Alvaro Perpuly
Staff Reporter
Alvaro Perpuly covers Connecticut State Politics and local politics. He is currently a Sophomore in Branford College studying political science and history.
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Gov. Lamont signs into law bill that eliminates nonmedical exemptions for vaccinations in schools

Starting Sept. 1, 2022, students entering school will have to have all the required school vaccines and can only be excused for medical reasons.

Per CDC, state guidelines, New Haven pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration

Following a recommendation from The Connecticut Department of Public Health, or DPH, New Haven announced on Tuesday morning that it will pause its administration of […]

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Free bus services coming to New Haven this summer

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced Tuesday that he will instruct CT Transit to provide free, statewide bus transportation on weekends over the summer. Free bus […]

Lamont announces list of high-risk individuals who should be prioritized in vaccine rollout

Gov. Ned Lamont announced on Monday that certain medically high-risk individuals should be prioritized in the vaccine rollout, as Connecticut prepares to open vaccination appointments […]

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Lamont makes vaccine appointments available next week, Yale encourages students to pursue appointments elsewhere

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has fast-tracked the state’s vaccine rollout, making Connecticut residents over 16 eligible for the vaccine by April 1. But the University […]

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All CT adults eligible for vaccine April 5 under Lamont’s tentative new plan

All remaining Connecticut adult residents could be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine as early as April 5. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday that the […]

Facing a future without moratoriums, civil rights lawyers, housing advocates push for right to counsel

Despite moratoriums enacted at the federal and state levels, landlords are using exceptions to file eviction cases in New Haven. The number of cases will […]

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NHPSA, Superintendent oppose three education funding bills

On Wednesday, the Connecticut General Assembly Education Committee held a hearing for multiple bills relating to education funding, three of which — SB 866, SB […]

With Gov. Lamont’s backing, legalized sports betting in Connecticut appears to be on the horizon

The Connecticut General Assembly Public Safety and Security Committee is considering multiple bills with the goal of legalizing sports betting in the state of Connecticut. […]

Lamont budget ‘devastating,’ may cost NHPS $9 million over two years

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s newly proposed budget could cost New Haven Public Schools some $9 million over the next two years. The figure is based […]

New Haven Public Schools middle schools to reopen on March 4

After allowing most New Haven Public Schools elementary school students to return to school for in-person learning on Jan. 19, district officials announced on Tuesday […]