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

Posted on March 23, 2023 by admin


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 by admin


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 by admin


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