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Welcome to the Putnam Traveler, a quarterly newspaper created to support tourism and communities in Northeastern Connecticut and beyond. The Putnam Traveler is your source for activites, events, and information about antiques, the arts, dining, shopping, attractions, & so much more in Connecticut's Quiet Corner.

Each issue offers itinerary ideas, spotlight new businesses and compelling feature stories about the Quiet Corner's intriguing places and personalities. A map of Downtown Putnam is available in the print version and here online.

The Putnam Traveler is a non-profit newspaper mailed for free to residents of Putnam, Pomfret, Woodstock. It is also distributed to local businesses, advertisers and Visitor Centers in Northeastern Connecticut and South Central Massachusetts, where you can pick up a complimentary copy. You can also read it here online.

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Current Issue


Winter is upon us, although up until now, the weather has been mild. Rest assured, the snow will arrive soon! So to help keep you busy (and warm) this winter, we are featuring indoor and outdoor winter activities, plus energy savings, and of course comfort food. This is a beautiful time of year to explore the trails of the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret. Get a glimpse of the birds nesting and enjoy a little fresh air.

Become a member of the Abington Social Library, the longest continuously running social library in the US! Our local community college QVCC provides plenty of programs for learning and entrichment. The Vanilla Bean Cafe provides musical entertainment without the long drive to Boston or Providence. If you like pizza this issue features some of our favorite pizza places in the Quiet Corner. Plus discover a convenient way to saveon energy bills this winter by calling Titan Energy.

We hope you enjoy this issue of The Putnam Traveler!

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