Month: September 2022

Weston Historical Society rebrands with name change

WESTON, CT – The Weston Historical Society has changed its name to the Weston History and Culture Center to reflect its pivotal role in the community connecting people and providing opportunities to learn more through outstanding exhibitions, thought-provoking programs, and events that include history, art and music. Announcement of the non-profit’s rebranding coincides with its…

CT Social Equity Council Approves Equity Status for One Lottery Applicant, Four Equity Joint Ventures

Product packager applications will be forwarded to Consumer Protection for next steps in licensure process HARTFORD (September 26, 2022) — Connecticut’s Social Equity Council (SEC), which was developed to ensure the equity of the state’s adult-use cannabis program, voted on Monday to approve social equity status for one lottery applicant for cannabis business. The council…

Governor Lamont comments on Connecticut’s annual crime statistics report

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont issued the following statement in response to today’s release of Connecticut’s annual crime statistics report, which compiles data on crimes reported to law enforcement agencies in the state for the 2021 calendar year: “This report shows violent and property crimes are down in Connecticut from the previous year, preserving…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to unveil behind the scenes risks and pitfalls of Victorian era fashion

Norwalk, CT – On Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, at 2 p.m., Deborah Kraak, an independent museum professional specializing in historic textiles, costumes, and interiors, will give a talk titled, Victorian Fashion, Dangerous Dyes, and Murderous Millinery at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave. Norwalk, CT. To reserve tickets attendees can visit the Events page…

Homes for the Brave Raises Over $86,000 To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Last month, Homes for the Brave (HFTB) held the 8th Annual Step OUT for the Brave 40,000 Step Challenge and raised more than $86,000 to help Veterans experiencing homelessness. The organization’s signature fundraiser included nearly 650 participants from 59 towns in Connecticut and 18 states across the country. Collectively, participants took over…