Five Things: Milling, Paving on New Britain Avenue Begins in September

The Rocky Hill cyclocross series and the anniversary sale at Lily Madison Consignment shop 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, Aug. 14.

What's the Weather?

The National Weather Service predicts a mostly sunny day with a high near high 86 and a low around 65. There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 p.m.

Milling and Paving will Occur on New Britain Avenue in September

Rocky Hill residents will experience some problems when traveling on New Britain Avenue when milling and paving begins next month.

Workers from the state of Connecticut will be milling and paving New Britain Avenue from Route 3 to the Berlin Turnpike starting on Sept. 4. The work will take approximately one month to complete, according to the town website.

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In June, from New Britain Avenue to the Wethersfield town line.

Rocky Hill Consignment Shop Brings Savings to its Customers

shop is holding an all this week and will be passing on savings to all of its customers. The store is celebrating two years of business.

Customers can enter to win a $100 gift certificate.  

The consignment shop is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 860-563-3206 or visit the store's website.

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Pool Party Benefits Local Youth Group

along with the Local Prevention Council, Youth & Family Services Advisory Board and Community of Concern will be hosting the “Rock the Hill” Pool Party on Tuesday afternoon.

The party, with a rain date of Aug. 15, is from 3 to 6 p.m. at the pool at and will feature: 

  • Music
  • Pizza
  • Games
  • Prizes

A donation of $5 is requested to participate in the event. All proceeds go toward the Rocky Hill Coalition Prevention Fund

For more information, call 860-258-2718. 

You are welcome to post your announcements at the following link, http://rockyhill.patch.com/announcements/new.

Cyclocross Comes Back To Rocky Hill Next Month

The will resume this September at . 

Similar to steeplechase, the bicycles used for cyclocross are specially built and a cross between traditional road and mountain bikes. Courses are fixed across a variety of terrain and designed to test the rider’s bike handling skills.

Riders are frequently required to dismount from their bikes and navigate obstacles known as hurdles. The races are intense affairs that can last for up to 45 minutes with little rest.

Cyclocross races, which have been hosted in Rocky Hill since 2009, will start at 6 p.m. right after the kids' races every Wednesday night. According to its Facebook page, go to the .


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