Memorial Day activities on Woodstock Hill are a time honored tradition. The Memorial Day 10K road race and the Memorial Day Parade on the Hill are two events not to be missed. Tributes and words of remembrance ring out on the day that is also known as the unofficial start of summer. [wzslider]

Congratulations to the Woodstock Academy boys basketball team who have won the CIAC Class L State Championship for the first time in school history. The Centaurs outscored Stamford’s Trinity Catholic Crusaders on Saturday at the Mohegan Sun Arena by a final score of 52-49. Through a combination of grit, determination, raw talent and pure heart…

With perfect springlike weather and a huge turnout for the race organized by the Hartford Marathon Foundation, downtown Putnam was certainly a great place to be on Sunday! With racers arriving from all over New England and a wonderful after race party hosted by The Courthouse Bar and Grille, there was plenty of fun for…

A wonderful time was had by all at Putnam’s newest yearly event; the Fire & Ice Valentine’s festival was a huge success! With live ice carving demonstrations by Ice Matters, as well as horse drawn carriage rides there was certainly quite a magical feel in downtown Putnam! Art exhibits, fire pots with hot chocolate, live…

[wzslider] All told, the Quiet Corner got very lucky and escaped the major destruction that Hurricane Sandy unleashed on so many communities. While there are still widespread power outages in the towns of the Quiet Corner as of this posting (according to information from the CL&P map found here), a much more serious situation was averted…

[wzslider] What a show! This year’s River Fire events at Putnam’s Rotary Park set a new standard!  Did you get to enjoy them in person?  If not – have no fear, they will be back next year as well!  Make sure to mark your calendar and bring your chairs for these special nights that are…

[wzslider]It’s hard to believe another summer is drawing to an end; and while the “Grand Ol’ Woodstock Fair” is over, we can now look forward the start of a new football season and that cool crisp night air. Here’s to looking forward to all the changing seasons have to offer as we reflect on another…