” at The Gilbert School Auditorium on Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m.
Twenty-seven children will be part of the performance, which includes music inspired by the 1971 film “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.”

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2016 gross wages for Winchester employees Pt. 2

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Volunteers needed at Thrift Shop

WINSTED — The Valley Thrift Shop, located at 714 Main St., has been serving the Litchfield County community for over 40 years and originally started out in a basement in Barkhamsted.
Over the years, the store moved to New Hartford and, for the past few years, has been operating in Winsted. Historically, the shop has been open six days a week but, according to store management, due to a lack of volunteers the store will be closed on Mondays. 

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Fair benefits Winsted Fire Department Support Services

WINSTED — The Winsted Fire Department’s Support Services unit held its sixth annual vendor fair on Sunday, March 26 at the Tiffany Gaylord Building at Rowley Field.
This year, vendors at the fair included Vantel Pearls and Bubba’s Bling jewelry, local Tupperware vendors and Raven’s Edge Herbalist products.
In total, Support Services member Netty LaRose said there were 14 vendors this year.

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Art for art’s sake at Gilbert student show

WINSTED —  On Thursday, March 23, The Gilbert School held its third annual school-wide student art show.
Art teachers Peggy Steinway and Jessica Makowski collected and displayed artwork from students in drawing, painting, environmental painting, ceramics and sculpture classes. 
The two-hour event also featured live music from seven student musicians.

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Bubbles and Truffles statistics released

WINSTED —  Friends of Main Street President Francis Delaney released figures on expenses and profits for the eleventh annual Bubbles and Truffles event on Tuesday, March 21.
The annual event is a benefit for Friends of Main Street, with a portion of the proceeds this year donated to the Soldiers’ Monument Restoration Fund.
According to Delaney’s figures, this year’s event grossed $11,697. Expenses totaled $3,118.76, so net revenue was $8,578.24.

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Mad River Literary Festival next week at NCCC

WINSTED —  Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) will host its 21st annual Mad River Literary Festival next week on Tuesday, April 11, and Wednesday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Founders Hall. 
On April 11, students and community members will read, while on April 12, two renowned poets and speakers, Antoinette Brim and Jose Gonzalez, will give talks.

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Early Easter cheer at fire department

WINSTED —  The Winsted Fire Department held its eighth annual Easter benefit breakfast on Sunday, April 2.
The breakfast included an Easter Egg hunt for children and a visit by the Easter Bunny, played by Sherry Schlicher. Department members volunteered to cook and serve breakfast.
“Why an Easter breakfast? It’s just that time of the year,” department member and event co-organizer Kelly Richerson said. “We have a breakfast for Christmas too. It’s a good way to bring together the community.” 

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Winsted selectmen approve lawsuit settlement

WINSTED —  During an executive session at a special meeting of the Board of Selectmen on Monday, April 3, the board unanimously voted to approve a settlement in an almost three-year court case involving retired police officers Robert Davidson and Timothy O’Connor.
According to Town Manager Robert Geiger, the details of the settlement will be made public if and when the attorney representing Davidson and O’Connor approves the settlement.

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