CT DPH Commissioner Dr. Manisha Juthani Reminds Residents To Take Necessary Precautions During May Summer Heat Event

HARTFORD, CT – With temperatures anticipated to approach 100 degrees this Saturday and Sunday, Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Manisha Juthani, MD, is reminding individuals who will be spending time outside or in non-air-conditioned spaces to be cautious during periods of intense heat during the day. “Typically, we do not see heat events like…

Consumer Counsel alert: Eversource customers will see an increase in electric supply rates effective July 2022

The supply portion of electric bills for customers of The Connecticut Light and Power Company, d/b/a Eversource Energy (“Eversource”) paying the Standard Service supply rate is scheduled to increase on July 1, 2022, as approved by the Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) on May 10, 2022, as follows: CL&P/Eversource Standard Service Rates 7/1/21 1/1/22 7/1/22 …

Westport Farmers’ Market and Sustainable Westport to Host the Award-Winning Film, Biggest Little Farm, at Remarkable Theater Friday Evening May 27

Westport, CT – Get your tailgating game on for a special showing of the award-winning Biggest Little Farm, the 2018 documentary film chronicling the 8-year quest of John and Molly Chester to trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream of living in harmony with nature. In a welcomed partnership, Westport…

The Center for Empowerment & Education’s Annual Dinner slated for June 17 at Danbury’s Amber Room Colonnade

DANBURY, May 16 – The Center for Empowerment & Education’s Annual Dinner, At the Heart of It All, will be Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Amber Room Colonnade. The Center is pleased to announce the building, design and planning team of Patricia House, the Center’s new residential facility, will be honored. Honorees are Former…

Steely Dan Cover Band – Logical Pretzel – Kicks Off Weston Historical Society’s Music at the Barn Outdoor Concert Series

WESTON, CT – Steely Dan cover band, Logical Pretzel, kicks off the Weston Historical Society’s Music at the Barn Outdoor Concert Series on Sunday, June 5, 2022 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Tony Pizza Napolitano will be on site selling his famous thin crust pizza! Bring a lawn chair, a craving for pizza, and enjoy the…

Connecticut Attorney General Tong leads bipartisan, nationwide coalition defending affordable drug prices

Hartford, CT – On Monday, Attorney General William Tong led a bipartisan, nationwide coalition of attorneys general in two amicus briefs defending affordable drug prices before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third Circuit and District of Columbia. The brief defends the actions of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in…

CT Humanities to Award Generous Quick Grant to Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum for New Exhibition on Sustainable Fashion

Norwalk, CT – Connecticut Humanities has awarded a $4,999 Quick Grant to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in support of a new exhibition titled, Making It Last: Sustainable Fashion in Victorian America, which will open to the public on May 19, 2022. Dr. Jason Mancini, executive director at CT Humanities said, “Congratulations to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion…