n New Milford resident Sue Figueiredo has opened Sue's Boutique at 34 Dodd Road.
Products available to purchase include hand-crafted semi-precious gemstone jewelry; sterling silver, lamp-worked glass and fashion jewelry; story beads that fit Pandora; assorted shapes and varieties of crystals and gemstones; and beads and findings for jewelry making.
Also available are Himalayan salt products, lamps and candle holders; essential oils and incense; natural bath salts and pedicure soaks; assorted candles and candle holders; natural agate and stone home decor; discount scrapbook supplies; bookmarks and keychains; tree-free greeting cards; fairy stationery, stainless steel water bottles and art prints; pet jewelry and other miscellaneous pet items.
Ms. Figueiredo and her mother have crafted jewelry for years and she has made customized jewelry for clients.
In addition, she is a former owner of an online discount scrapbooking supply store.
The store is open Mondays and Wednesdays through Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, call the store at 860-355-3725.
n Sergio Ragosta opened Roberta's Ristorante at 1 Kent Road (Route 7) June 2 in Gaylordsville.
The restaurant, situated in the building that formerly housed The White Peach, specializes in fine Italian cuisine.
Summer hours are Mondays through Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
For more information, call the restaurant at 860-355-1100.
n Unleashed Doggie Daycare and More has opened at 90B Danbury Road (Route 7).
The business, situated on the hillside behind Mavis Tires, provides exercise and socialization for pets with 24-hour supervision, as well as dog-training classes.
Unleashed will soon launch Webcams so owners can watch their dogs at play.
For more information, call 860-799-7979, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.unleasheddaycare.com.
n Village Crest Center for Health and Rehabilitation in New Milford has launched its Passport rehabilitation program offering an individualized plan of care for people requiring short-term rehabilitation, with the goal of returning home quickly.
For more information, call Village Crest, located on Poplar Street, at 860-354-9365.
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