Fall dirt road maintenance will begin in October. DPW employees will be blowing leaf debris away from dirt road ditchlines. Please do not blow or sweep any leaves that have collected on your property back onto the road. Remove or bag leaves and dispose of properly.
Eversource along with Asplundh Tree contractors will be working in various parts of town for the next several months on several utility enhancement projects including tree trimming and some tree removal. The areas of town with the most activity include sections of; Exeter Rd, Trumbull Hwy, Goshen Hill Rd, Bender Rd, Gates Rd, Jordan Ln, Old Route 89 and Rafferty Rd. Residents please be careful when passing through Work Zones and if residents plan on picking any wood left behind please be mindful of your safety while doing so.
Kandie Carle, the Victorian Lady, will present her program of Fashion in Fiction: Regency Fashion in Jane Austen's Day.
Clothing speaks volumes in Jane Austen's Regency Novels. This is a delightful show-and-tell on the clothing of Rengency England as reflected in Jane Austen's fiction. Includes dressing "Elizabeth Bennet" and "Mr. Darcy," and readings from Miss Austen's letters and novels. While dressed in authentic Regency attire, Ms. Carle gives a detailed overview of the clothing of the Regency Era (early 1800s) for both gentlemen and ladies. Then Ms. Carle shares excerpts from Austen's personal letters as well as passages from some of the novels, highlighting Miss Austen's use of clothing and fashion to define character and class, enhance story line, and develop pots points.
This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please call the library at 860-642-7763 to register or for more information.
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