Past Issues of the Putnam Town Crier


Another weekend, another collection of wins. Putnam Science Academy’s Esports Rocket League team had a successful weekend at the Nutmeg State Esports Games, held at Central Connecticut State, winning 35 individual matches and 12 series on its way to a second-place finish.
The foursome of Carson Sward, Gavin Lo Vasco, Kohen Yates, and Jonathan Galdamez entered the event, which was played in front of dozens of college coaches and recruiters, with a 282-3 overall record across five different leagues this year as they look to prepare themselves for the national championships to be held in Kansas City in June.
Boys’ soccer
PSA’s Elite soccer team split a pair of weekend friendlies, knocking off Inter Connecticut 3-0 Saturday before dropping a 3-2 decision to CT Rush Sunday.
Assa Mora scored twice and Leandro Romagnoli scored on a penalty kick in the win. Mora added another score Sunday, while Alex De Lamoga registered his first goal of the spring.
PSA’s Prep soccer team lost a tough 2-1 decision at Hoosac Saturday. Joel Martinez scored for the Mustangs.
Stephen Nalbandian
Sports Information Director
Putnam Science Academy

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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.
April 1
Michael Mcintire, 37, homeless; failure to stop at stop light, failure to maintain lane, illegal possession of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia.
April 2
Harleyjane Davidson, 29, Buck Street, Putnam; sixth-degree larceny.
April 4
Sajon M. Brimmer, 27, South Main Street, Putnam; second-degree failure to appear.

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Holzer honored at Westview
DAYVILLE — Katy Holzer received Westview’s March 2024 Employee of the Month.  She is the director of Westview Child Care Center. She joined the team at their Dayville location in April of 2019.
She was instrumental in building the activities and educational programs before Westview Child Care Center opened as well as being considerably connected in discussions and developments of the physical structure of this space for care, learning, and fun alongside leadership and colleagues from Westview. The center opened in September 2023. It serves children aged 6 months to 12 years old
Katy grew up in northeastern Connecticut; the daughter of Dr. Marjorie Holzer and Dr. Neri Holzer. After graduating from The Woodstock Academy, she earned a bachelor’s in psychology from UConn.  She then earned a master’s degree in business administration from The Graduate School at Nichols College.
When Katy and her husband Alex Williams welcomed their son Zachary to the world in 2020, she achieved another degree of knowledge through motherhood.  
Westview’s Executive Vice President David T. Panteleakos said: “Katy is such a welcomed addition to our leadership team! She has been so instrumental in the creation, development, and continued success of this latest addition to our Westview family, Westview Child Care Center.  Every day, Katy brings a level of commitment and professionalism to her work that is impressive.  Her consistent demeanor and outstanding dedication are attributes to which everyone may aspire towards.  Congratulations to Katy on this well-deserved selection and recognition!”

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Info needed; 1 attacked with machetes
PUTNAM — The Putnam Police Department is looking for information on an April 5 report of two men attacking a man with machetes in the area of Smith and Daniels streets.
Police said the suspects are a white male and a black male. The man who was attacked told police the suspects struck at his ankles with the machetes resulting in serious but non-life-threatening injuries and then stole various items from the victim.
Putnam EMS took the victim to Day Kimball Hospital where he was later transferred to Hartford Hospital for treatment.
Putnam police said a K-9 team from the Norwich Police Department was unsuccessful in tracking the suspects.
Anyone with information relevant to this incident including camera footage is asked to contact Detective Brown from the Putnam Police Department at 860-928-6565.  Tips can also be called in to 860-963-0000 or made through the web site at www.putnampolice.com.
On deadline day, no additional information.

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Calling all photographers
The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is searching for photos capturing the unique spirit of the National Heritage Corridor. There will be two calendars this year  – one featuring wildlife and the other highlighting beautiful views. That means up to 24 photos could be selected to appear in the 2025 TLGV Calendar. Photos must capture the heart and soul of the natural, historic and cultural resources of The Last Green Valley. Photos of people are welcomed, but must have the subject’s permission to publish.
Photos must be in color digital format, sized to 10” wide x 8” tall (landscape orientation), have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi and be accompanied by a completed contest form. Photos not meeting the criteria will be disqualified. There is a limit of three entries per person. Contest forms are available online at thelastgreenvalley.org. All submissions will become the property of TLGV. Submissions are due by email no later than 4 p.m. on June 3. Send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., subject line “Calendar Photo Contest.”  For more information, please call 860-774-3300 or send questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., subject “Calendar Photo Contest.”  
The TLGV Calendar is printed in color on high quality paper and will be available through the TLGV online shop, with all proceeds supporting the programs and projects of the National Heritage Corridor. The name of the photographer, title of the image and location it was captured are printed with each image. The photographer who earns the cover will receive seven copies of the 2025 TLGV Calendar. All other winners will get three copies of the calendar.

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