Family Fun – Outdoor Fall Activities

During this season of social distancing, we are all looking for fun outdoor activities. Here are some links for family friendly activities. Hope you enjoy! 10 Fun Corn Mazes in Connecticut Discover The Fun of Backyard Geology – When you’re teaching your kids about the big wide world, why not start in your own backyard?…

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Apple Picking Season 2020

With so many apple farms in Fairfield and Litchfield counties, here’s where to go to get picking! Be sure to visit the Orchard’s websites before you go to view their picking schedules, availability, and COVID-19 polices.

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Fall Foliage In CT 2020

State foresters predict Connecticut will have a magnificent foliage season this year with vibrant colors. Better yet, Connecticut’s foliage season typically runs longer compared to northern New England states, offering travelers even more opportunities to see and experience the autumn beauty. According to Christopher Martin, Director/State Forester, Division of Forestry, Bureau of Natural Resources, DEEP,…

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Fall Events in Connecticut

Corn Maze: “Thank You Our Heroes” August 29 – November 1  Lyman Orchards Theme: “Thank You Our Heroes,” an appreciation for our Frontline Workers. The iconic Statue of Liberty, a symbol that unites all Americans, is adorned with a giant Heart, the symbol that universally stands for our show of thanks and appreciation for our…

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Welcome JJ Stacks to Brookfield!!

You’ll love what’s on the menu!

That is the motto that you will find on the website for Brookfield’s new burger restaurant, JJ Stacks. Located at 537 Federal Road, the owners, Joe Antonito and Joe Acocella (the “JJ”s in the name), envision a family-oriented restaurant where they will serve the best burgers and triple decker ( hence, the “Stacks”) sandwiches.

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School’s out for Summer!

July 2020 Now that school is out  and camps are limited, parents of kids who will be home most days are racking their brains trying to figure out how to keep them busy. Consider having a family meeting to talk about and negotiate what the daily schedule will be.  If more than one adult are…

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Brookfield Town Center Update June 2020

Upon the recommendation of Greg Dembowski, Community Development Manager, at the May Board of Selectmen meeting, the BOS and Board of Finance approved Streetscape Phases 4 and 5 and the LoTCIP grant applications were submitted to WESTCOG on May 14. Phase 4 will connect the Town Center to the Newbury Village and Phase 5 will provide a new crosswalk to the proposed Food Emporium grocery store.

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Our Local Parks and Open Space

Did you know that there are 15 parks and open space in Brookfield, CT? While the Still River Greenway and Williams Park are well known, there are so many beautiful trails and open spaces to explore. TownAppeal lists the websites for all the parks and open spaces in town where you can find trail maps and additional information.

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