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Invitation to Bid: Eastford Elementary School Ceiling Tiles

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November 7, 2023 Municipal Election

On Tuesday, November 7th, the Municipal Election will be held at the Eastford Town Office Building, lower level from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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November 6th – Limited Special Voter Registration Session

On Monday, November 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. a limited special registration session will be held for those whose qualifications as to age, citizenship or residence was attained since October 31st.

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October 31st Voter Registration

The Eastford Registrar of Voters will hold an in-person registration session on Friday, October 31, 2023 from 9am to 8pm in the lower level of the Eastford Town Office Building.

October 31st is also the deadline for online registration. Registration is open until 11:59pm on October 31st.

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Eastford Awarded STEAP Grant

“Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is approving the release of $24.5 million in state grants for 60 small towns in Connecticut that will be used to complete a wide variety of infrastructure improvements, such as road safety reconstruction projects, sewer and drainage upgrades, sidewalk and pedestrian safety enhancements, recreational facility upgrades, and other kinds of capital improvement projects.

The grants are provided through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP), a state program managed by the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) that delivers grants to small towns for economic development, community conservation, and quality-of-life capital projects.” – 9/29/23 Press Release

Eastford: $156,616 in state funding is approved for the town parking lots and playground resurfacing and paving. This will be matched by $39,154 in town funds.

Read the full press release HERE.

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NDDH: Widespread EEEV -Positive Mosquitos Across Northeast CT

Visit NDDH’s website to learn more.

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of CTParks.com

“Connecticut State Parks are a huge part of our state’s quality of life and a big reason why people are choosing to move to Connecticut, and we want to make sure people have all of the information they need to visit them,” Governor Lamont said. “These beautiful places, which offer residents and visitors an unparalleled recreation experience and provide significant economic benefits to our cities and towns, deserve a website befitting their value. CTParks.com is the latest way we’re helping to connect residents with their Connecticut State Parks.”

Click Here to read the full press release.

Visit CTParks.com for more information!

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Connecticut Prescription Drug Discount Card Program

According to a press release from September 14th – “Beginning on October 2, Connecticut residents who want to receive an ArrayRx discount card can fill out the form that is available online at arrayrxcard.com. A valid physical Connecticut address and e-mail address are required to enroll. The card will be provided to consumers digitally via e-mail and can be downloaded to smartphone wallets. It is anticipated that the card can be used at approximately 98% of pharmacies in Connecticut.”

Read the full press release HERE.

More information on the discount card and program can be found HERE.

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Emergency Management News - Eastford Home Page

National Preparedness Month


National Preparedness Month 2023 Theme: “Take Control in 1, 2, 3”

This theme empowers everyone, especially older adults, to –
1) Assess their needs
2) Make a plan
3) Engage their support network to stay safe when disaster strikes

In a press release from September 5, 2023, Governor Lamont reminded residents of the important steps they can take to protect themselves in the event of an emergency, including making an emergency plan and an emergency kit. The Governor also encouraged residents to download the State’s CTPrepares app for more emergency preparedness tips.

You can read the full press release HERE.

Resources:
Make a Plan
Build a Kit
Safety Skills
CTPrepares


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NDDH: Powassan Virus Infection Press Release

Visit NDDH’s website for more information.