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Matthew Berry Memorial Scholarship Application Announced

(Redding March 13)The Matthew Berry Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Matthew Berry, a 2009 graduate of Joel Barlow high school, who loved America, was intensely interested in the political process, and was committed to participating as an engaged, informed citizen.

The scholarship program awards $1,000 to one applicant who is a legal resident of the Town of Redding, Connecticut and who is a high school senior.

Redding Republican Town Committee Chairman - Michael Thompson  

Redding CT Selectman Michael Thompson

You Can Make a Difference

The 2019 municipal election will play an important part in determining the future of our town.

Your Republican Town Committee is looking for qualified candidates to run for positions a broad range of area including education, finance, land use and taxation and others.

If you have an interest in becoming a candidate to run for one of this fall's elected positions, please inquire by contacting our vacancy committee chair, Ward Mazzucco either by email at or by phone at 203-470-9977.

You can make a difference!

P.S. Also, if you'd be interested in learning more about the RTC and what we do, we'd welcome you to attend one of our monthly meetings. They're generally held on the first Monday of the month at 7:30PM in the Town Hall Meeting Room. Please join us.
Michael Thompson, RTC Chairman


Redding CT Republican Town Committee - Upcoming Events

RTC Meetings are scheduled for the first Monday of each month, 7:30pm at Town Hall (except for January, meeting will be held Tuedsay the 9th)

 Redding CT Republican Town Committee - Town News

Brian Matzke

Brian has been a resident of Redding since 2012, having moved here from West Hartford with his wife, Claire and three daughters, Brook, Taylor and Brett in order to be closer to New York City for business purposes. He holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut, has built a career in technology start-ups and is currently focused on cyber-security with a company in New York.

He joined the Redding RTC three years ago and is currently a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals in Redding. A Republican since an early age, Brian started with the Simsbury Young Republicans and grew up as a great admirer of Ronald Reagan.

His wife Claire, also a Republican, is a real estate agent and a member of the Redding Conservation Commission. Their daughter Brook lives in Danbury; Taylor lives in SoNo; and Brett, a student at St. Michaels College in Burlington, VT, is currently spending a semester abroad in Australia.

Brian is an avid musician who writes and records original music under the name Sessionflo. His songs can be heard on Spotify and YouTube. In addition to song writing, he is a drummer, guitarist and lead singer. His group performs at Fairfield County venues including local ones like the Redding Beer Company and Redding Roadhouse. He’s a huge fan of the English soccer club Arsenal and loves running the trails of Redding with his Australian Shepard “Blue.”


Paid for by the Redding Republican Town Committee, Gary H. Miyashiro, Treasurer. Approved by the Redding Republican Town Committee. 

Redding Republican Town Committee
Chairman, Michael Thompson