News and Announcements
Wednesday June 20, 2018

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50 Church Street, Windsor Locks, CT 06096

GUIDED TOURS OF MEMORIAL HALL

Memorial Hall is one of the most interesting and historic buildings in Windsor Locks.  Dedicated in 1891, it is a monument to those who served from Windsor Locks and lost their lives in the Civil War.

Today, it is a monument to honor all Veterans of Windsor Locks who have served in all wars of our country.  The site is also listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings. This three storied granite building has several large rooms which include a ballroom and museum.

To promote the historical significance of this monument, the Board of Trustees has scheduled guided tours of the building and museum.  These tours will be conducted usually on the last Sunday of each month from 1:00-4:00pm, at one hour intervals.  The last tour of the day is at 3:00pm.  The next tour will be held on Sunday, June 24, 2018.  All tours are free and open to the public.

The Month of June is the time to license your dog.  All dogs six months or older must be licensed.

Connecticut State Law requires that you obtain a license from the Town Clerk once your dog reaches six months of age.  Once you license your dog it is required that you renew the license each year in the month of June. 

All refuse & recycling collections will be delayed by one day this wek after Memorial Day.  2018 Calendar.

CTrail Hartford Line Rail Service Scheduled to Launch June 16
Commemorative Inaugural Event to be Held Friday, June 15

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) today announced it will launch the Hartford Line rail service
with an inaugural event on Friday, June 15th.  Following the commemorative event, free weekend train service will
operate on Saturday and Sunday, June 16th and 17th.  Full, expanded weekday service will begin on June 18th with
trains running approximately every 45 minutes during the morning and evening peak periods.  A total of 17 trains a
day will operate between New Haven and Hartford and 12 trains will operate daily between Hartford and Springfield,
Massachusetts.  The line will provide direct or connecting service to New York City, Boston and Vermont.

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April 18, 2018

Public Input Needed on Dealing with Natural Disasters

PLEASE TAKE OUR SURVEY: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CRCOGNHMP

Capitol Region Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Update Underway

Local planners are seeking public input on preparing for natural disasters at a series of meetings to be held throughout the greater Hartford area. Floods, high winds, winter storms, drought, and wildfires, impact area residents and businesses every year. These events damage property, cause power outages, block roads, and can cause injury and death. Meetings will be held in Coventry, Ellington, Hartford, Plainville and, Simsbury throughout May to discuss what can be done to minimize risks from natural hazards.

Curbside pick up of bagged yard-waste and leaves begins Tuesday, April 10, 2018 (click here for details)

The Compost Site on Old County Rd. will open for the season on Saturday, April 14, 2018 (click here for details).  
Permits are now available to Windsor Locks residents at the Public Works garage located at 6 Stanton Road. 

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