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  • Evan Dobos

    About The Author

    Evan Dobos is the owner of PictureThisWEBCENTER, a web design studio in downtown Torrington that created ItsHappeningHere.com, as well as many other websites for a range of client types.

    "I participate in this blog because managing this website leads me to Torrington's brightest people and ideas. I want to share the optimism and excitement that I am constantly exposed to as a result of my being involved."

  • It's Happening Here

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    This post was submitted through ItsHappeningHere.com admins who thought it was information worth sharing with the community. If you would like to submit press releases or other articles that you want Torrington to know about, please do so! hello@itshappeninghere.com

  • Kevin Nelson

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    Kevin Nelson is a broker at Litchfield County Commercial covering the Litchfield County and western Hartford County areas. You have probably seen him hitting the streets in downtown showing entrepreneurs and business owners the benefits of Torrington.
  • Rose Ponte

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    Rose Ponte is the Economic Development Director for the City of Torrington.  She provides extensive support to current and prospective businesses of all sizes. She is charged with diversifying the City's tax base, creating new employment opportunities and strengthening Torrington as the regional heart of Litchfield County. Rose also acts as the Community liaison for public, private and not-for-profit entities.

    You can call her office directly at (860) 496-5920.

  • J Timothy Quirk

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    J. Timothy Quirk is a cartoonist whose work is seen in newspapers in NY and NE and online on Ann Nyberg’s Network Connecticut. He is one of two administrators for the T-Town Torrington Chatter facebook group and facilitates the Cash Mob there. J. Timothy is active in the arts/culture community in Torrington and is documenting the community in his blog, Nutmeg Chatter.

  • Max Tieman

    About The Author

    Maximilian Tieman is a lifelong Torrington resident and has been a film buff since his mother brought him to the movies as a child. He is a graphic designer and print specialist and manages the Franklin Print Shoppe in downtown Torrington.

    Special thanks to Torrington's Digiplex Destinations.

  • About The Author

    Sharon Waagner is the Office Manager and Communications Director for Torrington Downtown Partners, a commissioner for Arts Culture Torrington, and on the Main Street Market Place committee, among other things.

    Most recently she joined with Barrie Soucy at WAPJ and on Thursday mornings at 9:40 a.m. they discuss upcoming events and help to promote businesses located in the downtown area.

  • Stephen Warshaw

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    Stephen Warshaw is a project and idea facilitator, and was retained by the City of Torrington to orchestrate a strategy that would accelerate the growth of arts, culture and commerce in Torrington. For more about Stephen, visit Linchpin @ Large.