About Us

Created and developed by publishers Bob Pawlowski and Steve Walsh, Distinctive Directories debuted with The Valley Book (Farmington Valley, CT) in 2000.


The company now consists of four annual publications that cover the desirable Central Connecticut and Connecticut Shoreline market, The Valley Book, The West Hartford Book, The Glastonbury Book and The Shoreline Book. This wide circulation is supplemented with Web sites that attract more than 550,000 visitors.


The Valley Book, Buisness Directory for the Farmington Valley The West Hartford Book, Buisness Directory for West HartfordThe Glastonbury Book, Buisness Directory for Glastonbury The Shoreline Book



But what we believe defines us best is what people say about us. Take a look.


The Distinctive Directories staff works with a group of about 20 local marketing and publishing pros, artists, writers and neighbors who love what we do and do their best work for us.


We're located in Simsbury Center.