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BARKHAMSTED HISTORICAL SOCIETY MARCH EVENTS

Maple Syrup Making in Your Own Back Yard – Saturday, March 7th at 10:00 AM (rain date - March 8th)

Come to our annual demonstration on how anyone can make Maple syrup using just a few simple tools. All you need is a maple tree to tap and a stove or fire to boil it on. A great family activity for enjoying the outdoors and connecting to our New England past. Join us on Saturday, March 7th (rain date - March 8th) at Squires’ Tavern, 100 East River Road, Barkhamsted, CT.

Questions call: Noreen Watson (860) 738-1152


 Program Series – “Barkhamsted Taverns in the 19th Century"

The Barkhamsted Historical Society invites you to the first of our Annual program series on March 13th @ 7:00 pm @ the Barkhamsted Senior Center, 109 West River Rd, Barkhamsted, CT.

Come learn about the early Taverns of Barkhamsted, where they were and how they operated, illustrated with maps and photographs.  Questions call: Noreen Watson (860) 738-1152

 
PRESS RELEASE FOR TAX RELIEF APPLICANTS:

Individuals who are applying for tax relief and are required to provide documentation of Social Security income will be able to obtain an SSA-1099 immediately. click here: 

Social Security Press Release

 
Lasagna Dinner Postponed to: Saturday, March 7th

 

 
Free Radon Testing

Farmington Valley Health District is working with the Department of Public Health (DPH) to provide information and FREE testing kits for Radon to families within the Farmington Valley Health District.  The winter, when homes are closed, is the best time to test.

Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas released in rock, soil and water due to the breakdown of uranium in the rock.  Radon levels in the outside air pose a low threat to human health. However, radon can enter homes from surrounding soil and become a health hazard inside buildings where levels may accumulate.

You cannot see, smell or taste radon.  The only way to know if there are elevated levels of radon is to test.  Exposure to radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers in America, so it is important that you test your home for radon levels.

FVHD is pleased to offer FREE radon testing kits to all families that live in the Farmington Valley Health District.  You can collect your kit by coming to our office: 95 River Rd, Canton, CT, 06019.

Check the following links for more information:

                Basic Radon Facts

               Radon Testing Checklist

 
     
 

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

(860) 379-8285


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www.CTRecovers.ct.gov

 

     
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