Rep. Lavielle, Wilton Leaders Raise Voices for Racial Justice and Equality

Posted on June 2, 2020 by admin


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It wasn’t that long ago–the summer of 2017–that so many of us in town gathered at Our Lady of Fatima to share our sorrow and condemnation of the events in Charlottesville. I didn’t imagine then that the town would be coming together in the same place to do the same thing three years later.

It’s impossible not to respond to the violence that occurred in Minnesota with anything but revulsion, disgust, anger, and sadness. George Floyd’s death and the other similar deaths we saw recently were senseless.

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Commemorating Those Who Made Our History

Posted on May 25, 2020 by admin


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Commemorating Those Who Made Our History

Memorial Day is a time to reflect on the contributions of those who served in the military in times of war and made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of our country.

It is a solemn and moving occasion, because it is a time for us to honor the fallen who served in all armed conflicts, at all moments in our history. It can be hard, with the distance of time, to take the measure of their sacrifices. But thinking about them as individuals makes it easier. Each

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Who Should be Recommending When and How to Open Our Schools

Posted on May 11, 2020 by admin


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COVID-19 Update:

Who Should be Recommending When and How

to Open Our Schools

This morning, I sent a letter to the members of today’s televised roundtable on education organized by the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group. The letter expresses my concerns with the membership of the Advisory Group’s Education Committee. Specifically, I wanted to suggest important adjustments to the composition of this important subsidiary committee, which will ultimately make recommendations to the governor about when

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