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Local News for Orange, Connecticut


Vaccine Optimism Can Reduce Hesitancy

By Amir Mohammad Your Health The Orange Health Department took the initiative of hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics and has been vaccinating the Orange community since January. So far we have given more than 1,200 doses of vaccines. Despite all the challenges, we are still going strong. My plan is to continue to serve my community. READ MORE.

Rac N Pack Is Back At The Transfer Station

Following is a message from Orange Recycling Chairman Mitch Goldblatt: Thank you to Orange Recycling Committee Member Chris Prokop, Home Depot Manager Matt Hyatt, and Gerry, Ed, and Steve at the Transfer Station. As of mid-morning Friday, April 2, our Rac N Pack is back in place for collecting Plastic Bags and Wrap at the READ MORE.

New Senior Discussion Group Begins Soon

The Orange Lions Club and Orange Community Services are sponsoring a “Discussion Group” for all Seniors. The group will meet on the third Friday of each month from 1-2 p.m., beginning Friday, April 16. This is a great time to meet new people, make friends and voice your opinion on topics which are of concern READ MORE.
Orange Legislators Hail New Business Opening04/03/2021

Orange Legislators Hail New Business Opening

State Reps. Charles Ferraro (R-117) and Kathy Kennedy (R-119) welcomed a brand-new business to Orange and presented Empire Tattoo with an Official State Citation at its ribbon cutting ceremony. The General Assembly state citation presented by Reps. Ferraro and Kennedy wished Empire Tattoo and their tattoo artists a lot of success with their new tattoo READ MORE.

Keep The Arts Blooming – And The Winners Are:

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Jamie Hulley Arts Foundation raised around $30,000 for its charitable giving programs with its Keep The Art Blooming Raffle. For many years, the JHAF has supported the Arts for students in Amity and surrounding communities in a myriad of ways – sponsoring plays, visiting authors and READ MORE.

Pet of the week: Larry

Larry, a 2-year-old orange and white mail, is a very sweet and handsome boy. He needs a home that understands cat behavior and will give him space when needed, as he can get nippy if he gets overstimulated. He is very playful but also a very independent cat. A home where he is the only READ MORE.
Federal Aid to 169 Connecticut Towns04/01/2021

Federal Aid to 169 Connecticut Towns

Analysis of Money Distributed Perhaps you have noticed the Hartford Courant (03-11-21) headline? “Federal stimulus bill will bring billions to Connecticut cities and towns.” I certainly did. And after digging into it, I found estimates of federal money coming to all 169 CT Towns. The Federal money – “FedAid” I call it – comes in READ MORE.

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