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CT '21: The uptick in COVID cases and breakthrough infections

(WFSB) - There was an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Connecticut this past week. It raised questions about what the state could face in the fall. Dr. Alberto Ko, a professor of epidemiology and medicine, and department chair, at Yale School of Public Health, talked about breakthrough infections where people who were fully vaccinated still got sick.
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This Is the Fastest Growing City in Connecticut

The U.S. population growth rate hit its lowest level since the Great Depression, according to the 2020 U.S. Census. Over the past decade, the Great Recession and COVID-19 pandemic slowed immigration as well as caused many Americans to hold off on having kids. Population growth did not stagnate everywhere in the U.S., however. In fact, […]
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1st annual Port Palooza heads to Port Jefferson July 31

Peace, love and music will be the themes of the day when the first annual Port Palooza heads to Harborfront Park’s Jill Nees Russell stage, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson on Saturday, July 31 from 11:50 a.m. to dusk. A mini music festival on the harbor, the day will feature an invocation by Jeffrey Sanzel and music by Jonathan Fritz, Cole Fortier, The Como Brothers, MJT Band, School of Rock All Stars, Common Ground, Grand Folk Railroad and the Frank Catalano Jazz Group. Bring seating and a picnic. Free. Questions? Text 516-939-8960.
Stratford, CTConnecticut Post

Stratford's Sterling House gets $2 million grant for repairs, restoration

STRATFORD — A local organization dedicated to helping others got some much needed help of its own Friday. The State Bond Commission approved a $2 million grant Friday for interior and exterior restoration at the Sterling House Community Center. The grant will be disbursed through the state’s Department of Economic and Community Development to the Town of Stratford.
Connecticut StateNorwalk Hour

CT libraries see more book removal requests, but few get pulled from shelves

NORWALK — Requests from Connecticut residents to remove books from their public libraries are low, but on the rise, according to library officials. With Norwalk Public Library recently considering a request from a resident to remove a book depicting one of the Sikh religion’s leaders in illustration, the case is an outlier, Connecticut Library Consortium Executive Director Jennifer Keohane said.

Wilton chamber's street fair delights residents, visitors

WILTON — If there was anything about Saturday’s street fair that people didn’t like, it was simply the fact that it didn’t happen more often. Hundreds of people took advantage of the sunny day on Old Ridgefield Road, which was closed off to traffic for several blocks, to visit the Wilton Chamber of Commerce’s Street Fair & Sidewalk Sales.
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CT '21: Keeping CT's young professionals in the state

(WFSB) - It's a challenge to keep Connecticut's young professionals in the state. Gov. Ned Lamont hopes to make inroads with a new social media campaign called "CT for Me." Christine Castonguay, the brand director for the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, spoke about it. She said mission...