**Announcement: Shelton Awarded State Arts Grants**

Posted on November 27, 2023


(SHELTON) — Recently, the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development’s (DECD) Office of the Arts announced a total of $1,050,000 in state arts grants for CT arts organizations and municipalities. In their announcement, three arts organizations in Shelton received roughly $14,000 in separate grants to support theater, town events, and other relevant programs.

The following Shelton-based art organizations were awarded grants from the Supporting Arts Grant Program:

Perillo Scores 100% with Pro-Business Voting Record

Posted on October 30, 2023


(HARTFORD) — On Monday, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) released their 2023 Legislative Voting Records grading General Assembly members on their support for key bills that promote local business, economic development, and a positive post-pandemic recovery. In their records, State Representative Jason Perillo (R-113) received a perfect score, demonstrating his commitment to business owners and our workforce throughout Connecticut.

“I am grateful to once again receive a 100%

**Take My Survey: Do you want to Ban Gas-Powered Vehicles?**

Posted on October 23, 2023


Perillo Joins Mercantile Development in Shelton – Women-Owned Business

Posted on October 16, 2023


(SHELTON) — I was very happy to join Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz in visiting Mercantile Development in Shelton. This is a thriving woman-owned business that has been at its location for nearly 30 years!

Pro-Series Wipers manufacture professional grade towels and wipes for the most demanding work environments. Thank you to your many years of dedicated work and business within our community, proudly representing us in Connecticut!

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Perillo, Shelton Officials Secure $2M in state funds for Canal Street work

Posted on October 10, 2023


As published in the Shelton Herald, by Brian Gioiele.

(SHELTON) — The city is receiving $2 million in state funds toward reconstruction of Canal and Wooster streets, including the reopening of the long-closed Wooster Street railroad crossing.

The funds are part of more than $1.1 billion in state funding — approved Friday by the State Bond Commission — that will be used to perform various improvements to Connecticut’s transportation system.

“Right now, we are at a point where we need to do something,”

Perillo Talks Canal Street with Melissa in the Morning on WICC 600AM

Posted on October 9, 2023

Listen in to my interview with Melissa in the Morning on WICC600 as I discuss the Canal Street improvement project.

>>**LISTEN TO MY INTERVIEW HERE (Begins at 30:24)**<<

We obtained $2 million in funding from the State of CT to improve the road, re-open the railroad crossing at Wooster Street, and create open space opportunities where visitors can see the historic river locks along the Housatonic Dam.
The State of CT supports Shelton because we have a track record of success. To his credit,

Perillo Unites Shelton Businesses to Demand Downtown Improvements

Posted on October 5, 2023


As published in the Shelton Herald by Brian Gioiele

(SHELTON) — A group of downtown restaurants have joined forces to demand what they call minor improvements that could spark major financial success for all businesses along the corridor.

Owners of Calaroso Eatery & Bar, Bar 140, Porky’s Cuppy’s, Center Street Social, Tacomida and Chaplin have formed the Downtown Shelton Bar & Restaurant Co-operative, which they state is a non-political group dedicated to working with city and state officials to

Prescription Drug Discounts & State Grants

Posted on October 3, 2023


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CT Prescription Drug Discount Program

A new CT Prescription Drug Discount Card Program is being launched on October 2nd. All residents can sign up online as of that date for the free discount card to receive savings on certain prescription drugs.

The program was established by Public Act 23-171, which is to be administered by the Office of the State Comptroller. Connecticut is now part of a multi-state consortium known as ArrayRx, which also operates in Nevada, Oregon,

Shelton Fall Photo Contest – Tag Me in YOUR Photos TODAY!

Posted on October 2, 2023


Thank YOU Shelton Senior Health Fair!

Posted on September 27, 2023

Today was a great opportunity to catch up with folks at the Shelton Senior Center during this morning’s senior fair! Special thanks go to State Senator Kevin Kelly and his team along with the staff at the Senior Center for making it such a great event.
The Shelton CT Police Department, Griffin Hospital, the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, and Echo Hose Ambulance – Shelton EMS we’re joined by many other outstanding organizations to educate seniors!