Month: September 2015

Republicans Question Governor’s Budget Cuts Threatening Connecticut Hospitals

Senate & House Republicans are standing in support of Connecticut hospitals as they oppose Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s $103 million in new budget cuts, including $63.4 million in reduced Medicaid payments to hospitals.

Fasano, Yaccarino, Freda Welcome Federal Grant to Support Transit-Oriented Development in North Haven

Senator Len Fasano, Representative Dave Yaccarino and First Selectman Michael Freda today applauded a $700,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration awarded to the State of Connecticut to conduct a study of transit-oriented development (TOD) opportunities in the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield rail corridor, also known as the Hartford Line.

Len Fasano

Sen. Fasano Applauds Durham/Middlefield Grant to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano today applauded a national grant awarded to the Durham community to help prevent youth substance use.

Dr. Rebecca Zucconi appointed to the faculty of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine

Dr. Rebecca Zucconi of Madison, who is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, has been named an assistant professor of medical sciences at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

Founder of NPR’s ‘Radio Diaries’ to Discuss His Work

Joe Richman, founder and executive producer of NPR’s “Radio Diaries,” will share some of his favorite excerpts from the show when he presents at the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 225, at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave., at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14. This event is free and open to the public.

Shred Day at Ridge Road

Shred Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Ridge Road Elementary School from 9AM to Noon.

Quinnipiac University to host annual Falls Prevention Day Sept. 24

Quinnipiac University will host its annual Falls Prevention Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven Campus. This event is free and open to area senior citizens.

Len Fasano

Sen. Fasano Renews Call for Special Session Following Statement From GE

Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) wrote yesterday to Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Majority Legislative Leaders again requesting a special legislative session to make changes to the state budget and lighten burdens on Connecticut businesses.

NHHS Girls’ Soccer Team Used Clothing Drive

The Girls’ Soccer Team is holding a used clothing drive fundraiser on Saturday, September 12th from noon to 2pm outside the North Haven Middle School at 55 Bailey Road.

Celebrated author and educator Sonia Nieto to discuss her new book, ‘Why We Teach Now,’ Sept. 29 at Quinnipiac University

Sonia Nieto, professor emerita of language, literacy and culture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will discuss her new book, “Why We Teach Now,” a collection of essays written by teachers, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29.


Rep. Yaccarino Achieves 100% Voting Record

State Rep. Dave Yaccarino (R-87) this year continued his exemplary record of service to constituents by registering a one-hundred percent House roll call voting record during the 2015 legislative session.

Two Week Curbside Bulk Pick-up Program to Commence Sept. 14, 2015

First Selectman Michael J. Freda announced today that the Town’s Department of Public Works will provide a two week curbside collection program for bulk items to the residents of North Haven. The program will be effective the weeks of September 14th and September 21st.