First Selectman Pat Llodra is seeking residents to fill several opening on local appointed boards and commissions. In some cases the appointments are required to be affiliated with a specific political party, while in other cases unaffiliated voters are encouraged to consider serving. Openings are available on the Board of Ethics, Conservation Commission, Commission on Aging, Hattertown Historic District, and Sustainable Energy Commission.
The Working Women’s Forum, an association of local professionals and entrepreneurs, will feature “Effective Negotiating: Create A Win-Win Environment.” The event is Wednesday, October 14, at The Villa Restaurant in Sandy Hook. Joel Nezvesky, founder and managing director of RB Consulting, has more than 35 years of business experience, including in the financial, technology, retail, and real estate sectors. RB Consulting provides companies with strategic guidance and direction to achieve growth objectives.
Utility customers in Connecticut are receiving scam calls claiming to be from Eversource and saying their service is scheduled to be shut off. Callers then try to pressure customers to make an immediate payment by purchasing a prepaid debit card, commonly referred to as the green dot scam, at a certain location. “These scams work by scaring customers and catching them off guard, hoping they’ll ignore their better judgment and make a payment or provide personal information,” said Penni Conner, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at Eversource.