Small Business Saturday – Nov. 30th

Posted on November 29, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

Now that Thanksgiving has passed and the holiday shopping rush has begun, I encourage you to shop local this season.

Shopping local not only helps out our neighbors who own and work at small businesses – it puts money right back into the local economy by ensuring that up to 67% of the money spent stays in our community.

With that in mind, I want to remind you that tomorrow, November 30th, is Small Business Saturday, a nationwide celebration of small businesses’ contributions to our

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Reps. Davis and Ackert Tour East Windsor Solar Installation

Posted on November 26, 2019 by admin


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EAST WINDSOR – Energy and Technology Committee members, State Representatives Christopher Davis (R-57) and Tim Ackert (R-8) recently toured USA Hauling & Recycling’s East Windsor facility with representatives from Earthlight Technologies to learn more about their new solar installation.

The solar array includes rooftop panels and a custom built carport to house a fleet of compress natural gas (CNG) trucks. The solar panels produce 786,523 kWh/year, the equivalent to powering 85 homes per year for 40 years. The electricity is used to power natural gas compressors to refuel the trucks overnight and supply electricity for onsite operations.

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Groundbreaking at Tolland’s Birch Grove Primary School

Posted on November 15, 2019 by admin


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State Representatives Pat Wilson Pheanious (D-53) and Tim Ackert (R-8) joined Tolland town and education officials, teachers, parents, and students for a groundbreaking ceremony at Birch Grove Primary School Thursday afternoon, signifying the start of a project to rebuild the school.

The project is anticipated to be completed in the next 21 months, and the school is scheduled to reopen Fall 2021. Following the ceremony, students performed a song in honor of their school.

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