As the State of Connecticut continues to respond to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates to the residents of Connecticut as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020: More
Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function set_magic_quotes_runtime() in /home/stamf3/public_html/stm/information/weather/stweather_real.php:5
#0 /home/stamf3/public_html/stm/information/weather/stweather.php(179): require_once()
thrown in /home/stamf3/public_html/stm/information/weather/stweather_real.php on line 5
Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, Norwalk City Hall will operate with limited staff and scaled-back services amidst the growing COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak. Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling made the decision today, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in order to protect the health and safety of the public and City staff, while maintaining core government functions. A majority of Board and Commission meetings over the next two weeks will also be canceled, or moved to teleconference. More Mar 12, 2020 - 6:02:47 PM
Wilton Library’s drive thru window keeps people rolling Given the Town of Wilton’s current health advisories, Wilton Library will remain closed through Sunday, March 15. During this time, library custodial staff will perform systematic deep cleaning of all surfaces using CDC recommended guidelines. These cleaning procedures will be maintained for the foreseeable future. More Mar 12, 2020 - 5:46:24 PM
In response to the growing concerns over the spread of COVID19, SilverSource, the nonprofit agency that serves the greater Stamford senior community, has announced immediate updates to its programs and services to ensure the safety of its employees and clients. More Mar 12, 2020 - 4:11:10 PM
City: First Case of COVID-19 in Stamford Followed All Precautionary Measures On March 10th a Stamford resident who returned from international travel was preemptively isolated at Stamford Hospital. On the late evening of March 11th the resident tested positive for COVID-19 (commonly referred to as “the coronavirus”). This is the first reported case of COVID-19 among Stamford residents. This infection was not contracted in the United States or Stamford. More Mar 12, 2020 - 3:15:06 PM
Sound Tigers 4, Marlies 1 Kieffer Bellows and Travis St. Denis each scored twice on Wednesday to help the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (23-33-5-2), American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, earn a 4-1 win against the Toronto Marlies at Webster Bank Arena. Christopher Gibson also tied a season high with 44 saves to backstop the win, Bridgeport’s second in a row. More Mar 12, 2020 - 12:11:11 AM
CT AG Tong releases guidance on price gouging enforcement Attorney General William Tong on Tuesday released the following statement and guidance on price gouging enforcement after Gov. Ned Lamont declared civil preparedness and public health emergencies in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. More Mar 11, 2020 - 1:56:35 AM
ConnecticutPlus.com is part of the Canaiden Online Media Network!
&fwd=ProductPage&ed=false&headline=HCC Expresses Gratitude For Students Through Thanksgiving Meal&published=Nov 23, 2019 - 9:17:32 AM" target="_blank">Buy the "As seen on" mug
Kim McGinnis, HCC Dean of Student Services (contributed photo)
BRIDGEPORT, CT - Over 400 Housatonic Community College (HCC) students stood on line Friday afternoon to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal offered by the school’s Student Senate. The traditional meal, consisting of sliced turkey in gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, peas and carrots, drinks and dessert, expressed gratitude for their presence as part of the HCC family.
“The main goal is to feed the community,” said Jaylen Daniels, President of Student Senate, the government arm of the HCC student body. “This can be their Thanksgiving meal if they aren’t getting one elsewhere.”
With a population of over 6,800 students, HCC serves an eleven-town region spanning Fairfield and New Haven counties. Many students are low-to-moderate income, and others struggle with poverty and food insecurity.
“This meal is a highlight for me,” said Alexxa Lynn, a first semester student. “I don’t have many plans for Thanksgiving, this is a nice treat.”
Over 400 Houstaonic Community College students stood on line Friday afternoon to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal offered by the school’s Student Senate. (contributed photo)
HCC faculty and staff also attended the event, communing with students and contributing a donation to the Mary Eady Book Fund Award, a program that provides books to students unable to afford them.
“We’re thankful for our students and want to ensure their success,” said Kim McGinnis, Dean of Student Services. “This is one way we can show our appreciation.”