Their Hands Are In YOUR Wallet



Vinnie Leibell after his victory over MaryEllen Odell in the 2010 County Executive primary. He later pleaded guilty to corruption charges and served time in federal prison. When the question about “corruption” in our state government comes down to it… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Big Canadian Bridge Blows Up

  The Canadian Pacific bridge over the St. Croix River here dynamited and the eastern pier of the structure was blown away, the explosion breaking the windows of the houses within a radius of a mile. A German whose name is Horne, under arrest h… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

Word of the Week



Mellifluous having a smooth rich flow; filled with something (such as honey) that sweetens … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Joyful End for Former Addicts, Now Graduates of Drug Court



Seven graduates of the Drug Treatment Court receive diplomas. Seven residents of Putnam County drew cheers and applause for accomplishing what some believed was the impossible—completion of the rigorous two year long Putnam Drug Treatment Court… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sales Tax Revenue Soars in 2014



The numbers are in and 2014 was a banner year for county coffers when it came to sales tax revenue. Commissioner of Finance William Carlin issued his final sales tax report for the year gone by last week indicating $55.9 million was collected in sal… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this […]

From the Chamber

Crossroads 312 Is Indispensable To A Prosperous Putnam Future

The public comment period remained open for the proposed Crossroads 312 project until Monday, February 2, a vital project to our hopes of building a better quality of life for our county. Putnam’s economy has lacked balance, and many of the types of… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Settlement with Career Criminal Called a ‘Business Decision’



A 29-year old career criminal residing in North Carolina who has ties to Putnam County — and was charged last summer with several felonies for his alleged involvement in two residential burglaries in Putnam Lake, the attempted robbery of the A&… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Boy Scouts Super Bowl Drive Aids Food Pantry



Members of Patterson Boy Scout Troop 440 (l-r) Jack Connors, Henry Fisher and Josh Gittman and their food collections that will be turned over this week to the Patterson Food Pantry. Members of the Patterson Boy Scout Troop 440 were out in force Satu… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Man Injured in Crash that Closes I-84



A mid-day crash on I-84 in Danbury last week closed the westbound lanes of the superhighway for hours resulting in massive tie-ups for vehicular traffic headed into Putnam County. Connecticut State Police said the mishap occurred near Exit 1 when a … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Municipalities Save on Gasoline Prices



While local drivers are enjoying a break at the pump in recent weeks as the price of fuel continues to steadily decline, area municipalities are also reaping substantial benefits with lower fuel prices. Last week Putnam County paid $1.59 a gallon f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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