Our Communities


School Web Site:  http://www.brooklynschools.org
Town Web Site:http://www.brooklynct.org/
Library Web Site: https://www.brooklyntownlibrary.org/

Brooklyn was settled in the seventeenth century and incorporated in 1786 and is home to America’s oldest continuously running agricultural fair, The Brooklyn Fair, which runs the weekend before Labor Day weekend every year. Brooklyn is also the final resting place of the Revolutionary War hero General Israel Putnam who was a prominent figure in the Battle of Bunker Hill and is famous for the quote, “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes.”   With a population of about 8,200 residents, Brooklyn is nestled in the middle of the Last Green Valley and along the Route 169 National Scenic Byway. Brooklyn is fortunate to have an excellent Elementary and Middle School, outstanding recreational facilities and beautiful scenery.


School Web Site: Canterbury Public Schools
Town Web Site: https://www.canterburyct.org
Library Web Site: Canterbury Public Library (canterburylibrary.org)

Nestled in Northeast Connecticut’s beautiful “Quiet Corner”, 314-year-old Canterbury comprises a rich mix of historical tradition, a wide variety of tradespeople and small businesses, unique ecological features, and beautiful vistas within its 40.3 square miles. A current population of 5088 is housed along 68 miles of Town Roads and 20 miles of State Roads.  Elementary and Middle Schools are located within the Town. High school students have a choice of Board of Education-approved high schools that provide a broad spectrum of educational opportunities. A wide range of extremely active and involved civic groups and services provide many recreational and educational activities throughout the town. We encourage you to visit the many links provided throughout the website.


School Web Site: www.killinglyschools.org
Town Web Site: www.killingly.org
Library Web Site: www.killinglypl.org

Killingly is a town with just over 17,000 people and encompasses 50 square miles in northeastern Connecticut. It consists of the borough of Danielson and the villages of Attawaugan, Ballouville, Dayville, East Killingly, Rogers and South Killingly. Founded in 1708, Killinlgy is home to several locations on the National Register of Historic Places including the Main and Broad Street Historic Districts and the old Killingly High School. Killingly was home to Charles Tiffany, owner of Tiffany and Company and Mary Kies the first woman in the United States to receive a patent. Killingly has a Family Resource Center & Preschool, two elementary schools, a middle school, a high school and is home to a vocational technical school and a community college. Major employers include Frito Lay, Spirol International, Automatic Rolls, United Natural Foods, Rite Aid, and Staples.


School Web Site: www.plainfieldschools.org
Town Web Site: www.plainfieldct.org
Library Web Site: www.aldrichlibrary.org

Plainfield is a town with just under 16,000 people and encompasses 42 square miles in northeastern Connecticut. It consists of the villages of Plainfield, Moosup, Wauregan and Central Village. Founded in 1699, Plainfield is home to the Central Village Historic District and a rich industrial history with many mills that were powered by the Quinebaug River and a transportation system that connected four rail lines in town. Plainfield has three elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. Major employers include C&M Corporation, Lowe’s, Staples and Brookwood Laminating.


School Web Site: www.putnam.k12.ct.us
Town Web Site: www.putnamct.us
Library Web Site: www.putnamct.us/putnam-public-library

Putnam is a town with 9,500 people in 20 square miles. Putnam prides itself on being the heart of northeastern Connecticut and is home to WINY Radio. Putnam was created from sections of Killinlgy, Pomfret and Thompson and has a rich industrial history. It was home to former Connecticut Governor John Dempsey and children’s author Gertrude Warner. In 1955, the town was devastated by floods and at the end of the twentieth century began enjoying an economic and cultural renaissance. Putnam has an elementary school, a middle school and a high school and is home to the Putnam Science Academy and the Tri-Christian Academy. Major employers include Day Kimball Healthcare, Walmart, Staples and Price Chopper.


School Web Site: www.sterlingschool.org
Town Web Site: www.sterlingct.us
Library Web Site: www.sterlingct.us/departments/library/

Sterling is a town with almost 4,000 residents and covers 27 square miles in northeastern Connecticut. It consists of Sterling, Oneco and Ekonk Hill. It was founded in 1794, is the birthplace of Charles Dow founder of Dow Jones & Company and is home to the Dorrance Inn, which is on the national register of historic places. Sterling has a rich agricultural history that continues to this day. Sterling has one school, the Sterling Community School, which is also the number one employer. Other employers include Sterling Foster Pharmaceutical and Re-Energy Sterling.


School Web Site: www.thompsonk12.org
Town Web Site: www.thompsonct.org
Library Web Site: www.thompsonpubliclibrary.org

Thompson is a town of almost 10,000 residents and covers 48 square miles. The town was named for Sir Robert Thompson and is home to Thompson Speedway Motorsports park, the highest-banked racetrack in New England. The town is composed of 10 villages including East & West Thompson, Thompson Hill, Fabyan, Grosvenordale, North Grosvenordale, Mechanicsville, Quaddick, Quinebaug, Wilsonville. Thompson has a k-12 public school system.