A Connecticut town official said he’ll do everything he can to prevent a TV movie related to the Newtown school shootings from being filmed in his community.
Mayor Art Ward said adding new charitable causes to support would create difficulties.
Irene left every single residence and business in the town of Ridgefield without power and the flooding damage was immense.
The federal funding will be available to state and local governments and some nonprofits for emergency work and repair in five Connecticut counties. They include Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London.
As Gov.-Elect Dan Malloy prepares to be sworn in on Wednesday, other Connecticut elected officials are preparing for possible budget cuts and tax increases.
As a former candidate for governor, Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi knows Connecticut’s $4 billion deficit will mean higher taxes and local revenue cuts.