State Aid a Gain for Now, but Uncertainty Lin... MARK DIPAOLA Governor Malloy’s draft of the budget-the first stage proposal of the legislative session-would have Wethersfield at a $2 million gain in Education Cost Sharing (ECS) aid, but local officials are cautioning against celebrating too ea... FULL STORY | MORE WETHERSFIELD NEWS
Council Weights Options on MDC Resolution MARK DIPAOLA The Town Council wants to draft a resolution opposing additional sewer charges under the Metropolitan District Commission’s (MDC) ad valorem tax structure-in the event that the financially ailing City of Hartford does not pay its las... FULL STORY | MORE NEWINGTON NEWS
Board to Consider Cuts to Budget Request MARK DIPAOLA The removal of a school psychologist position from a Superintendent level school budget request headlined a short list of reductions being considered by the Board of Education in order to bring the proposed expenditure to an increase b... FULL STORY | MORE ROCKY HILL NEWS
Hearing Set for MDC Resolution MARK DIPAOLA A Town Council Republican-authored draft resolution against an Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) levying of additional sewer charges to members towns in the event of a Hartford nonpayment for the remaining two quarters of the 2017... FULL STORY | MORE WETHERSFIELD NEWS
ROCKY HILL - When Guy Scaife heads to Meriden in September, town Finance Director John Mehr will become the interim Town Manager-a role he filled two years ago after the retirement of...
WETHERSFIELD - Wethersfield and Rocky Hill drew a large crowd for last Tuesday’s swim meet, but it wasn’t the biggest turnout that Wethersfield head coach Lee Schwartzman has seen a...
NEWINGTON - With the legislature’s 2016 session having begun Feb. 3, state Rep. Gary Byron (R-Newington) is asking residents for feedback on the Governor’s Transportation Finance...
NEWINGTON - Apparently Luca DiPaola likes to reach career milestones the same way his Newington High School Co-op team likes to win: In dramatic fashion. A few days after edging Fe...
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Century 21 Stamm Eddy & Stamm Neil
NEWINGTON - Century 21 Stamm Eddy in Newington and Stamm Neil in Cromwell have joined forced to continue a “tradition of service and caring about the community.” With a combined 70 years of service to their respective communities, the offices have combined to better serve and educate clients whether buying or selling a home. “We consider ourselves real estate practicioners--or ‘life change consultants,’” said broker Chip Stamm. The agents at Stamm Eddy and Stamm Neil focusing on truly listening to clients’ needs in order to help them make the best decision for them. Agents are trained in-house and employ the most up-to-date tools and marketing strategies available through continuing education. Stamm said he and his staff offer “full service-plus,” helping clients get their homes ready for showing and providing information on contractors and inspectors. Clients are kept in-the-know throughout the process. “We’re here to serve you and help them have a better life in the town that you’re in,” said Stamm. Century 21 Stamm Eddy, 39 East Cedar St., Newington, can be reached at 860-666-1449 or www. stammeddyrealty.com. Century 21 Stamm Neil, 532 Main St., Cromwell, can be reached at 860-635-5974 or www.century21neil.com.

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