Columbia, Coventry, Vernon, Tolland

Retire Your Worn American Flags 5/14 – 6/13

Posted on May 13, 2019 by admin


Friends and Neighbors,

With the summer season and patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day, Flag Day and the Fourth of July on the horizon, it is the perfect time to properly retire your worn, faded and tattered American flags as you prepare to put on fresh new displays of the Stars and Stripes.

In cooperation with the American legion, there will be four locations that residents can drop off their worn American flags for proper ceremonial disposal according to the U.S. Flag Code.  Drop-off locations will receive flags from May 14th until June 13th.

The drop-off locations are:

  • Columbia Town Hall, 323 Route 87, Columbia
  • Coventry Town Hall, 1712 Main Street, Coventry
  • Tolland Fire Department, 3 Rhodes Road, Tolland
  • Booth & Dimock Memorial Library, 1134 Main Street, Coventry


Public Information Meeting – Rt. 44 Bridge over Olson’s Brook June 19

Posted on May 10, 2019 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will conduct a public information meeting concerning the replacement of a bridge, which carries Route 44 over Olson’s Brook on Wednesday, June 19th beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Annex, 1712 Main Street, Coventry.

For more information, read the Announcement from the DOT below:

June 19, 2019

Public Information Meeting – Bridge No.06851, Route 44 over Olson’s Brook in Coventry, Connecticut

Location: Coventry Town Hall Annex, 1712 Main Street, Coventry, Connecticut 06238 6:30 PM


Let’s Learn from Employers and Create More Opportunity

Posted on May 6, 2019 by admin


Every month we see more negative headlines about our state; recently we saw that Connecticut lost 1,300 jobs in March. I’m tired of seeing negative headlines, and I know my neighbors are too.

It’s not often small businesses and contractors can take time off and advocate at the Capitol, but I recently had the pleasure of speaking with members of the Connecticut Association of Homebuilders and Remodelers, and the month before I met with the Tolland County Chamber of Commerce.