Maroney’s bills target college affordability

The Higher Education and Employment Committee voted to advance three of state Sen. James Maroney’s (D-Milford) bills to the Senate floor. Maroney’s bills aim to create non-traditional pathways to earning a bachelor’s degree, and to make college more affordable and accessible, he said. Maroney said the key is innovation. “When I was on the campaign trail, I promised to be … read more

Wilton hosts day of recycling and shredding for e-waste

The town of Wilton, in cooperation with Take 2 Inc., will host a free E-Waste Recycling and Hard Drive Shredding Day at the Wilton Town Hall Complex at 238 Danbury Road on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 to 1. The collection is open to all Connecticut residents. Take 2 will be on-site to unload vehicles and safely package and deliver … read more

Flags to be half-staff for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, Oct. 7, in recognition of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day, an annual observance honoring the sacrifices of fallen firefighters throughout the country. Accordingly, since no flag should fly higher than the U.S. flag, … read more