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Senator Murphy Is Fighting For Us

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Mar 232020
 
Senator Murphy Is Fighting For Us

Below please find the Murphy office update on COVID-19. As always, if you need assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact our Hartford or Washington DC offices. Here’s what you need to know today, March 23rd: Today, Senator Murphy introduced legislation to force the federalization of our medical supply chain. The bill would require President Trump to implement [Read The Full Story]

Firefighters From Two Towns Battle House Fire

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Mar 232020
 
Firefighters From Two Towns Battle House Fire

The Orange Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call for a chimney fire on Ridgeview Road near Sycamore around 3:20 p.m. The fire spread from the chimney and it became a structure fire in a newly constructed home. Woodbridge VFD responded to assist at the scene and the Milford fire department is covering the town [Read The Full Story]

Executive Order No. 7H In Affect Tonight At 8 P.M.

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Mar 232020
 
Executive Order No. 7H In Affect Tonight At 8 P.M.

As another critical step in Connecticut’s ongoing effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus, Governor Lamont has issued an Executive Order requiring businesses to suspend in-person operations for all non-essential functions by Monday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m. Even essential businesses are encouraged to implement telecommuting or safe work-from-home procedures. This order does not [Read The Full Story]

CTALERT: A Message from Governor Lamont

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Mar 222020
 
CTALERT: A Message from Governor Lamont

Today the Governor sent this message to Connecticut residents regarding his Stay Safe, Stay Home initiative. This is Governor Ned Lamont. I’m calling to urge you personally to stay safe, stay home. I’m not ordering you to stay home, I’m strongly urging you to stay home to make sure that you and your neighbors are [Read The Full Story]

Oh, Coronavirus, You Ruin Everything! Egg Hunt Canceled

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Mar 212020
 
Oh, Coronavirus, You Ruin Everything! Egg Hunt Canceled

I knew it was coming. It was just a matter of time. Yes, it was inevitable. When I received an e-mail from Orange Lion Nick Bencivengo today, I didn’t even have to open it, but I did. Nick is the chairman of the Lion’s Easter Egg Hunt, and with the way things are going lately, [Read The Full Story]

From WTNH — First Confirmed Case Of Coronavirus In Orange

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Mar 212020
 
From WTNH — First Confirmed Case Of Coronavirus In Orange

In a breaking news brief this afternoon, WTNH-8 announced that Orange First Selectman Jim Zeoli confirmed that a town resident has tested positive for coronavirus. He reportedly stated, “The individual is a senior male resident of one of the town’s village communities.” The report revealed that the man was tested for the virus around a week ago and [Read The Full Story]

Stay Safe, Stay at Home, Requires More Closures

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Mar 202020
 
Stay Safe, Stay at Home, Requires More Closures

The governor is signing an executive order that will take effect at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 23, called “Stay Safe, Stay at Home” that will require all non-essential businesses to close. Exemptions include: Grocery stores Take out and delivery food service Gas stations Pharmacies Major construction projects already underway Major defense manufacturing facilities Public [Read The Full Story]

Orange Recycling Committee Makes Groundbreaking Decision

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Mar 202020
 
Orange Recycling Committee Makes Groundbreaking Decision

Based on some concerns and with modern technology, Orange Recycling Committee Chairman Mitch Goldblatt set-up a Virtual Meeting using Zoom for the regular committee meeting on Wednesday, March 18. He e-mailed members the message, “I am doing this due to the COVID-19 situation and the closing of High Plains Community Center to groups and meetings.” In advance, Goldblatt spoke to [Read The Full Story]

Police: Beware Of Potential Scams

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Mar 202020
 
Police: Beware Of Potential Scams

A Warning From the Orange PD Facebook Page: There have been reports elsewhere in the country of people posing as personnel from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) going door-to-door, allegedly conducting a Coronavirus survey or investigation. The CDC is not conducting any such investigation and residents should not grant anyone claiming to [Read The Full Story]