The Willimantic Victorian Neighborhood Association hosts its Sixth Annual Garden Party this Sunday, Aug. 18, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Proceeds will help launch a new scholarship program.
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley said, “As climate change increases the frequency of extreme weather and its public health risks, it is more important than ever we take common-sense steps to modernize our infrastructure to reduce the frequency of power outages and ensure reliable energy for American households and businesses.”
“The bank never suspected,” Gross said, “because Bagarozzo told the tellers he had a friend with a vending machine business. He developed such a good relationship with the bank tellers,” Gross explained, “that they eventually gave him boxes to use that held exactly $500 worth of quarters. He went to the bank several times a week with a $500 box of quarters and got cash in return.”
The Congressional Budget Office has forecast that revenue coming in to the government this year will exceed initial estimates by over $100 billion – or the amount needed to end sequestration in 2013.
Community members are encouraged to attend to show solidarity against the recent acts of violence and vandalism on the Garden on the Bridge and other areas of the community.
“These projects provide much needed support to the local economy through the approximately 189 construction-related jobs. These workers and the business they bring to our area play a vital role in supporting our growing downtown area, shops and restaurants,” Rep. Johnson said.
The funds will be used to leverage about $600 million in federal transportation aid to update, strengthen and improve the safety of Connecticut’s highways, bridges, rail and transit systems.
Currently, the Windham Region No Freeze Hospitality Center, Inc. has been re-opened for the protection of the homeless in light of the brutal beating of two homeless men last Saturday morning, June 20.