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CT DPH Commissioner Dr. Manisha Juthani Reminds Residents To Take Necessary Precautions During May Summer Heat Event

HARTFORD, CT – With temperatures anticipated to approach 100 degrees this Saturday and Sunday, Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Manisha Juthani, MD, is reminding individuals who will be spending time outside or in non-air-conditioned spaces to be cautious during periods of intense heat during the day. “Typically, we do not see heat events like…

WCSU students receive Alumni Association Scholarships

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University’s Alumni Association recently awarded over $30,000 in scholarships to 13 undergraduate and three graduate students at an awards ceremony and dinner at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury. The scholarships are based on academic achievement, involvement in university and community activities and service, and are open to students…

$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…

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

Get Yourself Tested: Norwalk Health Department Offering Free Hepatitis C Screenings in May NORWALK, CT – To help raise awareness about the dangers of Hepatitis C and to promote early detection, the Norwalk Health Department is offering free Hepatitis C testing throughout the month of May. Testing will be offered during clinic hours on Mondays,…

Housatonic Community College Foundation Announces  Two New Board Members

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Willie McBride, Jr. and Ramon Peralta. These appointments bring the total number of current HCCF Board members to eighteen. HCCF assists Housatonic Community College and its students by expanding access to quality, affordable higher…