East Lyme and Salem

Rep. Cheeseman Inspires Future Leaders of Eastern Connecticut

Posted on March 25, 2019 by admin


EAST LYME – Last week State Representative Holly Cheeseman (R-37) and State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) spoke as panelists to the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Program Class of 2020 at the East Lyme Town Hall. The legislators explained their roles in leadership in their careers.

“Don’t be afraid to step forward,” Rep. Cheeseman advised the class.

This program prepares promising leaders for positions of responsibility by acquainting them with significant community processes and pressing issues. Participants engage in discussions with established leaders, go behind-the-scenes at the region’s key institutions, build their leadership skills, create a lasting network of contacts, and give back to the community with a meaningful group project.

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Business Advisory Council April 23rd

Posted on March 22, 2019 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

In the coming weeks I will be starting up a Business Advisory Council (BAC) comprised of local Salem and East Lyme employers to discuss the impact of proposed legislation and policies.

I am extending an invitation to all business leaders in East Lyme and Salem to join the BAC. There are many businesspeople throughout our community who are too busy to engage in or follow the process of state government. I understand that you may not

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Area Legislators Applaud Dominion, Eversource and United Illuminating Agreement

Posted on March 20, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – Reps. Kathleen McCarty, Holly Cheeseman and Sen. Paul Formica applauded an announcement made by Governor Ned Lamont and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Katie Dykes on Friday, March 15th that Dominion Energy and Connecticut’s two electric utility companies, Eversource and United Illuminating (UI), have reached an agreement to retain the Dominion-owned Millstone nuclear facility, which the legislators explained is good news for the state’s environment, economy, and ratepayers.

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