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Local Legislators Take Regional Hospice Funding Appeal to Appropriations Committee

Posted on March 1, 2024

Danbury, Conn. – Regional Hospice is the only free-standing hospice facility in the State of Connecticut. Representatives Martin Foncello (R-107), Patrick Callahan (R-108), and Rachel Chaleski (R)-138), all members of the Appropriations Committee, recently visited with center staff as they seek funding to expand pediatric services. Regional Hospice also met with other members of the Danbury delegation and spoke with additional members of the Appropriations Committee. A proposed bill for funding services

Newtown Lawmakers Applaud State Farm Grant

Posted on February 29, 2024

NEWTOWN– State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), Martin Foncello (R-107) and State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) hailed the Department of Agriculture’s announcement that Great Ring Farm in Sandy Hook is receiving a Farm Transition Grant from the state.

The grant will assist Great Ring Farm in Sandy Hook to purchase a flail mower and a harrow attachment. A flail mower is a tractor attachment to the rear or side that is best for cutting tall and thick brush, as well as maintaining fence lines. It can also

Newtown State Delegation Serve as Judges at CT American Legion District 3 Oratory Contest

Posted on February 13, 2024

Fairfield, Conn. — Senator Tony Hwang (R-28), and Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Martin Foncello (R-107), attended the annual American Legion Oratorical Contest for Connecticut District 3, held at the Fairfield Public Library.  The Newtown Delegation was joined by Representatives David Rutigliano (R-123 / Trumbull), and Sarah Keitt (D-134 / Fairfield).   The lawmakers served as contest judges, and proud observers of the four District finalists, Nicholas D’Amico of Newtown, Alexa Kwarcinski