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    Discharged cadet says she has no regrets

    Discharged cadet says she has no regrets

    Yale New Haven Health lays off 72 employees including 4 at L+M, Westerly

    New London ― Four employees at Lawrence + Memorial and Westerly hospitals were among 72 Yale New Haven Health employees laid off Wednesday, a health system official said...

    Pfizer director played role in development of Paxlovid

    Pfizer director played role in development of Paxlovid

    Charter Oak to shutter a Groton branch in November

    Groton ― Charter Oak Federal Credit Union will close its 625 Long Hill Road branch here in late November, Brian Orenstein, the credit union’s president and chief executiv...

    Montville gives local VFW $90,000 to repair its post home

    Montville ― The town has awarded the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post $90,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to repair its aging building. At a meeting Mond...

    Stonington veterans memorial receives ARPA funding

    Stonington―The Board of Selectmen on Thursday approved the use of $86,420 in federal American Rescue Plan Act money to fund most of the remaining cost of a veterans memo...

    OPINION

    Conservative politicization of the pandemic

    This appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. With light apparently at the end of the coronavirus tunnel, this is a good time to soberly assess how America handled t... Read More

    Lining up to lift mask mandates

    Applause erupted in the high school library when the Montville Board of Education met last week. The spontaneous audience joy was a reaction to the board's vote to suspen... Read More

    Seeking solutions to worsening absenteeism

    Flexibility is not generally a term that's closely associated with the operation of public school systems. A big dose of flexibility, however, may be exactly what's neces... Read More

    CONNECTICUT COVID-19 NUMBERS

    Data sourced from the Office of Governor Ned Lamont. Check here for the latest data.

    MORE LOCAL CORONAVIRUS STORIES

    Pfizer CEO tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

    The top executive at Pfizer, a leading producer of COVID-19 vaccines, has tested positive for the virus and says he is experiencing very mild symptoms. Chairman and CEO ...

    Waterford implements grant program for small businesses

    Waterford — Small businesses felt some of the biggest impacts from shutdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, those businesses here are getting an opportunity to reco...

    State spending $35 million in federal funding to fortify health care workforce

    Gov. Ned Lamont announced a program Wednesday that will use $35 million in federal funding to bolster the state’s health care workforce. At a news conference in New Haven...

    Upcoming COVID-19 clinics in Groton

    Groton ― Several free COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held over the next 10 days in Groton. There will be opportunities to get vaccinated during National Night Out ...

    Health districts benefit from ’rescue’ funds sent to towns

    This is a part of a series on how southeastern Connecticut municipalities are spending American Rescue Plan Act funds. With American Rescue Plan Act funds flowing to...

    Free COVID testing and vaccinations during Sailfest

    New London — Genesys Diagnostics and Griffith Health are partnering to provide free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations for individuals of all ages during Sailfest in downt...

    More people are getting reinfected with COVID-19

    Rob Richter had a dry cough and some congestion, and he was a little tired, but mostly he was annoyed. It was the morning of July 12, and a rapid test he took at home sho...

    More than $30 million going to state parks, outdoor access

    Gov. Ned Lamont announced $34 million of state funding is going toward “improving and increasing access to the outdoors for Connecticut residents,” according to his offic...

    We are in COVID denial

    I was in a big box store recently when I overheard two women shoppers greet one another in passing. “I’ve got COVID,” one of them said, giving her friend a passing person...

    Stonington Borough to seek state funding for public bathrooms

    Stonington — The Board of Warden and Burgesses voted Monday night to proceed with plans to build public bathrooms on Wadawanuck Square and ask the state to fund a large p...

    SPECIAL REPORTS

    Connecticut’s Supreme Court wrestled recently over whether a legal challenge to the governor’s emergency powers during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic is mo...
    Interest in the new $1,000 pandemic bonuses that state officials dangled before essential, private-sector workers this spring is more than eight times the program’s maxi...
    Physicians are urging parents who have adopted a wait-and-see approach to vaccinating their young children against COVID-19 to get the shot before school resumes, when ...
    Moderna said it sued Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Friday, alleging the rival firms improperly used its foundational technology in developing their coronavir...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert who became a household name — and the subject of partisan attacks — during the COVID-19 pa...
    After a spring of high gasoline prices and a summer that saw inflation top 9%, Connecticut Democrats reminded voters last week of the dollars the state is putting back i...
    The nation's top public health official committed Wednesday to overhaul the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, promising faster release of scientific findings a...
    First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for the coronavirus, and will isolate and begin a course of antiviral treatment, according to the White House. "After testing n...
    LONDON (AP) — British drug regulators have become the first in the world to authorize an updated version of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine that includes protection agains...
    While other state cash assistance programs have struggled to get dollars out the door this summer, the new $1,000 pandemic bonus program for private-sector workers has s...
    Pfizer, the pharmaceutical giant that became a cash-generating machine thanks to its coronavirus vaccine, is bringing Global Blood Therapeutics into the fold under a $5....