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North Central Connecticut Legislators Host Informational Forum on Tolls

Posted on April 18, 2019 by admin


ENFIELD – State Senator John Kissel (R-7) and State Representative Carol Hall (R-59) hosted House and Senate Republican ranking members of the Transportation Committee, State Representative Laura Devlin (R-134) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31), to discuss legislation proposed by Governor Lamont and legislative Democrats, and to present an alternative transportation funding plan that does not rely on tolls or tax increases.

The event held at JFK Middle School on Tuesday, April 16th, was co-hosted by State Representatives from across the region; Bill Simanski (R-62), Tami Zawistowski (R-61), Kurt Vail (R-52) and Tom Delnicki (R-14).


Drug Take Back Day – April 27th

Posted on April 10, 2019 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Saturday April, 27th is National Drug Take Back Day. The Take Back Day is part of the DEA’s National Take Back Initiative to safely dispose of unwanted medications. There is an opportunity to dispose of your unwanted medications at Granby’s Police Department. Studies have shown that drug abuse often starts with family members having access to unused opioids, inadvertently left in the family’s medicine cabinet. Please check your medicine storage areas to see if there are any unused or no longer necessary medications and avail yourself of this opportunity for safe disposal.

Drug take back day continues to grow, nationwide during the 16th take back day 4,770 police departments participated offering 5,839 sites with over 457 tons collected for proper disposal. Read more HERE.

10am – 2pm

Granby Police Department

15 N. Granby Road

Drug collection boxes are available across the state year-round. Find a full list of locations HERE.

**The service is free and anonymous, no questions will be asked**

No needles or sharps will be accepted.


Upcoming Regional Tolls Forum in Enfield 4/16

Posted on April 4, 2019 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors

In a recent poll I sent out to constituents, over 70% who responded were opposed to the DOT study proposal which called for 82 tolls. The proposed installation of tolls on Connecticut highways would have a major impact on our community.

All of the proposals that have made it out of the Transportation Committee include tolling on I-91, I-84, I-95 and Rt. 15 and potentially any other “limited access highway.”

Join me for an upcoming regional forum on the plans put forward

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