Back to School Safety

Posted on August 25, 2023


With schools across Connecticut opening for the new school year, here is an important reminder that roads will get a little busier in the morning and afternoon as summer comes to an end.

When school is in session, drivers should use extra caution, especially near bus stops, schools, playgrounds, and athletic fields. With the amount of accidents on Connecticut roadways, we all need to do our part to ensure safe travel for our students.

Safety tips for drivers:

  • State law prohibits passing a school

Connecticut Tax Free Week: August 20th – August 26th

Posted on August 18, 2023


As inflation causes prices to continuously rise, we are paying more for everything we purchase, including food, clothing, and skyrocketing fuel costs! I wanted to remind you that Connecticut Tax Free Week, which includes store and online purchases, runs from Sunday, August 20 through Saturday, August 26.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item. Since sales tax is calculated after the use of any coupons or discounts,

DEEP to Hold Public Hearings Regarding Concerning Proposed Regulations on Gas-Powered Vehicles

Posted on August 14, 2023


There are major regulatory changes are on the horizon that will impact all of us, from daily commuters who need their cars to get to work or drop off their kids, to business owners who need to make deliveries or carry out a job for clients.

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is accepting written comments on two proposed regulations, the first would ban the sales of new gas-powered passenger cars beginning in 2035. The other would gradually prohibit the sale of