Local News for Harwinton, Connecticut


Harwinton Volunteer Fire Department

At about 9:30 Sunday morning, we were called to the end of Bissell Road to assist State Police and Harwinton Ambulance to bring a person off one of the trails. Our Brush Truck and Gator responded. All Fire Department units are clear from the scene. The State Police are investigating. Read the rest of the READ MORE.

Torrington Savings Bank

Torrington Savings Bank will be hosting a free Shred Event next Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9 am- noon at our New Hartford office at 518 Main Street. Limit 3 boxes per person please. Read the rest of the article on facebook.com READ MORE.

After the 2020 Census, we will be redrawing the Congressional districts again. Connecticut’s 5th…

After the 2020 Census, we will be redrawing the Congressional districts again. Connecticut’s 5th congressional district: Area 1,282 sq mi (3,320 km2) Distribution: 85.79% urban 14.21% rural Population (2017) 718,295 Median income $71,995 Ethnicity: 79% White 8% Black 4.2% Asian 18.9% Hispanic 0.3% Native American 6.3% other Cook PVI D+2 Representative Jahana Hayes – D READ MORE.

Liquor Lad

PART TIME HELP WANTED! We are looking for knowledgeable, friendly sales staff to work about 10-15 hrs a week. Hours would be 3pm-8pm – Friday required. Must be able to climb over boxes and carry wine cases up/ down stairs. CRAFT BEER KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED. Familiarity with wines also a huge plus. Passion for Organics/ sustainability READ MORE.

Edward Steven Rudek

“Edward Steven Rudek, Sr., 94, of Harwinton, CT, peacefully passed away at home on September 18, 2019. He was the husband of 70 years to the late Norean Rudek, who preceded him in death on March 12, 2019.” . https://www.chicagotribune.com/hc-obituary-edward-steven-rudek-20190920-story.html Advertisement Edward Steven Rudek Sep 20, 2019 | 2:00 AM Edward Steven Rudek, Sr., 94, READ MORE.

For Fox Sake Wildlife Rescue

Mad that a skunk dug around in your yard? Don’t be- she likely did you a big favor! It takes one brave animal to raid the nests of wasps and ground hornets, but striped skunks are up to the task. A digging skunk is often in the middle of chomping up the larvae of stinging READ MORE.

Harwinton upgrades town website

HARWINTON — Embracing a more open and transparent town government, Harwinton has upgraded its town website, which provides Town Hall services to residents from the comfort of their homes. Residents can pay tax bills, request permits and reserve town buildings through the website, harwinton.us. Upcoming features will allow residents to view all of the town’s READ MORE.

Harwinton Public Library

Firetruck Storytime Saturday, September 28th @ 10:30 am Please register @ www.harwintonlibrary.org Join us for a special Firetruck Storytime. The Harwinton Firefighters will be here with their truck which the children will be able to tour! All children will receive a red fire hat! Read the rest of the article on facebook.com READ MORE.

Audubon Sharon

People have been asking about the tags we are using on the Monarchs. These tags are official Monarch Watch tags and are a lightweight sticker that affixes to the discal cell on the hind wing. Each tag has a unique number on it. Each of our migrating butterflies (the generation of monarchs you typically see READ MORE.

Rep Jahana Hayes

I am leading the effort to pass the School Safety and Preparedness Act because it is time for Congress to take action. It is on us to speak up – there are too many young people who no longer are able to do so. Committee on Education and Labor Read the rest of the article READ MORE.