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Festive market held at Franklin Plaza in Torrington12/05/2020

Festive market held at Franklin Plaza in Torrington

TORRINGTON — Christmas songs played as masked shoppers visited vendors selling books, homemade crafts and food in the newly refurbished Franklin Plaza. The first Festive on Franklin kicked off Friday evening with the hope of drawing more shoppers downtown. The open-air market offered the added appeal of greater safety compared to big-box department stores during READ MORE.
10/22/2020

Churches join shoebox gift collection, mailing drive

The annual Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift drive has begun, and local organizations and churches are once again collecting gifts to send abroad. Churches and families who pack shoebox gifts can drop them off at one of more than 4,000 drop-off locations during National Collection Week, Nov. 16-23. Donors will be greeted at curbside drop READ MORE.

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