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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from Tom Kuser, Terry SheridanEbong Udoma, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis DunavinCassandra Basler and J.D. Allen

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Next week, New Haven Public Schools are set to reopen elementary schools for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Community groups want the school district to delay reopening until at least February.

COURTESY NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Here’s the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region:

New York state voided all vaccine appointments made using an unauthorized website, because the link went live early by accident.

People were able to make appointments at vaccination centers that have not even opened yet. The link was shared on social media for SUNY vaccine sites, including at Stony Brook University.

Lamont Taps 11 Police Watchdogs For State Council

Jan 15, 2021
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has announced new members of a state board that now has the power to revoke police credentials, in addition to training and overseeing officers.

Covid-19 Vaccine
Scott Heins / Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Connecticut officials said there has been high demand for COVID-19 vaccinations after appointments were opened to residents 75 and older on Thursday.

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