Town of Canterbury CT

Town of Canterbury
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury CT 06331

Canterbury Town Newsletter - September 2018 Edition - Now Online

Town of Canterbury

General Highway Position

Full-Time with benefits

Conn. Drivers License--CDL class B with air attachment required

Heavy Lifting, working in extreme weather, mechanical skills required,

Drug test required

Send Resume to Selectmen's office

1 Municipal Drive

Canterbury, CT 06331

Closing date 10/18/2018 at 12:00pm










Residents, businesses and community groups are invited to take part in decorating your car, van or truck in a family friendly and spooky theme; pass out pre-packaged candy to all that attend!

Prizes will be awarded to the scariest, funniest and most original trunk


Registrations must be received by Friday, October 21, 2018 and can be returned to the Selectman's office at the town hall.


Regional Agent for the Elderly and Vetrep

The services of a Regional Agent for the Elderly and Vetrep are available to Canterbury residents Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm.

For service, please contact:

Hoween Flexer

Regional Services Director, NECCOG

860-774-1253, ext. 17







Book Sale & Bake Sale - Sponsored by the Friends of the Canterbury Public Library
    Saturday - October 6, 2018
    9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Sale Opens at 8:30 AM for Members
Community Room, 1 Municipal Drive, Canterbury, CT, just off Route 14
Memberships available at the door, at the Canterbury Library, or at:


Veteran Service Officer - Willow Clauson our Vetrep is available at the Town Hall on Wednesday from 9am - 1pm.  Any questions, comments or concerns please email at or phone 860-457-8609.


Senior Exercise Class - Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30am, exercise class is held at the Town Hall...cost $2.00 per session.


The Canterbury Newsletter -September 2018 Edition is now online and can be found under the "Town Newsletters" tab, along with previous editions.


Town Hall and Public Library Hours of Operation are as follows:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: Town Hall: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm:  Library: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Thursday: Town Hall 9:00 to 6:30 pm;  Library 9:00 am to 8:00 pm


Saturday:  Library: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm


RAFFLE AND BAZAAR PERMITS - Pursuant to Public Act 17-231, effective January 1. 2018,  the First Selectman's office will be issuing permits for raffles and bazaars being held in the Town of Canterbury.  Detailed information is available at the Selectmans office or from the Department of Consumer Protection,

Welcome to Canterbury!

Canterbury in Summer

Nestled in Northeast Connecticut's beautiful "Quiet Corner", 314 year old Canterbury comprises a rich mix of historical tradition, a wide variety of tradespeople and small businesses, unique ecological features and beautiful vistas within its 40.3 square miles. A current population of 5088 is housed along 68 miles of Town Roads and 20 miles of State Roads.

Elementary and Middle Schools are located within the Town. High school students have a choice of Board of Education approved high schools which provide a broad spectrum of educational opportunities. A wide range of extremely active and involved civic groups and services provide many recreational and educational activities throughout the town. We encourage you to visit the many links provided throughout the web site.

The Town staff is ready to serve your needs. Please contact us with any questions or comments you have via the web site, or visit us in the Municipal complex located in Canterbury Plains at 1 Municipal Drive.

To view a variety of videos about our beautiful Town, please click on

Canterbury Town Hall Office Hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Thursday: 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM, Friday: CLOSED