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WINSTED —  The Winsted United Methodist Church, located on 630 Main St., held its annual spring fair on Saturday, April 8. 

At the fair, vendors and church members sold a variety of handmade items and baked goods, including pies and cookies.

Volunteers also cooked up pulled pork sandwiches for fair attendees.

According to Church Pastor Rev. Florence Eddins, the church hosts Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, as well as a thrift shop and a food pantry. Sunday morning services are at 10 a.m.

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The Gilbert School honor roll

WINSTED — The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second semester at The Gilbert School:
High honors
Grade 7
Devin Fedorowicz, Ajla Gutic, Samantha Hass, Kate Riesselmann, Abigail Tanis, Caitlin Tucker
Grade 8
Miranda Brennan, Rebecca Dowling, Sarah Haynes, Gavin Langston, Madison Perry, Devin Ross
Grade 9

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Beardsley Library’s sweetheart of a sale

WINSTED —  The Friends of the Beardsley and Memorial Library held a Sweetheart Book and Bake Sale on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Group president April Dolata and vice president Kathy McKula hosted a table full of goodies at during the sale. Library patrons and visitors had a chance to grab Valentine’s Day cupcakes, cookies and pies for their sweethearts with all proceeds going to the Friends group.
The group purchases items and resources for the library that is outside of its budget.

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Gilbert swimming team’s bake sale funds senior night

WINSTED —  Members of The Gilbert School’s varsity swimming team held a bake sale on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Stop and Shop in Ledgebrook Plaza.
At the fundraiser, students and parents sold homemade cookies, cupcakes and brownies.
According to head coach Bill Hatfield, the fundraiser was for the team’s end-of-season senior night and end-of-the-year banquet.

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Counterfeit bill passed, arrest made

WINSTED —  A Southington resident was arrested at the CVS at 47 Main St. for allegedly passing a counterfeit $20 bill to a cashier on Monday, Feb. 13.
According to a press release issued by Police Chief William Fitzgerald, the arrest occurred during Officer Daniel Pietrafesa’s routine patrol of Main Street.
Fitzgerald wrote that when Pietrafesa walked into the store, he was called over by a CVS employee.

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Gilbert School Budget Serio proposes increase, tuition decrease, two staff positions

WINSTED —  Gilbert School Superintendent Anthony Serio presented a proposed budget for fiscal 2017-2018 at The Gilbert Corporation’s finance meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8.
Serio’s proposed budget for fiscal 2017-2018 is $8,243,827, an increase of $193,221 or 2.40 percent from this current school year.
However, in the proposed budget, Winsted has a tuition decrease of $96,963 or 1.41 percent, for a total of $6,766,598.

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NCCC installs digital signs

WINSTED —  During the first week of the month Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) installed two separate digital signs.
The first digital sign is installed on Main Street in front of Founders Hall and on top of the college’s main brick sign facing the street.
The second digital sign is in front of Greenwoods Hall at Park Place.
Both signs advertise the college’s programs and events, and include a “Welcome to Winsted” message.

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Old Man Winter bears down

WINSTED — Two snowstorms within days of each other impaired travel and road conditions in Winsted.
On Thursday, Feb. 9, residents had to deal with more than a foot of snow that fell throughout the day. 
A second storm, which left an estimated seven inches of snow, blew in on Sunday, Feb. 12.
Due to the storms, the town instituted two separate parking bans — one that started on Feb. 9 through Friday, Feb. 10 and a second one that started on Feb. 11 and lasted until Wednesday, Feb. 15.

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Town website launched

WINSTED —  A new version of the town’s website went online Wednesday, Feb. 8, at www.townofwinchester.org.
The website originally went online in 2001 and has undergone three redesigns in the past five years.
While the previous website was designed with brownish and gray hues, the new website is designed in an aqua blue theme. 
A rotating banner on top of the page displays various town pictures including scenes from the annual Gator Parade, the Beardsley and Memorial Library and Highland Lake.

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Capitol Products: Eviction proceedings continue

WINSTED —  During its Monday, Feb. 6, meeting, the Board of Selectmen went into an executive session to discuss the pending foreclosure case against former Selectman Michael Renzullo.
After spending an hour in executive session with Town Manager Robert Geiger and Town Attorney Kevin Nelligan, Mayor Candy Perez announced in the public session of the meeting that the board would not take any action and that the foreclosure case against Renzullo would proceed. 

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Meatball cookoff at Elks Lodge

WINSTED — In celebration of Super Bowl Sunday, the Winsted Elks Lodge held a meatball cookoff Sunday, Feb. 5.
Contestants brought their homemade “super balls” to be judged and enjoyed as attendees watched the big game on TV at the lodge.
Lodge member Sue Jasch, who helped judge the meatball cookoff, donned a Patriots sweatshirt at the bar as she awaited the kickoff. 

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