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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Sacred Heart University
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Sacred Heart University is the latest Connecticut college to require the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty and staff.

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and Senator Richard Blumenthal
Craig LeMoult

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal praised the rollout of federal assistance for local theaters across Connecticut. It’s part of the new Shuttered Venue Operators Grant to help small businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lamont Names Yale Expert As New Public Health Leader

Jul 27, 2021
Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Governor Ned Lamont has named a new head of Connecticut Department of Public Health — more than a year after he fired the previous commissioner.

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The Derby Police Department will receive up to $122,000 from the city to equip officers with body cameras and dashboard cameras.

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New trains will be added to Shore Line East rail line in Connecticut, as service continues to be restored after cuts earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic.