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Confusion Over Vaccine Priorities Grows01/20/2021

Confusion Over Vaccine Priorities Grows

West Hartford Superintendent of School Tom Moore told the Board of Education Tuesday night that the district properly loaded only school nurses into the Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS) to receive COVID-19 vaccines. By Christine Stuart, CTNewsJunkie.com The state of Connecticut has administered nearly 221,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, but demand still outpaces supply READ MORE.
Playhouse Theatre Group Receives Grant for Energy Efficient Lighting01/19/2021

Playhouse Theatre Group Receives Grant for Energy Efficient Lighting

West Hartford-based Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc has received a grant from United Illuminating/Southern Connecticut Gas/Connecticut Natural Gas for energy efficient lighting, with support made available under Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit Program. Submitted Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc received a $4,931.31 grant from United Illuminating/Southern Connecticut Gas/Connecticut Natural Gas under Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act tax READ MORE.
West Hartford Police Chief, Resident, Named to Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council01/19/2021

West Hartford Police Chief, Resident, Named to Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council

Gov. Ned Lamont announced the appointment of 11 members to the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST), effective Jan. 1, 2021. By Ronni Newton Membership of the state’s Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) was refreshed as of Jan. 1, 2021, and Gov. Ned Lamont has announced that two individuals with ties READ MORE.
Letter: It's Ironic01/17/2021

Letter: It’s Ironic

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Capitol Protest Fizzles After Security Crackdown01/17/2021

Capitol Protest Fizzles After Security Crackdown

Roadways were blocked off – including streets in West Hartford near the governor’s residence – and in Hartford near the Capitol, but although there were plenty of law enforcement officials and reporters on hand Sunday, a large protest did not materialize. By Hugh McQuaid & Christine Stuart, CTNewsJunkie.com Law enforcement and reporters descended on the READ MORE.
Lamont Still Pressing for 5G Wireless Technology01/16/2021

Lamont Still Pressing for 5G Wireless Technology

Broadband access has grown more important as the pandemic has forced many residents to work from home. By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com Gov. Ned Lamont hopes to pressure Connecticut telecommunication companies to build out the state’s broadband capacity, telling small town leaders this week that the improvements would make the state more attractive to young families. READ MORE.

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