Shore Line East Service Changes Effective April 3, 2023

Posted on March 31, 2023


The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is alerting riders that a new Shore Line East (SLE) schedule will start April 3, 2023, to support the Penn Station Access (PSA) project and restore some prior construction service adjustments following the completion of the switch replacement project in Old Saybrook, CT.

The PSA project is intended to enable Metro-North trains to use the Hell Gate Line to connect to the west side of Manhattan directly into Penn Station, ultimately expanding traveling

I-95 Interchange 74 Improvements at Route 161 and Bridge Replacement Project, East Lyme

Posted on March 23, 2023


On Monday, April 3, 2023, the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will start construction for I-95 Interchange improvements at Exit 74 and Route 161 in East Lyme.

The project is intended to improve the safety on Interstate 95 at Exit 74 and address traffic operational concerns between Exits 74 and 75. The replacement of Bridge No. 00250 (I-95 over Route 161) due to its poor condition. In addition, the improvements on Route 161 (Flanders Road) will address traffic operational concerns

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!