The Selection Committee of the Waterbury Independent Party is pleased to announce that John E. Theriault, currently serving his second term as a member of the Waterbury Board of Education, will seek the party’s endorsement on Saturday, August 27TH for reelection this November 8th.

   The Selection Committee of the Waterbury Independent Party is pleased to announce that Cicero B. Booker Jr., who is currently serving his fourth term as an Alderman and elected Minority Leader of the Board of Aldermen, will seek the party’s endorsement on Saturday, August 27TH for reelection this November 8th.

Produce from the CyBon Farm on Route 63 in Morris was sold Thursday afternoon in downtown Waterbury. The Farmer's Market continues through October. Photograph By John Murray

   Goodwill Lodge (238 N. Elm St, Waterbury, CT) will be hosting a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dedication Brunch, Sponsored by Goodwill Lodge No.1325, Clock City Temple No. 895 and The Waterbury Center for Economic and Social Justice on Sunday August 28 at 10am. This will be an all you can eat Brunch and a donation of $10.00 is required. For event info please call: (203) 574-9694 or email goodwillelks@sbcglobal.net.

 

Senator Joan Hartley speaking at the opening of the new water sculpture at UConn Waterbury in June.

 

  State Senator Joan V. Hartley (D-Waterbury), vice-chair of the legislature’s Insurance and Real Estate Committee, is set to receive an award this weekend for her steadfast advocacy of heightened breast cancer awareness and mandatory insurance coverage for comprehensive breast cancer screenings.

Story and Photographs By John Murray

   The Waterbury Observer has confirmed with five sources that Saint Mary's Hospital and Waterbury Hospital are planning to sign a letter of agreement to merge, and if they get state approval, the new entity will build a new hospital in the city, possibly on Freight Street. Sources for this story included board members from both hospitals, political insiders, and a prominent local businessman, all who requested their names not be published before the hospitals make the announcement official.

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