As President Trump struggles with the coronavirus pandemic and rejects Black Lives Matter movement, some Connecticut Republicans publicly denounce him and prepare to back Biden.
The University of Connecticut is warning the project saying it would imperil the full development of the bordering and much-touted UConn Tech Park.
What happened inside the Evergreen Health Center following Patrick Riel’s death from COVID-19 was an ominous sign of the devastation to follow -- a road map into how the insidious coronavirus was about to spread in nursing homes. The march of the infection left a trail of death that took months to curb, taking nearly 2,800 lives -- about two-thirds of the total deaths in the state.
Among other things, the state has dramatically increased its testing availability. But the state epidemiologist said the situation still isn't ideal.
Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim is suing Delta Air Lines, complaining he was seated on a flight and awaiting takeoff when he was bitten by a dog brought aboard his flight by another passenger.
It’s been nearly two weeks since Hartford State’s Attorney Gail Hardy withdrew June 29 from seeking reappointment in the face of opposition and it was announced that she’ll be given “a new role in the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney to foster diversity in the Division of Criminal Justice.” But Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo still has yet to fill in a number of blanks about what Hardy’s duties will be in the newly created job of executive assistant state’s attorney for diversity and inclusion, and there are still reverberations inside the state criminal justice system from the controversy that attended her withdrawal.
Goose, a Connecticut band, had a virtual tour in June, playing out of a barn in Fairfield County and grossing $100,000.
On July 6, the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency issued a chilling new rule that threatens many international students with deportation — a threat that extends directly to the colleges and universities that host them.The change is unjust and unrealistic, and not even the most generous interpretations can wash it of the stench of xenophobia. Connecticut’s congressional delegation and its attorney general must intervene to prevent its implementation.
The U.S. Education Department recently threatened to withhold federal funds unless Connecticut bans transgender teens from athletic competition, targeting two transgender runners in our state. As a young woman who participated in Connecticut high school and collegiate track and field, I strongly oppose this discriminatory decision.
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Since March 10, confirmed COVID-19 cases in Connecticut have grown from two to nearly 5,000 and there have been more than 130 reported deaths from the virus.
- Drive-in movie theaters making a comeback during coronavirus pandemic; here’s where and when you can go to one in ConnecticutDrive-in movies in Barkhamsted and Mansfield are reopening this month after being shuttered due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions on large gatherings.
- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, video games can offer escape and connectionVideo games are a great way to be social in the era of social distancing. When you run out of things to talk about, you can embark on a shared adventure in a virtual landscape devoid of pandemic news or worries. Talking and interacting with others, whether it’s a friend who lives across the country or down the road, is an important part of keeping the loneliness at bay during the lockdown.
- Empty seats and temperature checks: Going to theaters and concerts in Connecticut will look much different after coronavirusConnecticut's arts and entertainment venues are cautiously looking forward to reopening after the coronavirus lockdown is lifted. What will the new reality look like, and will people feel comfortable gathering in groups again?
- Connecticut’s summer restaurants are facing an uncertain season due to coronavirus restrictionsMany seasonal eateries in Connecticut are facing an uncertain summer due to COVID-19 concerns.
- Connecticut is starting to reopen. What does that mean for social distancing guidelines and getting together with friends and family?As Connecticut launches its first phase of reopening on Wednesday, social distancing guidelines will remain in place throughout the state at outdoor dining areas, retail stores, and other destinations.
Keep up on the latest restaurant, retail and other business openings in the Greater Hartford area.
Since coronavirus has started to spread in the U.S., many restaurants have closed their doors to dine-in customers, shifting to delivery and takeout only. Is it safe to eat a meal handled by cooks and delivery people? Is it safe to go to the grocery store? There are a lot of food questions surrounding COVID-19, so The Daily Meal checked in with the expert sources to determine the answers. (Taylor Rock, The Daily Meal)