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495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, CT 06235

Windham County Connecticut

 Phone: (860) 455-0073

 Fax: (860) 455-0027

 Email: assistant@chaplinct.org

Proposed Snow Removal Ordinance

Proposed Ordinance Authorizing Appointment of An Alternate Member to the Library Board of Trustees 

Chaplin Budget Referendum Results

Corrected Total Votes: YES = 70, No=31.  Budget Passed



Town of Chaplin

Request For Sealed Bid

Asphalt Paving Services FY 2022-2023

Chaplin Public Works Department is requesting bids from contractors to provide asphalt paving and shimming services for the Town of Chaplin.  Said services will include various shimming and paving as requested on various roads within town.

A copy of this RFB can be obtained from the Town of Chaplin by emailing assistant@chaplinct.org until the expiration date of this solicitation. It is incumbent upon the Respondent to check the Town website for additional information and/or addendums. Copies of this RFB can also be obtained from Town of Chaplin, Town Hall, 495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin CT 06235. If you have any questions, please call the contact identified above as it relates to your concern.  Questions regarding the scope of services must be submitted to the Public Works Contact, David Stone at (860) 455-0030 or cell (860) 576-2574 prior to the deadline on Tuesday, May 24th at 2:30 pm.

Bids are due prior to Tuesday, May 24th at 2:30 pm and must be delivered or mailed to First Selectman’s Office located at 495 Phoenixville Rd. Chaplin, CT 06235.   Late Bids will not be accepted


 Celebrate Chaplin's 200th Birthday 2022!

You are invited to participate in any and all of these events.

February 16 – Talk - Trouble in the Land of Steady Habits: The Constitution of 1818 and How This Relates to Chaplin.  State Historian Walt Woodward.  Presented via Zoom. Email LibraryDirector@chaplinct.org to register and get the Zoom link.

March 16 – Talk - The Story of Benjamin Chaplin’s Will.  Gavin Horning-Kane and Brendan Kane.  6:30 pm.  Chaplin Library

March 26 – Talk - History of the Chaplin Congregational Church.  Alex Hill.  Ice cream social following.  1:00 pm.  Chaplin Library. 

April 2 – Talk - History of the William Ross Library. Columbia Town Historian Ingrid Wood and Leslie Ricklin.  1:00 pm.  Chaplin Senior Center.  Light refreshments will follow the program. Please call 860-455-9424 or email librarydirector@chaplinct.org to register.

May 21 – Talk - Ruth Snow Bowen, Chaplin Quilt Maker.  Cathy Smith.  1:00 pm.  Chaplin Library.

May 28 - Walk the Hubbard Parcel.  Joshua’s Trust host.  10:00 am.  Meet at Chaplin Town Hall.

June 4 - PTO’s Bicentennial 5K race.  9:00 am

June 11 – Cemetery Walk.  Rusty Lanzit.  Chaplin Street Cemetery.  Time: 3:00 pm

June 25 – Concert by the Windham Concert Band- 6:00 pm.  Garrison Park Pavillion. Food available from concession stand.  Rain date June 26.

July 2 - Reenactment of Chaplin’s 1st town meeting. Poetry reading. Local choral group.  2:00 pm.  Chaplin Congregational Church.  4:00 pm:  Babcock Band plays at Garrison Park.

July 9 – Walk along the Natchaug River. Rusty Lanzit. 11:00 am.

August 13 – The History of Chaplin Place Names: Fact or Fiction.  Warren Church.  1:00 pm. Chaplin Library.

September 10 - All day Celebration with Fireworks at Garrison Park!  Town photo, music, food trucks.

October 15 - Walk at Two Sisters Preserve with Joshua’s Trust host.  10:00 am.

October 29 - Walk on Chaplin Street focusing on History & Architecture.  Jean Givens, Cathy Smith, Peggy Church.  10:00 am.  Meet at south end of Chaplin St. and Route 198 (Museum).

November 5 - Talk - Chaplin’s Homes Rendered in the Fiber Arts with Photos.  Cathy Smith and Bruce Raymond.  1:00 pm.  Chaplin Library.

November 13 - Hike up Rattlesnake Mountain. Time: TBA

For questions about any of the talks or walks, or if you’d like to volunteer to help with a parade or another event, please PM us on our Facebook page Chaplin CT Bicentennial Celebration 2022!

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Town of Chaplin Notices

Thu, Feb 24th
DOWNLOAD: Advertisement for Bids - North Bear Hill Rd Intersection Realignment


North Bear Hill Rd Intersection Realignment

at Phoenixville Rd (Rte 198)

NOTE:  ADDENDUM 1 - Effective 2/16/2022

The Town of Chaplin, Connecticut will receive sealed bids for "North Bear Hill Road Intersection Realignment at Phoenixville Road (Route 198)" project until 2:00 p.m. local time on February 24, 2022 in Town Hall in the First Selectman's Office, which is located at 495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, Connecticut 06235, after which no bids will be accepted and at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:15 p.m. Bids must be sealed and marked" North Bear Hill Road Intersection Realignment at Phoenixville Road (Route 198)." Bid packets will be available at Town Hall for pick-up and on the Town website starting Monday, January 24th at 9:00 a.m. or via email at assistant@chaplinct.org

 A pre-bid conference to review the project will be held at Chaplin Town Hall, 495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, Connecticut, Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.  All prospective bidders are urged to attend.


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