Founded in 1865, Beertown embodies the innovative, pioneer spirit of its 19th century forefathers. When brewers Rhys Bramblethorpe and Aloysius P. Thompson left New York City, they set out to find land with the purest spring water and most beautiful scenery available upon which to build their new brewery. Though the B&T Brewery is no longer in operation, Beertown remains the ideal location to start a business, raise a family, and follow your dreams. Thank you for visiting, and we hope you’ll stay a while!
For information on upcoming events in Beertown and its environs, check out the Community Bulletin Board.
- Devised theatre company dog & pony dc visits Beertown to research a new play. Follow the link to their website for more information about the show, named after our town.
- Read this important memo from 20th Quinquennial by-laws Ombudsman Edwin Macfarlan on voting procedures for 2014.
- Submissions of artifacts for the 20th Quinquennial Time Capsule Day are now closed. See you at the Quinquennial!
- Support the 20th Quinquennial Time Capsule Day proceedings. As little as $5 helps!
- The Board of Education, in cooperation with the Thompson HS and Praline HS PTAs will be holding a series of town hall meetings about Proposition 6, to be held in both Praline and Beertown. State Representative Lawrence Pickel-Cooper and Mayor Megan Soch will be moderating a debate over the closing of Thompson High at Thompson High School a month following the Quinquennial ceremony.
- Due to school closings after the unusually heavy snow in December and January, the Beertown Public Schools will be utilizing the March 7 and June 6 “Emergency Days.” Classes will be in attendance on these days. Parent-Teacher Conferences scheduled for March 1 will be rescheduled before and after regular school hours March 5-7. Complete school calendar available here.
- The Department of Public Works will be undertaking a major repaving of Thakiwaki Drive beginning on April 14. Only one lane will be open Monday thru Friday, 8am-3pm. Expected completion is August 11.
- The City of Beertown will observing the following Federal holidays in 2014:
Wednesday, January 1; New Years’ Day
Monday, January 20; Martin Luther King, Jr Day
Monday, February 17; Presidents’ Day
Monday, May 26; Memorial Day
Friday, July 4; Independence Day
Monday, September 1; Labor Day
Monday, October 13; Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 11; Veterans’ Day
Thursday, November 27; Thanksgiving
Thursday, December 25; Christmas Day
On these dates, all City offices will be closed, with normal services suspended. Trash pickup will resume the following day, with all pickups taking one day later than usual for the remainder of the week. Friday pickups will take place on Saturday.
Remember: schools are still in session some of these holidays. View this year’s school calendar.