Danbury Adopts Sandy Hook Promise Initiatives; It’s Drive Electric Week in CT; Pope Tickets Being Scalped; Gas Prices Fall Large
Things you need to know on September 14.
Thanks to MetroNews Source for the following.
- Danbury schools are launching initiatives developed by the Sandy Hook Promise to help prevent violence and isolation of children in school. One initiative is called "Say Something", instructing kids about signs that a peer may be about to hurt themselves or others. Another, called "Start With Hello," designed to teach students to reach out to other kids who seem isolated.
- It's Drive Electric Week in Connecticut. The National Drive Electric Event is celebrated to encourage more use of electric vehicles to protect the economy and to address the our energy challenges. Events are being held this week across the state in which people can test drive electric cars.
- Now that's low! People are scalping tickets to see Pope Francis in New York City. Timothy Cardinal Dolan is condemning attempts to sell free tickets for the Pope's motorcade through Central Park. Soon after $80,000 tickets were given out to lottery winners Friday, they started showing up on sites like eBay and Craigslist for thousands of dollars. Dolan says the tickets were offered for free to give people of modest means a chance to participate in the Pope's visit.
- REJOICE - we are paying less at the pump! A new Lundberg survey shows that the average price for a gallon of regular is down 27-cents in the past three weeks. On average, regular is now selling for 2-dollars-and 44-cents per gallon.The average price is more than a dollar lower than it was a year ago.
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