Lamont’s Latest Plan to Rush a Vote on Tolls

Posted on December 5, 2019 by admin


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Recently, Governor Lamont told legislative leaders that he wants to convene the legislature for a Special Session before the holidays to vote on the annual bond package of construction projects, a legal settlement resolving over taxation issues with hospitals, resolution of a wage issue for restaurants workers, and most concerning – highway tolls.

The Governor’s push for a year-end vote on a $20 billion, 35 year transportation plan

  • Reported to include trucks-only tolls that have been legally challenged

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Toy Drive for East Windsor Families in Need

Posted on December 3, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

This Sunday, December 8th from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., the Connecticut Trolley Museum, the East Windsor Police Department and East Windsor Social Services are teaming up to collect toys to benefit East Windsor families in need.

The toy drive coincides with the 41st annual Winterfest and “Tunnel of Lights” at the Trolley Museum. Admission prices are $15 for adults, $14 for seniors (62+), $11 for children (ages 4-12), $4 for children (3 & under). Half off with a donated toy!

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Rt. 83 Guiderail Upgrade in Ellington Beginning December 3rd

Posted on November 29, 2019 by admin


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Dear Neighbors,

The Connecticut Department of Transportation recently shared an announcement regarding improvements to guiderails along Route 83 in Ellington and Somer that could impact your commute. Read the announcement below for details and information about lane closures:

Guiderail Upgrade, Route 83 (Somers Rd.) in Ellington and Somers

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that guiderail upgrades will be performed on Route 83 in Ellington and Somers, beginning Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

The project consists of upgrading guiderail over a 2.93-mile segment of Route 83, from the north junction of Kibbe Road in Ellington to .10 miles north of Colonial Drive in Somers.

This work is anticipated to begin on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 to Friday, January 17, 2020.

This project is included in the Department of Transportation’s VIP Safety Improvements Project.

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