DOT construction – week of March 11-15

Posted on March 8, 2019 by admin


The DOT is reporting that there will be substantial construction activity that may impact your travel around the greater Waterbury area next week.

Week of March 11th

* Highway Impacts *

Monday, March 11:

  • Route 8 Northbound Exit 35 Off-Ramp Shoulder to Route 73: Closed 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • I-84 Westbound Exit 20 Off-Ramp: Closed 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
  • I-84 Westbound Exit 19 (Bank Street) On-Ramp: Closed 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
  • I-84 Westbound Right and Center Lanes: Closed 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
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Apprenticeship Tax Credit Bill Passes Key Committee

Posted on March 5, 2019 by admin


State Representative Stephanie Cummings (R-74) announced that a bill she initially proposed to allow pass-through companies to utilize Connecticut apprenticeship tax credits has been moved through the Commerce Committee and now awaits action by the full legislature.

The proposed legislation, now Commerce Committee Bill 7081 – An Act Extending the Manufacturing Apprenticeship Tax Credit to Pass-Through Entities – would, beginning July 1, allow an S corporation, or an entity treated as a partnership

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Rep. Cummings Honors Seuss During Read Across America Day

Posted on March 1, 2019 by admin


State Rep. Stephanie Cummings spent her morning honoring Dr. Seuss’ birthday while reading to kids at Saints Peter and Paul School and Driggs School as part of Read Across America Day events.  Rep. Cummings, who founded the Waterbury Reads Gently Used Children’s Book Drive, looks forward to this annual tradition of reading and promoting literacy, and enjoys the conversations she has with the students after each story.