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Middletown Press

Trumbull eateries cited for inaccessible hand-washing facilities

TRUMBULL — Two restaurants inspected in September through early October were ordered to be reinspected, for such violations as improper hand-washing facilities. But at least one of those spots has already been re-inspected and gotten a passing grade, and the other looks forward to doing so soon. Between Sept. 10...
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New Haven Register

Hartford HealthCare to open new Stamford facility, expand North Haven space

STAMFORD — Hartford HealthCare will open a new facility in Stamford and expand its current facility in North Haven, according to the firm overseeing the purchase of the locations. National Realty & Development Corp. announced on Wednesday that Hartford HealthCare leased its 15,000-square-foot freestanding building at 950 High Ridge Road...
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NBC New York

Stamford Reverses Indoor Mask Mandate: What to Know

The city of Stamford, Connecticut, has lifted its indoor mask requirement more than two months after the mandate went into effect. As of Tuesday, Stamford Acting Director of Health said residents and visitors no longer have to wear face coverings indoors. The mandate that went into effect on Aug. 12 was aimed at slowing the spread of the Delta variant and the city's number of COVID-19 has decreased, Mayor David Martin said.
Norwalk Hour

COVID-19 science and policies take center stage during Norwalk mayoral debate

NORWALK — The science and local policies around COVID-19 took center stage during a recent debate between the city’s two mayoral candidates, with one defending the mask mandate and the other calling for its removal. Republican candidate and local businessman Jonathan Riddle faced off against Democratic incumbent Mayor Harry Rilling,...

We asked candidates if they were vaccinated. Some were outraged, others grateful.

DANBURY — It has been a common question. One that has been asked at bars, restaurants, concerts, and hospitals, at international airline gates and increasingly, at places of employment and schools: Are you vaccinated?. When News-Times reporters asked 148 candidates running for local office this question in a survey running...
New Haven Register

Are Danbury area political candidates vaccinated? Here's how they responded.

DANBURY — A review of the COVID-19 vaccination status of more than 100 political candidates running for office in the upcoming election showed the majority who responded to a News-Times inquiry were vaccinated. However, only about half of the 148 candidates across nine municipalities responded to an optional survey sent...

Stamford Mayor Martin Announces Reversal of Stamford Mask Mandate

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Mayor David Martin announced on Tuesday, October 26, that due to the steady decline in Covid-19 cases and in concurrence with the recommendation of the City’s Acting Director of Health, Stamford’s indoor mask mandate will be lifted effective immediately. Stamford’s citywide mask mandate was implemented on...

Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted In Stamford

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Masks are no longer required indoors in Stamford. Mayor David Martin announced the mask mandate that’s been in effect since Aug. 12 has been lifted. He says a huge factor is the steady decline in COVID cases. Wearing masks inside schools, however, is still required, as schools are mandated by the state.