Local 919 union ratifies 3-year contract with Stop & Shop

Workers wave signs at passing traffic on April 11, 2019, as they take to the picket line outside the Stop & Shop on Clark Lane in Waterford. Following the 11-day strike, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 919, which represents thousands of Stop & Shop workers in Connecticut, voted to ratify a three-year contract with the grocery chain shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New Haven.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

United Food & Commercial Workers Local 919, which represents thousands of Stop & Shop workers in Connecticut, voted to ratify a three-year contract with Stop & Shop shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday in New Haven.

Governor talks wind, 'debt diet,' tolls at Chamber address

Gov. Ned Lamont greets Len Wolman of The Waterford Group, left, and Rodney Butler, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, as he arrives to address members of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut at a luncheon Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Ocean Beach Park's Port 'N Starboard banquet hall. Lamont offered remarks on his first 100 days in office and took questions from the members.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut hosted a business luncheon with Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday.

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