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Announcement from DOT & Upcoming AARP Events

Posted on May 28, 2020 by hbrooks


Road Construction on I-84 in Newtown

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the scheduled one-night closure of the Exit 9, I-84 eastbound ramps in Newtown on June 8. The ramps will be closed beginning at 10:00pm and will reopen at 5:00am the following morning. The closure and detour are necessary to facilitate safety improvement activities on I-84.

Detour Information

  • Eastbound Exit 9 off-ramp: Take Exit 10 & follow the posted Route 25 detour
  • Eastbound Exit 9 on-ramp: Follow the posted Route 25 detour to Exit 10

Free Virtual Events and Tax Prep from AARP CT

Over the coming months, AARP CT will be hosting multiple virtual events for seniors and soon-to-be seniors. Unless otherwise noted, please click here or visit to register for the below events. Details about each event appear on AARP’s page as “Read More.”

  • 6/3/20 @ 1pm: Caregiver Roadshow for CT Families
  • 6/10/20 @ 1pm: What I Need to Know About My Electric Choices
  • 6/17/20 @ 1pm: AARP Fraud Watch Network: The Con Artist Playbook
  • 6/18/20 @ 7:30pm: Air the documentary “Gen Silent” for PRIDE Month
  • 6/23/20 @ 7pm: Medicare Essentials: Costs, Coverage, & Other Questions Answered – Part 1 – Register here
  • 6/25/20 @ 7pm: Medicare Essentials – Part 2 – Register here

As you may know, state and federal income tax filing deadlines have been extended until July 15, 2020. AARP provides a free tax software and virtual tax assistance that can help you navigate the complicated filing process.

Click here for more information on AARP Foundation Tax-Aide.