Rep. Polletta Opposes New ‘Meals Tax’ Effective Oct. 1

Posted on September 13, 2019 by hbrooks

HARTFORD State Representative Joe Polletta (R-68) joined House and Senate Republican lawmakers on Thursday in bringing the public’s attention to newly released details on the 7.35% “meals tax” set to go into effect October 1, 2019. The tax was included in the state budget passed by Democrats and signed into law by Governor Ned Lamont during the 2019 legislative session.

According to a Department of Revenue Services (DRS) policy statement issued this week, the 7.35% tax will be applied to a broad

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Stand Down 2019

Posted on September 9, 2019 by admin

On Friday, September 20th, the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting the 2019 Stand Down event at the Rocky Hill Veterans’ Home from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Connecticut’s veterans deserve the services that they have earned.

Many community providers will have booths set up at the event with specialists to help veterans receive and learn about their earned service benefits, employment opportunities, medical screenings, and legal services.

Additional details are below:

Home Energy Efficiency Program

Posted on September 5, 2019 by admin

Dear Neighbors,

In preparation for colder months ahead this is a good time of year to check your home’s energy efficiency.

Windows, doors and electrical outlets are all common areas for your cool/warm air to escape, causing air conditioner units and heaters to work harder and increase your energy usage. Weatherizing can help keep energy use down without sacrificing comfort.

Please know that both United Illuminating and Eversource offer a low-cost in-home assessment service, called Home Energy Solutions,

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