Somers, Howard Host Virtual Discussion on Education Issues Wednesday Evening

Posted on December 2, 2021


Sen. Heather Somers and Rep. Greg Howard are hosting a virtual forum on Wednesday, Dec. 8 to discuss a wide range of educational issues.

Area school officials will participate in the forum, including Griswold Superintendent of Schools Sean McKenna, Griswold Director of Teaching, Learning and Innovation Glenn LaBossiere, Preston Superintendent of Schools Roy Seitsinger, Stonington Superintendent of Schools Van Riley, and Stonington Assistant Superintendent of Schools Mary Anne Butler.

“We encourage

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State Rep. Greg Howard, Stonington Police Department Stuff-A-Cruiser

Posted on November 16, 2021


STONINGTON- State Representative Greg Howard (R-43) will be participating in the eighth annual Stonington Police Department Stuff-A-Cruiser with donations go toward Stonington Human Services and the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.

The Stonington Police Department Stuff-A-Cruiser drive will be Saturday, December 11th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Stonington Police Department, 173 South Broad St., Pawcatuck.

People are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy or canned good to the drive.

In addition to a

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Howard Asks State to Amend ‘Screen & Stay’ Quarantine Policy

Posted on November 15, 2021


HARTFORD- Pleased the state has permitted municipalities to adopt the ‘Screen and Stay’ program for students that might be exposed to Covid in school, State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) is voicing his displeasure to the updated guidance which advises that students identified as close contacts in the cafeteria should not participate in Screen and Stay.

Howard’s letter updated letter asks the Department of Public Health and the Department of Education extend the availability of Screen and Stay procedures

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State Rep. Howard: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 25, 2021


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase breast cancer awareness and education, while also promoting research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

I am proud to help spread the word about the importance of this cause, which is meaningful to so many families in our community. Please get regular medical checkups and mammograms and contact your medical professional if you have questions or concerns.

Key Statistics About Breast Cancer

According to the American

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Howard Asks State for Revised Student Quarantine Rules

Posted on October 14, 2021


HARTFORD- With students in Stonington and North Stonington missing a significant number of in-class instruction days due to COVID quarantine, State Rep. Greg Howard (R-43) is calling for new state guidelines on student COVID quarantine policies to minimize student absences citing data from Massachusetts, a state with Covid statistics comparable to CT, which shows that in-school transmission is rare.

Today, Howard sent a letter to both the Connecticut Commissioners of the Departments of Public Health

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