Board Aiming to Avoid Staff Cuts as Non-renew... MARK DIPAOLA The Board of Education has voted to issue non-renewal notices to 48 of its non-tenured, certified teachers-as required by statute in the event that layoffs are a possibility-while members emphasized that it is a scenario they are looki... FULL STORY | MORE NEWINGTON NEWS
Council Split on Board Budget as New Mill Rat... MARK DIPAOLA Town Council Republicans stuck with their 0.3 percent increase for the Board of Education, citing uncertainties regarding state revenue in a tight budget year, while Democratic Councilors and Maureen Klett, as well as a wave of residen... FULL STORY | MORE NEWINGTON NEWS
Opioid Abuse Forum Looks Toward Solutions MARK DIPAOLA A panel of opioid addiction care providers-from first responders to the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS)-outlined an evolving strategy for what is seen as a growing crisis, as audi... FULL STORY | MORE WETHERSFIELD NEWS
Town Manager Search Resumes with New Committe... MARK DIPAOLA The Town Council has formed a new search committee charged with recruiting a replacement for former Town Manager Guy Scaife, resetting the clock on a process that left off with a failed motion to appoint acting chief administrator and ... FULL STORY | MORE ROCKY HILL 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 - A largely salary and benefit-driven $58.2 million Board of Education budget request-a proposed 2.94 percent increase-was presented to the Town Council Monday night as Sup...
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...
ROCKY HILL - A rainy night greatly thinned the public hearing crowd for last Thursday’s budget presentation, with only one resident taking to the podium to comment after Acting Town...
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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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