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Support Local Businesses on Small Business Saturday!

Posted on November 27, 2020 by cthomas


This Saturday, November 28, 2020 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for our communities.

Due to the continued impact on local businesses from COVID-19, we know that small businesses need our support now more than ever as they struggle to keep their doors open and employees working.

Please join the Small Business Association (SBA) and organizations across the country in supporting your local small businesses by shopping at a small business.

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STEAP Grants Announced for Madison and Durham

Posted on November 10, 2020 by cthomas



HARTFORD – It has been announced that more than $11 million in state funding for grants through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) will be awarded to 94 small towns across Connecticut for various infrastructure improvement projects, including Madison and Durham. This is the first time since 2016 that the state has awarded STEAP funding.

The Town of Madison has been approved for $128,205 in state funding for the replacement of a pedestrian walkway at Bauer Park, which will be matched

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Additional SNAP Benefits Coming to 105,000 Households in Connecticut on October 16

Posted on October 15, 2020 by cthomas


The Connecticut Department of Social Services has announced that it will provide $16.2 million in Emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) benefits to nearly half of Connecticut’s SNAP participants on Friday, October 16, 2020. These benefits come in addition to the $119.6 million in emergency benefits disbursed in April, May, June, July, August and September.

Authorized by the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, the extra food benefits will go to approximately 105,000

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