The Cynthia Carano Memorial Scholarship

Cynthia CaranoThe Cynthia Carano Memorial Scholarship committee is pleased to announce that applications for the 2014 award are now available. Applicants must be a graduate of Preston Plains Middle School, and have been accepted as a freshman at an accredited 2-year or 4-year institution on a Full-time basis. The scholarship is available to any Preston high school senior who is in good academic standing at their respective school.  For more information, contact Gale Ennis at 860-334-2295. Deadline for submitting the application is May 1st. The scholarship was established in March, 2009 after the sudden death of Cynthia Carano, a beloved and popular teacher in Preston for over 20 years.

Applications for the 2014-2015 Preschool Program

PreschoolThe Preston Public School System is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Preschool Program located at Preston Veterans Memorial School for children who reside in Preston.  Applications are available upon request at Preston Veterans Memorial School Main Office, 325 Route 165, Preston, CT (860-887-3113) or on our website ( Applications must be hand-delivered to Preston Veterans Memorial School Office by May 1, 2014; a receipt will be provided.



coveA beautiful painting entitled "Forge Brook Pond, Poquetanuck Cove" was given to the Town of Preston by Mira Rallion Gager, granddaughter of John Denison Crocker, Artist.  After extensive conservation, it has recently been installed at the Slater Museum on a long-term loan.  

Please note the photo of the cove is not a photo of the painting to be unveiled.

Please join us for the Official Unveiling of this beautiful painting on November 13, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Slater Museum. A Reception will follow the unveiling.  

Please RSVP to Donna Kopetz, Selectmen's Office by November 7th, 2013.  Space is limited so call soon!

For more information about this painting, read an article printed in The Day newspaper in July 2013.

Mobile Food Pantry

FoodPantryThe mobile pantry, provides fresh fruits and vegetables, proteins, and other healthy foods for FREE distribution to individuals and families in need. All are welcome.

Click here for flyer.

NEW! On-Line Tax Information Available

downloadGood News!  Effective October 15, 2013 you are now able to inquire about your Real Estate, Personal Property, Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Supplement tax information.  You will find the new link under Departments & Service ~ Tax Collector ~ On-line Tax Information. You may also click here to go to that page.



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