Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn Wooden is set to hold a press conference urging CT senators to pass the police accountability bill during this week’s special session.
Norwich to replace Christopher Columbus memorial, honor Italian-Americans
On Tuesday, the New London City Council voted unanimously to permanently remove a Christopher Columbus statue from downtown. Wednesday, the Mashantucket Pequot tribe celebrated this significant moment in history.
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Drivers heading down state roads leading to Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut are greeted by flashing warnings: “Avoid Large Crowds” and “Don’t Gamble With COVID.” Despite having authority to shutter thousands of businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has been constrained when dealing with the […]
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic.COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — US Marines arrive in Australia despite pandemic border closures — Singapore has reopened 75% of economy as […]
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have announced on Wednesday that they will begin to reopen the Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun on Monday, June 1 with safety guidelines in place.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — When the Kalispel Tribe of Indians closed its casino as the coronavirus took hold in Washington state, it essentially shut down its economy. That difficult choice has played out nationwide as some 500 Native American casinos have voluntarily closed during the pandemic, often taking away tribes’ main source of income in […]
SHU, Hartford Courant poll: Gov. Lamont’s approval rating is up since beginning of coronavirus crisis
A recent poll coordinated by Sacred Heart University and the Hartford Courant revealed that more than half Connecticut’s residents feel positive about their quality of life living in the state, and the approval rating of the governor has gone up significantly and consistently since he took office.
Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville is shutting its doors amid coronavirus pandemic spread concerns. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, however, says they have taken precautions but are not yet shutting down.
Governor Ned Lamont, who had been privately trying to make a deal with the state’s two Native American tribes — Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans, is now backing away.