Wellness fair promotes healthier lifestyles for Monroe seniors

MONROE, CT — Senior citizens attending a Heath and Wellness Fair at the Monroe Senior Center Wednesday had flu shots, COVID-19 boosters and blood pressure screenings, and heard tips about diet and nutrition, disaster preparedness, avoiding fraud and the proper way to dispose of medications. Read More

Knit and Crochet Club enjoys creating clothing for charity

MONROE, CT — If you stop by the Monroe Senior Center on a Friday morning you will see an enthusiastic group of volunteers happily and busily knitting and crocheting, talking, laughing, and having a good time while creating a variety of hats, scarves, fingerless gloves, lapghans, baby booties and “bookworm” bookmarks. Read More

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Stuff the Gazebo Toy Drive

MONROE, CT — Monroe police officers are hosting the first annual Stuff the Gazebo Toy Drive to brighten holiday spirits this Christmas for children suffering from domestic and sexual abuse, who are served by The Center for Family Justice. Read More

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MONROE, CT — Luis Montalván, a highly decorated captain in the U.S. Army, struggled with physical wounds, traumatic brain injury and crippling post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from a tour of duty in Iraq. Read More