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Special Town Meeting - December 2

 There will be a Special Town Meeting on Tuesday, December 2 at 7:00 PM in the Elementary School to approve the financing for the school roof and photovoltaics (solar) projects.  These projects were approved last June at a Town Meeting.  The call for next week's meeting is available on the Town homepage:    

 http://barkhamsted.us/Departments/GeneralGovernment/tabid/105/Default.aspx

 
Winter Safety

Now that the first snowfall of the season is here, please drive carefully and be very aware of other drivers and the slippery conditions.  The highway department does its best to keep the roads safe, but they can't maintain perfect conditions on every hill in town throughout the storm .
 
Also, please be aware of town regulations which prohibit parking on town roads during a storm so that we can plow the roads as safely and thoroughly as possible. These regulations require that you keep your car in your driveway until the plowing is completed.  

 
Town Hall Holiday Hours

The Town Hall will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26th and Wednesday, December 24th.

The Town Hall will be closed on Friday, November 28th and Friday, December 26th.

We wish all of our friends and neighbors a safe and happy Holiday Season.

 
Children Entering Kindergarten In September 2015

 

If you have a child or know of someone with a child living in Barkhamsted who is eligible for kindergarten in September 2015 please call the school at 379-2729. Children must be 5 years old by December 31, 2015.

 
Squire’s Tavern is “All Decked Out” for Christmas

 

Stop in and see our Christmas decorations and also catch up on some Christmas gift giving. Especially on Sunday, December 14 and 21, we will be serving cookies and cocoa while you browse from 1:00-4:00 PM. Our “store” offers mugs of the Center Schoolhouse, Squire’s Tavern and Riverton, as well as a mug with several Barkhamsted  landmarks featured. We also have trivets, a Christmas ornament featuring the Tavern, refrigerator magnets, post cards, framed woodcuts of Riverton as well as the 1874 map of Barkhamsted and the book “Barkhamsted Heritage”.  Hope to see you there.

 
Holiday Craft Fair and WInter Wonderland/Breakfast with Santa

 The Barkhamsted Women's Club invites you to join them on December 13 for their annual Breakfast with Santa plus the PTO's Holiday Craft Fair and Winter Wonderland.  This event will take place at the Barkhamsted School from 8:00-10:30.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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Barkhamsted Women's Club - Fifth Annual Barkhamsted Ornament

 The Barkhamsted Women's Club is offering the "Gone Fishin' Farmington River Ornament for Sale at the Hitchcock Chair Company, the PTO Craft & Vendor Fair or you can order it directly from the Club.

Please click the link below to download the flier.

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Important Update - Temporary Closure of Ratlum Road

The current plan for re-opening Ratlum Road is that all of the work except for paving and some final details will be complete by the end of the day on Friday. We hope to re-open it for the weekend and plan to pave early next week when the weather is warmer.

Thank you for your understanding of the delays caused by the current weather situation.

Please call Town Hall if you have any questions (860-379-8285) or email dstein@barkhamsted.us 

 

 
Barkhamsted Lions Club Holiday Fundraiser

 

 
     
 

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

(860) 379-8285

To plan for a natural disaster such as a hurricane or blizzard, please check the following website:

www.CTRecovers.ct.gov

 

     
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