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Ramp Closures on I-84 in Newtown – Exits 9 & 10

Posted on May 14, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Friends and Neighbors,

I wanted to make you aware that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued the following details on the scheduled NIGHTTIME Exit 10 ramp closures for I-84 Westbound and the Exit 9 ramp closure of I-84 Eastbound in Newtown. Each ramp will be closed for two nights. Details on each closure are below:

  • The Exit 10 closure will occur on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16. ​
    • Work hours are scheduled between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
  • The Exit 9 closure will occur on Friday,

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Bolinsky Visits Newtown High School Government Students

Posted on May 10, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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NEWTOWN – Mr. Edwards’ government classes are heading into the final weeks of the spring semester at Newtown High School, with the senior class just weeks away from graduation. On Monday May 6th, State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-Newtown) had the opportunity to visit with the students as they work on an interesting “mock-Congress” project on the legislative process in general, including writing bills, debating, and working with each other to accomplish a goal.

Rep. Bolinsky observed, “Many of

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A Complete List of New Taxes

Posted on May 2, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Friends and neighbors:

It’s of utmost importance that you understand the magnitude of new and increased taxes proposed yesterday by the Legislature’s Finance Committee and approved along partisan lines by the ruling party.

While we have fought off the taxing of professional services and continue to battle to protect taxpayers from what would be the nation’s costliest tolling scheme, income tax surcharges for excessive, costly mandates and a property tax bailout of a state-run, mismanaged, underfunded

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