Manchester emergency responders know they have essential allies when it comes to saving lives – the citizenry.
EMS Department Battalion Chief Joshua Beaulieu says having a number of citizens educated in the use of CPR is among the key factors in boosting the community’s cardiac arrest survival rate.
Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney said Democratic leaders remained committed to a cap on municipal motor vehicle taxes, despite difficulties facing the state budget for the foreseeable future.
Even the communities that would get more money will get less than they anticipated earlier in the year, before income-tax revenue fell off so badly that the second year of the biennial budget, set to start July 1, was nearly a billion dollars in the red.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed a Senate bill hat is intended to help towns and cities coordinate responses to hoarding cases.The act creates a 23-member task force to review current policies that address hoarding.