Month: October 2020

Governor Lamont announces Connecticut is approved for federal disaster designation due to drought conditions

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont Monday announced that all eight counties in Connecticut have received disaster declarations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a result of the ongoing drought that has been negatively impacting the region’s farm industry. The designation means that farmers in the state are eligible to be considered for certain…

The Salvation Army Food Distribution Announced

ENFIELD, CT – The Salvation Army is holding a food distribution of fresh produce, meat, cheese, and milk on October 23rd from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Enfield Square. This distribution is part of the State of Connecticut’s new initiative, Farmers-to-Families, to provide emergency food resources to Connecticut’s food pantries as the state continues to respond…

Housatonic Museum of Art Nominated for  2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA), announced on Thursday that it has been nominated for The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Rep. Jim Himes submitted the museum for the nation’s highest honor that recognizes outstanding American museums and libraries that have made…