Connecticut’s education commissioner is under consideration for U.S education secretary. A Connecticut source says the vetting is serious and substantive.
The Connecticut Convention Center will be transformed into a 600-bed hospital, a precaution after hospitalizations for COVID-19 spiked recently.
With restaurants desperate for help, Gov. Ned Lamont is promising at least another $25 million. House Republicans want $50 million.
The exemptions to the moratorium add up to the state’s eviction machine churning at about one-third the pre-pandemic rate.
As an international businessman who has owned a series of wonderful homes in Greenwich, I now find myself an inadvertent landlord for a rich family who have been squatting without paying rent for months. Recent news stories confirm I am not alone. While it clearly makes sense to limit evictions for most tenants during a pandemic, the moratorium on evictions that the Lamont administration has implemented due to COVID provides for no distinctions or proportionality in its application.
Notice anything missing on your store shelves? Maybe paper products or your favorite canned soup? Given that the pandemic has been raging for over nine months, why aren’t the shelves full again? Why isn’t the stuff we want “getting there?” Well one of the reasons is because a Japanese engineer visited an American supermarket in the 1950s and noticed something he thought was wrong… and we’re still paying for his astute observations.
Hopefully there are Mirror readers who are old enough to remember Robert “Bob” Satter. He should be remembered. He was an extraordinary public intellectual who contributed for decades to the welfare of this state: as a judge, professor, and author…