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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Lamont, Courtney Highlight Economic Development in New London

NEW LONDON — Gov. Ned Lamont and Rep. Joe Courtney shared their economic optimism for southeastern Connecticut at a press conference in New London on Wednesday morning. Courtney offered details of President Joe Biden’s newly announced plan to aid the offshore wind industry with low interest loans and expedited federal...

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Equality Act a ‘Monumental Gesture of Overreach’

...affects more than female athletes. At risk mothers and their daughters seeking sanctuary from abusive domestic partners will find no peace of mind in shelters like New London’s www.safefuturesct.org. Biological males will have full access to women’s shelters, bathrooms, living quarters because these facilities will be compelled by Joe Courtney’s...

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Taxpayers Are Getting a Bargain with Public Employee Compensation

...riddled with falsehoods. Connecticut taxpayers are getting a bargain! Sean B. Goldrick Greenwich, CT After a career in international finance, specializing in Asian equities and corporate analysis, Goldrick’s opinion writing has appeared in a variety of publications including the Washington Post, Providence Journal, The Day of New London and Hartford Courant....

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New London Keeps Positive, Draws Closer, Through Pandemic

NEW LONDON — Although restrictions are lifting and the vaccine rollout is underway, New London’s small business owners say their revenues remain far below what they saw before the pandemic began.  Rod Cornish, owner of Hot Rod Cafe on Bank Street, said he’s taken advantage of any opportunity to bring...

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Aundre Bumgardner Makes His Case for Groton City Mayor

Former State Rep. Aundre Bumgardner is challenging incumbent Keith Hedrick in the Democratic primary for the Groton City mayorship on Monday, March 8. Bumgardner, who represented Groton and New London in the General Assembly from 2015 through 2017, was sworn in at the age of 20, making him the youngest...

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The Vertical Wasteland

...of the two Berlin-based artists said recently to the New York Times. But upon the exhibit’s unveiling in the brutal winter of 2021, nearly a year into a global pandemic, its stylish optimism already feels like an artifact from a bygone era.  Like most major cities around the world, New York...

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A Consul General’s ‘Pop-Up Diplomacy’ with Connecticut

...eager to discuss opportunities for UK investment and business cooperation in the offshore wind industry, a 20-gigawatt, $70 billion business which may in part be operated soon out of Bridgeport and New London. Abbott touted the UK as not only home to the single largest wind farm in the world,...

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Understanding ‘Environmental Justice’

...from Old Lyme’s beach communities, which could be pumped a mile or so west to the Connecticut River, will instead be pumped 15 miles east to New London, where it is treated and released in the Thames River. Likewise, garbage collected in Lyme, Old Lyme and Essex – and 48...

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Connecticut’s Cities Press to Recoup Tax-Exempt Revenue

...the municipalities.    According to Petrini, Yale-New Haven Hospital pays $3 million in yearly voluntary payments to the city. Surviving together in New London New Haven is not the only city that loses large sums of money in taxes from exempt properties. New London is home to Connecticut College, which according...

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