Fairfield County, CT

Greenwich, CTnewmilfordspectrum.com

No marijuana legalization bill signing Friday, but it's coming soon

Gov. Ned Lamont, quick to announce his support for a bill legalizing recreational pot for adults after it won final legislative approval Thursday, intends to sign the bill into law in the coming days. Lamont’s office had not released details as of Friday afternoon about whether the bill signing will...
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Mother, 7-Year-Old Daughter Found Dead Inside Fairfield County Home

An investigation is underway after a mother and her young daughter were found dead inside a home in Connecticut. At approximately 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, in Fairfield County, the Westport Police Department, along with Westport Emergency Medical Services and the Westport Fire Department, responded to the home on Lyndale Park in Westport on a report of an unresponsive female.
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Stratford, CTfairfieldcitizenonline.com

Stratford raises the Juneteenth flag

STRATFORD — About 50 people gathered Friday to mark Juneteenth at a ceremony in front of Town Hall. The day now known as Juneteenth occurred on June 19, 1865, when Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation was finally enforced in Galveston, Texas, the last state of the former confederacy to be occupied by federal troops.
Greenwich, CTGreenwichTime

Editorial: A fresh approach to the challenge of inequality

No one knows inequality quite like Connecticut. It’s a state best known for its wealth — not just in the southwestern corner, but along the shoreline east of New Haven, in parts of Litchfield County and outside Hartford. Its cities, though, have been largely left out. The contrast is greatest...
Fairfield County, CTstamfordplus.com

Inclusion, Independence, Individualization create Ideal Residential Options for Many People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

ARI, CLASP Homes, and STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way are three Fairfield County non-profit agencies who, for over a half century, share a common mission in their desire to provide people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) the same opportunities as their typical peers. How many of us have dreamed of having our own home or apartment? How many want that home located in our “home town” where we know people, we know the shopkeepers and the street signs, and where people know our name? For many adults with IDD, that is not only their dream, it is their reality thanks to a program called Individualized Home Supports (IHS) under the umbrella of the State of CT Department of Developmental Services.