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Town Hall, Senior Center and Cragin Library will be closed on November 23rd and 24th in observance of Thanksgiving
Cragin will also be closed on Saturday, November 25th.

Message from the Emergency Management Director
November 17, 2017
Strong winds are expected for our area starting today through the weekend. The strongest winds are expected Saturday through Sunday. High winds may cause tree damage, block roads and cause downed wires as well as power outages. TREAT ALL DOWNED WIRES AS LIVE AND STAY AWAY.
In case of an emergency, life threatening situation, downed line or if you are in imminent danger please call 911.
To report a Power Outage - If you are experiencing power trouble, please call Eversource anytime at 800-286-2000 or 860-947-2000.
Stay tuned to local news and weather for updates.
Rick Peruta
Emergency Management Director

Motor Vehicle Tax Bills
Motor Vehicle bills have been mailed and are due no later than December 1, 2017. If you have not received a bill please contact the Tax Collectors office immediately. Failure to receive a tax bill does not invalidate the tax or any interest charged should the tax become delinquent.  Taxpayers may access tax bill information and pay on-line from the homepage of the Town of Colchester website and click the “View and Pay Tax Bills” link under Online Services – fees apply. Questions concerning tax payments should be directed to the Tax Office, 860.537.7210
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2017 Municipal Election Results
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First Selectman - Arthur P. Shilosky
Selectmen - Rosemary Coyle, James Ford, Denise Q. Mizla & Stanley F. Soby
Town Treasurer - Brenden M. Healy
Board of Finance Full Term - Andrea Migliaccio & Roberta Lepore
Board of Finance 2 Year Term - Michael Egan
Board of Education - Mary Bylone, Amy Cahill Domeika, Michell L. Kozil & Christopher McGlynn
Board of Assessment Appeals - Denise Turner, Andrew Cournoyer & David Anderson

 Question 1 - Passed
Question 2 - Failed
 Question 3 - Passed
Question 4 - Failed
Question 5 - Failed
Question 6 - Failed

Eversource Upgrading Electric System
in Colchester
Eversource work will include installing 300 new and thicker utility poles and electric lines known as "tree wire," which can better withstand extreme weather.  Smart switches are also being added to the system to help restore power outages more quickly. For more information visit

On 10/17 Wall Street Paving Operations will commence.  The road will be closed to through traffic, however, local traffic to Wall Street and Gill Street will be maintained.  Motorists should expect delays and should follow the direction of on-site traffic control personnel.
Residents and Motorists traveling though these roads during construction can expect to encounter delays.
The following week of 10/23 Miller Road and the Intersection of Miller Road and Old Hartford Road along with a small portion of Old Hartford Road west of Route 149 and Harbor Road will have paving conducted.
Within the next 14 days the Town Roads will have the centerlines re-painted.  The painting operations will occur overnight in varying locations across the town and drivers should maintain their vehicles within the legal travel lane of the road.  To ensure that drivers stay within their side of the road, strict compliance with the posted speed limits should be maintained by the operators of the vehicles at all times.

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Senior Center Holiday Open House & Craft Fair
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Knit, crochet and handcrafted items, jewelery and holiday decor for sale.
Holiday Cafe will be open with refreshments for purchase

Holiday Homecoming
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Sing along with the St. Andrew Young People's Choir
Take pictures with Santa in the gazebo
Visit the Historical Society Museum
Indugle with complimentary cookies and refreshments
Gather around the blazing bon fire
Visit the Federated Church at 6:30p to listen to the Colchester Community Orchestra

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