Local News for New Milford, Connecticut

03/27/2020

More local closures announced

Following is an updated list of local closures submitted to The Spectrum by press time Tuesday: In accordance with state and federal guidance to maintain the health of the public and prevent the spread of Covid-19, all Roxbury Land Trust programs have been canceled until further notice. The Jewish Community Center in Sherman has canceled READ MORE.
03/26/2020

Flashback

Ever wondered if residents of the Greater New Milford area have experienced a quarantine in the past? Yes, they did. Widespread illness has, unfortunately, been experienced several times by the residents of Washington over the past three centuries. In 1831, a smallpox epidemic in the village of Woodville broke out and the Board of Health READ MORE.
03/25/2020

Village Green

ELECTION Warren Registrar to open The Warren Registrar of Voters office will be open May 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. to enroll new voters for the upcoming presidential primary on June 2. . The Registrars will at this time hear requests from those removed from the voting rolls for adding their names back to READ MORE.
Greater New Milford Chamber will Share Local Biz News, Eat New Milford Tees Help Eateries03/23/2020

Greater New Milford Chamber will Share Local Biz News, Eat New Milford Tees Help Eateries

The Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce invites you to share your messages through the Chamber’s email blasts. Submit your flyer at https://newmilford-chamber.com/submit-an-announcement/ and they will take care of the rest. Are you a restaurant offering take-out and/or delivery? Are you a business offering online classes, workshops, or seminars? Are you a retailer offering curbside READ MORE.
Red Cross Faces Severe Blood Shortage During COVID-19 Outbreak, New Milford Residents Encouraged to Donate03/23/2020

Red Cross Faces Severe Blood Shortage During COVID-19 Outbreak, New Milford Residents Encouraged to Donate

The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. “Healthy individuals are needed to donate now to help patients counting on lifesaving blood,” the Red Cross says. Many local blood drives are being postponed, but they are encouraging New Milford residents READ MORE.