Fish Advisory Update for the Farmington River

January 4, 2021

The Connecticut Department of Public Health has removed the current fish advisory for the lower section of the lower section. The department decided to remove the advisory after a test of fish tissue indicated that the PFAS levels have decreased significantly.

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Unemployment, Business Relief for CT

December 31, 2020

Assistance through the Emergency Coronavirus Recovery Act of 2020, also referred to as the CARES Act extension, is on the way for tens of thousands of unemployed workers at risk of losing unemployment benefits across the state.

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Restaurant Recovery Grant

December 24, 2020

A new federally-funded grant program – a helping hand to bars and restaurants and other local businesses – will start cutting checks right around New Year's Eve.

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E-Blast Climate Change Program

December 23, 2020

Climate change is a defining issue - a crisis that demands our attention and demands action. On Monday, Governor Lamont announced a multi-state climate initiative in partnership with Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C.

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Vaccine Distribution & Availability

December 22, 2020

With the first COVID-19 vaccines being distributed and administered across the country and our state, we may finally be seeing the light at the end of what has been a long and difficult tunnel.

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Eat, Shop, & Celebrate Local

December 16, 2020

The holidays are here, but this year will look different in the face of COVID-19. As we continue to take critical precautions to slow the spread and keep ourselves safe, many restaurant owners and employees are fighting their own battles just to keep their doors open and take care of their families this year.

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Remember Sandy Hook

December 14, 2020

On December 14, 2012, a shooter opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing 20 first-graders and six educators. It was one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history and sent shockwaves across Connecticut.

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