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Merritt Parkway Signs to be Replaced

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First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is developing plans to replace the signs and their support structures on a 38.3-mile stretch of the Merritt Parkway from the Connecticut/New York border in Greenwich to the Stratford/Milford town line. “This project is necessary because of the age, condition and structural … More

Timothy G. Russell, CPCU takes part in Federal Legislative Summit

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WASHINGTON — PIA National President Elect Timothy G. Russell, CPCU of Southport, CT joined with hundreds of his fellow agents from across the country as part of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents’ 2017 Federal Legislative Summit. Participants spent two days, April 5-6, visiting with their Representatives and Senators on Capitol Hill, personally advocating … More

Connecticut Lawmakers Advocate for Bill to Enhance Access to Prenatal Health Care

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Hartford – Connecticut lawmakers are working to improve access to prenatal health care by allowing uninsured pregnant women to enroll in health insurance. Senate Bill 877 would make pregnancy a qualifying life event so that expectant mothers could enroll in health insurance outside of the yearly open enrollment period, instead of being required to wait … More

CT DOT’s I-95 Pavement Project Resumes in Fairfield

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Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau announced today that the Connecticut Department of Transportation will resume construction activities after the winter shutdown for the pavement preservation project on Interstate 95 in Fairfield and Bridgeport. The project will resume work on or about May 1, 2017. Initial roadway impacts will occur on April 21, 2017, and then … More

New Technologies are always changing: Are you covered?

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With the continuing emergence of new technologies and our subsequent reliance on them, more and more of our daily activities take place online, such as shopping, filing taxes, booking a hotel and paying bills. Have you ever considered what would happen if some of this information fell into someone else’s hands? It is now more … More

Women’s Business Development Council Launches Microloan Program

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The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) has launched a new Capital Loan Fund designed to provide local start-ups and growing businesses with working capital and financing for equipment purchases, fit-up costs and other business expenses. The Fund, which can lend as a little as $2,500, was started with the help of grants from Connecticut Innovations … More

Timothy G. Russell, CPCU of The Russell Agency, LLC Wins Five Star Home and Auto Insurance Professional Award for 2017

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Timothy G. Russell named one of Connecticut’s outstanding home and auto insurance professionals with fewer than 5% awarded. Southport, CT – Five Star Professional is pleased to announce Timothy G. Russell, The Russell Agency, LLC, has been chosen as one of Connecticut’s Five Star Home and Auto Insurance Professionals for 2017. “It is an honor … More

Crumbling Concrete Foundations Legislation

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Several bills addressing the problem of crumbling concrete foundations are moving through the General Assembly, including one proposal that would create a Crumbling Foundations Assistance Fund. The account would be funded partly by a $12 surcharge on homeowners and renters policies and would be overseen by the Capitol Region Council of Governments. Besides the surcharge, … More

Professional Insurance Agents to Hold 2017 Federal Legislative Summit April 5-6

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Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will bring their concerns directly to Capitol Hill when they convene April 5-6 in Washington, D.C., for the 2017 PIA Federal Legislative Summit (FLS). The annual PIA Federal Legislative Summit is a gathering of PIA members from around the country who come together to meet … More

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