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Milling and Resurfacing Project
on Route 16 in Colchester
CT DOT will be milling and resurfacing a segment of Rte 16 starting 6/5
through 7/19 (no work will be performed on 7/3 through 7/5).
Motorist can expect lane closures on Rte 16 and 149.
Uniformed officers and traffic controllers, along with signing
patterns will be utlizied to guide motorists through the work zone.
The regular work schedule will be 7am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri.

State Project No. 28-0205
Replacement of Bridge No. 06389
Route 2 West Bound Ramps over unnamed
brook at intersection with Norwich Ave/Rte 616.
click here for description of the project, project schedule
along with anticipated ramp closure schedule

Message from the Colchester Emergency
Management Director
Testing Early Warning Siren and Notification
On the 1st Saturday of each month between 11am and 1pm,
Colchester Emergency Management will be testing sirens.
Sirens are pole mounted throughout town. During this process we
are going through these Early Warning Sirens to test and if possible,
restore them to a functional state of readiness to provide timely
advanced notice of significant emergencies to the public.
Prior to the testing, a public address message announcing the test will
be made, the test(s) wil be conducted and another public address
message will announce the conclusion of the testing.
Any actual emergency activation, there will be a 3 minute activation of
the siren(s) followed by a public address announcement of instructions
to follow.
Please be patient during our testing and restoration process because
when needed, these sirens can, have and will save lives, only if they

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Kid's Fest & Day Camp Scholarship Fundraiser
Thursday, July 6th, 5pm-8pm on Colchester Town Green
$5 kid's bracelets grant unlimited access to the face paint
booth, bounce house, giant slide, obstacle course and family
friendly activity booths.

Colchester Summer Concert Schedule
Town Green, 6pm-8pm
Concessions open at 5:30pm
July 6 - Coyote River Band (Modern Country/Pop Rock)
July 13 - Matt Helm Experience (Grateful Dead/Classic Rock)
July 20 - Wooden Horse (Crosby, Still & Nash/America)
July 27 - Billy Pilgrim (Modern Country/Rock Classics)
August 3 - In Deep (Classic Rock)

Food Festival on the Town Green
Thursday, July 20th, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Participants can purchase a variety of foods, then enjoy
a free concert at 6pm. Facepaint and Bounce House
also available. Entertainment by Wooden Horse.

11th Annual Teens Saving Lives
Blood Drive
Wednesday, July 26th 8am-6pm
Jack Jackter Intermediate School, 315 Halls Hill Rd
Sponsored by the Colchester Day Camp Super CIT's
& Super Staff. Appointments 1-800-Red-CROSS

Colchester History Museum
1776 & Beyond: Washington Visits Colchester
Tuesday, August 22nd, 6:30pm
History Museum on Linwood Avenue
Enjoy ice cream and history. Professional actor John
Koopman III will share tales of the 1776 campaigns and beyond.
After the program Koopman will sign copies of his book,
"George Washington at War-1776". Program is free and open to
the public.

2017 Discounted Tickets Available
at the Parks & Recreation office
Six Flags New England ($46) & Lake Compounce ($34)
stop in the office to purchase tickets


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