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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 has arrived and the Quiet Corner has much to offer those who are looking to get out and explore! Putnam is growing, in addition to all the existing shops & restaurants, some new businesses have come to town including: Block134, K’s Sweet Spot and Sadies Sweet Shop! This year Putnam’s Fire & Ice Festival will liven up the streets on February 10th from 10am to 10pm and on March11th, the O’Putnam 5K!

Northeastern Connecticut has always been well-known for its talented pool of artists, in this issue we are featuring award-winning artist Barbara Lussier of Pomfret, see inside to learn more about Barbara, her work and how you can purchase a painting to grace your home for years to come.

For the adventurous type, Griffin Youth Hockey offers lessons to adults and children at all levels. There are also a variety of programs offered by the Connecticut Audubon Center in Pomfret.

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