1. The North Guilford Congregational Church is holding its 50th annual country fair today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the church at 159 Ledge Hill Road. The fair features homemade goods, animal exhibits, games and rides. Proceeds from the fair are the church's primary source of income for its capitol improvements budget – to keep up the church buildings and grounds, and make improvements as needed.
2. The Guilford Knights of Columbus will host a “Canning Tomatoes Workshop,” at the Knights’ hall, 390 South Union St., from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Terri Cain, a canning expert, will lead the workshop.
3. Gloria Nemczuk, the town’s former Republican deputy registrar of voters, has been appointed the Republican registrar following the death of the former Republican registrar, Grace Helen Quinlan, who died earlier this summer. Annis Homer will replace Nemczuk as Republican Deputy Registrar of Voters.
4. There will be a town meeting at 8:15 a.m. at Town Hall on Monday to discuss acquiring a conservation easement at the Quonnipaug Woods Subdivision developed by Kendall and Ellen Svengalis on Rockland Road.
5. The new school year starts in Guilford on Thursday, Aug. 30. Here are some things that will be going on to ease students back into the new school year.