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Health officials keeping close watch on schools09/09/2020

Health officials keeping close watch on schools

By Andreas Yilma, Staff Writer As some students return back to the classroom amid the COVID-19 pandemic, health and school officials are working more closely together than ever. “Just like all the businesses opening up, it’s scary,” Chesprocott Health District Director of Health Maura Esposito said. “We’ll get through it. I feel good about it.” READ MORE.
Panel supports extending Lamont's emergency powers09/08/2020

Panel supports extending Lamont’s emergency powers

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American HARTFORD – Democrats on a select committee of top legislative leaders voted Sept. 4 to sustain Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency powers to respond the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Republican members had urged Democrats to nullify the Democratic governor’s latest declaration of a public health emergency so General Assembly leaders and Lamont could READ MORE.
Lamont extends COVID state of emergency09/02/2020

Lamont extends COVID state of emergency

By Paul Hughes, Republican-American GOP leaders push back on continuing declarations through Feb. 9, 2021 HARTFORD – Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday extended the COVID-19 state of emergency in Connecticut while House and Senate Republicans pushed to increase legislative oversight of his emergency powers. The governor’s move came a day after he announced his intention READ MORE.
Prospect to close town buildings Friday09/02/2020

Prospect to close town buildings Friday

PROSPECT – Town buildings will be closed on Friday, Mayor Robert Chatfield announced. Town Hall, Prospect Public Library, Prospect Senior Center and Prospect Community Center will all be closed. Chatfield said he decided to close town buildings to do a deep cleaning as well as to thank employees for their work during the two recent READ MORE.

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