Drug Take Back Day is October 26

Posted on October 14, 2019 by admin


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Saturday, October 26th is National Drug Take Back Day. The Take Back Day is part of the DEA’s National Take Back Initiative to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

Collection sites are set up throughout the area, including:

Waterbury

Waterbury Police Department

255 East Main St., Waterbury, CT

Wolcott

Wolcott Police Department

225 Nichols Rd., Wolcott, CT

Naugatuck

Naugatuck Police Department

211 Spring St., Naugatuck CT

Help prevent over-the-counter (cough medicine, pain relievers, etc.) and

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Rep. Cummings Honors Veterans

Posted on October 10, 2019 by admin


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State Representative Stephanie Cummings recently joined hundreds of Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans, their families and friends, local dignitaries and her colleagues from the Waterbury Legislative Delegation for a moving Vietnam Veteran Recognition Ceremony at Kennedy High School.

More than 150 Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans from Waterbury were recognized at the event which was hosted by Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz.

During the ceremony, several veterans shared personal and poignant stories

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AG Tong Advises Caution Regarding “Do-it-yourself Rape Kits”

Posted on October 4, 2019 by admin


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Attorney General William Tong recently issued warnings that the “MeToo,” “PRESERVE” and other “do-it-yourself” rape kits being marketed and sold in Connecticut may not provide a victim with full legal protection and could destroy vital evidence.

In a statement on his state website, Attorney General Tong wrote, “Contrary to their representations, there is no guarantee that any evidence self-collected by these DIY kits complies with Connecticut standards or will ever be admissible in court. Use of

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