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Connecticut Interagency Drought Workgroup: Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham Counties Are Experiencing Stage 2 Drought Conditions

Hartford, CT – With precipitation across Connecticut three to seven inches below normal over the last 90 days, the state’s Interagency Drought Workgroup has announced that the four northern counties (Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland, and Windham) are experiencing Stage 2 Drought conditions. Under the state’s new drought plan adopted in 2018, Stage 2 has replaced the…

Lamont announces CT receives extension of full federal funding for National Guard COVID-19 response operations

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Friday announced that, following his telephone call late last night with President Donald J. Trump, the State of Connecticut has been approved to receive an extension through September 30 of its full federal funding for its use of the National Guard in the state’s ongoing response to the…

Update on storm Isaias from the City of Norwalk

The City continues cleanup and recovery activities. City crews from Public works, Fire and Police departments are busy responding to reports of trees and wires down and road closures. More than 200 damage reports have been called in. More than 12,000 outages have been reported to Eversource and all territory served by SNEW is without…

Bysiewicz and members of Governor’s Countil on Women and Girls launch financial literacy portal

Hartford, CT – Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, chairwoman of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls, and members of the council’s Economic Opportunity and Workforce Equity Subcommittee today announced the launch of the Financial Literacy Portal — an initiative that will ensure helpful resources from state agencies are centralized and non-profits that support financial literacy are highlighted.  The website was developed after the…