Bring Your Reusable Shopping Bags!

Posted on July 10, 2019 by admin


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In case you haven’t heard, the state’s new tax increases include one on disposable, single-use plastic bags. This new tax takes effect on August 1, 2019.

Between then and June 30, 2021, retailers that provide plastic shopping bags with a thickness of less than four mils- four thousandths of an inch- will be required to charge a 10-cent tax on every single bag. After June 30, 2021, retailers are prohibited from providing or selling single-use checkout bags to customers.

Plastic bags used for produce,

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Rep. Cummings Hosts School Supplies Drive

Posted on July 9, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Stephanie Cummings (R-74), in cooperation with Thomaston Savings Bank, the Waterbury Senior Center, Brooklyn Baking Company and Stop & Shop supermarket, today announced she will be hosting a Back to School Supply Drive to help Waterbury students, families and teachers prepare for the upcoming school year.

“Education and literacy are incredibly important and making sure our students go to school with the supplies they need means they’ll be better able to focus on their lessons

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Free Yoga in Our City Coming to Waterbury!

Posted on June 26, 2019 by admin


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ConnectiCare recently announced that they have expanded their summertime wellness program, Yoga in Our City, for another year of mindfulness, exercise and fun! Weekly sessions in Waterbury will take place at the Chase Park House on Tuesdays beginning at 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Since becoming Yoga in Our City’s presenting sponsor in 2013, ConnectiCare has helped to expand the program’s reach from Hartford to New Haven, Bridgeport, and Waterbury. This wellness initiative provides

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