Local News for New Hartford, Connecticut

COVID-19 forces Region 7 to go remote12/04/2020

COVID-19 forces Region 7 to go remote

WINSTED — A significant increase in COVID-19 cases in the four-town Region 7 school district has forced the middle and high school to retreat to distance learning for at least two weeks. “We have had 14 cases since Nov. 9,” said Superintendent Judith Palmer, who oversees students from New Hartford, Barkhamsted, Colebrook and Norfolk. “Some READ MORE.
New Hartford Town Hall to adjust policies11/27/2020

New Hartford Town Hall to adjust policies

NEW HARTFORD — With Town Hall again in lockdown, Town Clerk Donna N. LaPlante has announced modifications to her procedures. The office will be staffed by one staff member each day and same-day appointments may not be available. Unless business is urgent or official, LaPlante and Assistant Town Clerk Debbie Ventre request that patrons call READ MORE.

CT fire officials: Two rescued from sinking canoe

BARKHAMSTED – Two boaters were rescued by a good samaritan and state police after their canoe sank Sunday afternoon, according to New Hartford fire officials. The volunteer fire department was called to West Hill Pond Road around 4:30 p.m. after a report of a sinking canoe “with multiple parties in the water,” the agency said READ MORE.

H.O.R.S.E. of CT holding fall music festival

WASHINGTON – H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut is holding a fall music festival, Oct. 10 at the farm at 43 Wilbur Road, Washington. The Red Hots bring new life to many classic jazz and blues tunes, with a feisty twist. Fred & Ethel, an acoustic duo performing songs from the 40’s to present contemporary. Blonde & Grey READ MORE.

New Hartford closes beaches

NEW HARTFORD – Town officials announced that Standclift Cove and Brodie Beach are closed today, based on weather reports of thunderstorms in the area. For more information go to newhartfordct.gov Read the rest of the article on registercitizen.com READ MORE.

NBC Connecticut: This is Kim from …

This is Kim from New Hartford and her rescue, Lily! Kim and Lily dressed up as Harry Potter last Halloween! Send us your photos of you and your rescue to shareit@nbcconnecticut.com! We will feature them through the month of August! #ClearTheShelters Read the rest of the article on twitter.com READ MORE.