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Betsy Paynter

  • A Fall Festival In The Village

    To the Editor:

  • Council OKs Tax Break For Planned Gas Station

    Legislative Council members have unanimously approved providing a property tax break to a firm which plans to construct a gas station/convenience store on Church Hill Road at its intersection with Edmond Road.

    The site at 67 Church Hill Road formerly held a vacant Shell gas station/convenience store, which was long considered an eyesore and was recently demolished in preparation for the new construction.

  • New Mini Mart Owner Requests Modest Tax Abatement

    From the barren, pocked lot where a boxy Shell station once stood greeting residents and visitors exiting Interstate 84 onto Church Hill Road, a new, more aesthetically pleasing Colonial-looking mini mart is about to take shape according to its developers. But to achieve that aesthetic improvement amid a state roadway realignment project, the newest addition to Church Hill Road’s commercial strip is coming with some additional costs.

  • Government Resources For Small Business At WWF, April 9

    The Working Women’s Forum, an association of local professionals and entrepreneurs, will feature  “An Overview of Local, State and Federal Government Resources for Small Business” on Wednesday, April 9, at The Villa Restaurant, 4 Riverside Road in Sandy Hook. 

    Networking and light dinner begin at 6 pm followed by guest speakers Betsy Paynter, Jean Leonard, and Nelson Merchan. 

  • Breakfast With The EDC

    Breakfast with The EDC, 7:30-9 am, Newtown Country Club, 2 Country Club Road, $5, special event co-hosted by Flagpole BNI will feature guest speakers Elana Bertram, Betsy Paynter and Elizabeth Stocker, all of Newtown Economic Development Commission, continental breakfast served; 203-304-9050, info@FlagpoleBNI.org.