For Kids: Discover Connecticut – Virtually

Exploring Connecticut’s attractions is always a fantastic way to spend a day with the family, and while we may not be able to visit them all in person, there’s still much to discover –  virtually. Here is list of family-friendly virtual experiences. Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry, Storrs Offering virtual puppet-making workshops and puppet […]

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Father’s Day in Connecticut: More Important Than Ever

As we prepare to celebrate Dad, we recognize that Father’s Day festivities may be different this year– but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the day special. Here are some great ideas for 2020. Gifts Made in Connecticut When shopping for a thoughtful gift for Dad, why not look right in your own state? Plenty […]

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Connecticut Grocery Store Employee Dies of COVID-19

An employee at a Whole Foods grocery store in Greenwich has died due to complications related to the new coronavirus, according to a spokesperson. “We have lost a member of the Whole Foods Market community who passed away on May 10 from complications related to COVID-19.” “This is a tragic loss for his loved ones […]

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Connecticut to Receive $111 Million in Coronavirus Relief Aid for Schools

Governor Ned Lamont announced that the State of Connecticut is receiving $111 million in federal coronavirus relief aid for the state’s school districts that will be used to support continued learning and address educational disruptions due to the global pandemic. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Education under the Elementary and Secondary […]

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Fishing in Connecticut During COVID-19

Whether you’re fly fishing the Housatonic or Farmington Rivers, catching monster Northern Pike in Bantam Lake, or even cruising Long Island Sound for favorites like fluke, porgy, sea bass, and bluefish, fishing in Connecticut has never been more popular. And thanks to our friends at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), now […]

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What to Expect on May 20 When Connecticut Starts Phase 1 Reopening

The four sectors of business that will be allowed to open on May 20 are restaurants, personal services, retail, and offices. During his daily news briefing this afternoon, Governor Lamont announced that his administration is utilizing seven criteria in its consideration for Phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening efforts: 50-percent capacity Outdoor dining only Tables 6 feet […]

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Updated list of nursing homes and assisted living facilities with residents who have tested positive for COVID-19

The following documents are updated lists of every nursing home and assisted living facility in Connecticut with residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, along with corresponding data regarding the number of related fatalities among residents in each facility. There have been 1,228 confirmed deaths among nursing home residents attributed to the new coronavirus in […]

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Glitches Fixed For Self-Employed Residents to File For Unemployment

Self-employed residents in Connecticut who are out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic can now apply for unemployment and could receive payments in about a week if their applications were approved. The link to the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program went live on the state Department of Labor website on Thursday. Click here to use […]

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