Local News for Farmington, Connecticut


Red Cross calls for local volunteers

FARMINGTON – Experts say we are in for a busy hurricane season this summer and the American Red Cross needs volunteers to help in our community, members of the Red Cross said in a statement. “The coronavirus pandemic will make it challenging to deploy trained disaster volunteers from other parts of the country should an READ MORE.

Holds are back!

 Please see below for Holds information and our lobby-side pickup. Thank you for your patience and understanding! We are excited to announce that you will now be able to place up to 10 items on hold! Your past holds will be honored and you will be notified when they are available. To pick up your READ MORE.

Executive Director Christopher Lindquist!

The Board of the Farmington Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Lindquist of West Simsbury, CT as Executive Director of the Farmington Libraries.  The Board’s decision to hire Mr. Lindquist came based on the recommendation of a search committee which conducted a 2 month process of soliciting, assessing, and interviewing candidates for READ MORE.

Guided tours are back at Hill-Stead Museum!

Tours are offered Thursday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm. Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. RESERVE TICKETS Hill-Stead also offers Exclusive Private Tours with our curator by appointment Schedule a Private Tour [Read more] The post Guided tours are back at Hill-Stead Museum! appeared first on Hill-Stead Museum. Read the article on READ MORE.

Joseph McGowan

FARMINGTON – Joseph McGowan, 88, departed this life on July 11, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Norma McGowan. They were married for 47 years. Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.

Farmington Chamber of Commerce Announces Expansion of Affiliation with Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce

In 2003, the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce was formed to enable the Chamber to assist more members. The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce acts as an umbrella organization to support the local government in the areas of economic development, business advocacy, and community development of the affiliates in which it manages including Bristol, Burlington, READ MORE.

Virtual Garmany Music Series: Sheri Miller

Sheri Miller will be performing a set of love songs “from the Beatles to Louis Armstrong” on Tuesday, July 28 at 7 pm. Sheri will be taking song requests from patrons. Sheri has released 2 critically-acclaimed records, “Mantra” and “Winning Hand,” as well as her original song “I Could Love You Still” (feat. Will Lee, Paul READ MORE.