Past Issues of the Putnam Town Crier



Walktober Redux
The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor will be showing its gratitude for the wide open spaces and amazing communities Thanksgiving Weekend by hosting Walktober Redux:
TLGV Natchaug Trail #OptOutside Hike --- Join Chief Ranger Bill Reid to #OptOutside with a Walktober Redux hike at 9 a.m. Nov. 26 on the Natchaug Trail in Eastford. The hike is just more than 3 miles, and is a moderate to difficult hike.  RSVP: 860-774-3300 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. TLGV Acorn Adventure – Hiking 101 with NOW --- Exploring the outdoors of The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor is a perfect – and free – way to enjoy time together as a family.  Join Northeast Opportunities for Wellness (NOW) Executive Director Tayler Shea, TLGV’s Chief Ranger Bill Reid and TLGV TerraCorps Service Member Monique Salvas as we hit the trails in Thompson to teach kids how to be safe, fuel their bodies (there will be snacks!) and enjoy the outdoors.  Two groups. Registration:  www.NOWinMotion.org/Events; or call TLGV at 860-774-3300 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Powered by the sponsorship of Centreville Bank.   TLGV’s Sun Spotting --- Our sun is an active and complex ball of energy and gases, and right now it’s in a very active phase. Join Night Sky Rangers Geoff and Kim at 1 p.m. Nov. 28 at Hopeville State Park,

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The following charges were listed in the Putnam Police Department logs.  The people charged are innocent until proven guilty in court. The Town Crier will publish dispositions of cases at the request of the accused. The dispositions must be accompanied by the proper documentation. The Putnam Police Department confidential Tip Line is 860-963-0000.
Nov. 20
Alicia Eastwood, 36, Providence Street, Putnam; disorderly conduct, third-degree assault, risk of injury to child, third-degree criminal mischief.

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DAYVILLE — Sandra Walmsley of Dayville was selected as Westview Health Care Center’s Employee of the Month for October 2021.  She has worked in the Housekeeping Department since May of 1995 and is now supervisor.
She oversees a massive amount of laundry procedures on any given day.
She was previously named as Westview’s Employee of the Month in September 2003, and was awarded the honor of Westview’s 2012 Employee of the Year.
She and her husband Joseph are parents to David, Heidi, and Tyler, grandparents to Mary-Beth, Brittany and Tyler, and great-grandparents to Vanessa and Wyatt.  
Westview Health Care Center Administrator David T. Panteleakos said: “Sandy is a trusted member of our organization, and in addition to having a member of her actual family as a coworker, she greatly contributes to the idea of Westview’s organizational family. Her efforts consistently support the work of her colleagues, enhance the experience of our visitors, and enable our patients to feel comfort and confidence in the setting of Westview Health Care Center.  Sandy’s compassion for everyone in our building is genuine and we greatly appreciate her devotion.”

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'Wee Wander
Walks' set for
next year
The Wyndham Land Trust invites all to attend the four seasonal Wee Wanders set for 2022.
Saturday, February 19, 2022, 10-11:30 a.m. Animal Tracking at the Robbins Preserve-Thompson.
Take a walk to the Five Mile River while looking for animal tracks.
Directions: Quaddick Town Farm Rd to Fred Davis Rd. Park at gate.
Saturday, May 7, 2022, 10-11:30 am. Salamander Search at the 3 B’s- Pomfret.
Sticking to the trail, visit a nice vernal pool. Chances will be good to spot someone looking up from under logs and leaves.
Directions: Wrights Crossing Rd (between Day Rd and Rt. 101, on the curve in the road.) Park cautiously on one side of the road only.
Saturday, August 6, 2022, 7-8 pm. Bats at Lyon Preserve- Pomfret
Bats do great work in nature, and twilight is a perfect time to see them flying and catching mosquitoes.
Directions: Rt. 101 to Wrights Crossing Road, as soon as you cross the bridge, take a right onto the Lyon Preserve. Plenty of parking in the lot.
Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10-11:30 am. Leaves & Mushrooms at Rapoport Preserve-Woodstock.
Celebrate fall and see how many leaves and mushrooms can be identified along Taylor Brook.
Directions: Joy Rd to Calkins Rd. This is a narrow road, so drive slowly and cautiously to the end and park respectfully.
Wee Wanders are perfect for all ages and abilities. Dress appropriately, and bring your camera.  Info: www.wyndhamlandtrust.org and on their Facebook page.

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JEWETT CITY — Michael L. Alberts, president and CEO of Jewett City Savings Bank, announced that Mark Light has joined the bank as vice president, senior commercial loan officer.
In this role, Light will be responsible for the bank’s loan growth with relationship development and portfolio management. A resident of Coventry, Light brings 25 years of experience to Jewett City Savings Bank.
Before joining Jewett City Savings Bank, Light worked as vice president, relationship manager at Centreville Bank. He also spent 14 years at Savings Institute Bank & Trust Company.
Light holds a bachelor’s in business administration from Eastern Connecticut State University and a master’s degree from UConn.
In addition to his service to the banking community, Light serves as Willimantic Renaissance’s treasurer and is a board member of the Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation.
“We’re delighted to welcome Mark to Jewett City Saving Bank. With years of experience in business lending and ongoing commitment to the community, Mark will bring a wealth of knowledge to benefit our commercial customers,” said Alberts.

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