Governor Imposes Travel Ban

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed an order proclaiming a civil preparedness emergency in the State of Connecticut ahead of the major winter storm that is expected to impact the state on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. With dangerous weather conditions anticipated that will last throughout the day, the Governor has also signed an order activating a statewide travel ban that will begin at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday and remain in effect until further notice. In addition, the Governor is fully activating the state’s Emergency Operations Center starting at 5:00 a.m. He is also directing all nonessential first and second-shift state employees to not report to work on Tuesday. “Snowfall is expected to begin…

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Mural Unveiled In Fairfield While Police Still Wait For a Contract

Editorial- On Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 5 pm, First Selectman Tetreau and the newly formed Fairfield Arts Advisory Committee (FAAC) held a press conference to unveil a mural in the second floor conference room in the John J. Sullivan Independence Hall, 725 Old Post Road.  Yet it's been over two years since the Fairfield Police Department has had a contract or even a cost of living increase.  Priorities....why is Fairfield so anti-union?  They made the fire department and nurses union wait years for a contract proving their anti-union stand.  The town's sticking point?  Health insurance.  If there is any town employee that should have stellar health insurance that should be our firefighters and police.  Cut it back?  Let's start…

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5 Ambulances Abandoned By City During Storm

Branch Manager John Wrobel of Nelson Ambulance on Nobel Avenue tells us that the City of Bridgeport abandoned five ambulances during the storm.   John tells us that he made about fifteen to twenty phone calls to have Nobel Avenue cleared so they could resume their services.  The ambulance service  had to resort to hiring a private contractor .  There were five ambulances and five chair cars out of a fleet of nineteen that do one hundred to one hundred and thirty calls a day.  They were unable to provide services out of their Bridgeport branch.  Nobel Avenue wasn't plowed until Tuesday according to Wrobel, he came out t speak at the city council meeting but time ran out before…

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