Open Courthouse Held on April 8, 2018

LANDMARK’S NEW LIFE. Public tours. Possible site of new town hall BY JOHN MCKENNA. REPUBLICAN-AMERICANLITCHFIELD   A curious crowd of mostly local residents spent Sunday afternoon strolling through what could be the future home of the town’s government.The former Litchfield County Courthouse was opened to the public by its new owner, the Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust. A proposed […]

Open Courthouse Sunday, April 8th

LITCHFIELD: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 1-5 p.m. Open Courthouse Sunday, April 8th The Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust welcomes the public to tour and inspect the former Litchfield County Courthouse on Sunday, April 8th, from 1-5 p.m. Members of the trust will be there to welcome people, to guide them, and to answer questions. Also, visitors […]

Town Hall Review Committee tours old courthouse

The following article and photos were published March 8, 2018 on Photographs by John McKenna. The former Litchfield County courthouse was on full display Monday, giving town officials and others a sense of what could be in the future. Members of the Town Hall Review Committee, the Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust, which owns the […]

New Committee Taking a Look at Town Hall Plans

What the best option would be for replacing the cramped and outdated Town Hall in Litchfield is the job of a new committee established by the Board of Selectmen.   The Town Hall Review Committee is analyzing plans to turn the former Litchfield County courthouse into a town hall, build a new town hall on […]

Church Given Preservation Award
Trust Praises Project at St. Michael’s

Victoria Sansing of the Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust presents the Rev. Bevan Stanley, priest in charge at St. Michael’s Church in Litchfield, with the trust’s annual Award of Distinction on Monday. Edward Gadomski, right, is chairman of the church’s building committee.     BY JOHN MCKENNA REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN LITCHFIELD — A comprehensive exterior renovation of St. […]

Remember Chip Spencer

Chip Spencer, a man of true community spirit, served on the Board of the Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust and the Board of the Litchfield Historical Society for decades. About ten years ago Chip purchased a teak park bench for the Historical Society’s front lawn.  After years of being exposed to the elements, the bench needed […]