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Bill Cummings

Greenwich Time

Hartford, CT, United States

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Recent:
  • Greenwich Time
  • New Haven Register
Past:
  • The Middletown Press
  • Register Citizen
  • Connecticut Post

Recent articles by Bill:

Trump reschedules campaign rally after Juneteenth uproar

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Friday that he is rescheduling his first campaign rally in months to a day later so it won't conflict with the Juneteenth observance of the end of slavery in the United States. Trump had scheduled the rally - his first since early March - for June 19 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Black leaders said it was offensive for Trump to pick that day and that place, a… → Read More

Trump reschedules campaign rally after Juneteenth uproar

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Friday that he is rescheduling his first campaign rally in months to a day later so it won't conflict with the Juneteenth observance of the end of slavery in the United States. Trump had scheduled the rally - his first since early March - for June 19 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Black leaders said it was offensive for Trump to pick that day and that place, a… → Read More

Greenwich Country Day School offers virtual summer programs

The Summer Exploration Lab will offer more than 60 courses for students entering preschool through Grade 12. → Read More

Nursing home data released by feds only part of the story

The information released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services accounts for less than half of the cases of COVID-19 reported by Connecticut nursing homes to the state. → Read More

Yale honors graduates with celebrations, programming on Yale 2020 website

Sunday's festivities begin at 2:30 p.m. with a Class Day video posted on the Yale 2020 website . → Read More

CT grants lawsuit immunity to nursing homes, hospitals during coronavirus pandemic

An executive order signed by Gov. Ned Lamont gives health care workers in the state immunity from lawsuits over most COVID-19-related mistakes. → Read More

CT getting fraction of supplies needed to fight coronavirus

State officials asked for 250,000 face shields for health workers but received only 13,824, six percent of what was requested. → Read More

CT getting fraction of supplies needed to fight coronavirus

State officials asked for 250,000 face shields for health workers but received only 13,824, six percent of what was requested. → Read More

State’s cache of old masks leads to false coronavirus rumors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent word that the masks were indeed too old to use - as N95 masks. → Read More

CT hospitals scramble for needed supplies

Hospitals across the state are scrambling to obtain supplies for what could be a tsunami of coronavirus patients in the next few weeks - and hoping those supplies can be found. → Read More

Starting Friday, Metro-North to reduce service

Starting Friday, Metro-North will reduce capacity by 50 percent and offer hourly service only on the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines. → Read More

Talks by experts and other things to do in Greenwich

Alan Barry, commissioner of Human Services in Greenwich, will speak on "Safety Net To Self Sufficiency: Narrowing The Wealth Gap" before the Retired Men's Association. → Read More

Silent Film Night with live organ at Greenwich’s Round Hill Community Church

Greenwich's Round Hill Community Church is screening a triple-feature of short comedy films starring greats Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle with live organ accompaniment. → Read More

Tracing a pesticide’s use in CT amid debate over ban

Tara Cook-Littman was shocked when she realized Connecticut pest control companies sprayed at least 758 gallons of chloropyifos - a pesticide often called the new DDT - on golf courses and crops last year That's enough to treat nearly 3,000 acres of Mid-Western crops. The Fairfield attorney and mother of three used a Freedom of Information request to comb through hundreds of pages of state… → Read More

2 dead in shooting at university residence hall in Texas

COMMERCE, Texas (AP) - Two people were killed and a third person was wounded in a shooting Monday at a dormitory at a university in Texas, police said. A recommendation for students and employees to shelter in place was lifted early Monday afternoon at T exas A&M University-Commerce,about an hour and a half after it was announced on Twitter. The university said there were three gunshot victims… → Read More

Environmental lecture and other things to attend in Greenwich

The Byram Shubert Library will host a a talk called "Toward a Waste Free Greenwich with Julie DesChamps." → Read More

Bloomberg campaign holds volunteer meetup in Greenwich

Volunteers, supporters and staff speak with likely voters in Greenwich ahead of Connecticut's primary election on April 28. → Read More

Rush Limbaugh says he's been diagnosed with lung cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said he's been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. Addressing listeners on his program Monday, Limbaugh said will take some days off for further medical tests and to determine treatment. Limbaugh called himself the "mayor of Realville" in announcing his illness. He'd been experiencing shortness of breath that he initially thought might be… → Read More

2 dead in shooting at university residence hall in Texas

COMMERCE, Texas (AP) - Two people were killed and a third person was wounded in a shooting Monday at a dormitory at a university in Texas, police said. Students and employees were told to shelter in place as a precaution after the shooting at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The university said there were three gunshot victims at its Pride Rock residence hall, and two people were confirmed dead.… → Read More

Western Middle School boys, girls basketball teams victorious at Middle School Challenge

The Western Middle School boys and girls basketball teams each won titles at the 4th annual Middle School Challenge, held at Greenwich Country Day School. → Read More