Sabrina Garone

C19: Getting Back To Business

Apr 20, 2021
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Governor Ned Lamont will lift COVID-19 restrictions on Connecticut businesses in May. New York’s Attorney General can begin a potential probe into Governor Andrew Cuomo’s book, a new experiment to combat toxic algae in Long Island waters, and the Biden Administration says they won’t go through with offshore wind projects off the Hamptons.

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Connecticut colleges and universities say their campuses should have a pre-pandemic look this fall. A new zoning bill in Connecticut has opponents fired up, hate crime numbers are up around the country, and New England will play a large role in supporting President Biden’s energy goals.

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New York will push back curfews for restaurants and catering halls, but owners say they could still use more help. Governor Ned Lamont says pausing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is an overreaction, Suffolk County’s police commissioner has resigned, and the Biden administration is encouraging affordable housing, but how will that go over in Connecticut?

C19: How Are Conn. Residents Doing? Fine.

Apr 14, 2021
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A new poll found the mental health of Connecticut residents has been declining, but they’re happy with quality of life in the state. New York’s plan to vaccinate all college students in the state isn’t going as planned. Shootings are on the rise in Connecticut’s biggest cities, and a new bill to give veterans more access to health care has the support of lawmakers in our region.

C19: J&J Vaccine Paused

Apr 13, 2021
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Connecticut and New York join the list of states pausing the distribution of the Johnson and John COVID-19 vaccine. A Connecticut University is now requiring a COVID-19 vaccine in attend class, the announcement of a new hotline to cover COVID-related funerals, and advocates for criminal justice reform in New York are optimistic about the future.