Litchfield News





Town website providing news on road projects (09-03-17)
Litchfield's public works department is doing work on Scenic View Drive in Northfield. BZ photo

Litchfield residents can now check on the status of roadwork and infrastructure projects being done in town by going to the town website - - and reading updates under "news and announcements."

They can also use the website to sign up to receive an email every Monday from public works listing roadwork and infrastructure projects scheduled for the week.

Work scheduled to begin this month includes replacement of the sidewalk running from Meadow Steet to Constitution Way. The $200,000 project represents a collaboration between public works and the Borough of Litchfield, which is responsible for the section of sidewalk between Russell Street and Meadow Street. 

Whites Woods Road bridge closure in Litchfield
June 15 until November 30, 2017
Please be advised that from June 15, 2017 until November 30, 2017, the Whites Woods Road bridge will be closed for replacement. The detour is at Whites Woods Road and Bissell Road to the north and Whites Woods Road and Webster Road to the south. ~ Litchfield Public Works Dept.
The $3.2 million project is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 30. Litchfield's share of the cost is 20 percent, or $659,068. Federal funding will cover the balance of the cost. ~ BZ photo 
Recognizing Active Military Personnel
If you have a member of your family currently serving in the U.S. military and would like to have them featured on the bulletin board in the Litchfield Town Hall, please contact Leslie Caron 860-567-8558 or She will also be glad to update current postings with new photos and information (promotions, rank, etc.).
Litchfield Town Commission Vacancies
The Town of Litchfield has several vacancies for residents who would like to serve as volunteers on Town Committees, Commissions or Boards. Especially needed are volunteers for the Beautification Commission and the Recycling Committee. To learn more about the vacancies and how to apply, please contact the Office of the First Selectman at 860-567-7550 or stop in at the Town Hall weekdays 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.