- Thursday, August 15, 2013
Dr Charles Herrick, chairman of the Newtown Sandy Hook Community Foundation, responded to a recent letter sent to his panel by First Selectman Pat Llodra. Dr Herrick said he shared the first selectman's concerns about future unmet needs including mental health counseling and related support services to immediate victims and witnesses to the 12/14 carnage.
- Friday, July 12, 2013
Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra was honored with a scholarship fund named after her by the Women’s Campaign School (WCS) at Yale University during a ceremony held on June 30.
Both Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Senator Richard Blumenthal joined WCS in recognizing Selectman Llodra as a true CT leader.
- Monday, June 10, 2013
Sgt Laurence F. Bennett was fighting on the front lines in Afghanistan when his unit learned about the tragic school shootings that happened in Newtown, so he obtained a Connecticut flag that was flying over his base and began gathering signatures. A few days before the end of his duty, as he prepared to fly home and begin his retirement, he shipped the flag to Newtown.
- Monday, June 3, 2013
Urging state legislators to make a “compassionate choice,” First Selectman Pat Llodra has added her voice to that of grieving 12/14 parents and a group of lawmakers led by Senator and Minority Leader John McKinney working to excerpt certain public records, images and 911 recordings from public access.
- Monday, May 6, 2013
The First Selectmen’s Office will be open for extended hours beginning May 6 for residents who wish to discuss the second-round budget proposal heading for the May 14 referendum.
According to a release from First Selectman Patricia Llodra, representatives of the Legislative Council, Board of Education, and Board of Finance may be on hand during several of the sessions, and will available to answer questions and hear concerns.
- Friday, April 12, 2013
First Selectman Pat Llodra, left, thanked Director of Social Services Ann Piccini on Friday, April 12, for 25 years of service.
- Thursday, April 11, 2013
FAIRFIELD — During Graduate Commencement on Saturday, May 18, Sacred Heart University will present Paul Baumann, editor of Commonweal magazine, with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, and Barry H. Ostrowsky, president and chief executive officer of Barnabas Health, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree. Mr Baumann will deliver the keynote address to the graduates and their family and friends.