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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Photo by Cady Stanton

‘Downtown Is A-Glow’ Halloween Event Held in Torrington

TORRINGTON — From midday Friday, Oct. 30 to late Halloween night on Saturday, Oct. 31, dozens of businesses lit up downtown Torrington with over...
Barkhamsted Trunk or Treat held on Saturday, Oct. 31. Photo by Dave Roberts

Safe and spooky celebrations of Halloween in Northwest Corner

NORTHWEST CORNER — Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, Halloween all across the area was somewhat different this year.Local organizations held drive-thru Trunk or...
File photo of Wilbert Boles singing at a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. back in January at the Workman Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.

COVID survivor: ‘This virus is no joke!’

TORRINGTON — Long-time readers of The Winsted Phoenix are probably familiar with resident Wilbert Boles.Boles is a fixture in the community, volunteering as a...
Winchester Public Schools seal

No video or audio recording of October’s BOE meeting available

WINSTED — While other town boards and commissions are streaming their meetings live on the town’s Youtube page, the Board of Education has apparently...
Election ballot graphic

Town ballots and polling locations – 2020 election

The following are the ballots and polling locations for this year’s elections which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3. All polling locations will...
Community announcements

Community announcements: Oct. 30

For a list of safe Halloween events around the Northwest Corner go to this link Beardsley and Memorial Library events Northwestern Regional's Halloween event NCCC to offer...
Coronavirus image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


According to data released on Thursday, Oct. 29 by the state, Connecticut now has 70,446 cases total as of Oct. 28. The state’s report...
Winchester Public Schools seal

Update: ALL Winchester Public Schools closed until November 4 due to two new COVID...

UPDATE: 5 p.m. Oct. 29: Superintendent of Schools Melony Brady-Shanley announced on the school district's Facebook page that "Out of an abundance of caution,...
Dana Buckmir

Oh Dana! #11: Ticking, ticking, ticking away…

Oh Dana! I’m a 40-year-old woman who has never been married and has no children. While everyone was busy in their twenties finding a partner,...
No Shave November - Winchester Police Department

Community announcements Oct. 27: “No Shave November”

"No Shave November" fundraising event WINSTED — During the month of November and December, members of the WinchesterPolice Department will be participating in “No Shave...