I hosted a virtual Town Hall with the Department of Transportation to discuss the Limewood Avenue seawall project on Route 146 – set to begin after Labor Day. The anticipated plan will replace the existing seawall, including roadway reconstruction, drainage improvement and pedestrian safety improvements to the Indian Neck Trail. If you missed it, please click below to learn more about the plan.
The state's annual Sales Tax-Free Week is starting this Sunday, August 16 through next Saturday, August 22.
Our state has been devastated by Tropical Storm Isaias, causing over 700,000 power outages across Connecticut, prompting Governor Ned Lamont Wednesday to apply for an emergency declaration from the federal government. The declaration was approved and allows Connecticut to request direct federal assistance to bolster its response.
I’ve been working closely for more than a year with the leadership at Branford’s Connecticut Hospice Inc. for a request we made to the State Bond Commission. We got news that they will be receiving a $250,000 grant which will help with much-needed patient communications systems as well as infrastructure repairs. Their commitment and dedication to home and inpatient hospice care is remarkable. I am pleased to have supported this request and delighted to see it approved.
To help you and our neighbors stay up-to-date on the ever-evolving stream of information related to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, my office and I are working to provide news as it develops over social media and by email.