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COVID-19 UPDATE: Fairfield County tops 100 confirmed cases; 3 deaths

Gov. Ned Lamont's latest executive order permits certain restaurants and other eating establishments to sell alcohol with take-out food orders under certain conditions.

Connecticut presidential primary moved to June 2

“Changing an election date is not something we do lightly,” tweeted Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, “it’s a recognition of the severity & nature of this crisis, and more steps may be necessary to guarantee that every CT voter has an opportunity to cast their ballot.”

Jack Malley: What penalties can employers suffer for denying coronavirus-based paid...

NOTE: A plethora of new federal and state laws regarding coronavirus inspired paid leave were passed after the submission of this article. The author...

Lamont announces collaboration with Jackson Labs to increase COVID-19 testing; 2nd...

Charles Lee, director and professor at the Farmington lab, said that starting net week it will test up to 150 samples per day and will ramp up that number “substantially more” in a matter of days.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cuomo expands stay-at-home order for business as cases grow;...

While saying he doesn't plan to order a lockdown of New York state because of the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo this morning...

NAR sees mixed effects of COVID on real estate; Freddie Mac...

The chief economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Lawrence Yun, says while the COVID-19 pandemic and societal response such as social distancing...

Harbor Yard Amphitheater postpones opening until 2021

Three concerts scheduled for the summer were shifted to other venues.

COVID-19 update: 96 positive cases; Congress to consider $1 trillion spending...

The $1 trillion spending proposal from the White House would include $500 billion in direct payments to Americans. Indications are that that bill will be introduced early next week.

CT Dept of Public Health asks hair and nail salons to...

The department stopped short of ordering the businesses to close.

NY Goodwill stores closed for two weeks, CT stores shorten hours

Donors in Connecticut are asked to avoid contact with store staff during item drop-offs.

CT’s first COVID-19 death announced

“A regional approach to this threat is smart, and I am grateful for all of the work by my colleagues in neighboring states,” said Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, the latest to join an anti-coronavirus coalition in the Northeast. Talks continue with Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

COVID-19 Update: NY Gov. Cuomo says 50% of business employees must...

All businesses in New York state are required to have 50% of their workforces stay at home under a new rule announced this morning by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 UPDATE: 68 cases confirmed in state; ‘payment holidays’ in the...

Gov. Ned Lamont Lamont took a swing at the federal government’s response to the crisis, saying that “significant cash payments” and two weeks’ paid sick leave for affected workers must be made available. “If the federal government doesn’t get that right, Connecticut will get that right,” he declared.

Savings Bank of Danbury cites COVID-19 for closing branch lobbies

Savings Bank of Danbury has 15 branch offices in Fairfield and New Haven Counties.

Ridgefield theaters to livestream March 20 concert

The theaters stated the free online show will be a morale booster for the self-quarantined community.