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The potential for a significant storm exists this weekend, 1/19 through 1/20. Residents are urged to make proper preparations.
PARKING BAN in effect starting Saturday, 1/19 6pm until Sunday, 1/20 6pm
Visit this link for some tips on how you can be prepared.
Reminder to report all~EMERGENCIES~to 9-1-1.
If your power is out, report it to Eversource directly at 800-286-2000.
Use caution with generators and alternate heating sources. Only properly connected, inspected, and approved equipment should be used.
If you find yourself in need of social assistance outside of normal business hours, dial 2-1-1 to be connected with the United Way.
Click on this LINK to sign up for EMERGENCY Alerts from the State of Connecticut~(


Town Hall, Cragin Library and the Senior Center will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Additionally, Cragin Library will be closed Saturday, January 19, 2019 for carpet cleaning.

2019-2020 Budget Survey
The Board of Finance budget survey will be opening on Friday, January 11th and running until January 28th at 4am.
to take the survey

Public Safety Reminder
Remember that criminals are always looking for an easy opportunity. Don't be a victim. Remove valuables from your vehicles, lock your car doors, and lock your house.

Colchester Alerts and Townwide Notification System
A reminder, if you haven't already done so, to sign up to get alerts about emergencies and other important community news by going to:
You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as home, cell, email or text messages.
This notification system is separate from "subscribe to news" which is the email system used to send out the weekend and weekly eblasts.
The link can also be found on this website, on the left hand side, towards the bottom "CT ALERT".

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9th Annual Freezin' for a Reason
Starting on Friday, February 8th to Sunday, February 10th
Officer Rob Suchecki, Fire Chief Walt Cox, Greg Cordova and Fred Brown are camping on the Town Green to raise money for the Colchester Fuel Bank. Come down to the Green to say hi and donate money for the Fuel Bank. Or donate online with Pay Pal using

Trail Map Guide
With the funds received from a CT DEEP Recreational Trails Program Grant, the Town of Colchester partnered with the Chatham Health District to develop this Trail Map Guide. The purpose for this guide is to encourage physical activity by promoting the use of our region's amazing network of walking trails. The Trail Map Guide includes a listing and the general location of the public trail systems within the six towns in the Chatham District (Colchester, East Haddam, East Hampton, Hebron, Marlborough and Portland). The guide also includes a full-page map showing users the approximate location of each trail facility. The guide can be printed by clicking on the link, or they are also available at the Colchester Town Clerk's Office.

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