Tue, Apr 23, 2019

LOCAL NEWS

CLICK HERE to learn about the 39th Annual Woodstock Memorial Day 10k Road Race sponsored by the Woodstock Recreation Commission.  Race starts at 9am sharp on Monday May 27th.  $25 registration fee includes a tee shirt if registered online at lightboxreg.com by April 27th.  After May 10th registration fee is $30.

CLICK HERE Local artist takes 'First Place' at Lyme Art Association.

CLICK HERE to learn what's happening in the Arboretum located at 523 Route 169!

CLICK HERE to see what Recreation Department Programs are available! And the Town Wide Clean-Up Day!!

Check Military.com to learn about VA Photo ID cards. 

We love the Quiet Corner!  Click HERE to celebrate all the great places to visit, eat at, and experience!

Click on the link for the 2019 Pomfret Senior Center Calendar, the 2019 Pomfret Senior Newsletter, and the 2019 Pomfret Senior Center Menu.

Sweet Evalina's now offers an Electric Car Charging Station

 

FROM THE SELECTMEN

CLICK HERE for General Government Budget Materials for the Annual Town Meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 7pm at the Town Hall.  We will be voting on the budget at Referendum to be held Tuesday May 14, 2019 from 12 noon to 8pm at the Town Hall.

Please see the brochure from our Town Clerk that explains how our local government works. "Know Your Local Government"

The Office of the First Selectman will temporarily be closed on Fridays due to staffing shortages.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.  Please call 860-928-0208 x310 to set up an appointment.

New Town Hall Hours:

All Town Offices will be open Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:30 AM to 4:30PM and Wednesdays 8:30AM to 6:00PM. 

Fridays, the Office of the First Selectman will temporarily be closed due to staffing shortages.

Fridays in July & January only, the Office of the Tax Collector will be open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM

We know your time is valuable!  But consider volunteering a few hours each month to make a big difference in your community? Listed below are the Boards and Commissions with vacancies available. Please call either the First Selectman's Office or Town Clerk's Office with any questions.  

  • Arboretum Committee (1)
  • Beautification Committee (2)
  • Conservation Commission (2 Full and 3 Alternates)
  • Economic Development Commission (2)
  • Historic District Commission (1 Alternate)
  • Housing Authority (1)
  • Inland Wetland (2 Full 3 Alternates)
  • Recreation Commission (1)
  • Zoning Board of Appeals (3 Alternates)
  • Application for Boards and Commissions

 

 

REMINDERS

The Transfer Station will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019.  Regular hours will be observed all other days they are open.

Click here for the new Transfer Station Permit Fees beginning January 1, 2019

Pay or View Taxes

VARIOUS LINKS

white violetYes, the Town of Woodstock does have an official Town Flower!
Recently, a resident posed this question, and after some research by Judith Gries of the Beautification Committee, we have the answer.  It is the White Violet

Welcome To Woodstock, CT - A Rural Community

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About Woodstock

Woodstock, Connecticut is considered part of the "Quiet Corner." It is known for its "tranquility, history and pastoral good looks," according to the guidebook 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Woodstock is located in the northeastern corner of Connecticut. Area-wise, it is actually the second largest town in CT. Our population is still small (7,860 residents as of 2015) but growing.

Our town is a rural, historic community with an agricultural background. Woodstock has more operating dairy farms than any other town in Connecticut. Support for open space conservation and the farming community is strong. The town also encourages light manufacturing and welcomes small businesses.

There are many types of farms, craft shops, antique shops, and restaurants intermingled with light industry such as the manufacture of electrical switches, jet aircraft components, microporous plastics, fancy soaps and toiletries, fiberglass components, fine furniture and kitchen cabinets. A third of residents have college degrees, and a number of professionals run small businesses or telecommute from their homes. The scenery is spectacular, and the residents are friendly.  "Home In The Country" offers a brief history and information on life in Woodstock.

In order to preserve the town's rural character and agricultural base, residents have adopted "The Right to Farm Ordinance" and created The Woodstock Land Preservation and Land Acquisition Fund."

Villages

Woodstock is made up of six distinct villages: South Woodstock, Woodstock Hill, North Woodstock, East Woodstock, West Woodstock, and Woodstock Valley. Bordering towns (clockwise, starting to the north) are Southbridge and Dudley, Massachusetts; and Thompson, Putnam, Pomfret, Eastford, and Union, Connecticut.

Link to maps of Woodstock from UCONN.  At the bottom of the listing are street maps for the different areas of town.  Click Here for maps.

The Woodstock Town Hall is located at 415 Route 169, near the Woodstock Fairground. See Driving Directions.

Our mailing address is:
415 Route 169
Woodstock, CT 06281-3039.

See the Contacts list for phone numbers.

Town Hall hours are:

  • Monday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. (First Selectman's Office only.  July and January the Tax Collector's Office will be open from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.)

Governance

Woodstock's governing body is the Board of Selectmen. See Town Government or the Town Clerk's booklet "Know Your Local Government" to learn more.

Things to Do in Woodstock

Woodstock's 61.8 square miles provide ample space for outdoor activities, shopping, dining and special events and attractions. For more information, see THINGS TO DO IN WOODSTOCK. Also see our Community Calendar for information about upcoming events, Community Links for more information about organizations and programs, and recreation.

Non-Discrimination Statement for the Town of Woodstock

In accordance with Federal Law, the Town of Woodstock is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability, or any other legally protected status. To file a complaint of discrimination, please write: USDA Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice), or 202-720-6382 (TDD).

The Town of Woodstock is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Housing Rehabilitation Documentation

Peter Huckins of Community Consulting administers the federal grant received from the State of Connecticut Department of Housing on behalf of the Town of Woodstock.  Listed below are related documents:

Housing Rehabilitation Application

Fair Housing Policy

Housing Affirmative Action Policy

Housing ADA Notice

Housing Title VI Nondiscrimination

Housing Certificate to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing

Title VI Policy Statement

The Town of Woodstock is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, denied benefits or otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, gender identity and/or expression, sex (including pregnancy), national, social or ethnic origin, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, lawful source of income, familial status, ancestry, family or parental status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the State of Connecticut. Click here for complete policy statement.

Complaint procedure and form relating to Title VI

Limited English Proficiency Plan

Public Participation Plan

Connecticut Department of Transportation

Federal Transit Administration

Federal Highway Administration

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