On first pass, the proposed 2020-21 municipal spending plan that was unveiled to local selectmen January 21 by First Selectman Dan Rosenthal and Town Finance Director Robert Tait does conclude with just under a 2.5 percent increase.
Ahead of the 55th anniversary of The Selma to Montgomery Marches that took place in March 1965, Newtown Bee Associate Editor Shannon Hicks is hoping to hear from current and former Newtown residents who either participated in any of those historic marches, or lived in Newtown in March 1955 and remember first-hand accounts of the events in Alabama.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill reminds votes that if they are registered in one party, but want to vote in a different party’s presidential primary this April 28, they must change their registration by January 28.
Over the course of two meetings held two nights apart on January 13 and 15, the Board of Finance and Legislative Council finalized a five-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) that included a moratorium on bonding in the 2025 fiscal cycle — creating what officials have dubbed a “debt vacation.”
Clocks of any type should be avoided because the word for clock sounds a lot like the word for the funeral ritual. Clocks also are a reminder that time is running out and are considered a reminder that life will come to an end.
This is great for the Police Department! I guess when you are a small town and don't have many detectives, it helps to have extra people to get evidence! I am surprised though that police officers can have such long hair. I guess it's not as military as I thought. Officer Wickman is so involved in so many things I don't know how he has time to do it all! Congrats Officers!