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"Don’t let them spin this and tell you it’s gotten better," Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said of Eversource. "It hasn't."
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) has asked Eversource to provide refunds to customers and hold off on rate increases and/or charges for restoring power; Eversource Chairman, President and CEO James J. Judge declined, the senator said.
The inquiry will help "determine whether the companies are meeting their legal obligations and whether any penalties need to be applied," Gov. Ned Lamont said. "The people of Connecticut deserve better than the service they are receiving.”
The Westfield Trumbull and Danbury Fair Mall also expect to open on the 20th, while Norwalk's SoNo Collection is reportedly readying itself to do so as well.
“Be confident, be calm, and be compassionate – ‘the three C’s'," Boughton says. "You want people to know that you are somebody thy can turn to when there’s a crisis facing the community."
Around the state, some favor opening businesses now, while others favor slowly rolling out certain sectors. Even Gov. Ned Lamont, who has said an official strategic announcement will be made on May 20, is now indicating some reopenings could occur sooner.
As proposed, the project would create over 100 construction jobs during a two-year period. When operational in 2023, Danbury Proton would employ over 30 full-time equivalent employees including radiation oncologists, medical physicists, radiation therapists, medical support and administrative staff.
The governor said that, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw, the state has withstood about $450 million in coronavirus-related expenses. "Connecticut right now is doing better than a lot of other states," Lamont said, noting the strength of its rainy day fund.
The future of the governos’s ambitious 10-year, $21 billion CT2030 plan is very much in doubt, with state Republicans remaining skeptical and several of his fellow Democratic lawmakers hedging their bets as next year’s election looms.
"Like many residents in Stamford, I don't like paying tolls," Martin said, "but I applaud the governor's courageous commitment to fixing our transportation infrastructure while being financially responsible."
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.
The Danbury Zoning Commission has unanimously approved changes to its zoning regulations to allow the site at 88 Rose Hill Ave. to be redeveloped as a 20-bed residence to be operated by the Women's Center of Greater Danbury.
The Maybrook Line began rail service in 1892 and ended service in 1974.
The two properties – 25 Miry Brook Road and 89 Wooster Heights – have long been eyesores, according to Mayor Mark Boughton.