Governor Lamont announces appointment of Michael P. Walsh as chair of the State Contracting Standards Board

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he will appoint Michael P. Walsh, mayor of the Town of East Hartford, to serve as chair of the State Contracting Standards Board when the leadership role becomes vacant following the anticipated resignation of Lawrence Fox. Fox, who has served as chair since 2018, announced during…

Norwalk Hospital receives national recognition for stroke services

Norwalk Hospital provides high-quality stroke care to patients, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association NORWALK, Connecticut, August 1, 2023 — Nuvance Health’s Norwalk Hospital has achieved a Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Award, Stroke Elite Honor Roll and Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. The award reflects Norwalk Hospital’s commitment to providing…

Connecticut Department of Labor warns of uptick in unemployment fraud due to identity theft

Wethersfield, CT – Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) Commissioner Danté Bartolomeo is warning Connecticut employers and residents of an uptick in unemployment benefits fraud due to identity theft. Connecticut is among states being targeted by criminals who are flooding the unemployment system using stolen identities to file for benefits. During the pandemic, stolen identities were…

Office of Policy and Management projects FY 2023 to end with $630 million surplus

HARTFORD, CT) – Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) Secretary Jeffrey Beckham on Thursday sent the attached expenditure and revenue estimates to the State Comptroller regarding the state’s General Fund and Special Transportation Fund for Fiscal Year 2023. According to July’s monthly forecast from OPM, the final forecast for the fiscal year, the agency…

WCSU celebrates 120 years

DANBURY, CT – For 120 years, Western Connecticut State University’s legacy has been important to the greater Danbury area and beyond. The public university has produced thousands of graduates who have mostly stayed in the area and contributed to its economic and social success while pursuing fruitful careers as educators, nurses, scientists, mental health counselors,…