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Norfolk Churches Encourage Giving
Norfolk churches are encouraging their parishioners to embrace the benevolence of the season. Immaculate Conception Church will inaugurate its Giving Tree Sunday, Nov. 28, and continue it until Sunday, Dec. 19. All are encouraged to choose a tag from the tree, place their names on the corresponding signup sheet and then shop to bring cheer to local children in need (gift cards acceptable). The wrapped gifts should be returned by Dec. 19. The Catholic Women’s Club’s Mitten Donation Tree is located in the church library and new mittens, hats, scarves and socks to protect the needy are sought. Call Joyce Scala, 413-822-7954 for information. The Congregational church, on the other hand, is urging participation in Giving Tuesday Nov. 30 by going here to make a donation.
Inland Wetlands Posts Meeting Schedule
The Inland Wetlands Commission has posted its meeting schedule for 2022. For more information, click Inland Wetlands 2022 Schedule of Meetings.
Secretary of the State Certifies Election Results
The office of the Secretary of the State has certified the results of the Nov. 2 election. To view the document, click Municipal Election 2021.
Veterans Day Observance at Botelle
Bottle Elementary School will observe Veterans Day Friday, Nov. 12, with a whole school assembly. Veterans and guests will not be able to join in person, but the event will be streamed and recorded so it can be enjoyed by all. To help the students learn more about local veterans the school wants to create a slideshow with pictures of veterans. Those who have served are encouraged to email or drop off a picture with name, branch of service, rank, rate and years served. For more information, call the school at 860-542-5286.
UniteCT Available to Help Renters and Landlords
The UniteCT program is available to help renters and landlords, as well as households that have fallen behind on electric utility payments. Click here to apply for assistance. Those who have questions should call the Norfolk Social Service Office at 860-542-2887.