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Capacity Restrictions to be Loosened on March 19

Posted on March 5, 2021 by admin


Tonight, Governor Lamont announced that some restrictions, including capacity limits, will be loosened or eliminated beginning on March 19th. Mask and social distance requirements will remain in place, as will the 11 p.m. closing time and a maximum of 8 people per table for restaurants. Bars remain closed if they do not serve food.

The state’s travel advisory is also being changed from a “mandate” to “guidance” with travelers urged to quarantine.

Beginning Friday, March 19, 2021

All capacity limits

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Public Hearing Alert – Monday, March 8 – SB 977 – AAC Virtual Learning

Posted on March 4, 2021 by admin


On Monday, March 8, the Education Committee is holding a public hearing regarding S.B. 977, An Act Concerning Virtual Learning.

The stated purpose of this committee bill is “to require the Department of Education to develop uniform standards for the provision of virtual learning in public schools, conduct a comprehensive audit of virtual learning programs in the state and develop guidelines for training educators in the provision of virtual learning.”

There’s little doubt that the pandemic has had

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Omnibus Bill Not Properly Funded – Potential for Broken Promises To Our Towns … Again

Posted on March 3, 2021 by admin


During last week’s legislative session, the House of Representatives passed a single, emergency-certified omnibus bill that encompassed several distinct legislative changes to three separate issues regarding the state’s “Convenience Tax,” Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program, and “homestead exemption” for personal property.

The emergency certified legislation – HB 6516 – An Act Mitigating Adverse Tax Consequences Resulting from Employees Working Remotely During COVID-19, and Concerning the Removal

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