State launching Connecticut CARES Small Business Grant Program

Posted on October 21, 2020 by admin


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I just wanted to share with you that the state is launching the Connecticut CARES Small Business Grant Program to assist small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the economic downturn caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

The program will provide businesses and nonprofits in Connecticut that have fewer than twenty employees or a 2019 payroll of less than $1.5 million with a one-time grant of $5,000.

Funding for the program will come from the state’s Coronavirus Relief Fund, which utilizes federal

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Phase 3 Update

Posted on October 9, 2020 by admin


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Governor Lamont recently announced that Connecticut would move forward with Phase 3 of reopening beginning October 8th.

Phase 3 Business Updates include:

  • Increase from 50 percent to 75 percent capacity indoors – subject to COVID-19 safety requirements – for restaurants, personal services, hair salons, barber shops, and libraries;
  • Outdoor event venues (e.g. amphitheaters, race tracks, etc.) will increase from 25 percent to 50 percent capacity with masks and social distancing requirements;
  • Indoor

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Installations and Revisions of Traffic Control Signals in Various Towns

Posted on October 5, 2020 by admin


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) is developing plans to replace existing traffic control signal equipment with new equipment to meet current standards at 12 locations in Ellington, Manchester, New Britain, South Windsor, Vernon, and Windsor. At applicable locations, pedestrian control features (countdown pedestrian indications, accessible pushbuttons, sidewalk ramps) will be upgraded in an effort to improve accessibility and pedestrian safety. The Department will coordinate with

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