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Colebrook
Not yet SmartPower 20% by 2010 Community
Clean Energy Customers to Date:
Customers: 4.5
% of Households: 0.85%
Joined the 20% by 2010 Campaign:
Colebrook has not yet committed to the SmartPower 20% by 2010 Clean Energy Campaign. When Colebrook commits to 20% clean energy use by 2010 and also achieves 100 signups of the CTCleanEnergyOptions program, Colebrook will then be eligible to receive a FREE solar panel from the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund. If you are interested in having your town join the SmartPower 20% by 2010 Campaign call us now!
SmartPower Contact Information:
Bob Wall, New England Regional Director bwall@smartpower.org
Keri Enright, Program Coordinator kenright@smartpower.org
Phone: 860-249-7040
Town Hall Address & Website:
Colebrook Center
Colebrook CT 06021
http://www.colebrooktownhall.org/
Town Description:

The last town in colonial Connecticut to be settled. Colebrook was named after a town in Devonshire, England. The reason is now unknown. The year 1765 saw Benjamin Horton, leader of a trickle of settlers, arrive amid virgin forests. Samuel Rockwell, among those who shortly followed two years afterward, built one of the outpost's first houses. Here before long was born Colebrook's first child, a boy who parents fittingly named him Alpha.

Iron forges soon developed, ore being drawn by oxen from Salisbury for smelting with the plentiful local wood. Cannon for use in the Revolution were made and lugged where needed. A story connects one of those with the piece on exhibit in Quebec whose label states "Taken by the British at Bunker Hill."

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