Groton — While the developer has not yet submitted a formal application, a proposal to redevelop the Mystic Education Center property into a mixed-use village already is drawing both criticism and support, with the Town Council recently strongly endorsing the project.
Neighbors in opposition say the project is too large for the area and raised concerns over traffic, lighting and noise from the proposed development, while the Town Council and
Here’s how you can stand up for community composting and make your voice heard at Friday’s New York City Council hearing.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, everything has moved online—even New York City Council hearings! For many of us, that means it’s easier to make our voices heard in these formal settings, which would normally take place
Are you looking for resources to help your school-age children through the academic year? From free tutoring to meals and enrichment programs, they’re out there — if you know where to look.
Across Seattle, agencies that typically serve youth and families have reallocated funds, staff and other resources to offer more support. Community organizations and grassroots groups have also stepped up their efforts to help fulfill needs that might normally
Cyber Monday isn’t over yet! These stores still have incredible deals going on – but not for long.
Cyber Monday, the biggest shopping day of the year, is coming up Nov. 30, and this year’s online event is going to be unlike any that’s come before it because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which poses risks for in-person shopping.
If you’re looking to find great deals and give
A survey done to help Grand Junction develop its Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan shows strong support for a community center, but that the community has questions on how to fund it.
Pat O’Toole with Greenplay LLC, the consultant helping the city with the plan, presented the findings of a statistically significant survey to the City Council on Wednesday. Parks and Recreation Director Ken Sherbenou said the perspective
Project will be a win for Ward F, city
As Jersey City continues to rise, it’s important we leave no community behind. For years, the south side of Jersey City has struggled with poverty, crime, lack of affordable housing, failing schools, and the list goes on.
Recently, a developer has expressed interest in ensuring Ward F (Bergen/Lafayette) has more investments and giving back to the community.
This month, the Jersey
STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Dozens came together Sunday afternoon in Stonington in solidarity with a hotel worker injured in an alleged racially-charged attack last month. State leaders pledged their support Sunday.
Crystal Caldwell says she is overwhelmed by the support she’s received over the last month since that alleged vicious attack by a New York couple.
“Americans like Crystal Caldwell still face racism and extreme hatred and it is incumbent
Several prominent Muslim American elected officials endorsed Joe Biden for president in a letter organized by Emgage Action ahead of an online summit that starts Monday and features the presumptive Democratic nominee.
Among those signing the letter, obtained by The Associated Press, are Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Indiana Rep. Andre Carson, all Democrats. Omar, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, served
Prince William spent time at a drop-in homeless support facility this week to learn about the organization’s efforts to support vulnerable people amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
On Thursday, the Duke of Cambridge visited the Garden House in Petersborough, where he spoke to both clients and representations of various service organizations about how the pandemic has taken a toll on the homeless community.
The royal, 38, heard from members
Following the police killing of George Floyd last month, protests have broken out across the country. We encourage everyone to join the fight by marching in local protests, signing online petitions, donating, and calling your elected officials, but there’s another way to fight systemic racial inequality, and that’s by putting your money where your mouth is. Make a commitment to support Black-owned businesses in your area.
Right now, Twitter users
The recent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade, news surrounding the October 2019 killing of Brianna Hill, and the horrifying way a white woman used her privilege to threaten Christian Cooper’s life in Central Park have sparked international protests against racism and police brutality in America.
Over the past week, protestors in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Columbus,
As Black Lives Matter protests merge with Pride marches, global citizens are proving the fight for equality is inextricably intersectional—and urgent. The continued violence against Black LGBTQ+ people, specifically Black transgender women, has us approaching Pride Month with a louder call for justice. On Friday, the fourth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, the Trump administration finalized a rule to roll back protections for transgender people; the rule would make