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Local News for Thomaston, Connecticut


Thomaston Rotary Club to hold golf tourney

THOMASTON – The Rotary Club of Thomaston will sponsor its 21st Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Chippanee Country Club, located at 6 Marsh Road, Bristol, Aug. 13. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. with lunch at 11:30 a.m., and a Shotgun Start at 12:30 p.m. Following the golf outing will be a dinner buffet and a READ MORE.

Darleen (Spooner) Heuckeroth

THOMASTON – Darleen (Spooner) Heuckeroth, 54, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 13, 2020, at UConn Medical Center after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

Town Hall Re-Opening

Effective July 1st, Thomaston Town Hall will be re-opening for walk-in town business.We continue to encourage residents and others who may need to do business with us to do so remotely via telephone, internet and mail when possible. Entrance to the building will be through the door at the rear of the building in the READ MORE.

Playgrounds Opened

Effective today 6/18/20 the playgrounds at Nystroms Park and Reeves Field have been re-opened. We are opening these for public use with the understanding that we are still dealing with COVID19 and that parents are responsible to insure that their children practice the appropriate safety measures while allowing them to use this equipment.  Read the READ MORE.

Let’s Get Our Fair Share

Fill out and file your 2020 Census. It’s easy and you can do it in just a few minutes at your convenience. For every person who files a census, $3000.00 dollars will come back to our state from the federal government. Go to for more information and easy ways to file the census form. READ MORE.

Nystroms Park

Nystroms Park is open and available for our residents use with the exception of the beach/swimming area and the pavilion. Picnic tables are being rearranged to provide for social distancing. Please use these facilities in a safe and respectfull manner. Read the article on READ MORE.

Election of Justice of the Peace

A certified list of Republican and Democratic party-endorsed candidates for the Town of Thomaston for election of Justice of the Peace is on file in the Town Clerk’s Office located at 158 Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787.  Copies are available for public distribution. Catherine P. DuPont Town Clerk Read the article on READ MORE.


Ann Rogers of Lynnrich Drive in Thomaston submitted this photo of a black bear with extraordinary balance, taking the high road around her deck on Wednesday, May 20. Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

Town Hall Closure

It is with much regret and great disappointment that Town Hall will be locked down again. Far too many entered Town Hall today without an appointment and in some cases without a mask. Both were requirements for entry! This notice supercedes the previous notice of Partial Re-opening. Read the article on READ MORE.

Town Hall Partial Re-Opening

Thomaston Town Hall offices will be partially re-opened for in office business effective Monday June 1 by APPOINTMENT ONLY. The following must be adhered to in order to receive services; Masks must be worn at all times when in the building, 6′ Social Distancing must be maintained and visitors will address staff in designated areas READ MORE.


Thomaston Savings Bank Branch Manager Gabriel Sousa (left), Power Surge 4-H Robotics Team President Steven LeClerc and mentor Brian LeClerc are pictured outside the Bethlehem branch of Thomaston Savings Bank with the new Power Surge 4-H Robotics team trailer. The… Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

Attend a Virtual Meeting

Want to attend a virtual meeting? The procedure is as follows: 1. go to the Town’s website (you are already there) 2. Click on Government near the top of the screen 3. from the drop down menu select the meeting you want to attend ( example Board of Selectman) 4. select Virtual Meetings 5. select READ MORE.

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