The David M. Hunt Library will host a lecture by author and historian Peter Vermilyea on his new book, Wicked Litchfield County. The presentation will be held on Saturday April 29 beginning at 4:00 pm. For more information, please visit huntlibrary.org or call 860-824-7424.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The Litchfield Historical Society will open a new exhibit entitled “Thoughts, Words, and Deeds: Exploring the Litchfield Female Academy.” The exhibit will be on view from Saturday April 22 to November 27 with an opening reception on Friday April 21 at 6:30 pm. For more information, please visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or call 860-567-4501.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Winchester Center Congregational Church is seeking exhibitors for its upcoming Quilt and Needle Art Show which will be held on on Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30. All submissions are due by or on Thursday April 27. For more information, please visit winchestercentercongchurch.org, or call 860-379-2184.
The Litchfield Historical Society will open a new exhibit entitled “Thoughts, Words, and Deeds: Exploring the Litchfield Female Academy.” The exhibit will run from Saturday April 22 to Monday November 27, and an opening reception will be held on Friday April 21 at 6:30pm. For more information, please visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or call 860-567-4501.
The Torrington Historical Society will host a lecture on the history of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital on Thursday April 20 at 12:00 pm. For more information, please visit torringtonhistoricalsociety.org or call 860-482-8260.
Friday, April 7, 2017
The David M. Hunt Library will feature a new exhibit by Ken Musselman entitled Mingled Musings. The exhibit will run from Friday April 7 through Saturday May 6 with an opening reception on Friday April 7 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-824-7424 or visit huntlibrary.org.
The Torrington Veteran's Support Committee is seeking for nominations for honorary parade marshals for this year’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony. The deadline for nominations is Friday April 21. For more information, please visit torringtonct.org or call the committee chairman at 860-496-1135.
The Torrington Veteran's Support Committee announces their Memorial Day Essay Competition. The drop-off deadline for essays will be Friday May 5 at 3:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-489-2531 or visit torringtonct.org.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Five Points Gallery announces a new exhibit featuring the works of Patricia Carrigan, Cat Balco, and Eva Stengade beginning on Thursday March 30. An opening reception will be held on Friday March 31 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The exhibit will run until May 6. For more information, please call 860-618-7222 or visit fivepointsgallery.org.
Sunday, March 5, 2017
The Red Cross has announced the following blood drives:
Saturday April 15 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at St. Peter Church, 109 East Main Street.
Friday April 14 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the American Legion Post #2, 22 Hooker Court.
Monday April 17 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at The Arthur G Russel Company, 750 Clark Avenue.
For more information, please call the Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.
The Scoville Memorial Library will host a lecture series by author Mark Scarbrough on the life of novelist Henry James. The first lecture will be held on Thursday March 9 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and will continue on Thursdays at the same time for the next 7 weeks. For more information, please call the library at 860-435-2838 or visit www.scovillelibrary.org.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling
City of Torrington residents can bring their household electronic scrap items (e-waste) to the Water Pollution Control Facility Drop-Site Recycle Center located on Bogue Road for recycling.
The e-waste recycle drop-off site is open Monday thru Friday from 7:00 am to 2:30 pm and weekends from 7:00 to 9:30 am. Proof of residency and sign-in are required.
Data Security is not included with the e-waste recycle program so residents need to take appropriate steps to properly sanitize or destroy all storage media.
Computers, monitors, printers and televisions are no longer picked up curbside so Torrington residents are encouraged to take advantage of this e-waste recycle service.
The e-waste that can be recycled from Torrington households includes:
Peripherals (keyboards, mouse’s etc.)
IPods and PDAs
Telephones and telephone equipment
VCRs and DVD players