CURRENT NEWS


Reopening summer schools, in-person graduations and more

June 8, 2020

I would like to share a recap of some of last week’s highlights. Below you can find information on the following topics:

Reopening Summer Schools Safely
In-Person Graduation Ceremonies
Phase 2 Re-Opening for Businesses
COVID-19 Antibody Testing
CTDOL Suitable Work Requirements
June is Pride Month

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Fighting for the Policies of Change

June 5, 2020

George Floyd's killing in Minneapolis has shaken the country to its core. Cities across our state have been holding protests and rallies to express outrage over his death and the injustices against African American citizens.

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Community Hero

June 3, 2020

Diane Pappacoda from Branford Early Learning Center is widely known for her reputation of connecting families with the resources they need during these COVID-19 times. I am proud to recognize her in this week's update as a Community Hero. Please take a look at our Zoom chat below.

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Memorial Day

May 24, 2020

Memorial Day is a time for us to remember and honor all those who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. 'Thank you' to all our veterans for their devoted service in the defense of our great nation.

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May is Mental Awareness Month

May 14, 2020

May is Mental Health Month. The common statistic that 1 in 4 people are coping with mental health is probably an understatement during COVID-19. Over the past 6 weeks, everyone has had their lives altered and we are all learning to cope in new ways.

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Community Hero!

May 14, 2020

I am thrilled to share with you another Community Hero! Ken Engelman, was nominated by Diane Pappacoda for being a Branford Hero.

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