News Flash

Posted on: January 31, 2020

2019 GRAND LIST

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The Town Assessor has certified the 2019 Grand List which is a complete listing of all real and personal property in town as of the assessment date of October 1, 2019.

The total net taxable Grand List for this year is $2,657,248,824 which is an increase of...

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Assessor and Revenue Collector
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Elderly Tax Relief Program

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Beginning February 24th elderly taxpayers may apply for tax relief by filing an application with the Town Assessor. To make it more convenient, applications are available and may also be processed at the Senior Center.  In order to be eligible fo...

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Assessor and Revenue Collector

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 28, 2019

MDC Water and Sewer Project Construction Update - Cedar Street

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Work will be between 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  Lane Closed; Two Way Traffic Maintained

To read more detailed information, please use the following links:

View MDC live traffic updates.

Connect to Newington's MDC Projects page that includes live traffic up...

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Engineering Department

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 23, 2020

Textile Recycling

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As of March 23rd Simple Recycling has temporarily postponed their curbside collection of textiles due to the Coronavirus.  Residents will be notified once the collection is able to begin again.  We ask that you continue to fill up your p...

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Highway Department
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Newington Landfill/Transfer Station

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For the safety of our attendant and the safety of others we ask that all residents practice social distancing.  Please keep at least six feet apart and no loitering in the transfer station area.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Residents ...

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Highway Department

News Flash

Posted on: March 17, 2020

Newington Human Services is open for services

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 Financial Casework services will be conducted via phone interviews. We will interview you via phone to determine your situation, identify need and possible resource referrals and develop a plan for possible assistance. We will ask that you send ...

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Human Services
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Food Donations Needed for Newington Food Bank

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We need any groceries that you would use in your own home or grocery order.

We are currently in particular need of:

 Canned pasta

canned fruit

baked beans

jarred spaghetti sauce

juice

coffee/tea

boxed dessert mixes: cakes, frostings, brownies, quick brea...

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Human Services
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Food Bank is open

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Call to schedule Food Bank appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 am to 4 pm. Appointments will be given for Tuesday afternoons from 12 to 3 pm and on Thursday mornings from 9 am to 12 noon. Families will be encourage to pick up food on either the 2nd o...

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Human Services
Posted on: March 10, 2020

What to Do to Prepare for the Corona Virus

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  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after visiting the restroom; before eating; after blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing or touching your face.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover...
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Human Services

News Flash

Library

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Watch Acorn TV through your computer or device with your Newington Library card

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Watch Acorn TV through your computer or device with your Newington Library card. The library offers free access to Acorn TV with your Newington Library Card. Acorn TV features world-class mysteries, dramas and comedies from Britain. Watch it through RBdig...

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Library
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Access Ancestry.com from home with your Newington Library card

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Access to ancestry.com from home with your library card. Due to the current situation with COVID-19 outbreak, access to our library edition of Ancestry has been temporarily expanded to Newington Library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest a...

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Library
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Supplemental Learning Sidekicks for Parents and Kids

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Parents and kids- great links to websites for online stories, databases, virtual field trips and more! 

See the Supplemental Learning Sidekicks page for more information

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Library
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Online Courses for Adults and Teens

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Online learning is available for adults and teens from the library’s website. The library offers online courses for teens and adults that help you learn something new.

See online courses page for more information

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Library
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Lucy-to Go Library Curbside Service has been suspended effectively immediately

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The Lucy-to-Go Curbside Service has been suspended effective immediately due to the changing situation of the COVID-19 outbreak. Library staff is available during regular hours to answer questions by phone 860-665-8700 or online at refdept@newingtonct.gov...

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Library
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Creativebug- Online Arts & Crafts Instructional Videos!

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Feeling crafty? Want to learn something new? Try Creativebug, an online service that gives you access to more than 1,000 arts and crafts instructional videos!

See Creativebug page for more information

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Library
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Read, Listen, Learn and View Online

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Check out the library’s online services that allow you to download or stream ebooks, audio books, movies, music and more to your device or computer. All you need is your Newington Library card.

See the Read, Listen & View page for more inform...

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Library
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Online Stories for Children

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BookFLIX and TumbleBook Library are some great online stories for kids sites that can be accessed from home.  All you need is your Newington library card. Call the library if need an help 860-665-8700.

See Online Stories for Kids page for more inf...

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Library

News Flash

Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 27, 2020.

Coronavirus Update

Connecticut Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update March 27, 2020.

As of March 27, 2020, a total of 1291 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported among Connecticut residents. Cases have been reported in all 8 Connecticut counties. One...

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Connecticut Health Department Report Newington News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Playground and Court Restrictions

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Dear Newington,

It is our responsibility to keep the residents of our community as safe as possible. In order to do so, we must enforce an appropriate level of park and school ground restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID -19. Effective immediately a...

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Newington News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 26, 2020.

Coronavirus Update

Connecticut Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update March 26, 2020.

As of March 26, 2020, a total of 1012 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported among Connecticut residents. Cases have been reported in all 8 Connecticut counties. One...

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Connecticut Health Department Report Newington News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Proposed Capital Improvement Plan

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The Proposed Capital Improvement Plan 2020-2021 through 2024-2025

Proposed Capital Improvement Plan Newington News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Textile Recycling

pink textile recycling bag

As of March 23rd Simple Recycling has temporarily postponed their curbside collection of textiles due to the Coronavirus.  Residents will be notified once the collection is able to begin again.  We ask that you continue to fill up your p...

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Newington News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Lucy-to Go Library Curbside Service has been suspended effectively immediately

lucy to go suspended

The Lucy-to-Go Curbside Service has been suspended effective immediately due to the changing situation of the COVID-19 outbreak. Library staff is available during regular hours to answer questions by phone 860-665-8700 or online at refdept@newingtonct.gov...

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Newington News
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Governor Lamont Uses CTAlert System to Urge Connecticut Residents to ‘Stay Safe, Stay Home’

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Governor Lamont Asks Residents to Sign Up for Statewide Alerts to Keep Connecticut Residents Safe During COVID-19 Emergency

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today will deliver a recorded voice message to more than four million phone numbers i...

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Newington News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Newington Town Hall and Town Facilities Closed to Public

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To protect the community and minimize opportunities to spread Coranavirus (COVID-19), town offices and other town facilities will be closed to the public, beginning Monday March 23, 2020 until further notice.

At this time town employees will still be staff...

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Newington News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Updated Police Reports Request Procedure

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Due to COVID-19 concerns, anyone that requires reports from the NPD Records Department should be advised that the request for police reports has changed. Please click the link below to view the updated procedure.

Updated Police Reports Request Procedure

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Newington News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Declaration for Civil Preparedness Emergency

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Declaration for Civil Preparedness Emergency (State of Emergency) issued by Town Manager Chapman.

On Monday, March 16, 2020 at 2:00pm, Town Manager Keith Chapman, issued a Declaration of Civil Preparedness Emergency (State of Emergency) for the Town of New...

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Newington News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Town Manager's Proposed Budget 2020-2021

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The Town Manager's Proposed Budget 2020-2021

Town Manager's Proposed Budget 2020-2021 Newington News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

What to Do to Prepare for the Corona Virus

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  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after visiting the restroom; before eating; after blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing or touching your face.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover...
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Newington News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Elderly Tax Relief Program

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Beginning February 24th elderly taxpayers may apply for tax relief by filing an application with the Town Assessor.  To make it more convenient, applications are available and may also be processed at the Senior Center.  In order to be e...

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Newington News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

2019 GRAND LIST

Town of Newington grand list graphic

The Town Assessor has certified the 2019 Grand List which is a complete listing of all real and personal property in town as of the assessment date of October 1, 2019.

The total net taxable Grand List for this year is $2,657,248,824 which is an increase of...

Read on...

Newington News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

**NEW** Veterans Appreciation Event

Veterans Memorial Trailer News Flash

The Newington Parks and Recreation Department is excited to be constructing a Mobile Veterans Memorial that will honor: Veterans, living and deceased, and Active Military service members.  The department is planning to work with Jeff Gambino of I...

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Newington News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

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Additional Info... Newington News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Keep in Touch

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Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

Newington News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...

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Newington News

News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Playground and Court Restrictions

Newington Parks and Recreation swoosh-style logo

Dear Newington,

It is our responsibility to keep the residents of our community as safe as possible. In order to do so, we must enforce an appropriate level of park and school ground restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID -19. Effective immediately a...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Update on programs in midst of COVID-19

Coronavirus Update

In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Newington Parks and Recreation programs, activities, and events are canceled until further notice. All winter programs that had classes left have been refunded for missed classes.

Since we are unsure...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 17, 2020

West Meadow Cemetery Clean Up

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The Newington Parks and Recreation Department announces today that West Meadow Cemetery will begin its spring clean-up in order to clear the cemetery in preparation of the lawn cutting season. The Newington Code of Ordinances, Cemeteries, §194-13...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 12, 2019

**NEW** Veterans Appreciation Event

Veterans Memorial Trailer News Flash

The Newington Parks and Recreation Department is excited to be constructing a Mobile Veterans Memorial that will honor: Veterans, living and deceased, and Active Military service members.  The department is planning to work with Jeff Gambino of I...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Online Registration is the way of the future, and the future is NOW!

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The Newington Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that online registration is here! In an effort to make the registration process more convenient, accessible and environmentally friendly, we have now made it possible to register for pro...

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Click here to register for programs online! Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 8, 2017

Concussion Information

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Newington Parks and Recreation is dedicated to creating a safe environment for all participants in our programs.

A fact sheet for parents containing information regarding concussions is available by clicking the link below.

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Concussion Information Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: March 27, 2020

Read Across America - LIVE today (3/27/20) at 10:00 A.M.

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Read Across America - LIVE today, Friday, March 27th at 10 am on Facebook live, our second Read Across Newington event. Community Service Officer Jamie DeSimone and Sergeant Ryan Deane will read some of their favorite books to students. They will also dis...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Newington Police Virtual Road Race 2020

2020 Virtual Race

Attention kids in Kindergarten-8th grade! Been cooped up too long? Need some fresh air? How about participating in the 2020 Newington Police Virtual Road Race? Throw on your running sneakers, tie up those laces and get outside. Do a run, have mom or dad t...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Police Department Lobby Closed

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Until further notice, due to COVID-19 concerns the Police Department Lobby will be closed to the public. People that need to contact the Police Department for non-emergency reasons should call (860) 666-8445 and select prompt #5.  Call 911 for al...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Overnight Parking Ban Release

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The citizens of Newington are hereby notified that effective March 18, 2020 the overnight parking ban, pursuant to Town Ordinance Section 18-18, is no longer in effect.

Police Department
Posted on: March 18, 2020

A message from Chief Clark

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Please see a message from Chief Clark regarding Newington police officer and civilian employee interactions with our community due to recent health concerns.

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Police Department
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Updated Police Reports Request Procedure

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Due to COVID-19 concerns, anyone that requires reports from the NPD Records Department may request the reports using our record request form and provide ALL the required information in the form.  There will be no in-person requests for reports. &...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Child Car Seat Safety Checks/Installations

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Due to COVID-19 concerns, Child Car Seat Safety Checks/Installations have been suspended. 

Child Car Seat Safety Checks/Installations

Police Department
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Public Fingerprinting Press Release

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PRESS RELEASE

The Newington Police Department will be suspending all public fingerprinting services for the next two weeks in the interest of public health related to the COVID-19 virus.  The department will reassess the program after two weeks an...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Ciara McDermott 15th Annual Basketball Classic

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The 15th Annual Ciara McDermott  Basketball Classic with students, teachers, and Police has been postponed.  The game will now take place on May 8, 2020 at the Newington High School.  Stay tuned for more details.

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Police Department
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Employment Opportunity - Public Safety Dispatcher

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The Town of Newington is accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher. Preference will be given to candidates having prior or current certification as a Telecommunicator and/or prior COLLECT certifications.  A strong workin...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: March 10, 2020

NEWINGTON SENIOR & DISABLED CENTER MEMBER & PARTICIPANT UPDATE – COVID-19

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NEWINGTON SENIOR & DISABLED CENTER MEMBER & PARTICIPANT UPDATE – COVID-19

Dear Senior & Disabled Center Members & Participants,

As you know, the Coronavirus (COVID 19) is especially dangerous to older adults and people with chronic...

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Senior & Disabled Center
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Scam Alert! Social Security Administration Phishing Phone Call Scam

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Scam Alert!

Recently, there have been numerous reports of scam phone calls claiming to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The calls often appear to come from actual SSA phone numbers but are fraudulent “voice phishing” sc...

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Senior & Disabled Center
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Tech Help at the Senior & Disabled Center

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Tech Help - First and Third Wednesday of each month, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Newington Senior & Disabled Center.

Tech Center volunteers, Ken, Jay and Jim are available to help with technology (cell phone, laptops, tablets, softw...

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Senior & Disabled Center
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Veterans' Coffee Hour - Monthly at the Senior & Disabled Center

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Veteran’s Coffee Hour – Third Friday of Each Month -  10:00 a.m.  at the Newington Senior & Disabled Center

All who served in the U. S. Military are invited to attend.  Share in camaraderie, devel...

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Senior & Disabled Center

News Flash

Posted on: January 31, 2020

Draft Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD)

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The current POCD was adopted in 2010 and by law must be updated no later than July 2020.  Please use the links below to view the updated draft POCD and the POCD Update page.

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Town Planner
Posted on: November 15, 2019

CT DOT Proposed Roundabout

Road plan for proposed rotary at intersection of Fenn Rd, Holly Dr, and Ella Grasso Blvd

Click here for information on the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s proposed roundabout at Fenn Road and Ella Grasso Boulevard.

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Town Planner