Reusable Bag Press Event

Posted on February 6, 2019 by admin


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WHO: Members of the Reusable Bag Alliance (including BYOCT, CCE, the CT Food Association, Surfrider Foundation, among others) will stand alongside legislators to talk about the impacts plastic bags have on our oceans, our marine life and our state recycling system, in addition to discussing legislative efforts to eliminate all bag pollution and promote reusable bags use in CT.

WHAT: CT Reusable Bag Alliance Press Event – declaration to eliminate plastic checkout bag pollution in Connecticut.

WHERE:

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Letter to the Editor: Rep. Floren Thanks Greenwich First Selectman Tesei for Years of Service

Posted on February 4, 2019 by admin


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Yogi Berra said: “You can observe a lot by watching.” As a 30-year member of the Peter J. Tesei  Fan Club, I have watched him always putting service first … service to family, service to community, and service to bipartisan principles.

Our bond spans three generations, has survived countless federal, state and local political campaigns, and shared many memories. We have been through it all – laughter and tears, joys and sorrows, births and deaths – life’s myriad twists and turns.

Honesty and honor

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A Message from the CT DOT – Tree Removal on I-95

Posted on January 31, 2019 by admin


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Tree Removal Along Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich and Stamford

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a tree removal operation will be performed on Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich and Stamford, beginning, Monday, January 14, 2019.

The project consists of cutting dead trees, high limbing and clearing signs, which will be performed on Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich and Stamford.  This project is scheduled to occur

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A Message from Eversource Regarding the Incoming Snow Storm

Posted on January 18, 2019 by admin


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Dear friends,

Please see the message below from Eversource regarding the snow storm expected to impact our area this weekend.

As always, you may contact my office with questions. Please be safe!

Livvy

 

Eversource is Ready for the First Snowstorm of the Year

Company encourages customers to prepare 

BERLIN, Conn. (January 18, 2019) – With a powerful storm making its way across the country that is expected to bring snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain to Connecticut this weekend followed by frigid temperatures,

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Winter Season Fire Safety Tips from the Greenwich Fire Department

Posted on January 16, 2019 by admin


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As we go through the winter / holiday season we would like to remind everyone to please practice these fire safety tips to keep yourself and your loved ones safe this winter:

* Remove and dispose of old Christmas trees, wreaths, roping. They burn fiercely as they may have been cut in early Fall.

* Be extremely careful with candles and other open flames.

* Put fireplace ashes in a metal ash can and keep can outside, away from house. Embers stay hot for days. Plastic, paper or cardboard must not be

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Tree Removal on Route 15 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich

Posted on January 11, 2019 by admin


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Dear friends and neighbors,

Please check out the message below from the CT DOT regarding a construction project in our community that may impact your travels this weekend.

Tree Removal on Route 15 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich


The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a tree removal operation will be performed on Route 15 northbound and southbound in Greenwich, beginning Saturday, January 12, 2019.

The work consists of cutting dead trees, high-limbing and clearing

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New Laws Effective January 1, 2019

Posted on January 10, 2019 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

New legislation effective dates are typically January 1st, July 1st, and October 1st throughout the calendar year. Now that 2018 has come to an end, a number of new laws took effect on January 1, 2019.

These new laws may have an impact on you, your business, or our community. I have highlighted some noteworthy new laws below and encourage you to take a look at the full list. Please contact me with any questions or clarifications regarding these new laws.

AN ACT CONCERNING

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Important 2019 Tax Information for Seniors

Posted on January 10, 2019 by admin


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Dear friends and neighbors,

With tax season quickly approaching, I wanted to make sure you were aware of some pertinent tax relief benefits available to Connecticut seniors.

Last session, I joined my colleagues in the legislature in passing a budget that provided tax relief for seniors. Namely, we passed two provisions, one of which eliminated the income tax on Social Security and the other phases out the income tax on pensions.

 

Social Security Income Tax Deduction

Effective for tax years beginning

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Greenwich Delegation Presents Town of Greenwich with $17M Check from State for New Leb Construction Costs

Posted on January 8, 2019 by admin


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On Tuesday, January 8, Rep. Livvy Floren joined the Greenwich Delegation in presenting a check for $17,469,365 from the State of Connecticut to the Town of Greenwich reimbursing the town for New Lebanon School construction costs to date. Thus far, the town has received $15, 738,167 from the state with an additional 11% (or $1,731,198) approved pending final accounting.

The total budget for this project is $37,309,058 and the town is receiving approximately 64% reimbursement (or approximately $24,000,000).

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State Rep. Floren Receives 2019-2020 Committee Assignments

Posted on December 21, 2018 by admin


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HARTFORD – On Tuesday, State Representative Livvy Floren (R-Greenwich, Stamford) received her committee assignments for the 2019-2020 term.

Rep. Floren will remain as Ranking Member of the Bonding Subcommittee, and will continue to serve on the Finance, Revenue & Bonding and Insurance & Real Estate Committees. She will also resume her role as an Assistant Republican Leader.

“My primary responsibility as Ranking Member of Bonding is to craft a bipartisan bill that remains under the $1.9 billion bond

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