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Photo of M.CrissWelcome to the Town of Harwinton’s First Selectman’s page and I invite you to not only read about our Town but come and experience its historic beauty for yourself.  Harwinton, Rated number #2 by CT. Magazine for being one of the best towns our size to raise a family.  Why?  Because here it’s all about family.  From our rolling hills and historic landmarks to our elaborate recreation areas and community programing there is something for everyone.  While you’re here stop in to one of our local restaurants and be treated to some of our local family dinners.  Harwinton is part of the Region School District #10 and shares its education system with Burlington.   Senior transportation is available and we are always open for new business ventures for our town.  We have managed to create an atmosphere so you can enjoy the rural character while shopping locally.

The First Selectman’s page will allow you to stay up to date on an inside look at the workings and duties of the First Selectman’s office.  On this page you can monitor news, progress on projects, dates, times and locations of meetings.  Subscribe to the bi-monthly newsletter and have the news sent to you.

We’ve worked hard to create a comprehensive website that is easy to navigate, make payments, register for events and helps you find what you are looking for. We always appreciate any feedback you would be willing to provide us at 860-485-9051. I can also be reached via email at

Michael R. Criss - First Selectman

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Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Administrative Assistant (860) 485-9051 ext.1102
Chief Financial Officer (860) 485-9051 ext.1103
Janet Russo, Treasurer (860) 485-9051 ext.1104