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Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston Announces 2024 Summer Concerts 
The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston announces its 21st year of free summer outdoor concerts beginning on June 17th.  This year’s concerts will again be held at Reeves Little League Field, 9 North Main St., Thomaston from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The corporate sponsor for the Summer Concert Series is the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation.

The opening concert on June 17th features the surprise stars of the 2023 season, The Elderly Brothers, serving up mint-condition “oldies” rock ‘n’ roll, pushing the envelope of sweet surprise with pitch-perfect harmonies and soulful improvisations as fresh as the originals.  Each set is interspersed with lively humor, adding to the enjoyment of the performance!  

Other bands in the series include: 

·      Country Steel on June 24th              

·      Grayson Ty on July 1st

·      Jukebox 45 on July 8th 

·      The Tradesmen on July 15th

·      Shed Rats on July 22nd

·      Nekita Waller & Band on July 29th

For more details, please check the community calendar under "Community Events" tab.

Jun 12, 2024
Summer Concert Series (full season schedule)
Selectmen's Office
The GLY 2023 Tax Bills will be mailed to taxpayers on Friday, June 28, 2024 and available for payment through our website on Monday, July 1, 2024.

Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of the Town of Thomaston that the first installment of Real Estate, Personal Property and Motor Vehicle tax bills on the Grand List of October 1, 2023, are due and payable Monday, July 1, 2024.
Click here to pay tax(es.)

The last day to pay these taxes to avoid penalty interest is Thursday, August 1, 2024. Per State Statute 12-145, interest of 1.5% per month payable from the due date, with a minimum charge of $2.00, will be applied to all delinquent bills. The interest rate applies per month or fraction of each month until paid.

Tax Office hours:
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thursday
8:30 a.m. -12 noon Friday

Mailing address:
Tax Collector
P.O. Box 136
Thomaston, CT 06787-0136
Jul 1, 2024
Taxes due July 1, 2024
Tax Collector
September 13, 2024
Thomaston Volunteer Ambulance Corps
237 South Main Street
Thomaston, CT 06787

Pre-Registration is Required
Sep 13, 2024
Pet Health & Wellness Clinic
Thomaston Volunteer Ambulance Corps
Public Works Department will begin street sweeping week of May 13th.  Please see street sweeping list attached.
May 13, 2024
Town-Wide Street Sweeping
Public Works Department
I am pleased to welcome our residents, longstanding business owners, visitors, as well as new and future businesses to the Town of Thomaston’s new and improved website.  We hope that this user-friendly webpage will enable everyone to easily see what we have long known – Thomaston is a Town for All Time.  

The story of our town is closely tied to a man named Seth Thomas, who in 1813 came to what was then known as Plymouth Hollow to manufacture clocks.  By 1856, he was labeling his clocks with “Thomas Town.”  Seth Thomas and his clocks helped create the route of the Naugatuck Railroad through the area, linking us with the brass mills of Waterbury.  On July 6, 1875, Thomas Town became Thomaston in memory of Seth Thomas.

From these beginnings a thriving New England mill town developed.  The manufacturing tradition continues in Thomaston, as we are proudly home to businesses in such diverse industries as metalworking, electronics, defense contracting, and cosmetics packaging.  We are also happy to be home to a diverse range of tradespeople and craftspeople.  

Thomaston offers a wide variety of historical and recreational opportunities.  Landmark Community Theatre at the historic Thomaston Opera House is home to numerous productions every year.  The Railroad Museum of New England operates year-round with train tours and holiday events.  St. Thomas Church here in Thomaston was the final parish of Blessed Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus.  

If you enjoy the outdoors, Northfield Brook Lake and Thomaston Dam offer excellent opportunities for hiking, picnicking, and even trail biking!  Black Rock State Park is just next door with swimming and camping opportunities.  Nystrom’s Pond is Thomaston’s main recreation facility, with a track, swimming area, ball fields, and picnicking.

Seasonal events include opening the winter holiday season with Light Up Thomaston.  In the summer months, we offer a weekly concert series at Seth Thomas Park and our Annual Firemen’s Parade and Carnival.  The fall season brings our Annual Car Show held in our town center and the Diane Burr Memorial 5K Flag Run/Walk that is held on Veterans Day.  

After a busy day enjoying these events, visitors can dine at one of Thomaston’s many excellent restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisine including sandwiches, pizza, fine Italian, Chinese, Thai, sushi, and seafood.  Thomaston even has its own brew pub. 

Thomaston residents pride themselves on their civic engagement as well as caring for their fellow residents.  We have numerous volunteers staffing our emergency services and serving their community on boards and commissions.  Our residents collaborate to keep the local food pantry well-stocked and are quick to lend a hand to members of our town family who may be in need.

As rich as Thomaston’s history is, we are also looking forward to our future.  The Town of Thomaston has recently achieved Sustainable CT Bronze-level certification.  Thomaston is actively designing and preparing to build sections of the Naugatuck River Greenway.  Seth Thomas Park in our historic town center will be renovated this summer, bringing exciting improvements to augment our arts and culture offerings.  Members of our community are actively planning a year-long celebration of the town’s 150th anniversary to begin at Light Up Thomaston 2024.

Thomaston is proud of its history, its people, and its culture.  We look forward to sharing all that we have to offer with newcomers and visitors to our town.  

Ed Mone
First Selectman
May 22, 2024
First Selectman's Welcome Message
Selectmen's Office
Welcome to the Town of Thomaston's new website!

We are in the process of updating pages, uploading documents, and adding some finishing touches.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during the transition period.
May 23, 2024
New Website Transition
Selectmen's Office
Applications will began on June 3, 2024 for the Farmers Market
Jun 3, 2024
2024 Farmer's Market
Social Services Department
All Thomaston residents and business owners are invited to a community meeting to discuss priorities for Thomaston's future. 

If economic development, housing, conservation, and/or public facilities are important to you, then this IS the meeting to attend!

Join us for a Taste of Thomaston featuring free refreshments from some of our many excellent restaurants!
Jun 5, 2024
TONIGHT!!! Community Meeting - How Should Thomaston Plan for Its Future?
POCD Steering Committee
JUNE 26, 2024, 7:00 P.M.

The electors and those persons eligible to vote in town meetings of the Town of Thomaston, Connecticut, are hereby WARNED AND NOTIFIED that a Special Town Meeting will be held in the Town Hall, in the Lena Morton Gallery, 158 Main Street, Thomaston, Connecticut, on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 7:00 P.M. for the following purposes:
ITEM 1.  As recommended by the Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance, to consider and act on a supplemental appropriation of $112,500 from fund surplus for the current fiscal year for the replacement of the roofs on the Thomaston Wastewater Treatment Plant, and to authorize the First Selectman and Board of Selectmen to execute all documents necessary or convenient for said purpose.
ITEM 2. To consider and act on an Ordinance Amending the Thomaston Code, Chapter 10 Article XII Senior Citizen Advisory Board.
Copies of the full text of the Resolutions and Agreement are on file and available for inspection at the Office of the Town Clerk. 
Dated at Thomaston, Connecticut this 18th day of June 2024.
BOARD OF SELECTMEN                                                                           
Edmond V. Mone, First Selectman
 Michael Burr, Selectman
Jeffrey Dunn, Selectman
Jun 26, 2024
Special Town Meeting
Selectmen's Office
The Thomaston Tax Office will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2024 and all day Friday, June 28, 2024 to conduct year-end processing.  The office will reopen at 8:00 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2024.  Please plan accordingly.  We apologize for the inconvenience.
Jun 27, 2024
Tax Office News
Tax Collector
Due to the 4th of July holiday tomorrow, trash and recycling collection will be one day off i.e., Thursday's pickup will be on Friday and Friday's pickup will be on Saturday.  Please make sure you put trash/recycle out the night before.  Thank you!
Jul 3, 2024
Trash/Recycle Collection Schedule This Week
Selectmen's Office
In honor of the 4th of July holiday, town hall offices will be closed.  Offices will reopen on Friday, July 5th during normal Friday business hours.  

Have a happy 4th and stay safe!
Jul 4, 2024
Town Hall Closed for 4th of July Holiday
Selectmen's Office
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