Local News for Goshen, Connecticut


Salsibury VNA names new hospice chaplain

SALISBURY – Rev. Dr. Martha Tucker has taken on the role of SVNA’s Hospice Chaplain previously held by Eileen Epperson. Melanie McGinn, SVNA’s Hospice Director, said, “Although SVNA will greatly miss Eileen, we are also excited to bring Martha on board; she is a great addition to the SVNA team.” Tucker was raised in Baltimore, READ MORE.

Wamogo Athletics: Another meet = another …

Another meet = another win for Wamogo Swim – 85-52 over Housatonic. First place finishes: Alex Sideris 200 Individual Medley Ethan Cook 50 Freestyle, 100 Breast Jessica Manchak 100 Free Joe Sylvester 200 Freestyle 100 Butterfly Garrett Deacon 100 Backstroke Congratulations!! Read the article on twitter.com READ MORE.

Region 6 school board approves moving 6th graders from elementary schools to Wamogo Regional High School

LITCHFIELD – The Region 6 Board of Education on Monday approved a plan that will move sixth-graders from elementary schools in Warren, Morris and Goshen to Wamogo Regional High School beginning with the 2021-22 school year. Unanimous approval came after Superintendent of Schools Christopher Leone presented a timetable for implementing the transition that will create READ MORE.

CCM’s executive director predicts upcoming General Assembly session will be ‘lost’ due to tolls issue

GOSHEN — Joseph Delong, executive director of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, reluctantly referred to the upcoming session of the General Assembly as “lost.” Speaking at Thursday’s meeting of the Northwest Hills Council of Governments, Delong said he believes the focus will be primarily on tolls. “That will shut down the material things and could READ MORE.

Top Ten Musicals of 2019

Thank you Nancy Sasso Janis! Two mentions for Goshen! Not bad for our 89 seat theater located at the rotary in the middle of cow country! 😉 One of your neighbors posted in Arts & Entertainment. Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.) READ MORE.

Officials applaud release of STEAP funding for municipalities

HARTFORD – The state Bond Commission recently released $15 million in Small Town Economic Assistance Program funds, according to a release. STEAP grants are “critical to assisting the state’s smaller communities in revitalizing streets and downtowns, upgrading critical infrastructure and enhancing parks and other community facilities,” said Betsy Gara, executive director of the Connecticut Council READ MORE.