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Nighttime Milling and Resurfacing, Route 34 (Roosevelt Dr.) in Seymour and Derby

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime milling and resurfacing project will be performed on Route 34 (Roosevelt Dr.) in Seymour and Derby, beginning Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

The project consists of milling and resurfacing a 4.34 mile segment of Route 34 (Roosevelt Dr.) in Seymour and Derby. This project is scheduled to occur from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to the morning of Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

This project is included in the Department of Transportation’s 2017 Vendor Resurfacing Program.

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Rep. Klarides-Ditria: House Democrats Aim to Increase Taxes, Cut Municipal Funding

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After 8 weeks of procrastinating, the House Democrat Caucus released a budget plan that will reduce municipal funding by $120 million, raise taxes by $1 billion, and will cost businesses millions.

Whether it’s the House Democrat plan to repeat their historic tax increases or the governor’s plan to zero out education funding to 85 municipalities, neither will end the years of budget deficits nor spur economic growth.

By waiting months to even release a budget plan and letting the governor run the state through executive orders, municipal leaders and education administrators are, in some cases, being forced to start school late, lay off teachers, and cut beneficial programs.

In Seymour, First Selectman Kurt Miller had to freeze town spending. In Beacon Falls, First Selectman Christopher Bielik and Region 16 Superintendent Michael Yamin recently sent out a letter with Prospect Mayor Robert Chatfield to parents, staff and community members telling them they are preparing for the worst and to contact their legislators to urge them to pass a state budget.

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Klarides-Ditria, Logan Tour Goldenrod Corp.

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BEACON FALLS – State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria and state Senator George Logan recently visited Goldenrod Corporation, located in Beacon Falls. Goldenrod is the largest manufacturer of winding shafts and chucks in the industry.

“I am proud to have a leading manufacturer like Goldenrod right here in our backyard,” said Rep. Klarides-Ditria. “The manufacturing industry in Connecticut is a large part of our economy, and we need to do more as a state to make sure this industry thrives and grows.”

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