Considering that some people may arrive at this page some time later via google, it may be worth pointing such (Conneticut GNU/Linux et al) folks at SCOSUG.
Y'know, rather than keeping all
replies in private. Though sure, actual individual contacts should go to pm you are right.
hmmm... I see a flood of news concerning Willimantic's businesses shifting to linux but no sign of an area specific group for support.