It’s been nice weather over the last few days, but emergency response teams in cities and towns across Connecticut have been busy responding to a category-one hurricane. The simulation is intended to prepare the state for this year’s hurricane season.
The fate of whether a peninsula in a Fairfield County coastal estuary is preserved will be decided by the property’s neighbors in a vote on Sunday. The issue has divided many in a private housing association in Rowayton, Connecticut.
The sponsor of the medical marijuana bill that successfully passed the New York state Senate on Friday says she’s “gratified” by the larger than expected number of yes votes. State Senator Diane Savino hopes the new law will have wider repercussions.
Residents of the working class neighborhood of Brentwood are upset that the illegal dumping of 50 thousand tons of toxic debris on several sites on Long Island is depriving them of the use of a town park. The Town of Islip is offering a free shuttle bus to get residents to other summer activities. But some Brentwood residents say they are not satisfied.