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Many Connecticut cities are seeing a 21st century renewal. Are they getting it right -- or at least better -- this time?
Inclusive growth calls on cities to revive themselves so that all residents benefit, which has been challenging here in Connecticut and elsewhere.
As Connecticut struggles to shore up its cities, it might look to Louisville -- where leaders created a thriving regional city.
Lowell hasn’t spun dross into gold or been blessed by some other miracle. The city of 111,000 has most of the same issues that challenge other urban areas. But it has steadily moved ahead since the 1980s.
Colleges may not have “saved” the cities where they are located, but they advanced urban revitalization.
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In general, legislators, advocates, government officials, and others tend to agree in theory that affordable housing is important when it comes to supporting our state’s most vulnerable, spurring economic development, and diversifying our towns and cities. However, the exact methodology by which Connecticut could implement meaningful reform is often a point of great contention.
The loss of electricity that started on Tuesday afternoon and still has no restoration date for many communities in Connecticut was caused by more than gusty winds. Eversource was clearly unprepared. Because it knew the storm was coming and was supposed to have learned some lessons from previous hurricanes, Gov. Ned Lamont and state legislatures have been properly very critical of the Eversource monopoly and its top executives
Nursing home residents and their loved ones need help to understand the wisdom in allowing nursing homes to pause testing if facilities have no new cases of COVID-19 among residents and staff for 14 days.
First let me give a heartfelt thank you to the state’s essential workers – hospital personnel, nurses, doctors, police, firefighters, EMTs, grocery workers, etc. that have been at work serving Connecticut citizens without interruption since March. The biggest question facing Connecticut, right now, is will there be school in the fall?
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