Rep. Cheeseman to Host Discussion on Youth Vaping

Posted on November 12, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – State Representative Holly Cheeseman (R-37) invites constituents to attend a panel discussion for parents and students that she will be hosting next week on the issue of youth vaping. Local leaders and experts will be in attendance to share information on the dangers of youth vaping, its impact on our schools and community, and more.

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: East Lyme High School
Room B101
30 Chesterfield Road, East Lyme, CT

This event is free and

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Safe Connect: CT’s New Domestic Violence Resource Hub

Posted on November 12, 2019 by admin


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The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence has launched its newest online initiative, Safe Connect, which enhances and strengthens access to safety for all victims and survivors by transforming the operation of Connecticut’s statewide domestic violence hotline.

Under Safe Connect, access to live certified domestic violence counselors – who are located right here in Connecticut – will be available via phone, text, chat and email 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year (similar to the traditional hotline). It is available to victims and survivors regardless of age, ability, gender identity, sexual identity, racial or ethnic identity, religion, socioeconomic status, immigration status. It is 70% bilingual in English and Spanish with several other languages also spoken and the cultural backgrounds of staff span over ten different countries and four continents.

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Scheduled Closure & Detour of Route 1 in East Lyme

Posted on November 6, 2019 by admin


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) will be closing a portion of Route 1 in East Lyme starting this Monday, November 11th, between Heritage Road and Lovers Lane, to facilitate replacement of a bridge over the brook.

The closure will last for two weeks, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on November 11th, and re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 25th.

Signs will be installed to detour drivers as follows:

Route 1 South: Proceed on Route 161 to the intersection of Interstate 95. Take the ramp

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