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National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period from  September 15th to October 15th in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States of America. […]

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Environmental Justice and Clean Energy Development

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) wants to hear from YOU! As more clean energy generating facilities are built in Connecticut through the Statewide Shared Clean Energy Facility Program(SCEF), DEEP is exploring […]

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Monkeypox: Awareness and Prevention

Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus.  Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of viruses that causes smallpox which is unrelated to chickenpox.  […]

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Veterans Affairs: Mental Health Apps

The Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD mobile applications (apps) provide self-help, education and support following trauma.  VA mental health apps are free, and provide self-help, education and support for PTSD and related […]

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112th Plant Science Day

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station(CAES) Plant Science Day is held at Lockwood Farm in Hamden on the first Wednesday of August every year, beginning in 1910.  This one-day event features reports on research, field plots, […]

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DEEP E-Bike Incentive Program

Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection(DEEP) is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to obtain data and feedback necessary to design and implement an E-bike incentive program. The E-bike incentive program must maximize the air […]

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Connecticut Trails Day 2022!

Connecticut Trails Day weekend is June 4th & 5th.  Events are available for registration all over the state.  You can check for an event nearby or anywhere else in Connecticut on TrailsDay.org. The Connecticut Forest […]

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Connecticut Child Tax Rebate – June 2022

Any Connecticut resident who claimed at least one dependent child under the age of 18 on their 2021 federal income tax return may be eligible. To receive the maximum rebate of $250 per child (for […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year 50% of all lifetime […]

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Gas Prices and Ways to Save

Gas prices have reached an all-time high due to demand greatly exceeding the supply.  The economy and workforce has bounced back much faster than the production of many goods and services.  This global inflation coupled […]

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Electric Vehicle Resources

Despite widespread awareness in a short period of time, electric vehicles(EVs) haven’t achieved mainstream adoption, making up about 2% of vehicle sales.  The adoption rate(the rate that we replace fossil fuel run machinery with clean […]