Lamont: 29 new coronavirus cases brings CT total to 223 on 3,100 tests; 43 in hospital, 5 dead

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 29 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 223. More than 3,100 tests have been conducted in the state to date. Approximately 43 people are hospitalized and there have been 5 deaths. Governor Lamont today signed his tenth executive order pursuant to his emergency declaration, taking…

Fairfield County DJ Rocks the Extra Chromosome With Free Virtual Dance Party for World Down Syndrome Day

Here’s some good news in an otherwise crazy world we’ve been living in. Everyone is invited to join a free Virtual Dance Party, live on Facebook, tonight, Saturday, March 21, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. EST in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day. Joe Agostino, a 24-year-old graduate of Norwalk High School Sacred Heart University…

Lamont: Total cases in CT now 194, stops non-essential in-person functions starting 8 p.m. on Monday

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday’s update, an additional 35 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 194. This includes the first case to be reported out of New London County. Governor Lamont today signed his ninth executive order pursuant to his emergency declaration, taking further actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in…

Governor Lamont signs “Stay Safe, Stay Home” exec order

HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that part of the ongoing civil preparedness and public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, he is directing Connecticut residents to “Stay Safe, Stay at Home.” Under today’s executive order, the governor is directing all non-essential businesses and not-for-profit entities in Connecticut to prohibit all in-person…

Mystic Aquarium offering free online resources for fun & learning

Mystic, CT – While animal welfare and human health remain the top priorities for Mystic Aquarium, the iconic Connecticut attraction is keenly focused on developing fun, educational opportunities to engage families. Online resources are not only providing much-needed educational content for children learning from home but are connecting team members at Mystic to their community…

WETHERSFIELD, CT – The Department of Motor Vehicles – acting on the recent Declaration signed by Governor Ned Lamont – has added vehicle registrations, emissions testing and other items to the extension period for Connecticut residents with expiring credentials. Eligible DMV credentials that expire between March 10, 2020 and June 8, 2020 are automatically covered…

FCCF Announces New COVID-19 Resiliency Fund-More Than $500,000 Already Raised

Norwalk, CT – The Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund has been established by Fairfield County’s CommunityFoundation with the support of generous seed funding from a cross-section of individuals, private foundations, corporations and other concerned entities. The Community Foundation is pleased to share that more than $500,000 has already been pledged by these Founding Fund Partners who have each contributed at least…

CT Gov: 63 new cases in state, presidential primary moved to June 2, other news

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday’s update, an additional 63 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the state wide total to 159. This includes the first cases to be reported out of Tolland and Windham Counties. There are three fatalities in Connecticut due to complications from COVID-19. Governor Lamont today signed his eighth executive order pursuant to…