State Representative John Piscopo and Burlington First Selectman Ted Shafer Honor Spencer Hendel during Court of Honor Ceremony

Posted on December 9, 2019 by admin


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BURLINGTON—On Saturday, November 23, State Rep. John Piscopo (R-76) and First Selectman Shafer attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony for Spencer Hendel of Burlington Troop 23, which was held at the Fire House Headquarters in Burlington. Rep. Piscopo presented Spencer Hendel with an official Connecticut General Assembly citation in recognition of him achieving the distinguished honor of the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle Scout project Spencer built picnic tables for the Burlington Lions

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted on November 27, 2019 by admin


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I would like to take a moment to wish you and your family a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving. For me, this was always a weekend of family, food and fellowship. It is my hope that you will also be able to celebrate this uniquely American holiday with family and friends by your side and give thanks for all the gifts we have been blessed with this year.

Also, if you are planning to start shopping for gifts this weekend, please try to shop locally this season and support our small businesses. Saturday,

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Veterans Day 2019

Posted on November 8, 2019 by admin


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On Monday, November 11, we will observe Veterans Day and pay tribute to the unbroken line of brave citizen soldiers, going back to the Revolutionary War, who stepped forward and served our great nation in times of peace and armed conflict. We honor the brave men and women who fought to preserve freedom for each successive generation.

This year marks the 101st anniversary of the signing of the armistice to end the First World War – the war to end all wars. Armistice Day – Veterans Day in the U.S.

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