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Subway Co-Founder Peter Buck Dead At 90

Peter Buck, the co-founder of the multinational fast-food chain Subway, has died at the age of 90, The New York Post reported Friday.According to the outlet, Buck had allegedly been ill for a long time. He passed away at the Danbury Hospital in Connecticut, the New York Post reported. Buck, who was a nuclear physicist…

Gov. Ned Lamont Calls Connecticut State Employees Seeking Religious Exemptions ‘Mother Teresas’

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) held a press conference Thursday during which he referred to his state employees who might seek a religious exemption from the coronavirus vaccine mandate as “Mother Teresas.” When asked at the state Capitol in Hartford about the standards to be used for state employees to qualify for a religious exemption…

Veteran Coordinates Massive Afghanistan Rescue Operation From Home Office In Connecticut

August 27, 2021 6:16 PM ET An Army veteran is helping to guide Afghan allies to the Kabul Airport from his home office in Connecticut, according to the CT Mirror. Alex Plitsas was on vacation in Italy with his wife and two young daughters when the Taliban took over from the Afghan government, the CT…

Joe Biden Begins Fast-Tracking Afghans to Virginia, South Carolina, Missouri

President Joe Biden’s administration has started its fast-tracking of Afghans into the United States as reports indicate arrivals have begun in Virginia, Missouri, South Carolina, and Connecticut. In the last few days, hundreds of Afghans have arrived at Dulles International Airport in Loudon County and Fairfax County, Virginia, for permanent resettlement in the U.S. Some Afghans…

Cash, Sports Tickets, Weed, Booze, AirPods And More: Here Are Some Of The Wildest...

State leaders introduced a variety of creative incentives to promote the coronavirus vaccine, including material goods, cash, travel perks, free food, drinks, and even weed— but some experts are unsure that this approach works. The federal government has even encouraged cash incentives, but many states have offered free entrance into state parks, fishing and wildlife…

WATCH: Couple Helps Officers Rescue Woman Trapped in Floodwaters

A state trooper, police sergeant, and a couple are being praised for saving a woman who found herself stranded in her truck during a flood in Columbia, Connecticut. The incident happened Friday once floodwaters from Tropical Storm Elsa gushed onto Parker Bridge Road near the Coventry town line, the Hartford Courant reported. The two good…

Connecticut Legalizes Marijuana to Combat ‘Racial Disparities’

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) signed a bill into law Tuesday that legalizes possession of marijuana in the state and anticipates retail sales of the drug in 2022. The new law allows people age 21 and older to possess or use marijuana up to the specified possession limit of 1.5 ounces on their person and…

Connecticut Ends Religious Vaccine Exemptions For Students

Authored by Ella Kietlinska via The Epoch Times,Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed into law on Wednesday a bill that ends religious exemptions from mandatory school vaccinations in the state. Medical exemptions from immunizations remain in effect.“Serious illnesses that have been well-controlled for many decades, such as measles, tuberculosis, and whooping cough... have reemerged,” Lamont said in…

WATCH: Troopers Surprise Girl Who Lost Parents with Easter Basket and Gifts

bhofack2/Getty Images State troopers in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut joined forces to make Easter special for a little girl who recently lost her parents. Connecticut State Police shared a video Saturday of troopers delivering the big surprise, masslive.com reported. “New Hampshire State Troopers met Eyvie a few months ago when she tragically lost both…

Connecticut Lifting Most Restrictions On Businesses Starting March 19

Democratic Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday the state would be rolling back a number of COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and recreation in the coming weeks. Lamont cited falling case numbers and increasing vaccinations in his announcement, which said restaurants, retail outlets, libraries, personal services, indoor recreation, gyms, museums, offices, and houses of worship will…
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