Category: Coronavirus

Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Suspends Parking Meter Fees and Enforcement, Encourages Residents to Eat Local, Shop Local in Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim reminds residents and visitors of Downtown Bridgeport that officials have put a hold on the collection of parking meter fees and will not enforce parking meter payments in an effort to support customers of local businesses and reenergize local economy in the City of Bridgeport. Mayor Ganim stated, “In order…

CT lawmakers urge USDA to reconsider decision preventing shellfish farmers from receiving financial relief during COVID-19

WASHINGTON, DC – — On Friday, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CD-1), Rosa DeLauro (CD-3), Joe Courtney (CD-2), Jim Himes (CD-4), and Jahana Hayes (CD-5) called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (UDSA) to reverse its decision to prohibit shellfish aquaculture from being eligible for direct…

The Stamford Partnership Orchestrates Collaboration with UConn’s Werth Institute to Support COVID-19 Treatment at Stamford Hospital

Stamford Health becomes first independent, community hospital to offer convalescent plasma therapy as potentially life-saving option  STAMFORD, CT – The Stamford Partnership, a public-private partnership for economic and community development, on Tuesday announced the positive outcomes of a joint-collaboration between the Stamford Partnership, Stamford Health and the Peter J Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at…

City of Stamford updates on coronavirus situation (06/06/2020)

The City of Stamford updated residents through it’s daily newsletter released every evening.   First time reading our newsletter? You can subscribe by visiting https://www.stamfordct.gov/subscribe, fill out your email address and select “All City News & Announcements,” then click “Subscribe Me” at the bottom. This newsletter is available on the City of Stamford’s website. Residents…

Western Connecticut Military Officers Association Announces the 2020 “Young American Awards”

FAIRFIELD, CT – The Western Connecticut Military Officers Association (WCMOA), Quest Diagnostics and Patriot Bank, N.A., are honored to announce the 45th annual Young American Awards. This prestigious program will recognize high school seniors, nominated from over 20 Fairfield County high schools, who demonstrate outstanding leadership, academic success and community service at a “virtual” awards…

Burger Dash Helps Stamford Seniors Stay Connected

STAMFORD, CT – In honor of National Hamburger Day today, the Stamford Senior Center offered a complimentary drive-through grab-and-go burger lunch for its members, and members of the Church of Archangels Senior Group. The lunch, dubbed a ‘Burger Dash,’ was provided to approximately 150 seniors, and was held at the Church of Archangels in Stamford.…