Local News for Preston, Connecticut


Tara Ross

And a song was written On this day in 1814, the British begin bombarding Fort McHenry. Famously, a young lawyer named Francis Scott Key watched the battle from a nearby ship. The next morning, Key was relieved to see the American flag waving proudly above the fort. Americans had not surrendered! Key was inspired to READ MORE.

Long Society Meeting House Event:

The Preston Historical Society is pleased to announce the Celebration of an Open House for the newly upgraded Long Society Meeting House. Sunday, October 13 at 1:00 PM located at 45 Long Society Rd, Preston. RSVP is greatly appreciated by October 1 Read the article on preston-ct.org READ MORE.

Moran defeats Gauthier in Preston GOP primary

First Selectman candidate Gregory Moran Sr. won a Republican primary in Preston against Edward Gauthier on Tuesday. The vote total was 99 to 50.Gauthier, a Board of Education member, had been endorsed by the GOP caucus in July.Moran now will run in the Nov. 5 election to succeed Republican First Selectman Robert Congdon, who isn’t running for re-election READ MORE.