New Milford Community Job Fair

Posted on October 15, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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New Milford – On Thursday afternoon, State Rep. Bill Buckbee welcomed over 60 job seekers to the Community Job Fair at the Pettibone Community Center. Over 20 different employers and community partners were in attendance to provide resources to those interested in exploring a career, which included the state’s Department of Labor.

“I want to thank all of the businesses, colleges and community partners who took the time to participate in this event – truly making it a success,” said Rep. Buckbee,

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New Milford High School’s Connecticut Grown for Connecticut Kids Week

Posted on October 9, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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Photo Left to Right: State Rep. Bill Buckbee, Board of Education Chair – David Lawson, Superintendent – Kerry Parker, Director of Food and Nutrition Services Sandra Sullivan, State Department of Education Associate Education Consultant Erica Pacheco, and program coordinator at “Put Local on Your Tray” via UCONN Extension Chelsey Hahn.

New Milford – The Connecticut Farm to School Collaborative facilitated “Connecticut Grown for Connecticut Kids Week” at New Milford High School. State Representative

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Rep. Buckbee Participates in Regional Opioid Forum

Posted on October 4, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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DANBURY – State Representative Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) was invited to participate in a regional opioid forum hosted by the Attorney General’s Office at the Greater Danbury Community Health Center. The forum provided members of the public a perspective of how first responders, public officials and recovery experts are combating the opioid epidemic. The panel was comprised of a bipartisan cast of state and local legislators, fire and police leaders, as well as community health liaisons. In addition

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New Laws Effective October 1st

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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As 2019 moves along, we prepare for a number of new laws to take effect starting October 1st. These new laws may have an impact on you, your business, or our community. I therefore encourage you to take a look at the full list of laws that can be found by clicking here.

I have listed some of the more noteworthy legislation below. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications regarding the implementation of these laws.

An Act Prohibiting the Sale of Cigarettes, Tobacco Products,

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Community Job Fair – Thursday, October 10th

Posted on September 24, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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A great way for job seekers to find inspiration for a new career is to attend a job fair. Are you looking for a job? Interested in finding out more about different career opportunities? I know that there are many qualified candidates waiting to join the workforce. There are also great businesses in New Milford and the surrounding areas that could be the perfect fit for you!

On Thursday, October 10, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. you will have the chance to meet with local and regional employers at the Community

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