Important Early Voting Information

Posted on March 22, 2024


Early voting was approved by Connecticut voters in 2022. During the 2023 legislative session, the General Assembly authorized in-person early voting for elections held after April 1, 2024. Under this schedule, the first election utilizing early voting will be the Presidential Preference Primary on April 2, 2024.

The early voting dates for this election have been modified to reflect the Good Friday holiday and Easter Sunday. Early Voting will be held Tuesday, March 26 through Thursday, March 28 and

Read Across America: Memorial School in East Hampton

Posted on March 1, 2024


What a wonderful morning spent earlier today with the students and faculty at Memorial School in East Hampton to celebrate Read Across America! First, it was off to Mrs. Snyder’s kindergarten class where everyone was in a festive mood getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day! In the spirit of the upcoming holiday, I read “How to Catch a Leprechaun,” to the children and it was a blast! We had so much fun, we did it all over again when we got to Mrs. Lapierre’s kindergarten class.

The children were very

Area Lawmakers Push for More Safety Precautions at Gardner Lake State Park in Salem

Posted on February 29, 2024


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HARTFORD- State Reps. Holly Cheeseman (R-37), Kathleen McCarty (R-38) and Irene Haines (R-34) along with Salem First Selectman Ed Chmielewski came together to support a legislative proposal which develops a safety capacity for Gardner Lake State Park in order to protect public safety in the area.

The legislation, 5216, An Act Concerning The Safety Capacity At Gardner Lake State Park received a public hearing in the legislature’s Environment Committee