On Saturday, August 19th, between 3:00 AM -5:00 AM, United Illuminating will be conducting system testing at its electrical substation in Shelton. Residents in some areas of Shelton may experience a brief power outage which may impact clocks and electronic devices that typically need to be reset following an outage. The outage is expected to last less than 5 minutes. If you depend on life-saving medical equipment and are not registered with UI as a life-support customer, please call their customer care at 800-722-5584.

State statutes provide exemptions for veterans, the blind, and totally disabled. If you now have an exemption, it will be automatically deducted at tax billing time. For those who do not have one, but feel that they could qualify for an exemption, make inquiry at the Assessor’s Office.

Those elderly on the Homeowners Program will not lose their benefits at revaluation, as long as they meet the requirements of the program and maintain the biennial filing. For information on how to get on the Homeowners Program, one can call the Assessor’s Office.