Girls soccer: Trojans defeat New Milford

The Weston High girls soccer team blanked visiting New Milford, 4-0, on Monday in a South-West Conference matchup. Aiden Kreitler, Natalie Haythorne, Sadie Rudolph and Katie Orefice scored the goals for the Trojans (4-0-1). Ava Zielinski, Nicky Dalrymple, Krissy Krigsman and Sadie Rudolph had the assists. Bridget Angus had six saves to record the shutout.

Girls volleyball: Weston snaps skid

The Weston High girls volleyball team beat Pomperaug 3-1 (25-17, 25-10, 14-25, 25-23) on Monday in Southbury in a South-West Conference matchup. With the win, the Trojans broke a three-game losing streak. Kate Anderson and Taryn Seigel had five kills apiece, while Anderson had four blocks and Seigel added four digs. Grace Donnelly had eight aces and two digs. Prior to that, Weston dropped a 3-0 (9-25, 16-25, 13-25) sweep to Joel Barlow in Redding on Friday night. Anderson had four kills and Seigel had two kills. Jordan Baisley notched eight digs.

Boys soccer: Barlow maintains winning streak

The Joel Barlow boys soccer team slammed host New Fairfield, 5-0, to improve to 3-0 overall. Barlow quickly made their intentions clear by taking the lead in the fourth minute, when Jack Warren threaded a slide-rule pass through New Fairfield’s defense to allow Ben Goodacre to side foot home. However, the Rebels came very close to leveling three minutes later, when the rain-soaked, slippery ball escaped keeper John Hoeing’s grasp but, fortunately, Carl Zuanelli was perfectly placed to clear off the line. The Falcons increased their lead in the 25th minute, when the always-available Max Baer’s corner found Goodacre — … Read more

Volunteers needed for Read Aloud Day

The School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc. is looking for more than 650 volunteers from throughout the Greater Bridgeport Area to participate in it’s 33rd annual Read Aloud Day on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 9 to 10 a.m. Volunteers will read a book in every pre-K through 6th grade class in Bridgeport’s public schools. The enthusiasm volunteers have for reading and learning will inspire children to read on their own and develop literacy skills that contribute to success in school and throughout life. SVA of Bridgeport will provide the books to be read and donated to each classroom. Registration will … Read more

Boucher and Hwang earn high conservation scores

Toni Boucher and Tony Hwang

State Senators Toni Boucher (R-26) and Tony Hwang (R-28), received the highest score among all Connecticut General Assembly state senators in 2018 by the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV). Both received a score of 91%. “The CTLCV grades legislators on a 0% to 100% scale based on their votes on environmental bills in committees, the Senate and the House. The 2018 final score is the average of the legislator’s votes on key bills we score,” explained the CTLCV in the introduction to their published scorecard. Boucher represents Redding, Ridgefield, Westport and Wilton and parts of Bethel, New Canaan and … Read more

Anne Hughes receives third party endorsement

Anne Hughes, Democratic nominee for state representative in Connecticut’s 135th District, will also appear on the Working Families Party line in the November election. The Secretary of the State approved the Hughes campaign’s Working Families Party nominating petition in a letter on Sept. 7. The Working Families Party of Connecticut endorsed Hughes in July. Hughes and her volunteers then collected more than 160 petition signatures from registered voters in the district in under two weeks — surpassing the 135 signatures required by the Secretary of State. “I am excited to be the first candidate in this district to become the … Read more

Weston police chief to address Kiwanis Club this Saturday

Weston Police Chief Edwin Henion will speak to the Kiwanis Club of Weston on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Norfield Parish Hall, 64 Norfield Road. Chief Henion will discuss updates to the Weston Police Department, and answer questions from the audience. Breakfast will be served and members of the public are welcome to the event, which begins at 8:30. The chief joined the Weston Police Department in September 2017 after 28 years with the Connecticut State Police where he served as lieutenant colonel and directed the Office of Professional Standards and Support Services. For more information and to learn how to … Read more

Roaming dog found in Weston

A Rottweiler mix dog was found roaming in Bisceglie Park in Weston last week. The dog is now under the care of Weston Animal Control. If you can provide any information regarding this dog, contact Officer Pete Reid, at Weston Animal Control, 203-943-0985.

Medicare and tech programs for Easton seniors

New To Medicare program, Thursday, Sept. 20, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Easton Public Library. Lisa Alhabal from SWCAA will be presenting and is available for questions. Refreshments will be served. Individual appointments for Medicare Open Enrollment, Tuesday, Oct. 23, and Thursday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to 2, Easton Senior Center computer room. Technology Tutoring at Teen Tech Program, Tuesdays, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, Oct. 23, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in computer room at Easton Senior Center. Barlow students will be available to teach seniors how to use their iPads, iPhones, laptops , social media. To reserve spots for … Read more

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