What do you do when you notice that debris is piling up in your roads? Do you leave it or just complain about it? For the Ashford Conservation Commission, the answer is you organize a group of interested residents to get out trash bags and take charge of the cleanliness of your town.
The largest association of towns in CT says the recent legislative session was a net positive for its municipalities. The $43.4 billion two-year spending plan, passed by lawmakers, gives local school districts greater budget-setting flexibility and increases education cost sharing funding by nearly $116 million. CCM said its members are also pleased defeating a $73 million shift in teacher pension costs onto towns.
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All year, Lamont has been pushing his plan to add 50 toll readers to all three interstates and Route 15. Prices would be almost 10 cents a mile. In-state drivers would pay half that price.
However, without enough votes in the state Senate, both sides are going back to the drawing board. Lamont now says he is willing to consider changing his toll plan.
A number of leaders have been saying, look here is another example of Connecticut and its high taxes driving another major company out to Boston with this merger. “I would just say that’s patently false,” UTC Chief Hayes replied. “The rational for this was as a merger of equals we make compromises. Connecticut remains a big, big base for United Technologies.”