Month: September 2022

Stratford Health Department to Offer Flu and Covid-19 Vaccines. 

Stratford, Connecticut (September 20th, 2022) – The Stratford Health Department is hosting a series of vaccination clinics for Stratford residents in September and October. The clinics will be offered, by appointment only, at the Birdseye Municipal Complex, located at 468 Birdseye Street in Stratford.   Dates:  Wednesday, September 28th        3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Flu and Covid-19 shots) Wednesday, October 5th                10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Flu and Covid-19 shots) Wednesday, October 12th              3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Flu vaccine only).  This is a Minions-themed clinic so please bring your children for flu shots and free giveaways.  Wednesday, October 26th              3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Flu and Covid-19 shots)  The CDC urges every the public keep up-to-date with routine vaccinations. “Keeping up with vaccinations against these viruses is the best…

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Reconnecting the Riverfront

Master Plan for Downtown Parking and Pedestrian Areas:  Open House Charrette on September 29 & Online Survey Now Available on Website Westport, CT – First Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker has announced that the recently awarded project to develop and design a master plan for key Downtown parking and pedestrian areas, called Reconnecting the Riverfront, is moving into its initial public engagement phase. Design and engineering firm, Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.(Langan), has partnered with Connect the Dots to develop and manage the public engagement scope of this project. This will include both virtual and physical opportunities to engage, including public meetings, a visioning charrette, location-specific pop-up displays, and a survey.  The Downtown Plan Implementation Committee (DPIC) is coordinating the project along with Langan. Chaired by Randy…

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SENATOR DEMANDS M&T BANK COMPENSATE CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY CONVERSION FAILURES

Hartford, CT– Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) led a group of Senators in sending a letter to M&T Bank urging the company to financially compensate customers who were affected by conversion failures during the transition of People’s United Bank accounts to M&T accounts. “We write to request that M&T Bank commit to financially compensate all customers who incurred fees as a result of missed credit card, utility, or other payments, due to M&T Bank’s mishandling of the acquisition of People’s United Bank,” the Senators wrote. “Additionally, all customers who were unable to access their funds during the conversion should receive some appropriate financial remuneration for the inconvenience, as well as an apology.” Since the conversion at the beginning of September, new…

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Stamford Bomb Squad

Last week The Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security conducted a preparedness and response field day at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport. This was a show and tell of their equipment and how they share their resources from Greenwich to Bridgeport. Here is Stamford's Explosive Ordnance Disposal also known as the Bomb Squad. https://youtu.be/w8wgT-DV0Tc

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Ansonia News: Child Abuse Arrest

#Ansonia CT-- On September 23, 2022 at 4:07 A.M., the Department of Children and Families notified the Ansonia Police Department of a possible abuse case involving a six-week-old child. DCF reported the juvenile victim was currently at Yale New Haven Hospital being treated for injuries. Hospital personnel advised the initial officer the child had multiple injuries to include, a brain bleed, fractured ribs, lacerated liver and other injuries which were consistent with child abuse. The child’s father, Lamar Haney, admitted to causing the injuries.Lamar Haney, age 36, of Ansonia was charged with Assault First Degree 53a-59, and held on a $100,000.00 bond with a court date of September 23, 2022.

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