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Region 7 Budget Referendum - Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Regional 7 Budget Referendum is Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from noon-8 PM at the Town Garage on Route 44.  Please note that all town Referendums are held in a different polling location than Elections and Primaries.

5K River Run

 The 8th Annual Barkhamsted River Run - Saturday, May 7, 2016

Please click here for registration form 

Sponsors needed by Tuesday, April 26, 2016.  Click here for Sponsor Form.


Barkhamsted Historical Society - May Events


Barkhamsted Historical Society - May Events
The Barkhamsted Historical Society presents Dr. Ken Feder, State Archaeologist, speaking on the archaeological discoveries made at the Native American soapstone quarry in Peoples State Forest. This site has recently been made an archaeological preserve by the State of Connecticut. The program will be held on May 13th @ 7:00pm, at the Barkhamsted Senior Center on West River Road. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
Questions – call: Noreen Watson at (860) 738-1152 or Paul Hart at (8600 379-1861.
Barkhamsted Historical Society Annual Tag Sale
The BHS will hold their Annual Tag Sale on May 6&7 at the Barkhamsted Town Garage starting @ 9:00am. We have lots of “new” additions as some of our members are downsizing! At this same event, the Friends of the Winsted Library will be selling books on May 7th and the Barkhamsted Women’s Club will be selling flowers in time for Mother’s Day on the 7th as well. Hope to see you there!
Barkhamsted Historical Society 2016 Old Barkhamsted Day


On May 14th from noon till 4:00pm, the BHS will again host Old Barkhamsted Day at Squires’ Tavern, 100 East River Road, with food for sale and a variety of live demonstrations featuring some of the domestic skills which our ancestors used in their daily lives. We will have a blacksmith, sheep shearing demo, some vendors selling old fashioned foods  and, hopefully, live plants and demonstrations of: weaving, rush chair seat weaving, spinning, basket weaving, corn husk dolls and much more. Once again the Lebanon Old Towne Militia will also have an encampment on our lawn. As usual the Tavern will be open for tours. Questions – call: Noreen Watson at (860) 738-1152
Summer Rec Camp Help Wanted


Solar Open House



Barkhamsted Townhall
Barkhamsted Town Hall
67 Ripley Hill Road ~ P.O. Box 558
Pleasant Valley, CT 06063-0558

(860) 379-8285

The Town is in the process of updating its Plan of Conservation and Development, which must be completed by 2017.  As part of this activity, there will be public meetings to review related topics; and a survey will be sent to residents to get their opinions on how they envision the future of the Town.  We have also set up a webpage that will keep you updated on our progress on this important initiative.  Please click here to go to that webpage.  

As a first step, we have put together a preliminary survey to gather residents' opinions on the Town.This will help us set the agenda for the public forums.  Please take a few minutes of your time to click on the link below and take this brief survey. Please click the link below to take this survey.  


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