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, one of these incredible grants has been awarded to Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center ($21,255)!

Please join me in congratulating them!

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

Rep. McCarty Discusses Seizure Safe School Legislation

Posted on March 9, 2023


Rep. Kathleen McCarty recently met with students, concerned educators and parents regarding Seizure Safe School legislation.   As a former educator, and current Ranking member of the legislature’s Education Committee, Rep. McCarty is concerned with all aspects of our education system, especially the safety of all students.

Nationally, Seizure Safe Schools legislation generally mandates school personnel complete seizure recognition and first aid training, require students with epilepsy to have a Seizure