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  • Whittemore Salmon Station Closing

    Town Diary - January 2004 Whittemore Salmon Station Closing The Whittemore Salmon Station is closed after 22 years of operation at its location in Peoples Forest on East River Road in Barkhamsted. The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection announced the decision in December 2003 and now in...
    Posted to Town Diary (Weblog) by Paul on 01-21-2004
  • Future of Whittemore Salmon Station on Hold

    Town Diary - May 2003 Future of Whittemore Salmon Station on Hold Looking Back Before European settlers arrived in North America, the Atlantic salmon began life and spawned in freshwater rivers and streams along the northern Atlantic coast of North America. The southern boundary of their original range...
    Posted to Town Diary (Weblog) by Paul on 05-21-2003
  • 200-Year-Old Gravestone Uncovered

    Town Diary - September 2002 200-Year-Old Gravestone Uncovered In August of this year, Walt Landgraf presented a program at the Stone Museum in People's Forest about the earliest residents of East River Road (known in earlier times as the Wolcott Road and the Farmington River Turnpike). Attending...
    Posted to Town Diary (Weblog) by Paul on 09-18-2002
  • River crossing of the gas pipeline in Riverton

    Town Diary - August 2002 River crossing of the gas pipeline in Riverton. During late July and early August, motorists going between Pleasant Valley and Riverton have witnessed some unusual construction activity on the Farmington River just below Riverton. Workers there have completed a major improvement...
    Posted to Town Diary (Weblog) by Paul on 08-21-2002
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