Get Your Flu Vaccine Tomorrow!


Tomorrow, January 27, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) will be teaming up with local health departments to administer free/low cost flu vaccinations.

As the flu continues to spread across the state, DPH strongly encourages all residents 6 months of age or older to get vaccinated.

Please click here to access a full list of times and locations of Flu Clinics in your area.

Stay safe and healthy this winter by taking advantage of this great opportunity.

Rep. D’Amelio and Senator Hartley to Hold Local Office Hours


State Representative Tony D’Amelio (R-71) and State Senator Joan Hartley (D-15) look forward to meeting with constituents on Tuesday evening, January 23rd, and Saturday morning, January 27th, during two office hours events in Middlebury and Waterbury.

The Middlebury office hours will take place on Tuesday, January 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Shepardson Community Center, located on 1172 Whittemore Road in Middlebury.

The Waterbury office hours will take place on Saturday, January 27th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Monteiro’s Restaurant, located at 161 Fairfield Avenue in Waterbury.

The legislators invite constituents to share their concerns and ideas and ask questions about the current 2017 legislative session which convenes on Wednesday, February 7th.  These events are free and open to the public.

The upcoming office hours schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Shepardson Community Center, 1172 Whittemore Road, Middlebury

Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Monteiro’s Restaurant, 161 Fairfield Avenue, Waterbury


Middlebury Legislators Announce Office Hours on January 23rd


State Representative Anthony D’Amelio (R-Middlebury), and State Senators Joan Hartley (D-Waterbury) and Eric Berthel (R-Watertown) announced they will hold office hours on Tuesday January 23rd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Shepardson Community Center.

The Shepardson Community Center is located on 1172 Whittemore Road in Middlebury.

“I look forward to meeting with constituents to discuss the upcoming legislative session and ways to make our state even better,” Representative D’Amelio said. “When Senator Hartley, Senator Berthel and I hear directly from constituents, we’re able to can bring more local voices to the process.”

“In-district office hours are an invaluable opportunity to meet directly with constituents in preparation for the 2018 legislative session. I look forward to our conversation,” said Senator Hartley.

“Please spread the word to taxpayers,” said Senator Berthel. “Bring your concerns to us.  We are your voices at the State Capitol.  We continue to do all we can to improve the quality of life in Middlebury and throughout Connecticut.”

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Shepardson Community Center

1172 Whittemore Road, Middlebury

January 11th, Information Meeting Regarding I-84 Bridge Rehabilitation


Public Information Meeting – Bridge No.03191F, supporting I-84 Ramp 197 over Ramp 202 & Meadow St. Waterbury

Location: Kennedy High School, 422 Highland Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708 7:00 PM

The Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a Public Information Meeting concerning the proposed rehabilitation of Bridge No. 03191F, supporting I-84 Ramp 197 over Ramp 202 and Meadow Street in Waterbury, Connecticut.

The purpose of the project is to address the structural deficiencies of Bridge No. 03191F.  The existing bridge is composed of an 11 span steel multi-girder superstructure with a 7¼ inch reinforced concrete deck and approximately 1½ to 2 inch Class “F” concrete monolithic repair pour that included a variable depth surface layer as well as partial and full depth patch repair. The structure is in poor condition (Rating = 4) and has an overall length of 672 feet and a curb-to-curb width of 22 feet.

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New Laws Take Effect January 1st


Please note that this is provided as information, and inclusion in this message does not indicate my support or opposition to an individual measure.

As 2017 comes to an end, we prepare for a number of new laws to take effect starting January 1, 2018. These new laws may have an impact on you, your business, or our community. I therefore encourage you to take a look at the full list of laws that can be found by clicking here. I have listed some of the more noteworthy legislation below.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions or clarifications regarding the implementation of these laws.

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