Local News for New Hartford, Connecticut


New Hartford nonprofit, ‘The Gift’ will help families in need

NEW HARTFORD -The Gift Corporation, or The Gift, established as a 501(c)-(3) recently announced its mission and a five-member Board of Directors who will be advocating for Connecticut individuals and families who are experiencing financial difficulties and other hardships. The Board of Directors includes Anita Barbero-President, Doreen Staskelunas-Vice President, Cheryl Wickham-Treasurer, Denise Badorek-Secretary, Janice Crovo, READ MORE.
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.