Category: News

Governor Lamont announces launch of DMV’s new web portal that continues to add more online services for customers

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Tuesday announced that the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has launched a revitalized web portal for the agency that also increases the number of transactions customers are able to complete online. New online services added during this launch include the ability to request a duplicate driver’s license,…

The Salvation Army Welcomes New Leaders to CT & RI

The Salvation Army is pleased to welcome its new Divisional Leaders, Majors Debra and Steven Ashcraft to the Southern New England Division, serving Connecticut and Rhode Island. Major Debra Ashcraft will be the new Divisional Commander and Major Steven Ashcraft will be the Divisional Secretary for Ministry Development. Majors Debra and Steven Ashcraft most recently…

“Connecticut’s Role in World War I”  Virtual Lecture by Christine Pittsley of the CT State Library – Hosted by the Weston Historical Society

WESTON, CT – As a lead-in to the Weston Historical Society’s 1920s exhibit, which will open later this year, the society is organizing a virtual lecture series that will explore events that influenced and shaped the Roaring 20s. The first virtual lecture, “Connecticut’s Role in World War I”, will be presented by Christine Pittsley of…

Municipal Leaders Urge Governor Lamont to Include PILOT in Next Biennial Budget

New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker and Twenty-Seven of his Counterparts Urge the Governor to Support PILOT Proposal from Sen. Martin Looney NEW HAVEN, CT – On Friday, January 15, 2021, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker and twenty-seven of his counterparts, executive office holders from across Connecticut, sent a letter advocating that Governor Ned Lamont include…

CT DOL launches new Consumer Contact Center scheduling feature, provides Cares Act II and other updates

WETHERSFIELD, CT – Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) Commissioner Kurt Westby today announced that the agency has launched a new Consumer Contact Center tool that will help residents who need unemployment claims assistance. The new feature, accessed through the www.FileCTUI.com page, allows people to schedule a call back up to two weeks out. Additionally, the…

CT governor announces appointments to the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is appointing eleven members to serve on the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST). The council, a division of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, oversees training and certification of police officers, as well as a mandatory police department accreditation program.…

Gov. Lamont announces  State Emergency Operations Center will remain activated for winter storm

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State Emergency Operations Center, which is already activated in a virtual capacity for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, will remain activated to monitor and respond to conditions resulting from the significant winter storm that is forecast to impact Connecticut beginning Wednesday night and continuing into Thursday.…