Five Things: Rocky Hill Council to Discuss Foundry Tonight

Carnival night and Facebook help workshop are just some of the stories affecting the residents of Rocky Hill.


The daily five items that Rocky Hill residents need to know for Thursday, July 19.

What's the Weather?

The National Weather Service predicts a partly sunny day with a high near 88 and a low around 64.

Special Council Meeting To Discuss Foundry

The Rocky Hill Town Council will hold a special meeting Thursday night to discuss and possible take action on site where iron castings were once made. 

The meeting on Thursday will begin with council entering into executive session and then, action is expected to be made by the councilors on ligation involving the Foundry. Public comment will be held after the council comes out of executive session. The meeting on Thursday will be the that the council has discussed the Foundry in executive session.

Cherry Hill Construction on the former Foundry site and removed two piles of debris that contain asbestos material.

On April 18, Cherry Hill Construction " according to emails obtained by Patch.

In 2009, the town filed a lawsuit to take the Foundry by eminent domain from its owner. In September, the council came to an for the demolition of the old Foundry buildings, settle legal actions and develop a mixed-use project on the 10-acre piece of property that would include retail and residential space.

The meeting will be at 7 p.m. inside the council chambers at .

Senior Living Facility Hosts Carnival Night

The will host its first ever carnival night next week and they are inviting everyone to enjoy the festivities. 

The event will feature the following items:

  • Performance by the band "Survivors"
  • Bounce house
  • Face painting
  • Petting zoo
  • Dunk tank
  • Cocktails
  • Outdoor movie featuring "Grease."

The event is welcome to anyone and is free of charge. Carnival night will start at 4 p.m. at One Elizabeth Ct. on July 27. For more information, visit the Atria Greenridge Place's website or call 860-257-0000.

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Concerts Rock Veterans Memorial Amphitheater Tonight

Symphonic Soul will be performing tonight at the  as part of the

All the concerts in the series, which are sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department, will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in back of throughout the summer.

There is ample parking at the venue and all the concerts are free of charge. Food will be available for purchase at 6:30 p.m.

A complete list of the bands performing is provided as a PDF. For more information about Parks and Recreation Department events, contact its office at 860-258-2726 or visit its website.

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

Rocky Hill Patch Blogger Help Businesses Learn More About Facebook

of in conjunction with Cromwell Community Toastmasters will be teaching business owners the next month.  

"For businesses, groups and individuals who are setting up their Facebook business pages for the first time, as well as for those who already have pages, and wish to learn more about what they can do with them and how to better promote them," Turner said in the event listing.

The event will be held at The Arch Room, 41 West St. in Cromwell from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free of charge, but a small donation would be accepted to cover the cost of materials. 

To register for the event, click the following link. Only 45 people will be able to attend the event. For more information, call 860-326-0721. 

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