Meet Louis: He Broke into a Connecticut Restaurant Spending Days Eating and Downing Booze

A shameless freeloader quarantined himself in a shuttered Connecticut restaurant, helping himself to thousands of dollars worth of food and drink during a four-day bacchanalian binge, police said. Louis Angel Ortiz, 42, was arrested early Tuesday after allegedly pillaging a Cuban restaurant in downtown New Haven, which police believe he busted into Saturday through a […]

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Take a Break From All The Coronavirus News and Fill Out The Census, it Really Helps Connecticut

The 2020 Census, which has been underway since late March, is a national survey that is conducted every ten years. Through the census, a count of the country’s population is collected. According to census.gov, over 70 million American household have responded thus far, representing only 50 percent of all households in the U.S. The Bureau suspended […]

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State launches new “Talk It Out” hotline for families to relieve stress of caring for children during pandemic

Parents and caretakers in need of help with the stress and increased needs resulting from caring for their children during the COVID-19 crisis are invited to call the state’s new “Talk It Out” hotline to receive assistance. An initiative of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, the hotline provides support from trained professionals who […]

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Connecticut Residents are Now Required to Wear Face Masks or Cloth Coverings in Public

Governor Lamont signed his 29th executive order since the statewide emergency declaration. Lamont says the order builds upon his efforts to encourage mitigation strategies that slow down transmission of the coronavirus. Per the order, on April 21, 2020, any person in a public place in Connecticut who is unable to or does not maintain a safe social […]

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People are Panicking to Buy Chickens Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Since the coronavirus drove everyone indoors to shelter in place and practice social distancing, grocery stores have been experiencing shortages as a result of some people hoarding supplies. It’s hard to find toilet paper, yeast and flour right now, and people are jury-rigging face masks at home because they can’t buy them elsewhere. Among the shortages […]

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Lamont Announces Launch of Connecticut’s First Rapid COVID-19 Testing Center

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut has formed a partnership with CVS Health in an initiative that will make free, rapid COVID-19 tests available to eligible Connecticut residents. This includes the opening today of the state’s first rapid testing site at the former Gateway Community College campus at Long Wharf in […]

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List Reveals 108 Connecticut Nursing Homes With Coronavirus Cases, 375 Deaths

Across the country, outbreaks at nursing homes has occurred at a terrifying speed. The stakes are literally life and death, since residents, who are elderly and almost always have underlying health problems, are among the most vulnerable to the lethal new pathogen. Governor Lamont recently signed an executive order implementing the medical surge plan for long-term care […]

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Letter: Veterans Strong Community Center Remains “Open” to Assist Veterans

I am writing to let each of you know that during these unprecedented times, Veterans Strong Community Center is still “open” and remains committed to serving Veterans – Past, Present and Future.  While we may not be able to assist face-to-face, we are able to connect via phone, text, email and social media.  The cell […]

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