Capitol Update: New Executive Orders Regarding Fines and Travel Advisory, How to Vote by Absentee Ballot, and Announcement from CT DOL

Posted on September 18, 2020 by admin


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Executive Order 9B: Fines & Travel

This week, Governor Lamont signed Executive Order 9B, which makes changes to the state’s travel policy and enacts fines for individuals, groups, and organizations that violate the state’s mask and social distancing policies.

Changes to Travel Policy:

Under the new order, all individuals coming from a state with a high infection rate (see updated travel advisory below) who obtain a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours prior to arriving in Connecticut may

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CIAC Sponsored Fall Tackle Football Cancelled, But Encourages Local Districts to Support 7 on 7 and Club Tackle Football

Posted on September 18, 2020 by admin


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This week, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced that it was unable to get approval from the Department of Public Health (DPH), despite testimony from their own medical experts, that tackle football could be safely played in Connecticut High Schools this fall. As a result, the CIAC announced that although it will not be sanctioning tackle football this fall, it is encouraging local districts, if approved by their local DPH, to “play full contact football as a ‘club’

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Remembering the Victims of September 11, 2001

Posted on September 11, 2020 by admin


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Nineteen years ago, nearly 3,000 innocent lives perished in four coordinated terrorist attacks on American soil. 162 victims had ties to Connecticut, and their loss left our communities in mourning.

Tomorrow, New Canaan will pay tribute to those we lost with a remembrance ceremony at Town Hall beginning at 9:59 a.m.

Due to the ongoing public health crisis, room is limited, so the event will be live streamed to NCTV79 (Channel 79 on cable). It will also be available on Facebook Live on the Town of

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