Home Energy Efficiency Program

Posted on September 5, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

In preparation for colder months ahead this is a good time of year to check your home’s energy efficiency.

Windows, doors and electrical outlets are all common areas for your cool/warm air to escape, causing air conditioner units and heaters to work harder and increase your energy usage. Weatherizing can help keep energy use down without sacrificing comfort.

Please know that both United Illuminating and Eversource offer a low-cost in-home assessment service, called Home Energy Solutions,

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Citizen’s Police Academy Starting Sept. 23

Posted on August 28, 2019 by admin


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The Waterbury Police Department is pleased to announce that they will be holding their Citizen’s Academy starting September 23rd.

The Citizen’s Academy will be held on Monday Evenings from 6-8 p.m. It will run 6 weeks and will educate the attendees on the Police Department, its divisions and investigations. Attendees will get to interact with many Waterbury Police Officers throughout the academy.

If you are interested in attending the upcoming academy, please contact the Waterbury Police Department

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DOT Public Hearing re: I-84, Rtes. 63 and 64 – Tuesday, September 10

Posted on August 22, 2019 by admin


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The following message comes from the State Department of Transportation and contains information that could impact your travels.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing concerning the proposed I-84 Interchange 17 Improvements, construction of Chase Parkway extension, and operational improvements on Route 63, Route 64, and SR 845 on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at Crosby High School, 300 Pierpont Road, Waterbury, CT 06705. 

An open forum for individual discussions

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Monthly Naloxone Training at AMR

Posted on August 19, 2019 by admin


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The Western Connecticut Coalition and American Medical Response (AMR) are continuing to host monthly Naloxone trainings through the end of the year.
 
Naloxone (Narcan) is the medication that reverses an opioid overdose.
 
The current schedule is:
SEPTEMBER 2019
Evening – Wednesday 9/25 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
 
OCTOBER 2019
Morning – Wednesday 10/9 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
 
NOVEMBER 2019
Evening – Wednesday 11/13 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
 
DECEMBER 2019
Morning -Wednesday 12/11 8:30 –

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Rep. D’Amelio Earns Perfect CBIA Score

Posted on August 19, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Tony D’Amelio (R-71) was recently recognized by Connecticut’s largest business organization for his perfect voting score on key bills impacting Connecticut’s economic growth and business climate during the 2019 legislative session.

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) ranked all state lawmakers based on their support for the business community’s positions on 10 important policies. The bills all affect job creation, small business growth and economic stability

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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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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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