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Resources for Families with Kids

Since many of us aren’t quite sure how our kids summers are going to play out, Here is an awesome list of ideas from a parent who homeschools: Online resources: BrainPop Curiosity Stream Tynker Outschool Udemy iReady Beast Academy (Math) Code Academy Khan Academy Creative Bug YouTube Channels: Crash Course Kids Science Channel SciShow Kids… Keep Reading

Updates: June 26

Data as of June 24: Bridgeport Bridgeport cases: 3637 Bridgeport case rate: 2510/100,000, or one out of every forty people in Bridgeport. Bridgeport deaths: 152 Connecticut Connecticut cases: 45,994 Connecticut deaths: 4298 Governor Lamont signs 56th executive order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 Clarifies the authority granted to allow boards of assessment appeals to… Keep Reading

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June 8 Update

Data as of June 7: Bridgeport Bridgeport cases: 3522 Bridgeport case rate: 2431/100,000, or one out of every 41 people in Bridgeport. Bridgeport deaths: 144 Connecticut Connecticut cases: 43,968 Connecticut deaths: 4071 Phase 2 Reopening Governor Ned Lamont announced his administration has released documents detailing specific rules for businesses under Phase 2 of Connecticut’s Reopening… Keep Reading

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June 3 Update

Data as of May 26: Bridgeport Bridgeport cases: 3401 Bridgeport case rate: 2347/100,000, or one out of every 43 people in Bridgeport. Bridgeport deaths: 144 Connecticut Connecticut cases: 42,979 Connecticut deaths: 3972 Governor’s Briefing Lowest number of deaths we’ve seen in months. More tests, rates coming down. Free testing is available in various places. We… Keep Reading

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May 27 Update

Data as of May 26: Bridgeport Bridgeport cases: 3270 Bridgeport case rate: 2257/100,000, or one out of every 44 people in Bridgeport. Bridgeport deaths: 143 Connecticut Connecticut cases: 41,303 Connecticut deaths: 3769 Governor Lamont Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Connecticut State Police Trooper First Class Eugene Kenneth Baron, Jr. (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor… Keep Reading

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Bridgeport Corona Update: May 26

Data as of May 25: Bridgeport Bridgeport cases: 3230 Bridgeport case rate: 2229/100,000, or one out of every 45 people in Bridgeport. Bridgeport deaths: 143 Connecticut Connecticut cases: 40,873 Connecticut deaths: 3742 Governor Lamont Reminds Connecticut Residents of June 1 Deadline to Apply for Home Heating Assistance Families and Individuals Seeking Assistance Should Visit www.ct.gov/staywarm… Keep Reading

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo to Re-Open on June 1st

As they move to re-open, the Zoo wants you to know their plan. The Zoo will open on Monday, June 1. They are implementing a new online ticketing system to welcome everyone back safely and efficiently. The Zoo will be splitting the day into two sessions allowing for up to 500 guests per session. They… Keep Reading

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CT Store Closings Due To Coronavirus

I guess we could have expected the big to suffer with the small. It looks like Pier 1, J. Crew and JCPenney, among others, will be seeing their footprints change. For more, check out the story on Patch.com. Keep Reading

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Do You Have a Graduate to Celebrate?

Given this crazy world we are living in, it seems our send-off is going to look a little differently this year. That being the case, I invite you to send in a memory, blessing, greeting, or maybe all of those together, for your graduate, preferably with a picture. We’ll do our best to get every… Keep Reading

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COVID-19 Update: May 15

Sorry I’ve run out of time here; so I’m copying the news from the relevant sites. Governor’s office on Reopen Connecticut: Business Guidance: Sector Rules for May 20 Reopen Latest Guidance Currently In Effect: Gatherings: All social and recreational gatherings of more than 5 people are prohibited. Religious, spiritual, and worship gatherings of more than 50… Keep Reading

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