Lisbon: Saturday Food Drive a Success to Help Those In Need

Posted on November 22, 2023

On Saturday, there was a great turnout at the food drive at Adams Market (Better Val-U) in Lisbon. The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut was accepting food and cash donations to help those in our community that are in need.

Thank you to the Boy Scouts Troop 73, the Gemma Moran Food Center, K Hits 100.9 FM, the Jewett City Savings Bank and Adams Market for the great team effort supporting our communities. The Gemma Moran Food Center has grown over the years and is considered the hub of food banks

An Afternoon at the Preston Public Library

Posted on November 22, 2023

On Saturday, the Preston Public Library held another fun and educational program where kids got to hold and pet different animals while learning all about them.

There were Guinea pigs, bunnies, and naked neck chickens. I made a new friend, Carlos the Chinchilla.

Carlos is a rescue and comes from the Andes Mountains of Chile. They do not like the heat and roll around in volcanic ash to cool off in their natural habitat. Carlos has also been under a lot of stress lately because “his wife” is pregnant

A Legacy of Service: Celebrating Diane Manning of Griswold

Posted on November 21, 2023

On November 16th , I along with some of my Northeast Delegation colleagues, had the opportunity to celebrate Diane Manning, a lifelong resident of Griswold. Diane was featured for her 40 years of excellence at United Services. Over her decades of tireless service to our community, Diane has been a true leader as a voice for behavioral health in our state.

I was proud to announce with Representative Anne Dauphinais, a legislative citation that was introduced by Senator Heather Somers and I, commemorating