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Eversource Provides Tips to Protect Customers  from Scams as the Holiday Season Approaches

Energy company reminds customers to remain vigilant as scammers continue to exploit COVID-19 pandemic BERLIN, Conn. (November 18, 2020) – With sophisticated scammers constantly finding unique ways to exploit utility customers, Eversource is always working to help customers protect themselves from being targeted. In addition to an increase in scam activity related to the COVID-19…

GasBuddy Study Finds 45% Fewer Travelers on the Road This Thanksgiving, Gas Prices Projected to Be Lowest Since 2016

Gas prices play a bigger role in travel plans this year compared to previous; double the amount of respondents want to take advantage of low prices BOSTON, CT – The Thanksgiving travel season will be notably different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. GasBuddy, the travel and navigation app used by more North American…

Stamford Partnership Embarks on Promise Program for Local Scholars

Stamford, CT – The Stamford Partnership, a public-private non-profit focused on economic and community development, is announcing plans to launch its own Promise Program in Stamford, a popular scholarship program that is currently offered in more than 50 localities across the United States. Called the Stamford Promise, the program will award scholarships to area students,…

Governor Lamont announces Connecticut is approved for federal disaster designation due to drought conditions

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont Monday announced that all eight counties in Connecticut have received disaster declarations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a result of the ongoing drought that has been negatively impacting the region’s farm industry. The designation means that farmers in the state are eligible to be considered for certain…

The Salvation Army Food Distribution Announced

ENFIELD, CT – The Salvation Army is holding a food distribution of fresh produce, meat, cheese, and milk on October 23rd from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Enfield Square. This distribution is part of the State of Connecticut’s new initiative, Farmers-to-Families, to provide emergency food resources to Connecticut’s food pantries as the state continues to respond…

Governor Lamont unveils Connecticut’s first battery-electric public transit buses

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Governor Ned Lamont, joined by officials from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), and Greater Bridgeport Transit (GBT), on Monday unveiled the first two battery-electric buses entering public service in the State of Connecticut at an event at the GBT Intermodal Transportation Center in…

Bysiewicz announces CT continues to be one of the best-counted states in the country

Encourages Remaining Households to Respond to the 2020 U.S. Census as Sept. 30 Deadline Approaches Hartford, CT – With counting efforts for the 2020 U.S. Census set to end on Sept. 30, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz encouraged the remaining Connecticut households to respond to the decennial questionnaire. Connecticut’s total enumeration rate – the self-response rate…

GasBuddy: CT gas prices unchanged in the past week

Connecticut gas prices are unchanged in the past week, averaging $2.18/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,540 stations. Gas prices in Connecticut are unchanged versus a month ago and stand 50.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Connecticut is priced at $1.82/g…