Clare Secrist

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On Long Island, both Nassau and Suffolk Community Colleges have seen a bigger decline in enrollment due to the COVID-19 pandemic than local four-year colleges.

Hate Crimes Double In Connecticut

Apr 19, 2021
People take part in a rally against hate and confront the rising violence against Asian Americans at Columbus Park in the Chinatown section of Manhattan borough of New York, on Sunday, March 21, 2021.
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Associated Press

Connecticut has seen a doubling of hate crimes in the state over the past year. It follows a national trend.

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A Sacred Heart University poll found that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the behavioral health of Connecticut residents. The concern overshadowed frequently surveyed hot-button issues, including recreational marijuana. But Connecticut residents still overwhelmingly support legal pot.

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Bridgeport’s Sikorsky airport will commission a $47,000 study of its potential to become the regional airport for Southwestern Connecticut.

Long Island Drug Overdoses Grew Over The Pandemic

Apr 12, 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fatal drug overdoses on Long Island have increased during the pandemic.