State Rep. Kathy Kennedy: Plastic Bag Tax Starts August 1

Posted on July 31, 2019 by jdooley


I want to remind the residents of Milford and Orange that a new state law on placing a ten cent tax on plastic bags takes effect on August 1st.

The legislation, Public Act 19-117, which was a section of the state budget, creates a statewide plastic bag fee of .10 cents per “single-use checkout bag” that must be collected by retailers making sales in Connecticut.

The collectors of this fee include a “store” defined as any retailer who is registered for Connecticut sales tax that sells goods directly

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Rep. Kennedy: Bridge Maintenance on I-95 North and South in Milford.

Posted on July 8, 2019 by jdooley


The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a bridge maintenance project will be performed on I-95 North and South in Milford.

The project consists of structural steel repairs on Bridge #00144 over I-95 in Milford.  This project is scheduled to begin the evening of Wednesday, July 17, 2019, ending the morning of Friday, July 25, 2019. 

The work is included in the Department of Transportation’s 2019 bridge maintenance program to support state forces with bridge repairs.  

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Rep. Kennedy: DOT Scheduled Closure of Baldwin Road in Orange and Derby

Posted on July 8, 2019 by jdooley


The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the scheduled closure of Baldwin Road in Orange and Derby at Route 34 to facilitate construction activities associated with intersection improvements and installation of new traffic signal equipment at the intersection.

The closure will begin 9:00 AM on Monday, July 8, 2019, and end by 3:00 PM on Monday, August 5, 2019.

Motorist are advised to use alternate route and follow the posted detour route.

About the Project
The project consists

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