Local News for Torrington, Connecticut


Five Points Gallery opens three new shows Jan. 22

TORRINGTON, CONN . -Five Points Gallery, 33 Main St., is opening three new exhibitions Jan. 22: East Gallery, artist Bob Knox, “Realist Abstractions”; West Gallery, “Surface and Substance” by Patrick Kennedy and Brian Williams; TDP Gallery, Marc Jones, “Pagliacci.” The three exhibitions will run from Jan. 22 to Feb. 27. From the gallery: The East READ MORE.

Five Points Gallery announces new shows

Five Points Gallery, 33 Main St. in downtown Torrington, will open three new exhibitions. In the East Gallery, artist Bob Knox presents his large-scale work in Realist Abstractions . The West Gallery features a two-man exhibition Surface and Substance , featuring work by Patrick Kennedy and Brian Williams. The TDP Gallery highlights the intricate drawings READ MORE.

Rep. Cook sworn in for seventh term

TORRINGTON – State Rep. Michelle L. Cook (D – Torrington) was sworn in to her seventh term to represent the 65th House District in Torrington for the Connecticut General Assembly’s 2021 session which convened Jan. 6. “I am honored to be able to continue serving Torrington residents and bring their voices to the capitol,” Cook READ MORE.

Torrington Lions Club makes holiday donations

TORRINGTON – The Torrington Lions Club recently presented Christmas donations to the Torrington Fire Department and the Salvation Army. Club members Norm NeJaime and Phil Dzurnak presented a donation of gifts to three members of the fire department. Club president Margaret “Kiki” Tucker, Lion Elaine Dzurnak Marte and Lion Phil Dzurnak made the donation to READ MORE.

Arlene J. Koleszar

TORRINGTON – Arlene J. Koleszar, 71, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. Burial will be private. Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will take place at a later date_ Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, Torrington, is in care of arrangements. View complete obituary at gleesonryanfh.com. Read the rest of the article on southingtonobserver.com READ MORE.

Business briefs, Jan. 10, 2021

BRYAN CASSIDY SELECTED AS TORRINGTON SAVING BANK’S NEW CIO TORRINGTON, CT – Torrington Savings Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Bryan Cassidy, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President, to their executive team. Cassidy comes to Torrington Savings with over 15 years of information technology and cybersecurity experience within banking and various other READ MORE.