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Local News for Thomaston, Connecticut

04/03/2020

Basketball Courts & Playgrounds

Regrettably we find it necessary to remove basketball hoops and tape off playgrounds for the safety of all. Social distancing is impossible when playing basketball just by the nature of the game. It is reported that playground equipment can retain the virus for an extended period of time and also children by nature will group READ MORE.
04/02/2020

Simple Recycling (Pink Bags) Service in Thomaston

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Simple Recycling (the program that picks up the “pink” recycling bags) has been suspended until further notice.  The First Selectman’s Office is the first point of contact for this program.  As soon as we receive information that operations will resume, we will notify you through this website.  We ask that READ MORE.
03/26/2020

Local Band Releases First Album

THOMASTON – All Else Has Failed, a hard rock and metal band from Thomaston, released their debut album “Pray For My Downfall” on March 6. Among the nine tracks on the album are singles “Let Me Go” and “Struck Ablaze,”… Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.
03/23/2020

Declaration of State of Emergency

The Town of Thomaston has opted to declare a state of emergency as has been suggested by DEMHS.  The principle reason for this declaration is to enable the town to recover any and all expenses that may be incurred as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  This declaration serves no further purpose than the recovery READ MORE.
03/20/2020

Thomaston Transfer Station

The First Selectman’s office has been receiving calls in relation to the Transfer Station and hours this weekend.  The Transfer Station will be open normal hours this Saturday.  Should you have any further questions, please contact the Highway Department at (860) 283-4030. Thank you. Read the article on thomastonct.org READ MORE.
03/19/2020

Thomaston Library Closed

THOMASTON – Library Director Debra Radosevich announced the Thomaston Public Library will be closed to the public from 3 p.m. Saturday, March 14 to Sunday, March 29. Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.
03/16/2020

Town Hall

Town Hall continues to be open for business. It is our intent to serve our residents, as is our duty, as best possible. However, I would request that you only come to town hall if absolutely necessary out of concern for your fellow residents and town hall staff in light of the COVID 19 threat. READ MORE.
03/11/2020

‘Of Mice and Men’ opens March 14 in Thomaston

THOMASTON – Landmark Community Theatre presents the celebrated Broadway play, “Of Mice And Men,” opening Friday night at the Thomaston Opera House. Adapted from John Steinbeck’s novel, “Of Mice and Men” tells the story of George and Lennie, two displaced migrant ranch hands traveling around California during the Great Depression. George is slight and quick READ MORE.
03/07/2020

Eileen J. McLean

THOMASTON – Eileen J. McLean, 68, of Thomaston, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Waterbury Hospital, surrounded by her family. Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.
03/05/2020

Coronavirus

We are being inundated on daily basis in the news media regarding this infectious disease. We, your local government are keeping abreast of the potential threat and preparing to the extent possible. Our first responders are informed and prepared to properly address any occurrence that may develop in our town.  To date there are no READ MORE.
03/05/2020

Eileen J. McLean

THOMASTON – Eileen J. McLean, 68, of Thomaston, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Waterbury Hospital, surrounded by her family. Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.
03/04/2020

DAR Welcomes Newest Member

WATERBURY – The Trumbull-Porter Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its February meeting at the Thomaston Savings Bank Community Room, 985 Watertown Ave.. Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.

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