Many Nurses Lack Knowledge of Health Risks for New Mothers, Study Finds

By Nina Martin, ProPublica, and Renee Montagne, NPR News  In recent months, mothers who nearly died in the hours and days after giving birth have repeatedly told ProPublica and NPR that their doctors and nurses were often slow to recognize the warning signs that their bodies weren’t healing properly. Now, an eye-opening new study substantiates […]

Many Nurses Lack Knowledge of Health Risks for New Mothers, Study Finds

Report: More Connecticut Residents Are Struggling to Make Ends Meet

By Ann-Marie Adams, Staff Writer HARTFORD — About 40 percent of Connecticut households are struggling to make ends meet. That’s according to the Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed (ALICE) report by Connecticut United Way. Of Connecticut’s 1,357,269 households, 10 percent lived in poverty in 2016. And another 30 percent were above the poverty threshold but struggling […]

Report: More Connecticut Residents Are Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Line of Immigrants Seeking Citizenship Grows as Feds Grapple With Backlog

By Ana Radelat HARTFORD — More immigrants in Connecticut are applying for citizenship, creating a backlog that has led the federal government to send some applicants to New York to process their cases. The application process for new citizens has stretched from a median of about six months to more than a year as the line […]

Line of Immigrants Seeking Citizenship Grows as Feds Grapple With Backlog

Connecticut’s Unemployment Rate Dips

20 September 2018

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer Connecticut’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in August, according to the state Department of Labor’s report released on Thursday. Employers added 1,100 jobs in August, helping its unemployment rate drop from 4.4 percent to 4.3 percent, according to the report. This is the fourth straight monthly gain in jobs. Last year, […]

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Group Receives Grant for Crash Reduction Efforts

19 September 2018

By Kevin James, Staff Writer HARTFORD — City residents may be noticing neon signs and yellow crosswalks around Hartford. Thanks to a national grant to support crash reduction efforts in the city. Hartford has one of the highest car, pedestrian and bike crashes in the metro area, according to Transport Hartford. And crash rates in the […]

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Access to Breakfast Program Increases

18 September 2018

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer HARTFORD — More Connecticut students have access to a school breakfast, according to a recent report from End Hunger Connecticut. The School Breakfast Report card shows that 14,440 students from at least 30 schools receive free breakfast in the last two years. The free breakfast is a part of the state’s […]

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Hartford Council Expected to Confirm Erik Johnson

17 September 2018

By Kevin James, Staff Writer HARTFORD — The City Council is expected on Monday to confirm Mayor Luke Bronin’s pick for one of the city’s top economic development job. Bronin selected Erik Johnson to serve as director of the department of development services. Johnson is expected to start Oct. 2. His annual pay will be $148,000. […]

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Hartford to Open Reentry Welcome Center

13 September 2018

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer HARTFORD — Beginning on Monday, ex-offenders will have a welcoming center to guide them as they transition back into the community. “They’ve served their time and it’s time we help them achieve a better future,” said City Councilman James Sanchez. On Wednesday, city officials and representatives of several community agencies formally unveiled the Re-entry […]

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Reading Program Seeks Volunteers

11 September 2018

WEST HARTFORD — Looking to work with children? Volunteers are needed to read to at risk students in kindergarten through sixth grades in Bloomfield, Hartford, Manchester, New Britain and West Hartford. This is a part of the Children’s Reading Partner’s Elementary Express program that offers enrichment opportunities for local children at a public library in Bloomfield. […]

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Hartford Soccer Team Names First Head Coach

05 September 2018

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer HARTFORD — Hartford’s soccer team has its first head coach: Jimmy Nielsen. Nielsen was coach of the Oklahoma Energy FC from 2014 to 2017. During his tenure there, the team made the playoffs three out of four seasons. Nielsen was also a finalist for the 2015 United Soccer League Coach of […]

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Hartford Parents to Discuss Agreement with BOE

30 August 2018

HARTFORD — Connecticut Parent Union on Friday will be hosting a discussion on an agreement between the Hartford Board of Education and school resource officers about the collection and reporting of data on school based arrests. Hartford City Councilwoman Rjo Winch will be sharing information to “help keep Hartford and all children safe and justly educated” […]

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