AG Tong urges Trump to immediately prioritize production of PPE and testing supplies

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong today joined 16 attorneys in a letter urging President Donald Trump to fully utilize the Defense Production Act to immediately prioritize the production of masks, ventilators, and other critical items needed by health care workers, first responders, and law enforcement across the United States. “We have health care…

City of Stamford updates on coronavirus situation 03/24/2020

The City of Stamford updated residents through it’s daily newsletter released every evening. The content of this newsletter is compiled by the City of Stamford and relies on information provided by health professionals, City staff, state elected officials, local organizations, and members of the community. If you have information for this newsletter — or believe…

Governor Lamont announces second philanthropic donation to help school districts with remote learning during crisis

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a second philanthropic donor has stepped forward to help Connecticut’s school districts – particularly those that are under-resourced – employ remote learning methods as classes remain canceled statewide for an extended period due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Indra and Raj Nooyi have informed the governor…

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Changes in 2020 Season Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

90th Season for historic theater now set to begin in July Westport Country Playhouse announces changes in its upcoming 2020 Season, with the official opening now scheduled for July instead of the previously announced April kick-off, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The revised 2020 lineup includes a total of three productions:   two musicals, “Ain’t…

City of Stamford updates on coronavirus situation 03/23/2020

The City of Stamford updated residents through it’s daily newsletter released every evening. This newsletter is compiled into five sections. Each divided into two parts 1) Recent updates, new information posted in the past 24 hours and 2) Ongoing Information, information previously shared in this newsletter that continues to be relevant: †Major: Developments impacting all…

CT Gov: 88 new COVID-19 cases in CT; total now 415 in state, 54 in hospital, 10 dead

KEY POINTS: Since yesterday, an additional 88 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the statewide total to 415. More than 4,500 tests have been conducted among the state and private labs to date. Approximately 54 people are hospitalized and there have been 10 deaths. Governor Lamont signed his twelfth executive order pursuant to his emergency…

Rilling: 11 new COVID-19 cases in Norwalk, spring yard collection pushed back

Norwalk, CT – City officials are working closely with partners at the state and federal levels, as well as partners in Norwalk, to monitor and respond to COVID-19, the 2019 novel Coronavirus. Statewide updates can be found online at ct.gov/coronavirus. Mayor Rilling provided the following Norwalk-area specific updates regarding COVID-19 coronavirus as of 4:30 p.m.…