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Election Day Information and Resources

Posted on October 29, 2020 by jpheasant


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REGISTER TO VOTE: If you missed Tuesday’s deadline for in person, mail, or online registration, you can do so in person on election day. Anyone who still wishes to register and vote on the same day MUST register at the location listed below.

East Windsor – Town Hall Annex, 25 School St.
Enfield – Town Hall, Town Council Chambers, 820 Enfield St.

For more election day registration information, click here.

SAMPLE BALLOTS BY TOWN: To view a sample of what your ballot will look like, click here.

VOTING

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State Rep. Carol Hall “Police Accountability” Legislation Puts Lives in Danger

Posted on July 24, 2020 by jpheasant


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Concerned About Repercussions Bill will have on Officers, Troopers, and Citizens

HARTFORD – State Rep. Carol Hall (R-59) voted Friday morning against a police accountability bill she believes puts members of police departments, state troopers, and the people they’re sworn to protect at risk.

During Thursday night’s debate on HB-6004, An Act Concerning Police Accountability, House Republicans brought forth an amendment to protect the personal liability of an officer by removing the qualified immunity

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Celebrating Independence Day

Posted on July 1, 2020 by admin


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This weekend, we are reminded of the focus, determination and courage of those patriots who believed passionately that our nascent country deserved a better form of government, one that acknowledged “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

Two hundred and forty-four years ago, on July 4, 1776, these patriots put forth The Declaration of Independence.  This document has

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Capitol Update 7.1.2020

Posted on July 1, 2020 by admin


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School Reopening Guidelines

Last week, Governor Lamont announced a basic framework for reopening schools in the fall. The State Department of Education (CSDE) issued more detailed guidance yesterday afternoon. For more details, click the button below:

School Reopening Guidelines

Plastic Bag Tax Returns July 1st

On Friday, the state’s Department of Revenue Services (DRS) announced the resumption of the 10-cent plastic bag tax beginning July 1st. The governor suspended the tax in late March during

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DMV Services Reopening Starting 6.23.2020

Posted on June 25, 2020 by admin


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Earlier this week, the Department of Motor Vehicles announced the reopening of offices (including Enfield) with in-person services available by appointment only.

All DMV in-person services now require an appointment. To schedule an appointment, click here.

Select services are also accessible online.

Drop-off services are available for select services (limited hours) at the DMV’s Danbury, New

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Travel Advisory for States with Significant COVID-19 Spread

Posted on June 25, 2020 by admin


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Governor Lamont issued a joint travel advisory with New York and New Jersey requiring travelers arriving from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 self-quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state.

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Phase Two Reopening June 17th

Posted on June 8, 2020 by admin


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Governor Lamont recently announced that Connecticut’s second phase of reopening initially scheduled for June 20th, will begin three days early on June 17th.  The Department of Economic and Community Development has published specific guidelines and best practices for each business sector in order to safely reopen. Businesses are not required to reopen, that decision rests with individual business owners.

Phase Two Rules by Sector:

Capitol Update 6.1.2020

Posted on June 2, 2020 by admin


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House Republicans Call for Special Session

The House Republican caucus last Wednesday announced that its members would be petitioning for a special session of the House to address the growing state budget deficit, allocate federal relief funding and review Governor Lamont’s emergency executive orders. There has been growing concern in recent weeks about the lack of transparency and legislative input as the administration has proceeded with its reopening strategy. The special session would seek to

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Bridge Rehab Project – Route 190, in Enfield and Suffield

Posted on May 28, 2020 by admin


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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

The Connecticut Department of Transportation recently shared an announcement regarding repairs and rehabilitation of the Enfield-Suffield Veterans Bridge that carries Route 190 over the Connecticut River.  Read the announcement below for details and information about lane closures that could impact your commute:

Rehabilitation of Bridge 03295 Carrying Route 190 Over the Connecticut River and Amtrak

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the commencement

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Capitol Update 5.22.2020

Posted on May 22, 2020 by admin


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Next Steps for Reopening

May 20th marked the start of Phase One of the state’s efforts to re-open with restaurants, retailers, small businesses, museums and zoos reopening in the safest ways possible. During this phase businesses will have to comply with sector rules and undergo a self-certification process. Detailed guidelines for businesses and customers are available online at the Department of Economic and Community Development.

Governor Lamont announced that hair salons and barbershops, initially

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