Samuel K. Beamon Memorial Bridge Dedication

Posted on November 1, 2019 by admin


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During a moving ceremony in Veteran’s Memorial Hall inside Waterbury City Hall Friday morning, the West Main Street bridge that spans the Naugatuck River was officially dedicated as the Samuel K. Beamon, Sr. Memorial Bridge.

Family, friends and local and state officials gathered to honor Samuel K. Beamon, Sr.’s years of dedication and service to our community, and share stories about how he always used his infectious, positive attitude to persuade people to do the right thing.

Sam’s many years with

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Weatherizing Your Home Saves Money

Posted on October 30, 2019 by admin


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In honor of today being National Weatherization Day, I wanted to share information and tips on making your home more energy efficient.

Right now, people across Waterbury spend significant amounts of money to stay warm all winter and the state spends a lot of money on fuel assistance programs. Unfortunately, many of the homes with the greatest need are not weatherized, or don’t have enough insulation and weatherization to adequately protect against cold New England winters. Essentially, your hard-earned

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Rep. D’Amelio, City Honors Mayor for the Day, Maria Vigliotti!

Posted on October 15, 2019 by admin


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Another beautiful, mid-October day in the Brass City brought more than 50 Italian-Americans, their family, friends and others to City Hall for the annual mass and flag-raising ceremony honoring the 2019 Italian Mayor for the Day!  This year, longtime resident, educator and local volunteer Maria Vigliotti was recognized for her never-ending commitment to the city.

Congratulations, Maria!

Drug Take Back Day is October 26

Posted on October 14, 2019 by admin


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Saturday, October 26th is National Drug Take Back Day. The Take Back Day is part of the DEA’s National Take Back Initiative to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

Collection sites are set up throughout the area, including:

Waterbury

Waterbury Police Department

255 East Main St., Waterbury, CT

Wolcott

Wolcott Police Department

225 Nichols Rd., Wolcott, CT

Naugatuck

Naugatuck Police Department

211 Spring St., Naugatuck CT

Help prevent over-the-counter (cough medicine, pain relievers, etc.) and

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Call for Special Session to Eliminate Grocery Tax

Posted on September 19, 2019 by admin


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House and Senate Republicans are calling on Governor Lamont to bring the legislature into special session to fix a piece of legislation passed in the Democrat state budget that created new taxes on hundreds of grocery store foods, and also substantially increased taxes on prepared meals.

 

These new and increased taxes will negatively and disproportionately impact senior citizens and others on a fixed income, the underemployed and the middle class.

 

The House of Representatives need 76 members to

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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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