CURRENT NEWS

CT Launches Monkeypox Vaccine Program

August 3, 2022

Over the past several months, Connecticut has seen a rise in monkeypox cases with almost a quarter of the world’s cases occurring here in the United States. Connecticut's vaccine program had a soft launch on Monday, August 1, partnering with 15 community-based organizations to make the vaccine available to eligible individuals around the state.

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Events Happening this Weekend

July 22, 2022

If you're looking for some fun things to do over the next few weeks, check out the round-up here. You'll also find some information about where to keep cool during the heat this weekend.

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Extended Heat Wave in CT Forecast

July 20, 2022

The summer's first heat wave is here. Over the next several days, temperatures in Connecticut are set to reach more than 90 degrees with a heat index of triple digits at times. This has prompted activation of the state’s extreme hot weather protocol, which is in effect through 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 24.

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CT Open House Weekend

June 10, 2022

This Saturday is Connecticut Open House Day! Residents and families across the state can enjoy more than 200 museums, arts and cultural venues, historical sites, farms and restaurants, with free or discounted admission or special offers.

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Demanding Action on Gun Violence

May 27, 2022

In almost half a year, more than 200 mass shootings have occurred in the United States. It is unthinkable that our country and communities continue to mourn the loss of innocent lives - children, elderly, worshippers, shoppers at supermarkets and malls - to senseless mass shootings. Please join me by calling upon our lawmakers in Washington to demand bolder gun laws NOW - which the vast majority of Americans support.

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Warm Weather Forecasted this Weekend

May 20, 2022

This weekend, Connecticut is expected to experience high temperatures reaching 95 degrees. Cooling centers are opening across the state to provide residents with immediate relief from the heat. To find a cooling center near you, dial 2-1-1.

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Get Ready for Summer Camp

May 12, 2022

With the weather heating up and the end of the school year getting closer, have you been thinking about ways you can keep your child engaged in fun activities this summer? East Hartford, Manchester, and South Windsor are offering a variety of programs for kids to stay active and connected to their peers this summer. Take a look below to see what our towns are offering and how you can get your child involved.

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