Sales Tax Free Week – August 18-24

Posted on August 16, 2019 by admin

Dear Neighbors,

With the start of school just around the corner, I wanted to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 18 through Saturday, August 24.

This year, legislators fought back attempts by the governor to end the weekly tax break event which benefits so many families.

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

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Rep. Haines Recognized by CBIA for Supporting Pro-Business Legislation

Posted on August 15, 2019 by admin

HARTFORD – Using key pieces of business-related legislation to rank state lawmakers during the 2019 legislative session, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association recently highlighted State Representative Irene Haines’ (R-34) perfect 100% score.

“Getting our state economy growing again is among my highest priorities,” Rep. Haines said. “We need to listen more to what our local job creators are telling us about their workforce needs, burdensome or out dated regulations, and our high costs of doing business. Connecticut continues to lag behind the country and other Northeastern states when it comes to jobs, opportunity and income growth. I was proud to support legislation that will have a positive impact on our job creators and fight against bills that hurt local employers.”

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Pipe Replacement on Mt. Parnassus Rd. in East Haddam – Detour Required

Posted on August 7, 2019 by admin

I’m sharing some news from DOT that might impact your commute:

Pipe Replacement on Mt. Parnassus Rd. in East Haddam – Detour Required

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a metal pipe replacement project on State Service Route 434 (Mt. Parnassus Road) in East Haddam with a Road Closure and Detour, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday, August 13-14, 2019.


The following detour will be implemented while work is being performed on State Service Route 434 (Mt. Parnassus

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