Archive for March 5th, 2010

March 5, 2010

Miss Connecticut to Host Haiti Fundraiser at VFW

The VFW will be host to music and talent Sunday afternoon as musicians, singers and local supporters join Miss Connecticut, Mayor Dunn and WFSB reporter Jill Konopka in raising money for the American Red Cross to help the victims of the Haitian Earthquake. The event will feature a variety of live peformances featuring classic rock, country, Christian, pop. Miss Connecticut, Sharalynn Kuziak will host the event with Mayor Tom Dunn. Channel 3 News reporter Jill Konopka will share her recent experience in Haiti days before the earthquake. She plans to return to the country in May.

A minimum donation is $5 per person and children under 5 are free. All proceeds from the event will go to the Red Cross International Response Fund for Haiti Relief.

The event will run from 1:30 until 3:30. The Lost Rock Band will be mixing the sound for the event.

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March 5, 2010

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday

Waterbury’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place in the Washington Park neighborhood tommorow beginning at 12:30. The parade begins on Sylvan Ave. and will progress down Washington St., south on Baldwin St. then back up Madison St. to the Washington Park House on Sylvan Ave. Local bands and the Ancient Order of Hibernians will participate.

March 5, 2010

Poll: Super’s Contract

We’re taking a preliminary poll at this early date. More will be written on this subject.

March 5, 2010

Meetings to Air Ch. 96

Lively meetings were held by the Town Council and Board of Educations this past week. Both meetings are being televised today on a loop on Comcast Channel 96. The Town Council meeting, including a Police Department promotions ceremony is being repeated until 8 pm.

Starting at 8 pm, the Board of Education’s meeting will air. Included within that meeting is discussion at two different points where teachers brought grievances against Superintendant Joe Macary. Parents spoke for a nad against, and Board member James Pape and Assistant Vice Principal Joe Norcross spoke defending Macary before the Board went into executive session. Patricia Najarian also spoke biefly on the subject.