Spending, Equity, Health Outcomes at Heart of TCI Debate

...accounting for disparities between populations of the use of emergency rooms for primary care, across Connecticut in 2019, there were 17,358 emergency room visits where asthma was the primary diagnosis, including 5,485 visits for children. Nearly half of those visits were patients from Hartford, Waterbury, New Haven, Bridgeport and New...

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‘A Slow Banal Mass Killing’

...and one in New Haven.  “How do you handle 83 clients with two people? How do you get out to every house with just two people?” he said.  “It’s not about just these three cities. It’s about New Britain. It’s about Stamford. It’s about Norwalk. We have to start putting...

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Connecticut Offers Grants to Schools for Emergency Communications

...— Ansonia, Bridgeport, Danbury, Derby, East Hartford, Hartford, Manchester, Meriden, New Britain, New Haven, New London, Norwalk, Norwich, Stamford, Waterbury and Windham.  Scoville said grants would also be available to childcare and daycare centers that have experienced verbal and physical threats, or belong to a community that has experienced threats...

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Poor Leadership is as Poor Leadership Does

...“vaccine hesitancy,” even as new strains of SARS-CoV evolve. The latest highly contagious variant, forcing national lockdowns in Great Britain, is fast becoming the dominant strain. This is the biggest public health emergency of our lifetimes. Federal and state governments need to pull out all the stops to get shots...

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Martin asks ‘Who are You?’ in New Britain Retrospective

...creating this language of words and lines and drawings. It’s helping me to answer, perhaps it’s not giving me the vocabulary, but it’s giving me the tools to answer who I am.” The New/Now show featuring Shantell Martin runs through April 18 at the New Britain Museum of American Art....

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Car Thefts Again Hit Area

...affect the shoreline towns “in waves.”  The four cars stolen were a Highlander, an Escape, a Ford and a Passat. Two of the four were discovered in New Britain; the other two remain missing. No one has yet been identified in connection with the theft.  In addition to the four...

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Carney’s ‘Steady Hand Will Serve us Well’

...by his colleagues and is laser-focused on issues that effect all us here in Old Saybrook. As a former member of the Connecticut General Assembly from Plainville, New Britain, and Southington prior to retiring here in Indian Town Beach, I am so proud and thankful for Devin’s contributions to our...

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An Upbeat Industry Summit in a Downbeat Climate

...said that positions high in demand include welders, machinists, engineers and fabricators.  “The need to recruit is just as strong as ever, frankly,” said Graham Robinson, president of New Britain-based Stanley Black & Decker.  In July, the company laid off 1,000 employees, but Robinson said that his company now needs...

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Last Minute Addition of $189 Million Norwalk Project Roils Routine Approval of School Construction Funds

...contains construction or renovation projects approved through the regular process for the school districts of Brookfield, Darien, Mansfield, New Britain, New Fairfield, Fairfield, Hamden, Manchester, Norwalk, New London and Winchester. After further discussion, House members voted 99 to 38 in favor of approving the bill, with 14 members not voting....

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Cameron: China Leads the World

...American consumers. Crucially, part of that investment is focusing overseas, creating a new Silk Road to markets in Europe and Africa. Beijing has promised $8 trillion in loans to developing countries to build deep water ports and rail terminals to service China’s 1000+ container ships delivering its products overseas.  Compare...

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