6 things to know this week in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Cheshire

6 things to know this week in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Cheshire

Things to know this week include continued discussion of improvements to Community Pool in Wallingford and news about two popular local eateries.

Viron Rondo Osteria in Cheshire is seeking town approval for a parking lot expansion, while Vinny’s Deli in Wallingford is offering residents a behind the scenes look during a virtual Zoom event sponsored by the public library.

Here’s the complete list of six things to know as you start your week.

1.Future of Wallingford’s Community Pool

The Wallingford Recreation Commission pool committee is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Parks & Recreation building, 6 Fairfield Blvd. Agenda items include a review of last month’s facility tour with the Town Council, status of the current pool, next steps, ideas for 2021 and status of the current bidder.

2.Cheshire restaurant Viron Rondo Osteria

In Cheshire, the Planning & Zoning Commission will convene a special meeting and public hearing Tuesday night, to discuss a proposed parking expansion at Viron Rondo Osteria, 1721 Highland Ave.

The meeting and hearing will be held remotely through video conference. It is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. The public can view the meeting live on YouTube at  


3.Behind the scenes at Vinny’s Deli

Join the Vinny’s Deli team, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday via a Wallingford Public Library-sponsored Zoom event, for an exclusive peek behind the scenes at this local beloved eatery. Find out how they make their famous roast beef, get some sandwich crafting tips and earn the chance to win a discount or gift certificate. Registration required, online at www.wallingford.lioninc.org or contact Leah Farrell, 203-284-6425 or LFarrell@wallingfordlibrary.org.

The Wallingford Public Library will be closed Thursday for a staff development day.

4.Absentee ballots to be mailed

The Meriden City Clerk’s Office will begin mailing out absentee ballots for the presidential election on Oct. 2.

5.Bonding in Southington

In Southington, the Town Council is scheduled to meet Monday and discuss a $30 million refund bond issuance.

The meeting is planned for 7 p.m. on Sept. 28 and will be held via video conference. For more information on how to attend visit www.southington.org.

6.Meriden Personnel Committee

The City Council’s Personnel Committee is scheduled to meet virtually Thursday at 5:30 p.m. An agenda for the meeting hasn’t yet been published.  

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