Monroe’s calendar jam packed with Christmas events this weekend

MONROE, CT — Christmas fairs and tree lightings are among the holiday events scheduled in town this weekend. Here’s a a rundown:

Historical Society Christmas Fair

The Monroe Historical Society will host its annual Christmas Fair at the East Village/Barn Hill Methodist Meeting House, 433 Barn Hill Road, in Monroe, on Friday, Dec.

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Gingerbread House competition needs more architects

MONROE, CT — Frosting, jelly beans, gummies and other sweet ingredients are common construction materials to build a gingerbread house. Local architects will put their designs to the test in Monroe Parks and Recreation’s second annual Gingerbread House Competition this year. Read More

Police Reports: A DUI arrest on Purdy Hill Road

MONROE, CT — A Monroe man was charged with DUI and failure to display lights after police responded to a report of an erratic, black Honda Pilot in the area of Route 111 and Purdy Hill Road early in the morning on Nov. Read More