Thursday, June 24, 2021

Monthly Archives: June 2021

Town Manager promises to deal with High Street nuisance problems

WINSTED — In response to an open letter to the Board of Selectmen, Town Manager Joshua Kelly said the town would work to resolve...

Independence Day parade on July 5

BARKHAMSTED — The town's traditional Independence Day parade will be held on Monday, July 5. The parade The parade will kick off at 10:30...
10 year-old Riley Robinson and her grandmother, Nicole Beauchene. Riley is holding her first chicken she raised, Snowflake. She now has 62 chickens and has donated thousands of eggs to the Open Door Soup Kitchen in Winsted.

Doing Good for the Neighborhood: 10 year-old Barkhamsted resident donates thousands of eggs to...

BARKHAMSTED — Since October, 10 year-old Riley Robinson has been donating thousands of eggs to the Open Door Soup kitchen in Winsted from chickens...
Rapper and singer KNoWTe performing at The Outlet of the Arts on Make Music Day, Monday, June 21.

Beautiful music here, there, and everywhere at Make Music Day

NORTHWEST CORNER — It was a good day for both music lovers and musicians as the annual Make Music Day was held on Monday,...

Winsted Phoenix Issue 42

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HLWA Donates More than 300 Vintage Highland Lake Postcards to Beardsley Library

WINSTED — A box of more than 300 beautiful vintage Highland Lake postcards that sat tucked away for many years has been donated by...
Colebrook Lions Club members Patrick Winn, his father Ray Winn, Barney Adams, and Brad Bremer.

Doing Good for the Neighborhood: Colebrook Lions Club

COLEBROOK — The Colebrook Lions Club held their annual Father’s Day breakfast on Sunday, June 20.For over 30 years, the Lions Club held their...
The recently completed mural showcases Martin Luther King Jr., John Brown and poet Amanda Gorman. A celebration ceremony for the mural was held on Juneteenth, Saturday, June 19.

Celebration held for Torrington’s civil rights mural

TORRINGTON — On Juneteenth, Saturday, June 19, the organization RiseUp For Arts held multiple events throughout the state for the unveilings of Racial Equity...
African-American Mayor for the Day Shante Reynolds speaking during Torrington's Juneteenth celebration at City Hall on Saturday, June 19.

Juneteenth celebrated in Torrington

TORRINGTON — June 19, 1865, two months after Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered in Appomattox, Va. Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston,...
Logo of the state's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

Colebrook, Norfolk, receive state grants to preserve land

NORTHWEST CORNER —  Governor Ned Lamont (D) announced on Friday, June 18 that his administration will be awarding $6.2 million to land trusts and...