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Phase 3 Update

Posted on October 9, 2020 by admin


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Governor Lamont recently announced that Connecticut would move forward with Phase 3 of reopening beginning October 8th.

Phase 3 Business Updates include:

  • Increase from 50 percent to 75 percent capacity indoors – subject to COVID-19 safety requirements – for restaurants, personal services, hair salons, barber shops, and libraries;
  • Outdoor event venues (e.g. amphitheaters, race tracks, etc.) will increase from 25 percent to 50 percent capacity with masks and social distancing requirements;
  • Indoor

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Purple Thursday on Oct. 22nd

Posted on October 8, 2020 by admin


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October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which strives to raise public awareness about domestic violence and the help that’s available to support victims. What began in 1981 as a “Day of Unity” has evolved into a nationwide month of action that celebrates survivors and raises awareness not only about the issue of domestic violence, but also about the services available to help victims and survivors. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, it is estimated that 1.3 million women and 835,000

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Yaccarino is Honored by Quilts of Valor

Posted on October 1, 2020 by admin


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State Representative Dave Yaccarino (R-87) was honored to receive a quilt of valor for his service in the Navy Reserve from Quilts of Valor (www.QOV.org), which was presented to him during a special legislative session held on Thursday, September 30, 2020 at the State Capitol building in Hartford.

Photo Caption (l to r): House Republican Leader Themis Klarides, State Representative Dave Yaccarino and House Democrat Leader Joe Aresimowicz

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Absentee Ballots Process: What You Need to Know

Posted on September 28, 2020 by admin


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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we conduct business, educate our children, and go about our daily lives. It has also changed our election process.

In July, the legislature passed a bill, now law, making all residents eligible to vote by absentee ballot (AB) in the November general election citing COVID-19 as their reason. All you need to do is check the appropriate box on the application and be sure to sign the application.

We passed this legislation because it is important that all residents

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Veterans Stand Down September 24-25

Posted on September 15, 2020 by admin


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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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