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National Veterans Small Business Week (November 1st – 5th)

Posted on October 24, 2021


Beginning Monday, November 1st the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and its extensive partner network will be celebrating the strength and resilience of the veteran business community by hosting events (many virtually) across the country and sharing information about the resources available to veteran entrepreneurs.

The SBA helps veterans tackle new challenges – from understanding how to become lender ready, develop an emergency plan, or connect with a mentor to help rebuild a professional

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October 23 is DEA National Drug Take Back Day

Posted on October 22, 2021


October 23 is the DEA’s National Take Back Day, a day we are encouraged to properly dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. Properly disposing of medications is important in order to prevent theft and misuse, and also to protect the environment. Medications that end up in the water supply, sewage system or landfills can be harmful to animals, plants and even people.

On October 23, the Cheshire Police Department will be hosting a collection drive at 500 Highland Avenue in Cheshire from 10am

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on October 13, 2021


October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Domestic violence is a serious violent crime that can include both physical and emotional abuse. It is frequently hidden from public view and many victims suffer in silence, afraid to seek help or not knowing where to turn. The traumatic effects of domestic violence may also extend beyond the victim and may impact family members and communities.

If you or someone you know needs assistance, the State of Connecticut offers resources for those

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