Improving Our Community

Since taking office Ted has secured funds to help improve our community, such as:

$500,000 towards a new fire station in Branford

BRANFORD >> State legislators have secured a $500,000 STEAP grant that will fund the construction of a new volunteer Company 9 firehouse for Indian Neck Fire Station.


More than $80,000 towards supporting Art Programs in Guilford                                                                                                                                           

Guilford’s state lawmakers announced the grants for three arts and culture organizations in town.


More than $290,000 to help replace and rebuild the Branford River State Boat Launch

More Funds Approved for Branford River State Boat Launch


$125,000 to aid in the opening of the Branford Train Station

Gov. Malloy Announces State Grants to Encourage Transit-Oriented Development and Responsible Growth Across Connecticut – Connecticut’s Official State Website

Information on the State of Connecticut


$20,000 to assist the Guilford clean up the invasive species at Lake Quonnipaug

Guilford to use state grant, funds to clean up invasive weed issue

GUILFORD >> Invasive weeds at Lake Quonnipaug have made swimming and boating difficult. A recently received grant from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will help the town keep the issue in check.


More than $440,000 was to aid in Guilford’s streetscape improvements

Kennedy Welcomes Grant to Improve Streets in Downtown Guilford Grant to Fund Streetscape Improvements in Town Center – States News Service | HighBeam Research

HARTFORD, CT — The following information was released by the Connecticut General Assembly,… | Article from States News Service July 30, 2015


More than $85,000 towards the preservation of Open Space in Guilford

Guilford Receives $85K to Preserve Open Space

Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-Guilford) and Representative Sean Scanlon (D-Guilford) both announced the state grant.


More than $50,000 to build a new, more accessible trial to Sheldon Park in Killingworth

Kennedy and DEEP Announce State Grant for New Killingworth Nature Trail |

State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) joined Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) to announce a grant awarded to the Town of Killingworth. The $52,000 grant will allow the town to build a new, more accessible trail at Sheldon Park.


$1 Million towards improvements to the Madison E.C. Scranton Memorial Library

Madison Library Renovation Plan Gains $1 Million in State Funding |

State Senator Ted Kennedy Jr. (D-12) and State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) joined local officials and members of the library board on May 27 to announce an additional $1 million in state aid for the renovation and expansion of E.C. Scranton Memorial Library.


$500,000 towards the Strong Center at the Surf Club in Madison

Rep. Kokoruda and Sen. Kennedy applaud Madison STEAP Grant » Connecticut House Republicans

Representative Noreen Kokoruda joined Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. and Governor Dannel P. Malloy today to announce the approval for a grant that will allow for the completion of the ongoing Strong House renovation project in Madison. The STEAP grant will fund $500,000 for the Strong Center at the Surf Club. This project consists of the complete …


$400,000 to Madison to improve the walkways around the train station

Madison Walkway to Get $400K in Improvements

A grant will be funding $400,000 in improvements to the walkway.


$290,000 to renovate tennis courts and basketball courts in North Branford

Gov. Malloy Announces State Grants to Assist Thirteen Small Towns with Capital Improvement Projects – Connecticut’s Official State Website

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These are just a few examples of funds Ted has brought to his district, not including among others assisting in saving the Korn School in Durham though a bond forgiveness program.

Thank You

Thank you to the voters of the 12th District: Branford, Guilford, Madison, North Branford, Durham and Killingworth.  I am deeply honored by your support and confidence in me.  I am also grateful to the many …

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