Stamford Mayor David Martin and Hamden Mayor Curt Long lost Democratic primaries Tuesday to Caroline Simmons and Lauren Garrett.
Connecticut public schools are out, but their kitchens are busier than ever
More children are likely to qualify for free or reduced-price meals as pandemic-induced food insecurity spreads.
Connecticut scrambles to feed those hardest hit by the COVID economy
Connecticut residents have joined those in lines all over the country looking for the most fundamental of life’s imperatives: food.
A shifting ground for artificial turf in Connecticut
A number of cancer cases around the country among young athletes who played on artificial turf fields made with a crumb rubber filler have spurred calls for further research into the safety of the fields.
DSS system woes burden CT’s senior centers, aging agencies
People who work in senior centers, town social service offices and senior housing complexes say the state Department of Social Services’ new system has led to elderly residents losing benefits, low-income clients having to pay out-of-pocket for medication, and more of their own time devoted to trying to fix problems caused by the new system.