Global Health Security

To the Editor:

In the midst of reopening procedures in Connecticut and the U.S., I would like you all to take the time to think about how our perspective of global health has changed, and how it should continue to change.

Before COVID-19, many people in our community did not worry Continue reading “Global Health Security”

Statement of Chief State’s Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr. on the Death of George Floyd

As Chief State’s Attorney for Connecticut, I would generally refrain from commenting on the actions of police officers or prosecutors in other states.  However, the sheer tragedy that occurred in Minneapolis, resulting in the killing of George Floyd, calls for a response. 

The actions Continue reading “Statement of Chief State’s Attorney Richard J. Colangelo Jr. on the Death of George Floyd”

Easton Courier Needs Community Writers

The Easton Courier needs YOU to become a community writer. The new online Easton Courier ( launched during a friendly social gathering at the Easton Community Center. Today, May 29, marks our three-month anniversary.

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Online Gambling Poses Significant Addiction Risks

Governor Ned Lamont was absolutely right in rejecting last Friday’s request to use his emergency powers to allow the tribal owners of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun to offer online gambling while they are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

First, this was an attempted power Continue reading “Online Gambling Poses Significant Addiction Risks”

Time for The CT Plan Now

We are living in a moment where, as history is unfolding before our eyes, I feel an immense sense of privilege. My role as a state legislator awards me the opportunity to work from home and access the best health insurance out there to protect me in the worst case.

This privilege Continue reading “Time for The CT Plan Now”

Himes Will Hold Telephone Town Hall Friday on COVID-19

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, 4th District, invites constituents to participate in a Telephone Town Hall on Friday, March 13, to learn more about the coronavirus pandemic and how they can protect themselves and their family. Following is his message:

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Wilton Resident First Presumptive Positive Coronavirus Case in Connecticut

In the wake of the recent announcement that a New York commuter had tested positive for the coronavirus in Connecticut, Governor Lamont announced today that additionally, a Wilton man between the ages of 40-50 had tested positive for COVID-19. The two cases are reportedly unrelated, Continue reading “Wilton Resident First Presumptive Positive Coronavirus Case in Connecticut”

Hughes Kicks off Re-Election Campaign

State Rep. Anne Hughes kicked off her re-election bid for the 135th District of Easton, Weston and Redding at Silverman’s Farm in Easton. The Easton Democrat is seeking her second term in office.

Governor Ned Lamont, State Senator Will Haskell, State Rep. Cristin McCarthy-Vahey, Continue reading “Hughes Kicks off Re-Election Campaign”