Arts Endowment Fund Grants Awarded Locally!

Posted on March 14, 2023

The Connecticut Office of the Arts recently awarded Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund (CAEF) grants totaling $864,233 to 165 organizations across the state.

CAEF grants provide general operating support that organizations may use toward program­ming, administrative or operational costs, capital projects, equipment, or to build their own endowments.

Locally, these incredible grants have been awarded to Norwalk’s Center for Contemporary Printmaking ($2,673), Creative Connections ($2,361), East Coast

Avoiding Tax Scams!

Posted on March 13, 2023

Each year, the IRS produces a list of its “Dirty Dozen” tax scams which tend to spike from December through April, but they can—and do—happen year-round.

Using the tips below can help keep your information and accounts safe.  Remember, if you’re unsure who you’re communicating with, or something just doesn’t feel right, please don’t click Internet links or provide personal, sensitive information online or over the phone.



Be hyper-alert for fake emails or websites looking to steal personal

“Fair Share” legislation moves out of Housing Committee

Posted on March 7, 2023

Last week, the legislature’s Housing Committee passed House Bill 6633 – An Act Concerning a Needs Assessment and Fair Share Plans for Municipalities to Increase Affordable Housing out of committee.

If signed into law by the governor, HB 6633 will be used in “determining the need for affordable housing units in each planning region; and fairly allocating need to the municipalities in each planning region considering the duty of the state and municipalities to affirmatively further fair housing” by