Westport Country Playhouse Presents a Shadow Theater Musical for Families, on February 12

An imaginative musical using shadow play to help children express their emotions Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities will present “Woof Woof the Shadow Pup,” on Sunday, February 12, at 1 and 4 p.m., a shadow theater musical that encourages children to share their feelings. The imaginative musical is appropriate for grades pre-K and up and…

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University Professional Writing student Isabella Bullock recently was named one of five Connecticut Collegiate Poets by the Connecticut Poetry Circuit for 2022-23. As a result of this honor, the Westport resident will travel the state participating in poetry readings and events. After graduating from Staples High School, Bullock planned…

Governor Lamont announces 2023 legislative proposal

HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today held a news conference in Hartford to announce a series of waste management proposals he will introduce during the 2023 legislative session that address the future of materials and waste management in Connecticut, particularly in light of the decision by the Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority (MIRA) to…

Consumer Protection Reminds Adults 21+ Who Purchase Cannabis to Use Products Responsibly

Adults who choose to purchase cannabis should appropriately store and dispose of products and waste to avoid accidental ingestion by pets or children January 9, 2023 — The Department of Consumer Protection is reminding adults 21 and older who choose to consume cannabis to do so responsibly. Adult-use cannabis sales began at licensed hybrid retail…

Eversource’s new power supply rate is now more than double – 24.17 c/kWh. Here’s what you can do about it

Starting January 1 of this year, Eversource residential customers in Connecticut who haven’t elected a third-party supplier, will see the supply portion of their electric bill more than double. This is after the Eversource standard service rate jumped from 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour to 24.17 cents per kilowatt hour on January 1, 2023. Eversource’s…

Attorney General Tong urges PURA to reject Aquarion “excessive and unwarranted” 27 percent hike

Hartford, CT – In a brief filed on Thursday with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, Attorney General William Tong urged regulators to reject an “excessive and unwarranted” request by Eversource-owned Aquarion Water Company to raise its rates by 27 percent over three years. Eversource acquired Aquarion in 2017. This is the first rate case filed…