— Hartford HealthCare St. Vincent’s Medical Center is presenting a free information session featuring Todd A. Morrison, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. “Managing Your Aches & Pains” will be on March 18, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Westport Public Library. Topics covered will include causes, prevention and treatment of arthritis in the hip and knee; minimally invasive and robotic-assisted treatment options. The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Morrison. Light refreshments will be served. To register, visit HartfordHealthCare.org/Events or call 855-442-4373.
— Eight Staples High School seniors have been named finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. As Merit Scholar finalists, Benjamin A. Spector, Alexander James Massoud, Samuel A. Laskin, Nora B. Dockter, Nathan E. Wang, Harrison E. Sholler, Cordelia Chen and Justin Berg all have a chance to earn one of 7,500 National Merit Scholarship awards, together worth more than $35 million.