Past Issues of the Putnam Town Crier

WILLIMANTIC — Eastern Connecticut State University sent 21 biology students to the 72nd Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference in Ithaca, N.Y. recently. Among the students was Benjamin Rumrill ’18 of Pomfret Center, who majors in niology and presented a research project titled “The Effect of Microgravity on the Growth and Function of Neural Cells.” Rumrill was also awarded for outstanding presentation.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rachel Tassoni of Chepachet has been chosen as the undergraduate delegate for Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Health Sciences and Technology during this year’s commencement and convocation ceremonies May 11-12. Delegates were selected based on their academic standing and will give a speech at their respective college’s graduation service.
Rachel graduates with a bachelor’s in diagnostic medical sonography. She completed clinical rotations in the radiology and antenatal testing departments at Rochester General Hospital and Rochester Regional Health, performing ultrasound exams in outpatient, inpatient, and emergency settings. Rachel completed an internship at the Rhode Island Department of Health, and studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. At RIT, she was a member of the Honors Program and received the Outstanding Undergraduate Scholarship Award, the Excellence in Student Life Award, and the Legacy Leader Award. She is a recipient of several scholarships including the Alfred L. and Ruby C. Davis Scholarship, the Kathleen M. Keyes Memorial Scholarship, and the Nathaniel Rochester Society Scholarship. Rachel plans to pursue a full-time sonography career in Boston.

WILLIMANTIC — Two local students at Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into the Delta Mu Delta (DMD) international business administration honor society this spring semester: Jacob Guertin ’19 of Putnam, who majors in business administration; Courtney Olivo ’19 of Danielson, who majors in business administration.

This is the 1955 Centennial parade in downtown Putnam. A couple months later the Flood of 1955 hit. Putnam Town Crier photos.

& Now
This is the same street today.

Dividend set
PUTNAM — Thomas A. Borner, president and CEO of PB  Bancorp, Inc., announced that the company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock of $0.06  per share. The dividend will be payable to all stockholders of record as of July 25, 2018, and is scheduled to be paid on Aug. 8.
“We are pleased to announce this latest dividend payment for the Holding Company” said Borner. “We believe that providing a return to our stockholders is an important part of being a community bank.  We look forward to continuing to build our brand of community banking, a journey we embarked upon 156 years ago, and serving our mission of enhancing the quality of life in the communities we serve”.

PUTNAM --- Putnam Revaluation project is continuing.

Data collection for revaluation is continuing on the following streets: Arch St, Arthur St, Brookside St, Burnham St, Center St, Chapman St, Edmond St, Fremont St, Grove St, Harris St, Kennedy Dr, King St, Park St, Pleasant St, So Main St, Sunset Ave, Vine St

All three data collectors have identification and a letter of introduction on them at all times and will request to do an interior inspection of your property.

If you have any questions, please call the Assessor’s office at 860-963-6800 x 171.

Explore guide
now available
The Last Green Valley, Inc.’s  updated edition of “Explore!” —  a comprehensive and complimentary guide to “Outdoor, Indoor, and Around Town Adventures in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor,” is now available.
The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor includes 35 towns in eastern Connecticut and south-central Massachusetts and Explore captures the things-to-do and places-to-go in every one of them. With more than 145 pages of hiking, paddling, biking, history, agriculture, local shopping, great food and more, “Explore!” is the essential guide to planning a stay-cation, a family visit or an afternoon of fun.
Call TLGV today at 860-774-3300 for your complimentary copy, or find it in information kiosks throughout The Last Green Valley.  You’ll also find a searchable online Explore! guide on our website,

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