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MERIDEN — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty toured several city locations Monday, including Middlesex Community College, where she spoke about flood control plans and education.
BY MICHAEL C. JULIANO
U.S. Reps. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, and Rosa L. DeLauro, D-3rd District, are urging Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to terminate Department of Defense contracts with a Russian arms dealer in light of Russia's recent takeover of Crimea.
TORRINGTON >> Farmers in the northwest corner want to continue supporting sustainable agriculture.
That’s the message U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5, said she heard the loudest during a roundtable discussion about the ramifications of the Farm Bill on local communities and farmers at City Hall Friday.
Gerard Sirois Sr., a World War II veteran, recently got a hand from Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, to navigate the Department of Veterans Affairs and receive benefits.
Click here to watch Mr. Sirois' video.
WATERBURY -- Hometown hero and astronaut Rick Mastracchio may be orbiting 250 miles above the earth in the International Space Station, but that didn't stop him from paying a visit to thousands of local children at the city's Palace Theater Monday morning.
SOUTHBURY — Sixteen-year-old Sarah Cava of Roxbury has met U.S. Rep. Elizabeth H. Esty, D-5th District, a couple of times.
This time, though, her father, Gregory J. Cava, a Roxbury-based lawyer, wanted to meet with the congresswoman Saturday at Southbury Town Hall.
NEW BRITAIN — U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty this week launched a new congressional competition for high school students across the country that focuses on science, technology, engineering, and math programming.
NEWTOWN -- Saturday would have been Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Dylan Hockley's eighth birthday.
A crowd of 80 gathered at Edmond Town Hall to send off Team 26 on its second annual Sandy Hook Ride to Washington.
TORRINGTON >> A piece of federal legislation designed to ease the financial distress of homeowners facing rising premiums after a recent overhaul of the flood insurance program was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday.