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Connecticut offers new funding to fight invasive species in local waters

DEEP said the invasive species damage the ecosystem and the economy.

UPDATED Election results: Latimer cruises in Westchester, Simmons tops Valentine in...

Greenburgh Supervisor Paul Feiner and Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti both won their 16th terms.

Getting out the vote: Stamford, Norwalk among county’s fiercest competitions

How local business communities might develop in a post-pandemic world are top of mind for candidates in 20 races for mayor and first selectman.

CT DEEP announces grants to fight aquatic invasive species

Aquatic invasive species such as Zebra mussels and Hydrilla negatively impact native plants and animals, and can be extremely costly to control.

13 Fairfield County towns receiving state funding for infrastructure improvements

The grants are being made through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP); this is the first time since 2016 that the state has awarded STEAP funding.

Incumbent leaders returning to office – except for Fairfield’s Tetreau

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.

Jahana Hayes appointed to Congressional education committee

The onetime National Teacher of the Year described herself as “optimistic of the work we will do to ensure that America’s youth are prepared to compete on a global stage for generations to come.”

Public input absent as WestCOG works on transportation plan

The group is working hard to get public comment ahead of writing its long-range transportation plan: “We’re on track to exceed the number of people who attended our meetings for the last plan, in 2015,” said WestCOG Executive Director Francis Pickering. That number, however, was just 10.

State senator from county seeks auditor review of UConn

Sen. Michael McLachlan's move comes after UConn announced that a professor and his assistant violated travel and compensatory time policies that cost the university more than $100,000.

Newtown vet moves ahead with ‘one-stop shop’

Pleasant Paws Pet Center will encompass a veterinary clinic, “luxury” boarding, obedience training and a retail store, among other features.

Union Savings Bank announces new corporators

The new corporators include Martin Handshy, president of Brookfield’s Charter Group Partners LLC, who has been a builder in the area since 1985.

O’Brien Insurance Agency opens New Fairfield office

New Milford-based O’Brien Insurance Agency LLC has opened its first Fairfield County office at 88 CT 37 in New Fairfield.

State Rep. Richard Smith calls for release of Town Aid Grants

The legislator, whose district includes Danbury, New Fairfield and Sherman, has accused Gov. Dannel Malloy of using the funds as a political football.

Role Model Mentors built on kids teaching kids, in school and...

The Ridgefield-based company is rapidly growing in both Fairfield and Westchester counties, and is expanding into Long Island and New Jersey.

Three Fairfield County towns awarded $400K housing grants

Twenty municipalities are receiving a total of $11.5 million through the federal Community Development Block Grant program administered by the state.