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Governor, State Department of Education Release Schools Reopening Document

Posted on July 5, 2020 by admin


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Governor Lamont and the state’s Department of Education have issued requirements and guidance for the reopening of schools this fall. Check out their document by clicking on the image below.

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Safety Improvement Project, Guiderail/Attenuator Installation on Route 34 in West Haven.

Posted on June 26, 2020 by admin


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a safety improvement project will be performed on Route 34 East and West in West Haven. This project consists of guiderail with attenuator installation on a 0.63 mile segment. . This work is scheduled to occur Monday, JULY 27, 2020 through Friday, August 28, 2020.

This project is included in the Department of Transportation’s safety improvement program and is being performed by Atlas Industrial Services.

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Ferraro, Kennedy Call for Fix to Fee Increase on Clubs

Posted on May 15, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD — State Reps. Charlie Ferraro and Kathy Kennedy this week said the General Assembly should make good on a promise to review and fix legislation passed last year that will have nonprofit clubs pay significantly more for their liquor permits.

A far-reaching omnibus liquor control bill that passed through the House of Representatives in June 2019 with scant opposition (140 to 5 vote) included the consolidation of multiple permits as a means to eliminate red tape.

Ahead of the vote, Republicans

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Second Federal Business Relief Package Ready

Posted on April 25, 2020 by admin


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With the passing of a second business relief package, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on Monday, April 27 will resume taking applications for business assistance under the Paycheck Protection Program and will restart processing of Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

Visit the PPP web page here.

The new federal package includes:
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Start of Work for Pavement Preservation Project on Interstate 95 in West Haven and Orange

Posted on April 1, 2020 by admin


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the start-up of Project 156-180 in West Haven and Orange on Interstate 95 for the 2020 Construction Season. Traffic lane closures in will begin on Sunday, April 5, 2020.
The project includes pavement preservation of Interstate 95 in West Haven and Orange. The highway will be milled and repaved in order to extend its service life. Seven project bridges will be resurfaced and have new asphalt expansion joints installed. Upgrades to four intersections

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House Republicans Offer Initial COVID-19 Response Ideas to Governor

Posted on March 31, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD – The House Republican caucus today in a letter to Gov. Lamont offered proposals to provide immediate relief to struggling businesses, idle workers, families and taxpayers coping with the economic consequences of the ongoing health crisis – including breaks on overdue property taxes, for companies facing high unemployment insurance rates and those saddled with student debt.
The proposals could be enacted quickly through executive orders if Lamont chooses to do so and would not require

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Interchange 58 Improvement Project on Route 15 at Route 34 in Orange

Posted on March 25, 2020 by admin


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the start of construction, on or about April 1, 2020, for the Interchange 58 improvement project on Route 15 at Route 34 in Orange.

The project consists of safety and operational improvements to the Route 15 ramps to and from Route 34 westbound. The project will provide a northbound Route 15 acceleration lane from Route 34 westbound and a southbound Route 15 deceleration lane onto Route 34 westbound. The existing median on Route 15 will be

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Social Distancing & More: Info and Resources

Posted on March 22, 2020 by admin


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Click on the image below for downloadable COVID-19 Info and Resources from the state’s CWCSEO.

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News on Federal Legislation Related to Coronavirus Response

Posted on March 21, 2020 by admin


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Earlier this week, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was quickly moved through Congress and signed into law by President Trump. The Act, which takes effect on April 2, 2020 and expires on December 31, 2020, amends current FMLA law in response to the Coronavirus Crisis, and provides for paid sick leave in some cases.

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The Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) benefits apply to companies with 500 or fewer employees (exceptions may apply for businesses with

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COVID-19 Response: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on March 19, 2020 by admin


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The governor’s administration has released a compilation of frequently asked questions related to the state’s response to COVID-19. You can access the document directly by clicking here (best option for mobile devices), or you can review it below.

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