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Rockland opens $3.5 million in CARES Act grant funding

The grants are available to small businesses, nonprofits and individuals for the purpose of preventing, preparing for and responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

First round of CT’s ‘Back to Work’ bonus payments going out...

Approximately $10 million has been allocated for the program, which will provide bonus payments for up to 10,000 eligible applicants.

Yonkers, Westhab join forces to aid unsheltered homeless

Project Connect has already engaged over 100 individuals, placed over 15 into shelters and transitioned three individuals into permanent housing.

CT investing $7.7M to expand Youth Employment Program

In addition to the state’s recent $5 million allocation for the program, $2.5 million is coming from Connecticut’s portion of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Lamont offering $1,000 to long-term unemployed who land a job

Workers will be eligible to receive only one incentive payment.

New Rochelle to use CARES Act funding in expanding free shuttle...

New Rochelle is expanding the free on-demand electric vehicle shuttle service that has been running in its downtown since August 2019. It is adding...

SBA: Restaurant Revitalization Fund relief will start arriving today

The agency says that over 50,000 additional PPP loans have been approved, totaling $3.1 billion for Connecticut businesses and entities in 2021.

Treasurer Shawn Wooden: The Business Journal Interview

“I feel very strongly that, just because (the rainy day fund) is there, we should not deplete it. While it's raining today, we don’t know how long the rain is going to last – or when it’s going to start raining again."

Another $35 million in CT small-business aid coming by year’s end

Connecticut Restaurant Association Executive Director Scott Dolch said the move will help "hundreds and hundreds" of restaurants to remain open through the winter months.

Congress passes $900 billion pandemic relief package

“This new funding will help small businesses keep their doors open," declared U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut).

Lamont updates municipalities on distribution of Covid relief funds

"I know how valuable this level of assistance is to maintaining operations for our cities and towns, and it was incumbent upon us to make the necessary changes to get these federal dollars out," said OPM Secretary Melissa McCaw.

Congress reportedly near $900 billion Covid-19 stimulus bill

Nearly 17 million Covid cases, and about 308,000 related deaths, have been recorded nationwide.

Conn. GOP working on plan to help bars and restaurants as...

“Whether it’s from part of the $1.4 billion sent by Congress through the CARES Act, or from the rainy day fund, those funds need to be opened up now to keep our industry afloat,” said CT Brewers Guild Executive Director Phil Pappas.

Lamont dismisses state GOP’s outline for business relief; expands unemployment benefits

Those expecting incoming state GOP leadership and Gov. Ned Lamont to agree on Connecticut’s path forward should think again.

154 arts groups to receive $9M in pandemic relief grants

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development is allocating $9 million in grants to 154 nonprofit arts organizations that were financially impacted by...