Local News for Farmington, Connecticut


Budding Photographers Photo Contest

A photography contest for all ages! Collective creativity is born from moments like this. The arts have the power to heal. And, making art is good for your health! Now more than ever, art is an important vehicle for staying healthy and connected with the greater community. Photography is a medium that influences, inspires, and READ MORE.

Our Sheep Get a Spring Haircut!

Clatter Ridge Farm and Hill-Stead Museum are celebrating spring by giving their sheep haircuts and welcoming the first baby lambs of the season. [Read more] The post Our Sheep Get a Spring Haircut! appeared first on Hill-Stead Museum. Read the article on hillstead.org READ MORE.

Red Cross urges healthy people to donate blood

FARMINGTON – The American Red Cross strongly urges healthy, eligible individuals who are feeling well to give blood or platelets to help maintain a sufficient blood supply and prevent shortages as concerns about the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, rise in the U.S. According to the Red Cross, cold and flu season has READ MORE.

COVID-19 Update

Due to the recent concerns over COVID-19, and in support of local and state efforts to minimize its spread through our community, Hill-Stead has made some changes that affect will affect daily operations for the next 30 days. While our lovely estate will remain open to visitors Hill-Stead will be providing tours of the house READ MORE.

Coronavirus Updates & Resources

Updated 3/10, 12:00 PM The libraries remain open at this time. We are currently monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effect on our community. The Farmington Libraries are following the lead of the Centers for Disease Control, the State of Connecticut and the Town of Farmington.  Information & Resources Centers for Disease Control Connecticut 211 READ MORE.


In order to spend more time with her family and pursue further education, Executive Director Laura Horn tendered her resignation effective March 11, 2020. A search committee has been formed by the Library Board to look for her replacement. The Board would like to thank Laura for her service and contributions to the Farmington Libraries. READ MORE.