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A Thanksgiving Statement from Your Neighbor, Billy Buckbee…

Posted on November 18, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


Friends and Neighbors,

With Thanksgiving approaching in the year that no one wanted, I’d like to pause for a moment of reflection to look at the new opportunities before us. Bear with me as we rise above the negatives, the anger, the sadness and take inventory of all that we have, and what we can and should do, amidst chaos and madness. We are all facing hardships, but if we remember what it is to be thankful for what we have … as much or as little as it may be … then we will all win.

2020 has

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Buckbee, Miner Hail Allocation of State Grant to Improve New Milford Senior Center

Posted on November 10, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


New Milford – New Milford’s senior center will benefit from a recent round of Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) grants. It was recently announced that $11 million will be allocated to 94 small towns across the state, including New Milford. According to State Rep. Billy Buckbee (R-New Milford) and State Senator Craig Miner (R-Litchfield), $105,200 has been approved for the design and engineering of a new kitchen facility at the senior center.

“Investments in the institutions of our community

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PURA Hearings on Electric Companies’ Response to Storm Isaias

Posted on October 16, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


In August, PURA initiated docket 20-08-03 to review the electric distribution companies’ responses to Storm Isaias. Three public hearings have been scheduled through online Zoom calls.

Any member of the public wishing to speak may do so by registering through the following web links: