03/01/2017

Watertown Historical Society Featured the Railroad Museum of New England Speakers

WATERTOWN, CT – March 1 – Over 100 supporters of the Watertown Historical Society attended a

“Train Dinner” at Gayle’s Farm Shop Restaurant on Monday evening at the Depot Square Mall, cite of the

former Watertown Train Depot. The event featured two speakers from the Railroad Museum of New

England, who focused on the history of the railroads in the Watertown-Oakville...


01/06/2017

Movement to complete state’s trails gaining momentum


Though Gov. Dannel Malloy’s overall ratings aren’t exactly stratospheric, one group thinks he’s doing a fine job: the advocates for multi-use trails.

For more than two decades, most of the new trails built in the state were almost entirely the work of local volunteers who had to overcome indifference,...


12/22/2016

Work to begin on Seymour greenway trail in spring

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New Haven Register

SEYMOUR >> A Meriden construction company will begin work this spring on the town’s first scenic greenway trail.

The Board of Selectmen Tuesday unanimously awarded the bid for Phase I of the greenway project to LaRosa Earth Group LLC in the amount of $736,560, which includes 10 percent in contingency for overruns.

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12/02/2016

2nd Annual CCF and O&G Santa Express

RAILROAD MUSEUM OF NEW ENGLAND ANNOUNCES

2nd ANNUAL CCF AND O&G SANTA EXPRESS SPECIAL SUCCESS

 

Holiday Event Sponsored by Connecticut Community Foundation and O&G Industries

For Disadvantaged Children and Their Families

 THOMASTON, CT – December 2 – The Second Annual Connecticut Community Foundation and O&G Santa Express Special was a tremendous success, according...


11/18/2016

Area Veterans Start Their Day at Thomaston Train Station

THE RAILROAD MUSEUM OF NEW ENGLAND CELABRATES

2nd ANNUAL “SALUTE TO VETERANS” EVENT


Area Veterans Start Their Day at Thomaston Train Station


THOMASTON, CT – November 14 – Fifty area veterans, their families, and friends attended the 2nd Annual “Salute to Veterans” on Friday, November 11th from 8am to 10am at Thomaston Station.  Most...


10/26/2016

DeLauro, Blumenthal reintroduce legislation to create hub of cultural tourism along 14 Naugatuck Valley towns

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By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich, New Haven Register

"Hopefully, the third time will be the charm when U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who paid a visit to the Valley Thursday, reintroduces legislation proposed to boost the economy, create jobs and turn 14 towns along the Naugatuck River into a hub for historical and cultural tourism.

DeLauro, D-3, announced hers...


10/10/2016

‘Fish Tales’ comes to light for the Torrington community

By Ben Lambert, The Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> A crowd gathered along the Naugatuck River Friday, coming together in the dark of evening to witness and celebrate the unveiling of “Fish Tales,” the newest mural by Danielle Mailer, as it was illuminated in the glow of a collective spotlight.

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10/05/2016

1st Annual CT Trails Symposium Coming October 20th!

Governor’s Greenways Council Presents

1st Annual CT Trails Symposium

 

Thursday October 20th, 8:30 – 1:30

Middlesex Community College, Middletown

 

The Governor’s Greenways Council in partnership with Middlesex Community College’s Environmental Science Program is hosting the first Connecticut Trails Symposium to promote the benefits of greenways and trails for community...


09/26/2016

Torrington: Mural overlooking Naugatuck River to be unveiled Oct. 7

TORRINGTON, CT

“Fish Tales,” a new mural by Danielle Mailer that has been taking shape along the banks of the Naugatuck River, will be officially unveiled to the public on Friday, Oct. 7.

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09/14/2016

(Beacon Falls) More improvements under way at park along Naugatuck River

BEACON FALLS — Officials expect to unveil a bigger and better Riverbend Park next spring.

The town has been working toward improving the park, which is located on Nancy Avenue along the Naugatuck River, for the past couple of years. As part of the effort to improve the park, the town has acquired several neighboring properties, including 17 and 19 Nancy Ave., two state properties totaling...



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