Hwang Moderates Forum on Proposed Aquarion Water Diversion Project

Senator Tony Hwang on April 9  moderated an informational forum on the proposed project to divert water within the Greater Bridgeport system (which includes the towns of Bridgeport, Fairfield, Weston, Easton and the Mill River Watershed) to lower Fairfield County towns by increasing Continue reading “Hwang Moderates Forum on Proposed Aquarion Water Diversion Project”

Connecticut’s Best Backyard Bucket List

This article, written by Michelle Falcone of Easton, new secretary on the Executive Committee for the Western Connecticut Tourism District (WCTD), is the final article in a three-part spring day trip series. It provides a behind-the-scenes look on how local tourism is not only surviving, Continue reading “Connecticut’s Best Backyard Bucket List”

Virtual Event Offers Mental Health Resources for Kids

The pandemic has placed a great deal of stress on everyone, especially children. Many have a spent the better part of a year away from their classrooms, teachers and friends and they may be dealing with mental health issues as a result.

On Thursday, April 8 at 7 p.m., State Rep. Continue reading “Virtual Event Offers Mental Health Resources for Kids”

Connecticut Staycations Are Fun-cations

This article, written by Michelle Falcone of Easton, new secretary on the Executive Committee for the Western Connecticut Tourism District (WCTD), is the second article in a three-part spring day trip series. The articles provide a behind-the-scenes look on how local tourism is not Continue reading “Connecticut Staycations Are Fun-cations”

What is the Proposed Pathway on Sport Hill Road?

A paved path running adjacent to and separate from Sport Hill Road would start from the driveway of Helen Keller Middle School and end at the crosswalk at Silverman’s Farm on the east side of Sport Hill Road. It would provide off-road use for pedestrians, cyclists, strollers, wheelchairs, Continue reading “What is the Proposed Pathway on Sport Hill Road?”

Letter: We Need Justice, Not Politics

The administration of justice should not be political. Prosecutors must be guided by the evidence in a case and the applicable law, not by partisan, political considerations. Political pressure should never sway a prosecutor’s decision-making.

Political independence of the United Continue reading “Letter: We Need Justice, Not Politics”

American Democracy Under Siege: Party Polarization and Political Extremism

The public is invited to attend a free virtual panel discussion this evening, Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 7-8 p.m. organized by the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University. The panel includes state Senator Tony Hwang, a Republican, who represents Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Continue reading “American Democracy Under Siege: Party Polarization and Political Extremism”

Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options

State Rep. Anne Hughes along with fellow Fairfield County legislators state Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey, state Rep. Jennifer Leeper, and state Senator Will Haskell will hold a virtual roundtable discussion with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo tonight.

The discussion will be on health Continue reading “Virtual Roundtable on Public Health Care Options”

Connecticut Residents Over 65 Can Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Starting Thursday, Feb. 11

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Connecticut residents over the age of 65 will be eligible to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments starting on Thursday, Feb. 11, as the state rolls into the next part of phase 1b of its vaccination program. Vaccinations for individuals Continue reading “Connecticut Residents Over 65 Can Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Starting Thursday, Feb. 11”

Testimony for Feb. 3 Hearing on Allowing Online Notices of Municipalities

Hey, all… I am having trouble with my bill notification system at the CGA, but please feel free to submit testimony tomorrow for any of the following bills raised in Planning and Development and Zoning Committee, especially around online publication of legal notices by municipalities, Continue reading “Testimony for Feb. 3 Hearing on Allowing Online Notices of Municipalities”

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