Past Issues of the Putnam Town Crier



Discussing
Improvements
John Rauh, left, general chairman of The Legacy Campaign “150 Years and Beyond,” discusses improvements to the Roseland Park Woodstock Golf Course driving range with Campaign Honorary Chairman Paul Kelly.  The driving range has seven stations currently open to golfers during the improvement construction.  The planned improvement are expected to be completed by mid-May and will boast of 16 newly matted stations, new practice golf ball and automatic golf ball dispensers.  The facility will comfortably allow golfers to drives balls beyond 350 yards.  The Legacy Campaign is a fund-raising effort to raise $1 Million in Phase I for renovations and improvements to the Park and Golf Course.  Total costs of the work to the park and golf course are estimated at between $2 and $3 Million.  Rauh reports that Phase I of the Campaign has currently realized $825,000. Courtesy photo.

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JEWETT CITY — Following a recent annual meeting, Michael Alberts, president and CEO of Jewett City Savings Bank, announced the election of Diane Manning to serve as chairman and Brian Andstrom to serve as vice chairman of the Board of Directors.
Elected as the first female chairman of the Board in the history of the Bank, Manning has been a Corporator of the Bank since 2004 and joined the Board of Directors in 2007.
She has served as the president/CEO of United Services, Inc. in Dayville for more than 20 years, and holds an MBA in finance and health systems management from UConn.
Andstrom has more than 45 years of experience as a real estate broker and developer in Connecticut. A graduate of the Realtors Institute, he also holds a surveying technology degree from Vermont Tech.
Joining the Bank as a Corporator in 2012, Andstrom was later elected to the Board of Directors in 2015.
“Diane and Brian’s dedication to the community and the Bank have been instrumental in helping us embrace our mission and the unique needs of our neighbors,” said Alberts.
 “We are very excited to welcome them into their newly elected positions on the Board of Directors and look forward to seeing all they accomplish in their new roles.”
Alberts also announced Chairman Gary Peloquin, Vice Chairman Gail Rooke-Norman, and David Panteleakos would be stepping down from the Board of Directors.

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Putnam Elementary/Middle
Monday: Macaroni and cheese, broccoli, fruit. Tuesday - Wolf Meal: Beef burgers with cheese, sherbet. Wednesday: Orange popcorn chicken rice bowl, broccoli. Thursday: Pasta, meatsauce, vegetable medley, fruit. Friday: Pizza, salad, fruit.
Putnam High
Monday: Orange chicken rice bowl or spicy chicken sandwich. Tuesday: Breaded chicken filet sandwich or bacon cheeseburger. Wednesday: Meatball grinder Parmesan or chicken Caesar wrap. Thursday: Cheesy beef tot-chos or "Wild Mike's" cheese bites. Friday: Pizza or chicken tender fry basket.
Woodstock Public Schools
Every day: Fruit. Monday: Hot dogs, baked beans. Tuesday: Waffles, sausage. Wednesday: Chicken tenders, dipping sauce, mashed potatoes, wax beans. Thursday: Grilled cheese, tomato soup, fruit. Friday: Pizza, salad.
Pomfret Community
Every day: Riblet Sandwich, Yogurt Fun Lunch, Sunbutter & Jelly. Monday: Grilled cheese, carrots. Tuesday: Beef and bean chili. Wednesday: Sausage, egg and cheese on English muffin, hash browns. Thursday: Sweet and sour popcorn chicken, green beans. Friday: Stuffed-crust pizza, salad.

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Legal Notice
Town of Pomfret
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING – MAY 16, 2024

The legal voters and citizens qualified to vote in Town Meeting of the Town of Pomfret are hereby warned to meet at the Pomfret Community School Cafeteria, 20 Pomfret Street, Pomfret, Connecticut on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 6:30 P.M. to act upon the following articles:

Opening Remarks by First Selectman Maureen Nicholson

Article 1: To choose a Moderator for said meeting.

Article 2: To see if the Town will consider and act upon the following resolution:  “Resolved” that the Board of Selectmen is hereby authorized and empowered to enter into an agreement with the Commissioner of Transportation and the Office of Policy and Management, State of Connecticut, for the expenditure of all Highway funds under the provisions of Chapter 240 and the expenditure of all Local Capital Improvement Funds under the provisions of Chapter 7-536, CT General Statutes, for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2024.

Article 3: To see if the Town will consider and adopt the Five-Year Local Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal year 2024–2025 as proposed by the Board of Selectmen.

Article 4: To hear and act upon the report of the Selectmen, Town Treasurer, Treasurer of the Local School Fund, and Board of Education, as published by the Board of Finance, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023.    

Article 5: To see if the Town will accept the following cemetery funds for perpetual care: To see if the Town will accept the following cemetery funds for perpetual care: Pomfret Cemetery Corporation:  James and Nancy Weiss, Yard 3 Lot 221- $100.00; John F. Brannigan III, Yard 3 Lot 91- $100.00; John and Anna Brannigan Jr., Yard 3 Lot 90- $100.00; Daniel Landry, Yard 3 Lot 97- $100.00; Gerald Clark, Yard 3 Lots 106 and 107- $200.00; Benjamin Holden, Yard 3 Lots 113 and 114- $200.00; Geoffrey Dawson, Yard 3 Lot 108- $100.00; Renee Holden, Yard 3 Lots 111 and 112- $200.00; and Rachel Holden, Yard 3 Lots 109 and 110- $200.00; Abington Cemetery Association:  James and Aline Adams, deTallyrand Annex # 469- $100.00; David and Deborah Howe, deTallyrand Annex # 1041, 1042 and 1043- $300.00; Thomas Davis, deTallyrand Annex #’s 471, 472 and 1040- $ 300.00; Kevin Boucher, deTallyrand Annex # 470- $100.00; and Debora Durand, deTallyrand Annex # 501- $100.00.

Article 6: To see if the Town will approve to participate in, and serve as liaison for the Neighborhood Assistance Act, and as such approve and support an application made by Pomfret Historical Society for upgrades and repairs to the Old Town House in Pomfret as a viable project.    

Article 7: To see if the Town will adopt a total appropriation in the amount of $14,734,335 for the 2024-2025 fiscal year budget with $ 3,383,096 of said amount to be the General Government Appropriation and $11,351,239 of said amount to be the Board of Education Appropriation, the same to be funded by estimated revenues as recommended by the Board of Finance.
Article 7 to be voted on by paper ballot with a “Yes” or “No” vote      

Article 8: To do any other business proper to come before said meeting.

Discussion with public comments/questions regarding the new Bulky Waste Facility to immediately follow the close of the meeting.
    
Dated at Pomfret, Connecticut, this 8th day of May, 2024
Maureen A. Nicholson
Patrick R. McCarthy
Alan B. Chubbuck
Its Board of Selectmen

Attest:
Cheryl A. Grist,
Town Clerk

May 8, 2024



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Legal Notice
West Putnam District
Meeting Date:
Thursday, May 23, 2024

The Electors of the West Putnam District and those citizens qualified to vote in said District meetings, are hereby notified and warned that the Annual Meeting of said District will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 7:00 p.m., at the Municipal Complex Town Hall, Community Room 112, 200 School Street, Putnam, Connecticut.

The meeting is being held for the following purposes:

1. Treasurer’s Report
2. To adopt a budget for the coming fiscal year
3. To elect officers and directors for the coming fiscal year
4. To do any other business proper to come before said meeting

Michele Giorgianni,
President, West Putnam District
Roxanne Sheldon,
Clerk, West Putnam District

May 9, 2024
May 16, 2024

Town of Putnam
Zoning Commission
Legal Notice

The Town of Putnam Zoning Commission will hold a hybrid meeting on May 15, 2024 at 7:00 P. M. in Room 201 at the Putnam Municipal Complex, located at 200 School Street, Putnam, CT.  A public hearing will be held on the following:

Docket # 2024-02  David Perron request for a special permit for the keeping of livestock in accordance with Section 414 of the Town of Putnam Zoning Regulations.   Property located at 59 Sunnyside Avenue, Town Assessors Map 011, Lot 188, Zoned R-7.

Zoom meeting information will be available on the Town of Putnam website prior to the meeting date.   

Patricia Hedenberg, Chairperson

May 2, 2024
May 9, 2024

Town of Putnam
Zoning Board of Appeals
Legal Notice

The Town of Putnam Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a hybrid meeting on May 21, 2024 at 7:00 P. M. in Room 201 at the Putnam Municipal Complex, located at 200 School Street, Putnam, CT.  A public hearing will be held on the following:

Docket # 2024-003  David Perron request for variance for rear yard, front yard and side yard setbacks for the keeping of livestock in accordance with Section 414 of the Town of Putnam Zoning Regulations.   Property located at 59 Sunnyside Avenue, Town Assessors Map 011, Lot 188, Zoned R-7.

Zoom meeting information will be available on the Town of Putnam website prior to the
meeting date.   

Joseph Nash, Chairperson

May 2, 2024
May 9, 2024
May 16, 2024

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