Derby Nurse Got Paid To Give You Drugs
0 comments, 06/25/2015, by in CIVICS

It is no secret that Big Pharma would like you to regularly ingest their products. The question has always been "How far will they go?" That questioned have been answered as a Derby nurse practitioner was just busted for taking kickbacks to the tune of $83k between January 2013 and March 2015. He... Read more...

CT Not a Summer Destination. Not Even Close.
0 comments, 06/24/2015, by in CIVICS

For all the things CT has to offer our downside clearly outweighs the upsides when it comes to summer visitors. WalletHub conducted a study and found CT to be the WORST summer destination. WalletHub used a few factors to come to get their results including attractions, road conditions and weather... Read more...

Drive Safely: CT 5th Most Expensive for Repairs
0 comments, 06/22/2015, by in CIVICS

Next time your Check Engine light comes on you better be prepared. According to a new study by CarMD CT has the 5th most expensive automobile repair costs in the country. The average cost for repair when that light comes on is $436 in CT. That puts us as the 5th most expensive in the nation. Only DC... Read more...

Bacteria Closes Local Beaches
0 comments, 06/17/2015, by in CIVICS

Nothing says summer like packing up the family, grabbing some towels and chairs, and heading out to the beach. If you planned on hitting beaches in Milford, Westport or Shelton you might want to rethink your plans. The DEEP closed the Silver Sands State Park, Sherwood Island State Park and Indian... Read more...

Get Your Weed Here!
0 comments, 06/12/2015, by in CIVICS

CT's medical marijuana program is growing quickly and it will have to build three new dispensaries to keep up with demand. CT saw the number of registered patients go from 1,683 to 4,097 since September. CT currently has six dispensaries which are serviced by four producers. The new facilities are e... Read more...

Has Art Left Westport?
0 comments, 06/11/2015, by in CIVICS, VIDEO

Nothing like a little social commentary to start your morning, right? Everything I know about Westport I have learned from TV and the internet. If you find yourself in the same situation perhaps this video will serve to broaden our knowledge of this gem. Via Reddit Image via Westport.gov Read more...

More Funding Could Be On The Way For Lyme Disease
0 comments, 06/08/2015, by in CIVICS

Sen. Bluementhal is looking to increase funding for research and treatment of Lyme disease. He has reintroduces the Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Protection, Education and Research Act, which is meant to increase awareness and reporting of the disease. My knowledge of Lyme is limited to the bulls-e... Read more...