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Reps. Klarides-Ditria, Klarides to Host Farmers to Families Event

Posted on September 22, 2020 by cthomas


State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria and House Republican Leader Themis Klarides will be hosting a Farmers to Family Food box distribution event to benefit the greater Naugatuck Valley that will take place Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Nolan Field in Ansonia.

The event will take place from noon to 6:30 p.m. or for as long as the supplies last. At least 1,150 food boxes will be handed out. Nolan Field is located at 461 Wakelee Ave., in Ansonia.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture F2F food program is being coordinated

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Operation Fuel Emergency Assistance Available

Posted on September 15, 2020 by cthomas


The days are already getting shorter and colder, and I am sure given our current situation there are folks out there who are concerned about heating their homes this fall and winter. I wanted to let you know that Operation Fuel, the oldest fuel bank in the country, can provide assistance to those in need.

Operation Fuel provides year-round emergency assistance to help families avoid heat, electricity, and water shutoffs. They also provide help with:

• Home System Repair & Replacement to help lower-income

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Letter to Gov. Lamont: Continue Fall Football

Posted on September 8, 2020 by cthomas


On September 7, I signed onto a letter with my colleagues imploring the governor to meet with DPH and the CIAC and work out a way that our youth can continue with football this coming fall or possibly in the spring. You can read the letter and its signatories below.

The decision to suspend youth football is not the right one. Our youth need this outlet amidst the stress of this pandemic, for both their mental and physical health. Not to mention that many of our students’ depend on athletic scholarships

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