Working Together for Our Community

Day: November 7, 2023

Elect Dan Thurston 11/07/2023 to Zoning Commission

Dan has lived in Harwinton for over 28 years and is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force, including during the Vietnam War. He has played an instrumental role in a variety of industries as a computer engineer. In his roles as an embedded systems engineer, he has enabled the aerospace and medical research industries to take tremendous strides in creating a better future. He has been a member of the Zoning Commission for 14 years and is currently the Chairman.

Elect John Fredsall 11/07/2023 to Board of Finance

John is currently on the Board of Finance. John ran his own excavating company for 30 years. John has also served the town of Harwinton in a variety of ways. He was our town’s Highway Supervisor for 16 years. John is also a 52 year veteran member of the Harwinton Volunteer Fire Department and was Chief for 20 years of that time. Running his own company and managing budgets for public works and the volunteer fire department has taught him the value of a dollar, how to manage money and investments as well as how to work with people.
In his spare time John enjoys spending time with his wife of 48 years Cynthia, as well as his two daughters who also live in town. He also enjoys restoring antique farm tractors (mostly John Deere). He also likes to fix farm machinery for local farmers.