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Lamont announces CT receives extension of full federal funding for National Guard COVID-19 response operations

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Friday announced that, following his telephone call late last night with President Donald J. Trump, the State of Connecticut has been approved to receive an extension through September 30 of its full federal funding for its use of the National Guard in the state’s ongoing response to the…

Stamford Public Schools Named Kristina Wylie-Colmenares Assistant Principal AITE

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) recently announced Kristina Wylie-Colmenares as assistant principal, Academy of Information Technology & Engineering (AITE), effective July 21, 2020. Wylie-Colmenares will fill the position recently vacated by Lawrence Keller, who is returning to the classroom to serve as the Career & Technology Education Teacher for the Early College Studies…

Bysiewicz and members of Governor’s Countil on Women and Girls launch financial literacy portal

Hartford, CT – Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, chairwoman of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls, and members of the council’s Economic Opportunity and Workforce Equity Subcommittee today announced the launch of the Financial Literacy Portal — an initiative that will ensure helpful resources from state agencies are centralized and non-profits that support financial literacy are highlighted.  The website was developed after the…

Stamford Bureau Chief Receives Herbert S. Levinson Transportation Leadership Award

STAMFORD, CT – The City of Stamford is proud to announce Transportation, Traffic, and Parking Bureau Chief Jim Travers has received the Herbert S. Levinson Transportation Leadership Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. This award has historically been granted to Department of Transportation Commissioners, elected officials, and transportation advocates who…