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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Rep. D’Amelio expresses concerns regarding paid FMLA legislation

Posted on June 1, 2019 by admin


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Rep. D’Amelio Supports Connecticut Made Day

Posted on May 28, 2019 by admin


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During the inaugural Connecticut Made Day at the Capitol, State Rep. Tony D’Amelio and Waterbury residents Ray Work and Job Rosario who came to the Capitol to visit and see the legislature in action, talked with Kellie Slavinski and Colleen Murphy, of Sweet Maria’s, during the event.  Rep. D’Amelio, who owns and operates a small business in Waterbury, also met with other companies, including Electric Boat, Litchfield distilling, InCord Play, Ray’s Raw Honey and more.

Comprising more than 40 businesses,

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Reps. Vote to Make Selling Fentanyl a Felony

Posted on May 15, 2019 by admin


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In an effort to reduce opioid abuse and the potential for overdose, State Representatives Tony D’Amelio (R-71) and Stephanie Cummings (R-74) today joined their colleagues who voted unanimously to make it a felony to distribute or sell the synthetic opioid fentanyl.

HB 5524 – An Act Increasing the Penalties for the Sale of Fentanyl – formally classifies the synthetic opioid fentanyl as a narcotic substance, and further defines the compounds or components of fentanyl as narcotic substances, including

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Rep. D’Amelio Brings personal Experience to Minimum Wage Debate

Posted on May 10, 2019 by admin


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CT’s Tax Freedom Day is April 25th!

Posted on April 23, 2019 by admin


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Once again, Connecticut’s tax burden is among the highest of any state in the nation. Residents in our state need to work longer than residents in 45 other states to pay their local, state and federal tax bills.

Tax Freedom Day is the day each year when the average citizen has earned enough to pay their combined local, state and federal tax bills. National Tax Freedom Day is on April 16!

This year, according to The Tax Foundation, Connecticut’s Tax Freedom Day is April 25, which means we’re tied

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Waterbury Police offer home pick-up of unused RX

Posted on April 9, 2019 by admin


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The Waterbury Police Department recently announced they will now provide home pick-up of unwanted medication for Waterbury seniors and the homebound on the first Wednesday of each month.

For this service, reservations with Waterbury Vice Squad Officers must be made in advance. If you are interested, please call 203-574-6903 to arrange a pick-up.

Please share this information with anyone you feel may benefit.

Drug Take Back Day is April 27

Posted on April 5, 2019 by admin


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On Saturday, April 27, the Waterbury Police Department, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency and National Drug Take Back Day, is hosting a prescription drug drop-off at their 255 East Main St. location from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This event is part of a nationwide initiative to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by encouraging residents to empty their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.  According to the DEA, nationwide, more than 460 tons of

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Rep. D’Amelio Discusses Minimum Wage Proposals on WATR

Posted on March 20, 2019 by admin


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I was pleased to discuss the minimum wage proposals facing the legislature from both a legislative and small business owner’s perspectives with WATR’s Steve Noxon.

Waterbury Informational Tolls Forum

Posted on March 8, 2019 by admin


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Waterbury Informational Tolls Forum

State Representatives Tony D’Amelio (R-71) and Stephanie Cummings (R-74) in conjunction with State Representative Laura Devlin (R-134) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31), House and Senate Ranking Members of the legislative Transportation Committee, are inviting the public to attend an informational forum on tolls.

WHERE: Crosby High School auditorium, 300 Pierpont Rd., Waterbury, CT

WHEN: Thursday, March 21st from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Investing in and improving

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