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Local News for Thomaston, Connecticut


Free Farm Produce

Saturday 9/19 between the hours of 9:00 and 1:00 the Thomaston Lions Club will be distributing boxes of fresh produce to the first 100 who attend the event. The distribution will occur behind the Thomaston Center School in the rear parking area. Please enter through Clay Street and exit through High Street. By doing so READ MORE.


Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 140 at St. Mary Magdalen Church, Oakville, visited the New England Railroad Museum in Thomaston to earn the Railroading Merit Badge. NERM volunteer Richard Bingham showed the scouts different types of freight and passenger trains,… Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

Curbside Recyclables

The Town of Thomaston has been notified that items have been placed in the recycling totters that are NOT acceptable. Acceptable recyclables are clearly listed on the top of the blue totter. A list can also be found who is our trash repository. If violations persist, Thomaston can be fined. The town intends to READ MORE.

Absentee Voting Drop Box

An absentee voting drop box is located in the rear of the Town Hall near the entrance by the Police Department and rear entrance to Town Hall. It is clearly visible and one can deposit ballots by simply driving up.   Read the article on READ MORE.

Road Maintenence

Beginning on August 24th we will be “Chip Sealing” the following roads; Litchfield St., Grand St., Reynolds Bridge Rd., and Carter Rd.. Chip Sealing is a maintenance coating that consists of an oil emulsion and a small 3/8″ stone applied to the surface of the existing road. Please be advised to drive with caution on READ MORE.

Road Reconstruction:

Beginning on August 19th reclaiming of pavement will begin on the following streets; Union St., River St., Oak St., Maple St., and Goodwin Court. Reclaiming is a process that removes and grinds the existing pavement thereby enabling the roads affected to be graded properly to promote drainage to be followed by the application of a READ MORE.

Police News

WATERTOWN – Police arrested Thomas Whalen, 61, 176 Babbitt Rd., Thomaston at 3:15 p.m. on August 1. Read the rest of the article on READ MORE.

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