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Local News for Winchester, Connecticut


Winsted’s Connor Rego becomes Eagle Scout

WINSTED – Boy Scout Troop 1027 of Winsted, CT, and parents Paul and Julie Rego, recently announced the achievement of the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout rank by their son Connor J. Rego on June 8, 2020. The troop conducted his Court of Honor outdoors at the Peoples State Forest pavilion Aug. 13. Rego READ MORE.

Business briefs, Sept. 13, 2020

LITCHFIELD – Three well-respected local health agencies have joined forces to continue providing local, quality skilled nursing, therapy and home care services in the communities of Litchfield County, according to a statement. In January 2020, VNA Northwest in Bantam became a part of Foothills Visiting Nurse & Home Care in Winsted. They were joined by READ MORE.

Regional FEMA grant will benefit five local fire departments

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced that $36.5 million in direct assistance grants will be distributed to 194 fire departments nationwide, through the agency’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, according to a statement. The funding includes a regional grant for fire departmetns in Winsted, Winchester and Norfolk totaling $680,762 READ MORE.

Winsted hires independent building permit inspector; Torrington volunteer firefighters need support

WINSTED – The Town of Winchester Tax Assessor has hired an independent appraiser for field inspection of current building permits. Appraiser Lee Marcella, driving a light green Subaru, plate number 4AFRH9, began reviewing properties Aug. 13 within the town and may approach homeowners to verify completion of building permits. Residents may also see Marcella obtaining READ MORE.

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