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With thousands of Connecticut inmates re-entering society during the coronavirus pandemic, organizations are finding new ways to provide aid.
The 18 nonprofits that serve domestic violence victims are seeing a combined $350,000 gap in their budgets.
At 7:47 a.m. on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, Dr. Jay Butler pounded out a grim email to colleagues at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Butler, then the head of the agency’s coronavirus response, and his team had been trying to craft guidance to help Americans return safely to worship […]
The proposal calls for a three-stage distribution plan, but complex logistics remain unresolved.
DeLauro raised more than $405,000 for her re-election campaign, a substantial boost over previous fundraising.
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Far too much coverage of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings has focused on her role as a mother of seven. Republican and Democratic senators alike have admired her “beautiful” and “well-behaved” children. In apparent awe, they have queried, “How do you do it?” In response to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Coney Barrett relied on a familiar deflection: “I have eyes in the back of my head.”
How should educators teach the election of 2020? No doubt it’s essential. Pulitzer-winning historians Eric Foner, Jon Meacham, and Doris Kearns-Goodwin have gone on record saying that this Presidential contest is epochal, that the outcome may well be challenged in historically important ways, that it rates as a high-stakes “crisis election.” The recent presidential debate put students on notice that the contest will be bruising; they’re fascinated — as they might be watching a car wreck on YouTube. They want to talk about it.
National Teen Driver Safety Week runs this week, October 18–24 and Connecticut, which has some of the toughest laws in the country, saw last year the highest number of 16- and 17-year-old drivers killed in crashes since the laws were passed 12 years ago.
I have no issue whether Commander Sean Conley, DO., USN has an MD or DO as his medical discipline and healing tradition. But I have serious concerns about his conduct that is publicly discernable and the misleading statements about when and what tests were used for President Trump and what the results are of the tests for COVID-19 and its impact on the lungs and other vital tissues.
Shea is a story about race and social inequalities that plague America. It is a narrative that prompts the question, “Do you know what it’s like to wake up in new skin?” Anthony Valentine lives in Bloomfield
Through my artwork I strive to create an example of ideas that reflect my desire to raise social consciousness, and cultural awareness. Jazz music is the catalyst to all my work, and plays a major influence in each piece of work.”
During times like these it’s often fun to revisit something familiar and approach things with a different slant. I have been taking some Pop culture and Art masterpieces and applying the vintage 1960’s and 70’s classic figures (Fisher Price, little people) to the make an amusing pieces. Here is my homage to Fisher -Price, Yellow […]
About the art: This was a local landmark on Marion Road in Cheshire. I have painted this old cider mill and farm over many years and felt it was a part of Connecticut’s history. Ellen Pliskin lives in Cheshire.