Putnam DMV Office to Open

March 10, 2022

In case you missed it, the Department of Motor Vehicles office in Putnam is expected to open within the next 90 days. The facility has been closed for about 2 years due to the pandemic.

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Mid-Winter Session Update

March 1, 2022

The 2022 Legislative Session is underway. This is what is known as the “short” Session and runs for approximately 12 weeks, concluding in May. While proposed legislation is centered around budget adjustments to the second year of the biennium State budget, often other issues are considered.

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Rep. Boyd Hails State Bonding for Pomfret Library Expansion

December 21, 2021

State Representative Pat Boyd (D – Brooklyn, Eastford, Pomfret, Union, Woodstock) is pleased to welcome $421,800 in state bonding for the expansion of the Pomfret Public Library located at 449 Pomfret Street (Route 44). The Connecticut State Bond Commission approved the funding during its meeting today, December 21.

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Bringing a Permanent DMV Office to CT's Quiet Corner

December 17, 2021

I recently extended an invitation for the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles Deputy Commissioner Tony Guerrera to attend the Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Breakfast to update the community on the work being done to get a permanent CT DMV Office in the Quiet Corner. I am pleased to report that a location has been secured, and it is expected to open with expanded services in the first quarter of 2022.

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WFSB's Kevin Hogan Highlights Rep. Boyd's Work to Bolster Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Efforts

November 3, 2021

Kevin Hogan from WFSB reports on Connecticut cities and towns' needs for volunteer firefighters, highlighting Rep. Boyd's work in Pomfret to strengthen recruitment and volunteerism efforts. “I found it one of the best ways to actually contribute to your community and give back...Volunteerism is the best deal that towns have. But we need to make a plan going forth if the manpower is just not there,” said State Rep. Pat Boyd, who is also a 14-year veteran volunteer firefighter in Pomfret.

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News from the Connecticut State Capitol

September 30, 2021

The Connecticut General Assembly is scheduled to return for the regular legislative session the first week of February and in preparation, I plan to hold Office Hours and Town Hall events to meet directly with constituents to better inform myself on what is important to the residents of Northeastern Connecticut. I have been spending time this fall meeting with local businesses, municipal leaders, hospital administration, schools, and organizations to better connect the needs of our region with the government bureaucracy in Hartford.

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