FEATURED STORIES:
Four Teachers Among Board Cuts MARK DIPAOLA Board of Education budget reductions-to get down to the 0.3 percent increase approved by the Town Council a few weeks ago-will cost the district four positions while again deferring the opening of the high school level STEM academy. I... FULL STORY | MORE NEWINGTON NEWS
Revenue Uncertainty Lingers after Local Budge... MARK DIPAOLA The Town Council has passed a $101.7 million budget-a 2.9 percent increase-with language that allows it to lower the rate of other tax areas if the state statutory automobile Mill Rate moves from the current 32.0 to a proposed 37.0. ... FULL STORY | MORE WETHERSFIELD NEWS
Council Split on 0.6 Mill Rate Increase MARK DIPAOLA The Town Council voted 5-4 to pass a $74.2 million budget-a 0.6 increase in the Mill Rate-Monday night with dissenting members of the Republican Minority citing concerns regarding the deliberation timeline and the exclusion of a tentat... FULL STORY | MORE ROCKY HILL NEWS
Intermediate School: Construction Manager Exi... MARK DIPAOLA The Intermediate School Project Building Committee has hired a new construction manager in the wake of top bidder FIP Construction’s early exit from the $31 million project. FIP, who, according to Mark Sklena-Senior Director of Pr... 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...
ROCKY HILL - 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 of...
NEWINGTON - A revised blueprint for a North-South Town Hall renovation alignment eliminates the need for swing space while shedding square footage and about $2 million from construct...
Business Spotlight
Century 21 Stamm Eddy & Stamm Neil
By KATELYN KELLEHER
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.

The Rare Reminder

is a central Connecticut-based weekly newspaper shopper published every Thursday and is direct-mailed free to Wethersfield, Rocky Hill, Cromwell, Newington, Middletown (Westlake sections)

We provide local residents and businesses with opportunities with reasonably priced advertising that reaches local readers and targeted audiences in a combination of our community newspapers and special guides.