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  • Residents Sought For Commission Posts

    First Selectman Pat Llodra is seeking residents to fill several opening on local appointed boards and commissions. In some cases the appointments are required to be affiliated with a specific political party, while in other cases unaffiliated voters are encouraged to consider serving.

    Current openings exist on:

    The Economic Development Commission, with a position available to any registered voter; last day to apply is February 3.

  • EDC: Shop Local On Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30

    The Newtown Economic Development Commission (EDC) is reminding Newtown community members that Small Business Saturday is November 30, Thanksgiving weekend.

    According to EDC assistant Betsy Paynter, when people shop at small, independent, locally owned businesses, 68 percent of what they spend stays right in their community supporting local organizations and services.

  • EDC Offering Emergency Preparedness Seminar, August 13

    Are you prepared for the next storm or potential emergency? The Newtown Economic Development Commission (EDC) will offer “Community Preparedness: Small Businesses and Families Leading the Way by Preparing Themselves,” a free seminar, on Tuesday, August 13.

    The program will be presented in Newtown Municipal Center Council Chambers, 3 Primrose Street, from 8:30 to 10 am.

    Attendees will learn how to prepare and protect themselves and their businesses in case of an emergency.

  • Economic Development Commission special meeting

    Economic Development Commission special meeting, 7 pm, Newtown Municipal Center Meeting Room #3, 3 Primrose Street, agenda posted.