Public Invited: Final Military Honors for Eight Veterans’ Unclaimed Cremated Remains

Posted on September 27, 2021


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PUBLIC INVITED ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, AS CT DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AND CT FUNERAL DIRECTORS ASSN. CONDUCT FINAL MILITARY HONORS FOR EIGHT VETERANS’ UNCLAIMED CREMATED REMAINS AT THE STATE VETERANS CEMETERY IN MIDDLETOWN

The Connecticut State Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association, Inc. (CFDA) announced they will hold a military funeral ceremony for eight U.S. veterans’ unclaimed cremated remains, including veterans of World War I, World War II, the

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September 19-25 is Child Passenger Safety Week

Posted on September 23, 2021


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September 19-25 is Child Passenger Safety Week, and September 25, 2021 National Seat Check Saturday!

According to the US Department of Transportation and NHTSA, car crashes are a leading cause of death for children and an estimated 374 were injured every day in 2019 while riding in cars, SUVs, pickups, and vans.

  • 608 child passenger vehicle occupants died in traffic crashes in 2019.
  • 38% of children who died in 2019 while riding in passenger vehicles were unrestrained, compared to 33% in 2018.


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DOT: Route 82 in Salem to Remain Closed Until Oct. 1

Posted on September 21, 2021


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the scheduled extension of the existing road closure of Route 82 in Salem. Route 82 will remain closed until October 1, 2021 to facilitate ongoing construction activities associated with the replacement of Bridges 01140 and 05401 carrying Route 82 over East Branch Eight Mile River and Swamp Brook.

The extended closure of route 82 is required as a result of delays in obtaining certain third-party prefabricated bridge components as a result

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