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$1.8 million announced for Boccuzzi Park in Stamford

STAMFORD, CT – Today, Mayor Caroline Simmons, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Representative Jim Himes announced the U.S. Department of the Interior awarded the City of Stamford a $1,811,075 federal grant to complete Phase II of the Boccuzzi Park Improvement Project in Stamford’s Waterside neighborhood. The grant will fund improvements to…

Governor Lamont applauds House passage of his proposal to strengthen Connecticut’s standards on childhood lead poisoning

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut House of Representatives for approving legislation he proposed (House Bill 5045) that will help alleviate the risks associated with lead poisoning among children and align Connecticut’s standards with federal guidance. The House approved the legislation on Tuesday by a unanimous vote of 146-0. It will…

Connecticut Weekly Gas Price Update

Average gasoline prices in Connecticut have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.85/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 1,540 stations in Connecticut. Prices in Connecticut are 47.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 97.8 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price…

Epic Tag Sale for Charity Returns April 30 – May 2

Donations and Consignments Needed Wilton, CT – The epic tag sale thousands of donors, consignors, collectors, and bargain-hunters wait for each year is returning April 30 – May 2. Thousands of items from children’s toys to clothing, furniture to housewares, will be on sale in Wilton during the twice-yearly Minks to Sinks sale. Proceeds benefit…

Governor Lamont tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Lamont has tested positive for COVID-19 this morning, according to a statement, released by Max Reiss, director of communications for the governor. He is not experiencing any symptoms and is currently isolating at home for the next five days, per CDC guidelines. The positive result came after his regularly-scheduled rapid self-test and was confirmed…

Stamford Mayor Caroline Simmons applauds state bonding for five critical projects in the city

STAMFORD, CT – On Wednesday it was announced that in partnership with Governor Ned Lamont and the State of Connecticut, Mayor Caroline Simmons and Stamford’s legislative delegation have secured state funding for the following projects aimed at improving the City’s quality of life: A $950,000 grant for balcony seating renovations and updates at the Palace…