Tax free week ends Saturday

The annual one-week sales and use tax exclusion for clothing and footwear costing less than $300 runs from Sunday, Aug. 18 through Saturday, Aug. 24, just in time for back-to-school shopping.

There are some exemptions to this week, which are detailed on the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services’ website. Click here for more information.

Public school in Shelton begins Tuesday, Sept. 3.