Brett Andrew Martinez
Yale University to House First Responders in Its Dorms
On March 20, Elicker requested that Yale President Peter Salovey open up housing for up to 150 responders who might have been exposed to the virus. This includes hospital personnel, public safety workers, firefighters, and police, according to the New Haven Register.
Starbucks is Now Offering Free Coffee to Frontline Responders, Paid Leave for Employees
From the executives' statements to the resilient coffee stains on the baristas' green aprons, Starbucks exhibits a common trend from the top down: a commitment to its community.
CT Pizza Shop Owner Gives Back By Serving Free Pizza to Local Hospital
And now, in the midst of this coronavirus crisis,Kurt is a people-first, pizza second kind of owner, bringing pizza to the doctors and nurses who are risking their lives to fight the disease at his local hospital.
Aquarium Researchers Spot Rare Blue Whales Off the CT Coast
Also commonly known as the "Blue Whale" by its friends in the deep blue sea, researchers recently concluded that the largest animals on Earth (land or ocean) are closer to the Connecticut Coast than they thought.
Stratford Man Dies from Cancer Months After Marrying his Wife in Hospital
Stephen and his wife Alyssa changed their wedding to a sooner date after Sales was diagnosed. He said he didn't want to wait to get married because of his cancer.
Police: Bethel Man Arrested After Hacking Investigation, Found With Child Porn
Later in February, Coffey was taken into custody by both police departments on the charges of first-degree possession of child pornography risk of injury to a minor, three counts of third-degree computer crime, second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct. He is being held on a $250,000 bond, the Southbury P.D. reports.
Federal Grant Given to Danbury Municipal Airport for Research
For the Danbury folks, this is especially good news, as the city's municipal airport was granted $157,000 of the government giveaway for studies of airfield wind coverage and obstructions to airplane approaches.
UConn Law School Hosts Gun Violence Discussion in Hartford, CT
The recent Hartford night club shooting prompted Senator Richard Blumenthal to hold another discussion Monday in an attempt to prevent future firearm tragedies at The University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford, CT.
Connecticut Athletes Look to Block Transgender Competitors With Lawsuit
The lawsuit was filed in an attempt to stop Miller and Yearwood, two transgender female sprinters, from participating in high school girls' track. What prompted the lawsuit? Miller and Yearwood are good. Why is this a national controversy? They're too good.
Retired Naugatuck Detective Honored by New York’s New XFL Team
The town of Naugatuck, CT, along with its police department and fellow policemen, will desperately miss the service of Detective Charles "Chip" Schofield, a 20 year, legendary tenure, the cleats of which were officially hung up on September 27, 2019.