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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…

Mosquitoes in Stamford Test Positive for West Nile

STAMFORD, CT – The State Mosquito Management Program announced mosquitoes trapped in Stamford on July 16, 2020 have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). Stamford’s Department of Health will begin larvaciding catch basins in the area to control the mosquito population; in addition to the larvaciding the department has conducted since June to preemptively…

Lamont signs order requiring certain travelers to CT to complete a form upon entry into state and send it to DPH

DPH: Failure to submit the form or self-quarantine may result in $1,000 civil penalty for each violation HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Tuesday announced that he has signed an executive order strengthening his previously enacted travel advisory for anyone entering Connecticut from states with high infection and positivity rates for COVID-19. The order…

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…

Shakespeare returns to Stamford for two weekends

In the 16th century, a young couple in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, lost two of their children to the bubonic plague. They did everything they could to protect their third child, William, from the disease. Luckily for us, the Shakespeare family’s young William, survived. “We too, are surviving, but barely,” said Curtain Call executive director, Lou Ursone, of his…