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WCSU announces new mascot identity

DANBURY, CT – After a multi-year discussion that included town halls and online balloting, Western Connecticut State University announced in April that a new mascot has been selected to represent the university. WCSU, founded in 1903 as the Danbury Normal School, has undergone several name changes and logo variations in its 119-year history; now a…

Boys & Girls Village Launches Mentorship Program For LGBTQIA+ Youth

MILFORD, CT – Boys & Girls Village (BGV) received funding from the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) to launch a new adolescent support program: the Youth Link Mentoring Program. The initiative will provide mentoring support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer or Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) youth. According to the National Alliance of…

State Representatives from both sides of the aisle come together for good cause in first-ever GA Kickball Classic Monday April 11

HARTFORD, CT – State Representatives and Senators, Democrats and Republicans from Connecticut’s General Assembly are coming together outside of their offices, caucus rooms and chambers in the spirit of bipartisanship, some fun and a good cause. The CGA will hold its first-ever Kickball Classic on Monday, April 11th, 2022 at Dunkin Donuts Park, 1214 Main…

Governor Lamont proclaims Husky Weekend in Connecticut to honor the UConn Women’s Basketball Team

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday announced that he is proclaiming Friday, April 1, through Sunday, April 3, 2022, as “Husky Weekend” in the State of Connecticut in recognition of the UConn women’s basketball team for playing in the NCAA Final Four tournament on Friday night. The governor is urging all Connecticut residents…