Bob Hayes, of Meriden CT, created a light display to uplift the spirits of his neighbors and people driving by. The display runs every evening at 10:00 p.m. The Hayes home is located on Evansville Avenue in Meriden. You can also view the display on YouTube using the link below.
The Northford Congregational Church, in Northford, CT, has set up a food box in front of the church, where people in need of a food item can take what they may need. The local food bank is closed, and this has become a popular resource in the village of Northford. The church has been pleased to see food disappearing each day and being restocked by the community through food donations.
Beach House Café, a local restaurant in the Riverside community of Greenwich has mobilized their team to make and deliver hot meals to medical professionals fighting to save lives in Greenwich. Restaurant owners Kane Xu and Daniel Gressel are sending 180 meals to Greenwich Hospital. “Seniors had the carpet pulled out from under them because of the pandemic and they are losing out on one of the most special days of their senior year.”
Yankee Institute Policy Position: Gov. Lamont should suspend the scheduled pay increases for state employees
Yankee Institute recognizes the valuable service of many Connecticut state employees during the Covid-19 public health crisis, including doctors, nurses, Department of Correction officers, Department of Labor employees and first responders. We are grateful for their courageous work on behalf of Connecticut’s people. However, in light of the pandemic’s potential implications for the state budget, Yankee Institute recommends that Gov. Ned Lamont suspend ...
Catherine Kiernan of Kiernan Photography needed a creative outlet during the Covid-19 crisis. When a friend posted another photographer offering free prom photos to seniors, she decided to do the same thing in her town of Guilford. “Seniors had the carpet pulled out from under them because of the pandemic and they are losing out on one of the most special days of their senior year.”
Yankee Institute Statement: Gov. Lamont must convene a task force to determine how businesses can reopen
We appreciate Gov. Ned Lamont’s efforts on behalf of Connecticut – along with all those on the front lines — during these difficult and unprecedented times. However, the declaration that businesses and schools will remain closed until May 20 means businesses and families will continue to suffer under the social, ...