March 30th, 2021
Getting out of your normal routine and being in nature is special. It can bring the family together, cleanse the soul, and have you feeling that you have accomplished something that gives you a sense of well-being. It is nowadays quite easy to find information on the internet about great local hikes, but at times, the information you get is not what you want and need, even with all the digging around.
March 4th, 2021
In an effort to ensure Connecticut continues taking the most equitable and efficient approach to quickly administering the COVID-19 vaccine to as many people as possible, the state will continue expanding access going forward on an age-based schedule. In addition to the age-based eligibility, preK-12 school staff and teachers, and professional childcare providers will be…
October 9th, 2020
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?…
September 17th, 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.
September 10th, 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,…
May 4th, 2020
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.
March 2nd, 2020
Manager John Conway and his staff are back and better than ever! Theformer 189 Sports Café is now The Market Place Tavern although it is still under the same ownership. John told us that when it was the 189 Sports Café, the food and service were excellent but they still felt that they could step…
November 8th, 2019
Need to renew/apply for a passport? Stop by Town Hall Rm 133 today, 11/8/19, between 3pm and 6pm! This Friday, 11/8 is the Brookfield Craft Center’s Holiday Sale Opening Reception from 5:00 – 8:00pm. Meet the artists and shop tax free! Food will be provided by The First Bite Catering. This must-visit sale and exhibit…
November 6th, 2019
Eighty-two years ago, brothers Paul and Frank Caiazzo opened their restaurant in Waterbury – the original Frankie’s. Initially, business was slow – they needed something different to attract more customers. Paul came up with the idea of an extra-long hot dog. Their supplier agreed to make it and their baker provided the special bun. The foot-long hot dog was an instant hit and has stayed that way. In 2011, Forbes magazine named Frankie’s as having one of the ten best hotdogs in the US.
October 25th, 2019
Happy Halloween! Loads of family fun this weekend! Want to receive weekend updates directly in your inbox? Click here to sign-up! On Friday in Brookfield there’s the YMCA Spooktacular and a Trunk or Treat at Saint Joseph Catholic Academy. The Academy is also hosting an Open House on Sunday. Guy Tino is back again at…