glastonbury town information: Glastonbury had 2 other names??? - 12/25/11 10:05 AM
Did you know that in 1693 Glastonbury CT was originally called Glassenbury when it broke from Wethersfield CT and became a town all its own?  In 1785 the town residents renamed Glassenbury to Glastenbury.  Then in 1870 the town residents changed the name of the town one last time to Glastonbury.  There are only 2 towns in world named Glastonbury, one in England and of course our very own town in Connecticut!
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glastonbury town information: Full Day Kindergarten may be coming to Glastonbury - 12/18/11 12:27 PM
 
The Glastonbury Board of Education recently held a public hearing on the issue of starting full time kindergarten here in Glastonbury. While there is a lot of ground to cover in terms of studies and cost issues, the hearing drew a pretty good crowd for those in favor and opposed to the full day kindergarten proposal. A study group led by 2 elementary school principals presented its findings to the BOE. Those findings reflected many benefits of full time kindergarten.
 
Cost proposals are expected in January as the BOE works through the 2012 -2013 budgets. The option of either full … (3 comments)

glastonbury town information: Glastonbury Parks and Recreation plans a trip to see A Christmas Carol at the Hartford Stage - 12/17/11 09:55 AM
Glastonbury Parks and Recreation plans a trip to see “A Christmas Carol” at the Hartford Stage on December 28, 2011 from 1:15 to 4:00pm.
 
Date: 12/28/2011 1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $34.00 (includes transportation & admission)
Please meet at the Riverfront Community Center 300 Welles Street Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033
 
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glastonbury town information: A guide to preparing for power outages in Glastonbury and throughout Hartford County - 12/08/11 02:20 AM
With this past record breaking snowy winter behind us, the tornado that ripped through Springfield, the mini earthquake over the summer, Hurricane Irene, and freak snow storm Alfred….we learned a lot around these parts about being prepared for ANYTHING.
 
I wanted to share a few tips about what I did here in Glastonbury CT to prepare for storm Irene that saved us through that freak snow storm in late October where in we lost our power for 9+ days.
 
The number one piece of advise I can give is what I learned from our local news radio station’s popular … (2 comments)

glastonbury town information: Glastonbury residents! How I got my CL&P credit. - 12/07/11 02:22 AM
I posted information on how you can get your CL&P credit a couple of days ago. I know December 7, 2011 is the first day you can apply for the credit. Also, I noted CL&P stated they would figure out if you qualify for the credit and would let you know however, I just didn't feel like I wanted to leave that to them. I figured they have alot on their plate right now with all the storm aftermath.
So I called 888-566-9257 from my cell phone.  My cell is registered on my account and the automated phone system recognized the … (1 comments)

glastonbury town information: CL&P credit information for recent storm power outages. - 12/06/11 01:01 AM
Beginning December 7, 2011, qualified residential customers can apply online for the credit offered by CL&P.
The fund, which will be administered by the company, will be open for application beginning Wednesday, December 7, 2011. On that date, CL&P will begin contacting qualified residential customers to inform them of their eligibility to apply for the credit. Also at that time, qualified customers can choose to apply at www.cl-p.com or by calling 888-566-9257. All applications must be received by 5 p.m. January 31, 2012. Credits will begin to be applied to the customer’s February billing statement. No release of legal claims will … (0 comments)

glastonbury town information: Update: October Snow Storm that hit Glastonbury; clean up; power outages - 11/07/11 07:47 AM
Please note some important new information regarding clean up efforts as a result of the October Snow Storm that hit Glastonbury
 
The Town’s Bulky Waste Facility,
1145 Tryon Street, will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday November 7, 2011 through Sunday November 13, 2011. The Facility will resume normal hours Monday through Saturday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Monday, November 14, 2011. Disposal fees continue to be waived.
Additional brush disposal locations are available as follows:
o Riverfront Park, 200 Welles Street (rear gravel parking lot)
o Rotary Field, Olde Stage Road … (0 comments)

glastonbury town information: Glastonbury Town Information - Important Safety Notice: Winter Storm - 11/03/11 11:44 AM
GENERATORS
Many customers are using generators for the first time during the storm and should make sure that the generator has been properly installed to avoid back feed into CL&P's system that might cause injury to employees or anyone near a downed line.  Generators should be properly grounded and should never be plugged directly into a home's wiring. Generators should be placed outside and away from the house to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.
CARBON MONOXIDE
DO NOT USE generators, charcoal or gas grills, gas lanterns or camping stoves indoors or in an enclosed area, like a garage or basement.  These items should … (1 comments)

glastonbury town information: Glastonbury Town Information - Important notice re: Winter Storm - 11/03/11 11:42 AM
Emergency Shelter
Glastonbury High School - 330 Hubbard Street
Bring bedding and toiletries; medications and personal items.
Ice will be available for medications.
Remember to bring house keys when going to shelters; garage doors may not work.
Shut off city water before leaving the house.
No alcohol allowed on premise.
 
Meals Ready to Eat (MRE)
Meals Ready to Eat are available at the Academy Building cafeteria from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
 
Shower Facilities
*Glastonbury High School 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  
Bikram Yoga, 31 Concord Street, Glastonbury – (860) 633-3740; 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
HealthTrax … (0 comments)

 
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