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  • primary election2022 Democratic Primary

    Tuesday August 9, 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the firehouses

    For more information Click Here

  • Coventry Cools Down 4Coventry Cools Down

    Tempatures over 90 degrees? Coventry Lake beaches closed? Town Manager John Elsesser knew what to do.  Working with our Fire/EMS Department and our Parks & Recreation Department, he arranged for cooling water to be sprayed over about 70 Coventry children at Laidlaw Park, much to their delight!  Ten Fire/EMS volunteers and Parks & Recreation staff participated.  John also passed out popsicles! 

    Thanks to John, Parks & Recreation Director Lesley Munshower, Fire Chief Bud Meyers, Emergency Management Director Jim McLoughlin and everyone involved.

  • VOTE YESCoventry Budget Vote on Tuesday June 7, 2022

    Support our town ambulance, our great schools and more.  This budget starts to move us  out of the hole ccreated by COVID by reducing the use of reserves and one-time federal support for operating expenses.  It maintains critical services like police, fire services, road maintenance and recreation programs.  It incrases the mil rate by only 1.48%.

    The polling places for this budget referendum are: District 1 - Coventry Volunteer Fire Association,1755 Main Street and District 2 - North Coventry Volunteer Fire Department, 3427 Main Street. Polls will be open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.   To learn more  Click Here.

  •  Election ResultsDemocrats take control of Coventry Town Council

    By Ben Crnic / Journal Inquirer - Democrats were the big winners in Coventry’s Town Council race Election Day, with all five Democratic candidates earning a seat on the Council.

    The new Town Council will consist of Democratic incumbents Lisa D. Thomas and Jonathan B. Hand, as well as newcomers Matthew Kyer, Robyn Elise Gallagher, and Marty Milkovic. As for Republicans, incumbent Julie Blanchard and newcomer John French also won Tuesday night.

    This outcome followed a 44% turnout from voters, a significantly large number for a municipal election.


  • HC Girls SoftballIn [Coventry], girls softball plays on borrowed fields while boys have two of their own. A referendum gives residents the chance to change that
    Hartford Courant Oct 24, 2021

    HARTFORD — For nearly 50 years, federal law has called for equal opportunities for males and females in sports. But in the small town of Coventry, the girls softball league has no permanent field, while the boys have two baseball fields.

    To read the full article in the Hartford Courant on-line Click Here.