Beginning Monday, October 2nd and continuing for the next 2 or 3 weeks, the northbound lane of Howe Avenue in the area under the Route 8 Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 6:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. The detour will have all northbound traffic turn left onto Kneen Street and then right onto Coram Avenue. Vehicles can then turn right onto Hill Street, Cornell Street or Center Street to get back on Howe Avenue. Police will be on the scene to assist with traffic.

No. In fact, the Assessor’s Office encourages you to review your assessments and appeal IF you sincerely question the value. The Assessor’s Office will see that each taxpayer is satisfied within the limits set by state statute, and at the same time assure that assessments are on a fair share basis. In the great majority of cases, when the Assessor finds that the taxpayer is right, an adjustment is made immediately. The Assessor would like to satisfy each property owner, but has a duty to all taxpayers in the city to be fair and equitable, and work within the guidelines of Connecticut State Statutes.