Mayor Carlo DeMaria recently announced the “Gift a Vet” Program at the Connolly Center. The Council on Aging will be accepting donations to benefit the New England Center and Home for Veterans in Boston. The following items will be accepted: toiletries, razors, soap, shaving cream, socks (white only), hats, gloves and scarves. All items must be new and in their original packaging. Items are being collected at the Connolly Center from November 29 through December 10. You may drop your gift in the receptacle at the rear entrance of the Connolly Center. For additional information, please call 617-394-2323.