I am proud to announce that Westport and Norwalk both received state funding. The State Bond Commission, which met last Friday, allocated $2,427,204 to the Westport Country Playhouse, and funding for several projects in Norwalk. Thank you Governor Lamont and the rest of the bond commission for their consideration of our community!
The Connecticut State Department of Education is awarding $3.8 million to 83 applicants representing 89 school districts to expand dual credit offerings in high schools, including $76,420 for Westport and $90,000 for Norwalk. The primary objective of the state’s Dual Credit Expansion Grant Program is to enable more high school students to earn college credits prior to graduation through partnerships formed between high schools and public and private colleges and universities.
Attention Norwalk residents - Mayor Rilling and the City's Transportation, Mobility and Parking Department will hold a Complete Streets Public Workshop tomorrow night from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Community Room at City Hall. Town officials want to hear your input to help shape the future of how our streets are designed.
Paraeducators provide critical and direct support to teachers and students, which makes them an integral part of the school ecosystem. That is why I am happy to share that the Paraeducator Healthcare Subsidy Program will provide $5 million in financial assistance and increase access to quality health care.
The State of Connecticut's Renters’ Rebate Program ends on October 1, 2023. All applications for qualifying residents must be submitted by September 28, 2023.