MONROE, CT — Long hours, stress and anxiety are taking a toll on teachers in Monroe’s public schools, who have to prepare lesson plans for in-person and remote learning, then teach both, all while hoping they won’t catch COVID-19. Read More
MONROE, CT — Students wear masks during classes and activities in Monroe’s public schools, but what about the unstructured time? What about high school? Read More
MONROE, CT — Acting Superintendent of Schools Joseph Kobza was still working with fellow administrators at Central Office Friday evening at the end of a turbulent week. Read More
MONROE, CT — Masuk, Jockey Hollow and Monroe Elementary schools will be closed Wednesday to allow time for contact tracing after several members of the school community tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday. Read More
Editor’s Note: The governor recently corrected his report to say 68 Connecticut town are now red, not 42.
MONROE, CT — First Selectman Ken Kellogg issued a CodeRed message to residents Thursday, saying the town now averages 3.5 new COVID cases per day, moving it into the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s red alert category, along with 68 other towns. Read More
MONROE, CT — Town Council members and First Selectman Ken Kellogg wore masks, while seated on the dais inside the Council Chambers of Town Hall Monday night, each separated by plexiglass partitions. Read More
MONROE, CT — Nina Bartlomiejczyk walked into the breezeway inside Edith Wheeler Memorial Library’s main entrance Tuesday afternoon, and rang a doorbell to gain entry into the building. Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life for all of us.
This October, as we observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I hope we will all focus attention on those who have been especially vulnerable during this devastating public health crisis: The thousands of adults and children living in our communities, who have also experienced the devastation of domestic abuse during an extended period of social isolation. Read More
MONROE, CT — Children arrived at Monroe’s three elementary schools Monday morning, coming from buses and parent drop-offs, as a much smaller number of their classmates opted to log into their computers for remote learning from home. Read More
MONROE, CT — Contact tracing has not shown a common theme in how Monroe’s COVID-19 cases occurred, but many new cases in Fairfield County have been linked to travel, religious gatherings and youth sports leagues, according to First Selectman Ken Kellogg.