Great news! After months of advocacy, a $5 million grant to increase the size and aesthetic of the current Southington Public Library project is on the agenda for the October 6 meeting of the State Bond Commission.
It was great to attend the grand re-opening of Friends Cafe on Liberty Street and personally congratulate the new owner, Robin Cimino, on her endeavor!
Paraeducators provide critical and direct support to teachers like me 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 application period for the 2023-2024 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is open. CEAP provides vulnerable state homeowners and renters with crucial support for the associated costs with heating their homes.
I had a great visit this week to Craft Kitchen. Just before Memorial Day weekend, local business owner and Southington Town Councilor Jack Perry contacted me to see if I could help Craft Kitchen owner Mike Truss facilitate his liquor license for the restaurant’s new location in downtown Plantsville.
I was amazed by the operation that YMCA Camp Sloper has in place after touring the facility and observing its programming on one of the busiest days of the summer. The highlight of the visit was presenting the grant check to campers.