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Route 156 Bridge Closure Niantic and Waterford

Posted on May 9, 2022


Below is an announcement from the Connecticut Department of Transportation regarding bridge work that may impact your travel:

Closure of Bridge No. 06026 on Route 156 over Niantic River in East Lyme/Waterford

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a road closure of Route 156 over the Niantic River will occur on May 13, 2022 from 12:01 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. for cleaning of the span locks. This work cannot be accomplished in concurrence with traffic flow.


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Deterring Catalytic Converter Theft

Posted on May 4, 2022


HARTFORD – State Representative Holly Cheeseman (R-37) voted for SB 256 “An Act Concerning the Purchase or Receipt of Catalytic Converters by Motor Vehicle Recyclers, Scrap Metal Processor and Junk Dealers.” The legislation will impose additional restrictions on catalytic converters to deter theft.

Catalytic converter theft has increased dramatically nationwide. Communities across Connecticut reported incidents of theft from school bus lots, car dealerships, and parked cars. Replacing the part and

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Rep. Cheeseman Supports Juvenile Justice Reform Legislation

Posted on April 29, 2022


HARTFORD – State Representative Holly Cheeseman (R-37) voted in favor of HB 5417 “An Act Concerning Juvenile Justice and Services, Firearms Background Checks, and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle.” Reforms in the legislation include expedited arraignment and services for juvenile offenders, electronic monitoring in certain circumstances, expanded juvenile crime reduction programs.

“Juvenile offenders have increasingly been at the center of dramatic and dangerous crimes,” said Rep. Cheeseman. “These reforms

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