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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020-From DECD Commissioner David Lehman


FROM DECD COMMISSIONER DAVID LEHMAN:    At 6 p.m. today, DECD will stop accepting applications for the Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan program. We have seen significant demand for the program, receiving over 4,000 applications since the...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 Preston Parks and Rec Notice: Preston Community Park


Basketball courts, tennis courts, swings and the fire truck are closed. Also closed are the picnic tables under both pavilions. If you are walking the track, we'd like to remind you to practice social distancing and remain 6 feet away from others.

Posted on: March 26, 2020

Preston Parks and Recreation Event... Bear Hunt In Preston


March 28, 2020 - April 3, 2020 - Please participate by putting a bear in your front window. Kids and community members can enjoy " Bear Hunting" by going on a walk or ride and spotting all the neighborhood bears!! #GoingOnABearHuntInPreston

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020- Letter From the Superintendent of Schools Regarding Food Service

Grab and Go

Beginning Monday, March 16th, Preston Public Schools Food Service will offer all students under 18 "grab and go" breakfast and lunch from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Preston Plains Middle School. Students and families will stop by the PPMS c...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Transfer Station Will No Longer Be Accepting Bulky Waste Until Further Notice

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Effective immediately, due to the Coronavirus pandemic and for the  health and safety of all, the transfer station will no longer be accepting bulky waste until further notice. FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF ALL, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE STRICTLY A...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

211 Network of Help


If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, please reach out to 211. Speak with someone who can provide resources to help, or click on the website link below.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Community Bell Ringing Nightly 8:00 PM - 8:02 PM

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Town of Preston and other communities join in the bell ringing originated in Windsor Locks. Preston encourages our residents to ring their bells nightly so we can hear them across Connecticut. We are in this together!!

Posted on: December 7, 2017

If We Can't Reach You, We Can't Alert You!

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Our TOWN OF PRESTON ALERT PROGRAM is a community notification system that delivers information directly from Town Officials to you.  Register now!

Get time sensitive notifications about emergencies and other important community news that may affec...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Don't Stop Voting Because You Have a Disability

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If you have a permanent disability and are unable to vote at the polling place in person, you are eligible to receive automatically by mail an absentee ballot for each election, primary or referendum. Simply apply for Permanent Absentee Ballot Status.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

News Release!! SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Connecticut Small Businesses


The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Connecticut small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020- Important Closure Announcements!!

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Per order of the Library Board of Trustees, the Preston Public Library will be closed for at least 2 weeks effective today March 13 at 4:00 pm. As guidance is updated, this time period may extended.


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Posted on: March 17, 2020

The Senior Center Will Be Closed Until Further Notice

Important Notice

Due to the unprecedented public health crisis, the Senior Center will be closed until further notice for the health and safety of all. If you need an appointment or assistance during this time, please contact Fran Minor at 860-887-5581 ext. 104. In additi...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Selectwoman Sandra Allyn-Gauthier Announces Launch of Facebook Page for The Town of Preston


I am pleased to launch this Facebook page for the Preston Town Hall. While I was out campaigning, I heard from many people that this was something you desired and I have been working towards this goal. I recognize that Facebook offers another way for us t...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Friends of the Preston Public Library Invite You To: Fashion in Fiction

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Sunday, April 26 at 2:30 PM, a delightful show-and-tell on the clothing of Regency England reflected in Jane Austen’s fiction entitled Fashion to Fiction. While dressed in authentic Regency attire Kandie Carle will give a detailed overview of the clothing

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