Protecting and serving

Winsted Police Chief Robert Scannell brought in items donated by the department to the Open Door Soup Kitchen Tuesday, Feb. 15. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — Members of the Winchester Police Department volunteered at the Open Door Soup Kitchen, located behind St. James Episcopal Church, Tuesday, Feb. 15.

Police Chief Robert Scannell, Patrolman Dan Pietrafesa and Officer Scott Twombly were among the volunteers who served at the kitchen.

“I think anyone who is fortunate as I am should volunteer to do something like this,” Pietrafesa said.

The department also donated a large amount of food items to the kitchen.

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