New Dollar General, with grand opening today; Winsted Water Department conducting inspections; church to hold summer bible school; Warner Theatre plans Broadway trip

BARKHAMSTED >> Dollar General’s newest store at 390 New Hartford Rd. in Barkhamsted is now open. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices. Dollar General will celebrate the store’s official grand opening at 8 a. Read More of  New Dollar General, with grand opening today; Winsted Water Department conducting inspections; church to hold summer bible school; Warner Theatre plans Broadway trip

Kayaker from Barkhamsted transported to the hospital after capsizing

BARKHAMSTED, Conn. (WTNH) — A woman from Barkhamsted is recovering after she capsized her kayak in the Farmington River on Tuesday. According to DEEP, at approximately 2:30 p.m., EnCon Police responded to a report of a kayaker who capsized her kayak in the white water of the West Branch of the Farmington River, which is adjacent to People’s State Forest. After capsizing her kayak, the 52-year-old woman was assisted by a good Samaritan who was tubing on the river. The good Samaritan helped the woman get to the shore. The Read More …

Barkhamsted celebrates July 4 with annual parade

BARKHAMSTED >> It was a typical red, white and blue Fourth of July in Pleasant Valley Tuesday morning; a blue sky and white puffy clouds floating overhead, and lots of red fire engines rolling down West River Road and into the Barkhamsted Elementary School as the town held its annual July Fourth parade sponsored by the Barkhamsted Lions Club. Read More of  Barkhamsted celebrates July 4 with annual parade

Barkhamsted: People’s State Forest ‘Friends’ to dedicate Bronson Trail Saturday morning with ceremony, raffle, hike

BARKHAMSTED >> Friends of American Legion & Peoples State Forests and the Bronson family invite the public to “two very exciting events” on Saturday at the forest. The events will be held behind Squire’s Tavern at 100 East River Road, Barkhamsted. Activities kick off at 10 a.m. with a raffle drawing for a restored 1938 Old Town Canoe owned by James L. Read More of  Barkhamsted: People’s State Forest ‘Friends’ to dedicate Bronson Trail Saturday morning with ceremony, raffle, hike

Barkhamsted’s Star Band invites musicians of all ages to march, play in parade July 4

BARKHAMSTED >> The Barkhamsted Lions Club will again be sponsoring a July 4 parade at 10:30 a.m. in the Pleasant Valley section of town. The Star Band will be formed to provide marching band music for the parade and the brief post-parade ceremony at the Barkhamsted Elementary School. Star Band director Willard Minton always looks forward to this annual event. Read More of  Barkhamsted’s Star Band invites musicians of all ages to march, play in parade July 4

Report It Recap: June 28, 2017

(WTNH) — Tuesday can be summed up in two words: wild weather. It all started when those dark clouds began rolling in through parts of the state. Next, the skies opened up. The sound of hail falling in areas like Wolcott were heard in different places across Connecticut. The rain was torrential at times, with one viewer sending in his drive through Southington. The hail even piled up on many surfaces. Check out Doreen’s windshield in Thomaston! The size overall was pretty impressive. In case you’re wondering, we saw hail Read More …

Barkhamsted Star Band needs musicians for July 4 parade; Main Street Marketplace plans underway; Litchfield offers discounted park tickets

BARKHAMSTED >> Marching band musicians are needed to march in the Independence Day Parade in Barkhamsted on Tuesday, July 4. Musicians of all ages are welcome, regardless of playing experience, from elementary school to senior citizens, and are welcome to be in one of the only Independence Day Parades in our area. Read More of  Barkhamsted Star Band needs musicians for July 4 parade; Main Street Marketplace plans underway; Litchfield offers discounted park tickets

Northwestern Regional High School graduating class celebrated with good cheer at Warner Theatre

TORRINGTON >> The class of 2017 at Northwestern Regional High School was honored Friday evening, as members graduated from the local school system and moved on into the future. Students from Barkhamsted, Colebrook, New Hartford, and Norfolk made up the graduating class. Read More of  Northwestern Regional High School graduating class celebrated with good cheer at Warner Theatre