Five Things: Cora Belden Library Wants to Help Residents With Their Sleeping Problems

The yellow trail blazed and new chamber businesses are just some of the stories affecting the residents of Rocky Hill.


The daily five items that Rocky Hill residents need to know for Tuesday, July 10.

What's the Weather?

The National Weather Service predicts a mostly, sunny day with a high near 84 and low around 61 with winds becoming calm in the evening.

Trails Blazed Dividend Park This Weekend 

Four volunteers spent their Saturday morning blazing trails at and now about 90 percent of the area at the town park has been blazed. 

The yellow trail, which was where the volunteers concentrated, goes over the Eagle Scout bridge at the corner of Pleasant Valley Road.

"On our two and half hour blazing adventure, we must have seen at least 20 hikers and just as many dogs," according to Ed Chicucarello in an email sent on July 7.

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Anyone interested in helping with cleanup efforts is asked to contact Chiucarello, by emailing him at lexarded@cox.net.

The group recently , shingles from Dividend Park, where a  was held for earlier this month. About 45 volunteers spent more than 300 hours cleaning up Dividend Park over the past few months, according to Chicucarello.

Fall Soccer Sign ups Happening Until End of Month

The Rocky Hill Parks & Recreation Department is reminding residents that sign ups for fall soccer are continuing until July 31.

Coaches are needed for all levels and the commitment is believed to be one to three hours per week depending on the division, according to an email from the Rocky Hill Parks & Recreation Department.

The price for Munchkins, Kickers and Dribblers is $49, which includes T-shirts & trophies while Junior and Senior is $62 includes jerseys. Each additional child is $10 off.

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Fall soccer will start on Sept. 5 and last until the end of October.

Attached is a PDF with all the information regarding the program. For more information about the event, please call the Parks and Recreation office at 860-258-2772 or visit their website

Summer Reading Program Tackles Sleep Disorders

The staff at the is looking for people who want to improve their sleeping habits.

The library will be offering a program, which is part of the , on how to get a better night's sleep. During the program, Dr. Jeffrey Nascimento will discuss the following topics on Sleep Apnea and Insomnia:

  • Symptoms
  • Consequences if left untreated
  • How to manage them

The adult summer reading program runs from June 18 to Aug. 31 and each event focuses on night time activities in some way, which is in tune with the national theme of “Light up the Night."

The event will take place at the Cora J. Belden Library on July 24 at 6:30 p.m.

To register for the programs, stop by the library, visit its website or call 860-258-7623.

Chamber Board Adds New Businesses to its Roster

The Board of Directors recently voted in favor of the following new members:

  • InLine Advertising
  • Rock the Aisle  
  • Romano & Associates
  • Heartland Payment Systems

For more information, contact the chamber at 860-258-7633, email execdir@Rhchamber.Org or visit its website.

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