CCM Committee Examines Regional Cost Sharing MARK DIPAOLA A Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) committee-formed between officials in several towns throughout the state-will examine regional cost sharing, as well as tax structure, with the goal of drafting policy proposals in time ... FULL STORY | MORE WETHERSFIELD NEWS
Class Sizes Up as School Year Begins MARK DIPAOLA A district enrollment spike has some Newington classrooms coming in above their class size threshold. That was the update Superintendent of Schools Bill Collins gave the Board of Education at its meeting last Wednesday night. “Ou... FULL STORY | MORE NEWINGTON NEWS
Wiffle Ball Rings In New Miracle Field MARK DIPAOLA They say “build it, and they will come”, and come they did. Rocky Hill residents packed a new Elm Ridge Park athletic turf facility-the town’s new “Miracle Field”-last Friday evening at 6 p.m., as the Parks and Recreation D... FULL STORY | MORE ROCKY HILL NEWS
Not a Drill: Fire Dept. Frees Trapped Trucker... MARK DIPAOLA Behind the New Britain Avenue station of the Rocky Hill Fire Department and past a stack of giant trailer boxes that belong on “Storage Wars” is an assortment of automobiles that look like they’ve been through a monster truck der... 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...
NEWINGTON - The Town Council has approved a one-year extension to its lease agreement with Indian Hills Country Club, adding a provision for the payment of overdue rent to the contra...
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...
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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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