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