Legislators Support Outdoor High School Graduations later this Summer.

Posted on May 29, 2020 by admin


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Area state lawmakers have sent two letters to Gov. Ned Lamont saying they are encouraged that he is considering the possibility of allowing outdoor high school graduations in July or August.

The lawmakers highlighted the efforts of Terryville High School senior Jacob Zappone, who launched a petition to Gov. Ned Lamont and the state Board of Education to allow for schools to hold outdoor graduations while socially distancing and having no spectators. The petition is here: http://chng.it/9sq9gRkm

They

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Lane Shifts and Scheduled Four-Month Ramp Closures on Route 8 in Thomaston

Posted on May 26, 2020 by admin


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing lane shifts on Route 8, the scheduled four-month closure of the Route 8 southbound Exit 38 off-ramp, and scheduled four-month closure of the Route 8 northbound Exit 38 on-ramp. The lane shifts and closures are necessary to facilitate Stage 2 construction activities associated with the rehabilitation of Bridges 03350 and 03351 on Route 8 in Thomaston.

Construction will begin on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. As a result, Exit 38 the route 8 Southbound

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COVID-19 Capitol Update

Posted on May 22, 2020 by admin


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Phase One of the governor’s reopening plan began May 20, 2020. This applies to offices, retail and malls, outdoor-only seating for restaurants, and the outdoor sections of zoos and museums.

This week, the governor also issued Executive Order 7PP, which repeals some of the previous executive orders restricting certain business operations. Specifically, the order extends restrictions on large gatherings, indoor gyms, and movie theaters until June 20. The order also states that summer schools may not

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