Northern Connecticut Land Trust PO Box 324, Somers, CT06071 Northern Connecticut Land Trust is a private, non-profit organization, whose aim is the preservation and conservation of…More agricultural land and other natural resources. It performs sponsorships for outdoor activities on protected lands, preservation and protection programs, as well as support efforts for habitats, farmlands and recreational areas. It protects over 1100 acres of land in the vicinity of Ellington, Enfield, East Windsor, Somers, Stafford, Tolland and Vernon.
Town of Somers Land Use Services 600 Main St, Somers, CT06071 Several services and Somers town departments are encompassed under the Land Use Services department. These departments…More include the building department, fire marshal, planning and zoning, the sanitarian and health department, water pollution control, wetlands agent and zoning enforcement.
Town of Ellington Planning 57 Main St, Ellington, CT06029 At the Ellington Planning Department office, residents can apply for land use applications such as zoning permits. This…More department also houses the Conservation Commission, Economic Development Commission, Inland Wetlands Agency, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals. Information about town zoning regulations, inland wetland and watercourse regulations, and land use fees can be found in this office or on its web site.
Town of Somers Town Clerk 600 Main St, Somers, CT06071 The Somers town clerk is the keeper of records in the town. In this office, there is an emphasis on providing…More information that is accurate, timely and is provided in a courteous manner. The town clerk's office is responsible for the recording of all land records, birth, marriage and death records, maps and more. The Somers town clerk's office is also a Federal passport agency processing center.
Santini Conservation Park 80 Pinney St, Ellington, CT06029 Santini Conservation Park is a plot of open land on Pinney Street in Ellington. There is nothing in this area except for…More open space, green grass and trees. People in town use this area for picnics, playing with their dogs and flying model airplanes and helicopters. Others just sit, relax and watch the sunset.
Rushmore Farm 128 Shaker Rd, Somers, CT06071 Rushmore Farm grows fresh vegetables on its land, best known for its corn and garlic. It sows the seeds of many produce,…More including tomatoes, eggplants and peppers. During the spring season, the farmers utilize their greenhouse and offer vegetables, flower plants, planters, hangers and more.
Connecticut Parachutist 360 Somers Rd, Ellington, CT06029 Connecticut Parachutist offers professional skydiving services for individuals and groups. It performs services…More in tandem skydiving from an aircraft 2 miles above land. Its staff is comprised of experienced jumpers.
Pioneer Builders of Ellington 57 Middle Rd, Ellington, CT06029 Pioneer Builders of Ellington is a new home construction company. Led by Tom Savage, who has been in the construction…More industry since 1977, the company has built many subdivisions in Ellington, including Lookout Landing, Birch View Drive, Overlook Pass, Foster Drive and Abbott Road.
Law Office of Bruce P. Fader 70 West Rd, Ellington, CT06029 Law Office of Bruce P. Fader specializes in business cases, incorporations, residential and real estate closings,…More forclosures, mediations, loan workouts, land use, environmental law, landlord and tenant matters, construction law, munipal law and wills. Mr. Fader has served on the executive committee of the zoning section of the Connecticut Bar Association.
Congregation Knesseth Israel is a small but historic Jewish community in Ellington. It has the only Modern Orthodox…More synagogue and Kosher Orthodox cemetery located east of the Connecticut River in the Hartford region.
The first Jewish settlers in the Ellington and Vernon area were Yiddish-speaking immigrants. These people chose farm life "out of a love for the land and their neighbors" and this theme endures as a central feature of the local Jewish community's popular culture.