Month: August 2021

Governor Lamont signs student loan subsidy legislation for educators who commit to serving in Connecticut’s highest need school districts

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday held a bill signing ceremony to commemorate the adoption of legislation establishing the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority (CHESLA) Alliance District Teacher Loan Subsidy Program, which will provide an interest rate subsidy on CHESLA loans to teachers who commit to teaching in one of Connecticut’s 33…

Stamford Prepares for Tropical Storm Henri

STAMFORD, CT – Mayor David Martin assembled emergency management officials this morning to prepare and ready all departments for tropical storm response in anticipation of Tropical Storm Henri. Tropical Storm Henri is expected to pass through Fairfield County Saturday evening into Sunday, reaching Stamford as early as Sunday morning. “Our emergency management team is tracking…

Connecticut Governor Lamont nominates Cherlene Russell-Tucker as education commissioner

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday announced that he is nominating Charlene M. Russell-Tucker to serve as commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Education. The nomination follows a unanimous vote earlier in the day by the State Board of Education recommending her appointment to the governor under a process required by state…

Whitney Cummings brings a brand new comedy tour to The Ridgefield Playhouse on October 8 and 9

Creator of “2 Broke Girls,” razor-sharp comic Whitney Cummings returns with two nights of her raunchy, uncompromising, and surprising humor at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, October 8 at 8pm and Saturday, October 9 at 8pm. This brand new “Touch Me Tour” is part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series. Sexually charged jokes, riffs…

GOPIO-CT Celebrates Indian Independence Day on August 8, CT General Assembly Presents Citation

Stamford, CT – The Connecticut Chapter of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO-CT) celebrated India’s democracy and the unity and diversity of India and Indian Americans, their achievements and contributions to India and the United States during the 74th anniversary of India’s Independence Day celebrations held at the Mill River Park, Stamford,…

First County Bank Expands Commercial Lending Division

STAMFORD, CT – First County Bank expands its commercial banking division, with the hiring of Tripp Moore and Robert O’Brien, as Vice President, Commercial Banking Officers. Moore and O’Brien, who have over 30 years of combined commercial lending experience, will be responsible for developing new commercial relationships for the Bank by providing customized lending and…