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Connecticut Trails Weekend: Local Events

Posted on May 17, 2019 by admin


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Connecticut is the proud host of the largest National Trails Day grassroots celebration in the nation! On the first weekend in June, the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) brings together about 250 volunteers to lead events like hiking, biking, paddling, letterboxing, trail work parties, equestrian rides, and trail experiences of all kinds to get Connecticut residents outside and away from household chores, television, and the internet for a day.

 

I encourage you and your family to get

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Rep. McCarty Addresses Crumbling Foundation Issue in Schools

Posted on May 16, 2019 by admin


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TOLLAND – In her capacity as Ranking Member of the Education Committee, State Representative Kathleen McCarty (R-38) visited Birch Grove School in Tolland last week to learn more about their current struggle with a crumbling foundation. Going forward, Rep. McCarty plans to advocate for schools like Birch Grove that are suffering from this issue in the Education Committee.

Tolland Superintendent Dr. Walter Willett shows Rep. McCarty the

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Toll Opposition is About People, Not Politics

Posted on April 22, 2019 by admin


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Letter to the Editor from Senators Paul Formica and Heather Somers and Representatives Devin Carney, Holly Cheeseman, Mike France, Kathleen McCarty, and Jesse MacLachlan.

Connecticut needs to take bold action to fix our transportation system. Better transportation is a key to economic development, job growth and better quality of life.

At the same time, residents are struggling. They have been asked to pay increasingly more in taxes while services have been cut. The state keeps taking more, and providing less.

Connecticut has to change. Creating a new way to tax people through tolls is not the answer. Connecticut needs to prioritize.

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