FEMA’s new flood insurance program kicks in Friday, but how the new system actually works is murky.
Focus group: Bridgeport needs to play up its assets
The Bridgeport focus group discussed the state of development in Bridgeport, and areas where it can improve. It included city residents, as well as those from the neighboring towns of Easton and Stratford.
Once a Sikorsky-flying Marine, he now pilots the company
WASHINGTON – Dan Schultz doesn’t like to talk about it, but he flew a harrowing rescue mission to Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1991 in a Sikorsky Super Stallion chopper. Now at the company’s helm, he says he plans no big, immediate changes at Sikorsky.
Connecticut policy on life-threatening food allergies in schools needs refinement
We are unaware of what will come of the legislature’s task force investigation on the subject, but it is obvious that there is a serious need for policies and practices to be revised and implemented around the management of life-threatening food allergies in schools.
Success NOT guaranteed for unique Stratford reef project
An artificial reef project that uses huge concrete objects called Reef Balls is an attempt to stop erosion on the shoreline in Stratford. The problem is, no one is sure whether the experiment — a first for Connecticut — will work.
Blumenthal, DeLauro try to stop flood insurance increases
Washington – Saying more than 18,000 Connecticut homeowners will be socked with soaring flood insurance premiums, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Rosa DeLauro are pressing the House of Representatives to pass a bill that would stop those hikes.