Stand Down Event Friday, Sept. 21

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Greg MacKinnon


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On Friday, September 21, the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting the 2018 Stand Down event at the Rocky Hill Veterans’ Home from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Connecticut’s veterans deserve the services that they have earned.

Several community providers will have booths set up at the event with specialists to help veterans receive and learn about their earned service benefits, employment opportunities, medical screenings, and legal services.

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Remembering September 11th

Posted on September 11, 2018 by Greg MacKinnon


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In the words of former President George W. Bush: “Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.”

Today marks a day of reflection. It’s important that we, as a community, stick together and remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. It is a day marked in infamy and serves as a somber reminder that there is a constant threat to our democracy.

In that light, it is important to remember the men and women in the armed forces who answered the call to step forward and serve our great nation in a time of conflict, preserving our freedom.

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Rep Bolinsky Issues Update of Current State Road Projects in Newtown

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Greg MacKinnon


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NEWTOWN – State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), has issued the following update on Connecticut Department of Transportation and state contractor road projects in progress.

“There is a justifiable amount of frustration and uncertainty among local residents about the many road projects in town, especially those being performed by the state because, on the surface, progress seems unendingly slow. As one of those who drives through each of the work zones on a daily basis, I totally share the frustration and have been further frustrated by the difficulty in getting the state DOT to voluntarily provide regular updates.”

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