The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) has awarded a $500,000 Responsible Growth and Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Grant to the town of Berlin to fund additional projects under the town's successful Facade and Landscape Program. Berlin’s Façade and Landscape Program provides assistance to commercial property owners in the rail TOD zone and core shopping districts – The Kensington Village Area – to upgrade their facades and landscaping. Using a 50/50 match funding strategy, the program has been able encourage more business owners to upgrade, renovate and modernize the look of their properties.
Rep. Aresimowicz is pleased to announce that Governor Malloy has signed HB 5591, PA 16-29 - AN ACT CREATING THE CONNECTICUT RETIREMENT SECURITY PROGRAM. This legislation, spearheaded by Rep. Aresimowicz and Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney, establishes the Connecticut Retirement Security Exchange, which will give private sector workers who do not have access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan, a low-cost way to save for retirement, at no cost to the tax payers of Connecticut.
I am hosting a Health & Wellness Fair with the Berlin Senior Center on Friday, May 13th, from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Berlin Senior Center. The event will include tables hosted by various organizations and state agencies that will have useful information and resources available for seniors!