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Newtown’s Own Inducted into CT Veterans Hall of Fame

Posted on January 26, 2024


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Newtown’s State Legislative Delegation proudly announces the induction of Newtown’s William Ford Law Rodgers (Will) into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame as the member of its Class of 2023. The Hall of Fame recognizes Connecticut veterans who have made significant contributions to their communities after leaving military service.

Colonel Rodgers served two tours of duty with the Marine Corps Veteran in Persian Gulf service.  He also served as an Appellate Judge on the Navy-Marine Corps Court

Bolinsky, Newtown Legislators Talk Connecticut Issues

Posted on January 23, 2024


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NEWTOWN- State Reps. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), Martin Foncello (R-107) and State Senator (R-24) Tony Hwang hosted an informative pre-session legislative update on a chilly Sunday afternoon to discuss the upcoming General Assembly session which begins on February 7th.

Sunday’s pre-session town hall-style meeting provided the Newtown community with an open forum to freely ask questions to their elected lawmakers. The Newtown legislators introduced themselves, each member gave a brief rundown of the committees

Newtown State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky and Martin Foncello Congratulate Two Scouts at Honors Court

Posted on January 11, 2024


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Newtown State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky and Martin Foncello Congratulate Two Scouts at Honors Court

Newtown, Conn. – Scout Troop 870 members Alyssa Jones and Gabriella Arguello have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and were recognized on Saturday, December 30. State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Martin Foncello (R-107) delivered remarks at the ceremony honoring their achievements.

Jones joined Troop 870 in late 2018 and is one of its founding members. For her Eagle Project, she

Bolinsky: New Laws Effective Jan. 1

Posted on December 22, 2023


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Several new laws will take effect January 1st that could have an impact on you, your business, or our community. I have highlighted some of them below. An expanded list of those that will take effect on January 1, along with summaries, can be accessed here.

The new year also brings the start of a new legislative session – the second year of the biennium which is known colloquially as the “short session” – which begins on February 7, 2024. Due to the truncated timeline of the short session, only bills

Rep. Bolinsky, Newtown Delegation Announces State Grant for EverWonder

Posted on December 15, 2023


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(HARTFORD, CT) – State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) along with State Rep. Martin Foncello (R-107) and State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) announced today that Newtown’s EverWonder Children’s Museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, will be the recipient of a $300,000 state grant being awarded by the State Bond Commission, at the Commission’s meeting on Friday December 15th,, 2023,  The funds will help support the museum’s recent relocation and expansion.

Bolinsky said: “I’m very grateful to Governor Lamont,

Ringing the Bells for the Holiday Season

Posted on December 15, 2023


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Ringing the Bells for the Holiday Season

NEWTOWN- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) joined the Salvation Army on Saturday, December 9th to help raise money outside Bagel Delight in Newtown for the annual Red Kettle Campaign.

Please consider making a virtual donation for Salvation Army donations, https://salarmy.us/GOP.

Newtown Lawmakers Honors Local Veterans with Wartime Service Medal

Posted on November 17, 2023


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NEWTOWN– State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) and Martin Foncello (R-107) participated in a Connecticut Wartime Service Medal Ceremony hosted at Newtown Middle School on Friday, November 10th, which was the state-observed Veterans Day.

The Newtown legislators presented the medals alongside the Middle School students who were related to each one of the veterans. The ceremony honored eight (8) Newtown Veterans.

“Serving Newtown for nearly eleven years in the Connecticut General Assembly has

Rep. Bolinsky: CT DoAg Accepting Applications for Low-Income Pet Vaccinations and Sterilizations Starting November 1

Posted on November 3, 2023


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CT DoAg Accepting Applications for Low-Income Pet Vaccinations and Sterilizations Starting November 1

In a press release, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg) announced that the Animal Population Control Program (APCP) will begin accepting applications for the Low-Income Program to assist eligible Connecticut residents with vaccination and sterilization of their owned pets on Wednesday, November 1, 2023.

Application forms are available for download in English and Spanish at https://portal.ct.gov/DOAG/Regulatory/Regulatory/Animal-Population-Control-Program.

Bolinsky, Aging Committee Receive Legislators of the Year

Posted on October 30, 2023


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Bolinsky, Aging Committee Receive Legislators of the Year

HARTFORD – As a leader, and Ranking Member of the Legislature’s Aging Committee, State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106), together with his fellow committee members, were honored as Legislators of the Year by the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home during the association’s annual meeting at the Hartford Marriott Downtown on Oct. 25.

Bolinsky, Reps. Jane Garibay, Mary Fortier, Marty Foncello, and Senator Lisa Seminara appeared

CT Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic in New Haven – Oct. 27-28

Posted on October 19, 2023


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CT Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic in New Haven – Oct. 27-28

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CT Mission of Mercy (CTMOM) is a two-day clinic that provides free dental care to the underserved and uninsured in Connecticut; those who would otherwise go without this care.

Dental cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, x-rays, oral health instructions, fillings, extractions, and other services will be provided by hundreds of dental and medical volunteers, including dozens of UConn Health students, residents

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