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A Child’s View Of The Coronavirus

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Nov 112020
 
A Child's View Of The Coronavirus

Hello, My name is Amelie. I’m 9-years-old, so I am a kid. In March, when Covid-19 started I went home from school and the next day we did not go to school – for the rest of the school year. It is so hard to be a kid during the coronavirus, and here’s why: #1: [Read The Full Story]

For The First Time In 26 Years There Is No Santa’s Helper in Orange

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Nov 102020
 
For The First Time In 26 Years There Is No Santa's Helper in Orange

With an uptick in COVID-19 cases in town and too few reindeer masks for an extra trip to Orange, Santa has asked members of the Orange Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary to cancel the annual Santa’s Helper fund-raising event. “This is usually the time of year when we start planning the event that brings Santa and [Read The Full Story]

The Final Week of Scheduled Sports Events For A While

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Nov 102020
 
The Final Week of Scheduled Sports Events For A While

The 2019-2020 sports seasons were destroyed by Covid-19, and although some sports have been able to work through the beginning of the 2020-2021 year, it looks like the growing number of virus infections may put a damper on many sports events in the coming months. For example, tomorrow, Nov. 11, is the last day where [Read The Full Story]

Simple Recycling Drop Box Available At High Plains

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Nov 092020
 
Simple Recycling Drop Box Available At High Plains

Last Thursday, the Simple Recycling Drop Box finally arrived at High Plains Community Center. It was supposed to arrive Tuesday (can you imagine this happening on Election Day?). Nonetheless, it is now located behind the cafeteria with 24/7 accessibility. Just a refresher: The Simple Recycling Box replaces the Pink Bags that you used to fill [Read The Full Story]

Sen. Maroney Welcomes Funding For Capital Improvement Projects

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Nov 092020
 
Sen. Maroney Welcomes Funding For Capital Improvement Projects

Today, State Senator James Maroney (D-Milford) is welcoming new state funding for capital improvement projects in Milford, Orange, and Woodbridge. Governor Lamont recently approved more than $11 million in state funding through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program that will be awarded to 94 towns across the state. In Milford, $128,205 in state funding has [Read The Full Story]

Scout Pack 922 Still Active In Spite Of Pandemic

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Nov 092020
 
Scout Pack 922 Still Active In Spite Of Pandemic

Although it may be challenging at times, Scout Pack 922 of Orange has found creative ways to remain active and safe amid a global pandemic. For its monthly pack meeting, the boys met with Orange Police Officer Carolyn Bailey, on Monday, November 2, who spoke to them about what police officers do, and invited them to [Read The Full Story]

UI And SCG Offer Extended Enrollment For COVID Payment Program Billing Arrangements

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Nov 062020
 
UI And SCG Offer Extended Enrollment For COVID Payment Program Billing Arrangements

Other financial assistance programs also available to help customers maintain service and manage bills  In keeping with new orders issued by Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, United Illuminating (UI), Southern Connecticut Gas(SCG), and Connecticut Natural Gas (CNG) have extended the enrollment period for theCOVID-19 Payment Program, which allows customers to repay accumulated bill balances over an [Read The Full Story]

Meet The New Mayor: Wiggles the Chinchilla Wins by a Whisker

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Nov 042020
 
Meet The New Mayor: Wiggles the Chinchilla Wins by a Whisker

The election to decide Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s first Mayor concluded peacefully on Tuesday, November 3 at 8 p.m. All votes were counted and Wiggles the Chinchilla was declared the Mayor of the Zoo this morning. The 18-year-old ambassador animal, long a favorite of ZooMobile visits and children’s birthday parties, thanked his supporters and promised to be a mayor for [Read The Full Story]

UPDATE 11 A.M. : Orange Election Results So Far.

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Nov 042020
 
UPDATE 11 A.M. : Orange Election Results So Far.

The results of the election in Orange so far are as follows. With so many absentee ballots the final results will not be known for a while. One thing was for certain at that early hour Rosa DeLauro has retained her seat in Congress. With this 11 a.m. update, we can give you other winners [Read The Full Story]

VOTE As If Your Life Depends Upon It

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Nov 032020
 
VOTE As If Your Life Depends Upon It

Today, according to a recent nationwide study is the most stressful day for 50 percent of the country’s citizens. There are the people who say they cannot live one more day under Donald Trump’s dictatorship. And then, there are others who say Trump has done so much for the country that he is the only [Read The Full Story]