Willimantic

Willimantic comes to life in its vibrant Third Thursday street fair

Willimantic comes to life in its vibrant Third Thursday street fair

For those not in the know, Willimantic throws a “street fest” every third Thursday between May and September. They close off a five-block portion of Main Street and pepper the sidewalks with food joints, local businesses and anyone looking to make an impact in the general Willimantic community.

Willimantic Waste Paper Co up in flames

Firefighters, police and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection crews are all on the scene, according to NBC Connecticut. Windham Town Manager Jim Rivers told NBC Connecticut though they don’t believe there are hazardous materials burning inside, DEEP officials are on scene to monitor air quality.