Local News for Harwinton, Connecticut


Connecticut State Police – Troop L Litchfield

Troop L needs your assistance in identifying this interstate burglary suspect. Numerous commercial burglaries took place during the overnight hours this week in the Troop L-Washington area where a suspect was captured on camera. Any information on the suspect’s identity should be sent directly to the Connecticut State Police Troop L Barracks at 860-626-7900. All READ MORE.

Harwinton Resident Trooper

CRIMINAL ARREST: On 01/12/2020 at 1631 hours, Troopers from Troop-L and the Harwinton Resident Troopers office responded to the area of Route 118 and Route 222 in Harwinton on a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in a business parking lot. Upon further investigation, Troopers established probable cause to believe that the operator of the READ MORE.

Barron Financial Group LLP

If you’re thinking of or planning for retirement there is a seminar next week by Barron Financial Group LLP in Thomaston. Make 2020 the year you finally address your retirement worries. Join Barron Financial Group LLP for our next “Retirement Concerns & Solutions” seminar on Wednesday, January 29th, 6pm at Ciao Ristorante and Bar (Thomaston, READ MORE.

Friendly Hands Food Bank, Inc.

We are deeply saddened to say that Maureen Hubert, our Executive Director, has passed. We are all mourning, but do want to reassure our clients we will be open tomorrow as this is what Mo would have wanted. We thank everyone for you’re thoughts and prayers as we go transition through this difficult time. Read READ MORE.

Hogans Cider Mill

What is better than Hogan’s Fresh Sweet Cider? Nothing… Come on in for one of the last pressings of the season Winter hours – Fri. 12 to 5 PM Sat. 12 to 6 PM Sun. 12 to 5 PM Read the rest of the article on facebook.com READ MORE.

Harwinton cemeteries get their signs

“With cooperation from road foreman David Bousquet, the town road crew’s landscaping team installed the posts and hung the signs.” https://community.rep-am.com/2020/01/17/harwinton-cemeteries-get-their-signs/ Four of the five main cemeteries in Harwinton have recently been equipped with signs donated by the Harwinton Historical Society. North, Center, South and East cemeteries can now be identified on-s… Read the rest READ MORE.

Harwinton Volunteer Fire Department

The scene at 126 Woodchuck Lane is cleared at this time. Unfortunately, the building was nearly a complete loss. The Harwinton Fire Marshal is investigating the cause. There were no injuries to either the residents or Fire Fighters. We thank our mutual aid companies, Burlington Fire and the South End (Nepaug/ Bakerville) Fire Department for READ MORE.

Evening Sky Brewing Co.

Burlington P&Z hearing on 1/23. www.facebook.com/eveningskybrewcoThe Evening Sky Brewing Company is a new and unique craft brewery that will be located on a beautiful farm property in Burlington Connecticut. Read the rest of the article on facebook.com READ MORE.

Scholarship Opportunities | Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation

Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation: Scholarship applications are now available for the more than $150,000 available to area students. Scholarship guidelines, requirements and applications are available on the Community Foundation website. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year must be submitted by April 1. The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation serves Litchfield County with a collection of more READ MORE.

Harwinton Land Trust

Support organizations that provide safe habitat. Explore the Harwinton Land Trust properties! Trail maps: http://harwintonlandtrust.org/?page_id=11 Become a Land Trust Member: http://harwintonlandtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Membership-form-for-Web.pdf Read the rest of the article on facebook.com READ MORE.

Harwinton Volunteer Fire Department

At 3:19 Tuesday afternoon, we received a call from 529 Burlington Road at the All Star School Bus garage. One of their buses in the parking lot had a fire in it. The Fire was quickly extinguished, but the interior had significant damage. The Harwinton Fire Marshal Is on scene investigating the cause. All Fire READ MORE.


We love what Mural Arts is doing! Mural Arts Philadelphia is soliciting letters of interest from teams who would like to participate in the next round of the Art & Environment Capacity-Building Initiative, which will run from June 2020 to June 2022. With the Art & Environment Capacity-Building Initiative, the Mural Arts Institute strives to READ MORE.