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Veterans Stand Down September 24-25

Posted on September 15, 2020 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Department of Veterans Affairs will be holding the 2020 Veterans Stand Down virtually on Thursday, September 24th and Friday, September 25th.

This two-day event provides Connecticut’s Veterans with a wide variety of programs and services offered by State and Federal agencies, Veterans Organizations and Community Based Non-profits.

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Bridge Maintenance – I-91 northbound and southbound in North Haven and Wallingford.

Posted on September 8, 2020 by admin


Please be advised that the Connecticut Department of Transportation will be repairing/replacing pipe rail on Interstate 91 northbound & southbound bridges in North Haven & Wallingford from Monday, September 14, 2020 through Friday, October 30, 2020.

This work is included in the Department of Transportation’s regular bridge maintenance.


You can expect various lane closures on Interstate 91 northbound and southbound between Exit 9 (Montowese Avenue) and Exit 14 (Woodhouse Avenue)

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Legislators’ Produce Distribution Event a Success

Posted on September 4, 2020 by admin


NORTH BRANFORD—A handful of state representatives from around the region worked together last week to deliver 1,200 boxes of fresh produce to residents of their communities.

State Rep. Vincent Candelora worked with Cecarelli’s Harrison Hill Farm in Northford to supply the produce, and Candelora then pulled in House of Representatives colleagues Noreen Kokoruda, Joe Zullo, Craig Fishbein, and Dave Yaccarino to help distribute the fruits and veggies.

The free boxes distributed by the legislators on

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Connecticut State Department of Education: COVID-19 Resources

Posted on September 2, 2020 by admin


Below is a listing of resources that are available on the Connecticut State Department of Education website.

Links to the Reopen Guidance Document and Addendums:

Addendum 11 Interim Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings in Schools during COVID-19

Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together
Adaptar, Avanzar, Alcanzar: El Plan de Connecticut para Aprender y Crecer Juntos
Addendum 1 Temporarily Opting into Voluntary Remote Learning Due to COVID-19
Addendum 2 COVID Guidance

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RESCHEDULED for Fri. August 28 – Rep. Yaccarino to Help Distribute Free Fresh Produce to Local Families

Posted on August 26, 2020 by admin


After Tropical Storm Isaias forced the postponement of a previously planned food distribution event earlier this month, I want to announce that the rescheduled food box pickup event will take place on Friday, August 28th at the Connecticut Sportsplex in North Branford.

I encourage constituents, and anyone in need, to make the short drive to this wonderful event that provides families in the region with free, fresh produce at a time when many are struggling financially.

The drive-up food box pickup

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