Giant Cauliflower in Swendsen Community Garden

Giant Cauliflower in Swendsen Community Garden

This 2.5 pound cauliflower was planted and cultivated in the community garden this year. All plot renters and community garden volunteers report that plants are growing well and harvest has been abundant. The newly installed well and pump have been given most of the credit. But all the gardeners have worked hard at keeping the garden looking good!continue reading →

Recycling Authority no longer Reimbursing town for materials

August 9th, 2016 The Board of Selectmen received notice from the Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority that the town will no longer get reimbursement for recycling materials.  First Selectman said the town used to get $5/ton of recycling material, such as residential plastics and papers, but the town won't stand to lose a lot of money.  He said it's still better to recycle, because the town pays to haul away trash, and if no one recycled and and put all those items into their household trash, then it would be more expensive to…continue reading →