Thu, Oct 19, 2017

1MW Solar Brownfield Installation

LOCAL NEWS

12th Annual Toy Collection sponsored by the Woodstock Fire Departments & Community Fire Station 81 will be held on Saturday, November 11 from 9AM-4PM at the WVFA Station 76 (399 Route 169). All collections will benefit local families! Click here for more information. Your contributions are greatly appreciated!

Hazardous Waste Day will be held on November 11 in Pomfret!  Click here for the flyer.

VA Photo ID Cards are Coming in November according to news posted on Military.com.

Here's how you can help people affected by Hurricane Harvey:  Donate to any of the following organizations: Houston Food Bank, Samaritan's Purse or Second Mile.

Click here to find out how you can help those who were impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Jose.

Registration for the 2018 Student Ski/Snowboard Program at Wachusett Mountain has started! Registration packets are available in the First Selectman's Office.  Click here for the announcement.

The CT Dept. of Motor Vehicles has implemented a new process for issuing driver Licenses and ID cards.  Click on the link http//ct.gov/dmv for more information.

Highway Improvements Update (please expect delays):

  • Route 171 (State project) is nearly complete
  • English Neighborhood Road--roadsides are being backfilled as driveway aprons are being created
  • Perrin Road (from Rocky Hill to Eastford)--driveway aprons are being created
  • Tree trimming work is occurring throughout town

Wondering about all the new signs around town? Woodstock has received various speed limit and "corner" signs from the State at no cost to the Town.  The various signs have been installed by the State, and are now under review by the Public Works department.

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

Thanks to generous sponsors and donors, Crystal Pond Park (fka Camp Nahaco) now has an 18-hole Frisbee Disc Golf Course! Click HERE to learn what's new at Crystal Pond Park!

Click on the link for the October 2017 Pomfret Senior Center Calendar, the October 2017 Pomfret Senior Newsletter, and the October 2017 Pomfret Senior Center Menu.

Check out our new Woodstock Merchandise!!

 

 

FROM THE SELECTMEN

The resolution for a timber harvest was unanimously approved at the Special Town Meeting held on October 4th.

Meet the Candidates--October 30th at 7pm.  Click HERE for more information.

Click HERE to learn more about a Retirement Party for Allan D. Walker, Jr. on Saturday, November 4th from 6-8pm.

For fun and adventure at the Arboretum--try Letterboxing!  Click HERE to get started!

Click here for the Press Release on our Solar Brownfield Installation (see photos above).  It started generating electricity on August 19, 2016! It is projected to save the Town $1.4 million dollars in electric costs over the next 20 years.  

Approved FY17-18 General Government Budget

Approved FY17-18 Education Budget

Click HERE for FY 2017-2018 Annual Budget Materials

Many thanks to Savage Systems of Putnam!
View video-recorded Board of Finance meetings.

View the results of our most recent Audit (FY 2016)!  Click for the Single Audit Reports, and Financial Statements!

Safety First! Check out our newest House Numbering Flyer or the "House Number Ordinance" (page 52).

REMINDERS

Pay Taxes Online

Woof Woof!  It's time to renew your dog license with the Town Clerk.  If you have a new dog, they must be 6 months old in order to register.  Please bring in a valid rabies certificate and if your dog is fixed, please bring in the spay/neuter certificate as well.  The cost is $8 for a fixed dog or $19 if they are not fixed.  Only $4.00 late fee if you renew by October 31st.

Transfer Station Permits are for sale at half price!  Please bring your vehicle registration in with you!   2017 Transfer Station Regulations

Calculate YOUR Taxes with the FY17-18 Mil Rate of 24.30.  Your assessment can be viewed on Vision Appraisal.

Click here for important information from the DMV concerning your car tax bill.

Click here for the Tax Collector's Legal Notice.

Click here for some important information regarding downed power lines.

FROM THE BUILDING OFFICE:  Online building permitting is now available! Click to get started. 

VARIOUS LINKS

Please click here for scam alert from Northeast  Utilities.

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

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