Connecticut Attorney General Tong announces multistate effort to protect mental health and substance abuse disorder care

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong joined attorneys general from Rhode Island and Illinois today filing an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit seeking to protect mental health and substance abuse disorder care in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Illinois. The filing was announced at a press conference…

WCSU students receive Alumni Association Scholarships

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University’s Alumni Association recently awarded over $30,000 in scholarships to 13 undergraduate and three graduate students at an awards ceremony and dinner at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury. The scholarships are based on academic achievement, involvement in university and community activities and service, and are open to students…

Governor Lamont announces expansion of virtual mobility assistance pilot program to Bradley International Airport

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut’s 18-month pilot program offering Aira at no cost for individuals who are blind or have low vision has been expanded to now include Bradley International Airport. Aira is a virtual interpreting service that uses a smartphone’s camera to stream live video to…

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Planned on May 20  to Celebrate Grand Opening of Two Small Businesses in Shelton

SHELTON, CT – On Friday, May 20, the community is invited to the grand opening of two small businesses in Shelton, CT. Custom Sleep Technology (CST) and Whitney Cabinet Painting will host a joint ribbon-cutting ceremony from 3:00-5:00PM at the historic Conti building, located at 132 West Canal Street in Shelton. Attendees will rub elbows…

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

Get Yourself Tested: Norwalk Health Department Offering Free Hepatitis C Screenings in May NORWALK, CT – To help raise awareness about the dangers of Hepatitis C and to promote early detection, the Norwalk Health Department is offering free Hepatitis C testing throughout the month of May. Testing will be offered during clinic hours on Mondays,…

Housatonic Community College Foundation Announces  Two New Board Members

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Willie McBride, Jr. and Ramon Peralta. These appointments bring the total number of current HCCF Board members to eighteen. HCCF assists Housatonic Community College and its students by expanding access to quality, affordable higher…