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After All Things

News and culture from CT, LI and all things around Long Island Sound in less than 15 minutes. Weeknights, hosted by WSHU's Sabrina Garone

  • The only woman to serve as mayor of Bridgeport has died. A Nassau bill would ban face masks in public. The site of the congressional church that burnt down in New London will be used for affordable housing. And a new Connecticut law requires Medicaid coverage for advanced genome sequencing.
  • Connecticut and Long Island prepare for remnants of Hurricane Beryl. A dozen Long Island school districts join a lawsuit against social media companies. Senator Blumenthal says Democrats may need a new nominee for president. Connecticut Lottery sales were down $44 million this year. And the Stony Brook Film Festival begins next week.
  • Environmental advocates want New York to hold a special climate session. Governor Lamont says the President’s mental fitness should not be an issue for Democrats. Connecticut’s bus system will get a new electric fleet. And the latest from WSHU’s Off the Path.
  • Top Democrats in Connecticut differ on whether President Biden should run for a second term. Sewer infrastructure will be on the ballot in Suffolk this year. Long Island tourism soars post-pandemic. Dan Hurley agrees to a six-year contract with UConn And how effective are Connecticut fair rent commissions?
  • The task force investigating the Long Island serial killer case has received 15 credible reports from incarcerated sex workers who say they interacted with suspected killer Rex Heuermann. Bridgeport’s wastewater treatment facility is getting a $2 million upgrade. And officials are warning residents to stay safe over the Fourth of July weekend.
  • Connecticut officials are asking motorists to slow down and move over to prevent roadway fatalities. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has a new chief of staff. Construction for a new offshore wind project has been given the green light. And Long Island environmental advocates say recycling guidelines are confusing from town to town.
  • Top Democrats in our region react to President Biden’s poor debate performance. Connecticut’s former chief public defender accuses the state of a civil rights violation after her firing. A new affordable housing complex opens in New Haven. And Bridgeport residents fight for a say in their community’s environment.
  • The Supreme Court pauses a clean air act that would have limited air pollution in Connecticut. Power has been restored to thousands of residents since Wednesday’s storm, but there’s a lot more to be done. The Hamptons will host a fundraiser for President Biden tomorrow. And how a New York landfill is attempting to contain methane emissions.
  • The Supreme Court says the Sackler family is not immune from opioid civil lawsuits. Four Connecticut school districts face complaints over special education. A former Suffolk official defends the county’s months-long cyber attack response. The Connecticut Inspector General releases a report detailing the deaths of two Bristol police officers. And the latest from WSHU’s Off the Path.
  • The MTA votes to indefinitely pause congestion pricing. Thousands of Connecticut firefighters are suing the company that makes their gear. Brookhaven residents want the town to reject a settlement with Covanta. Three pedestrian safety projects in Connecticut get federal funding. And brace yourself for heavy traffic this July 4.
  • A study finds sea level rise threatens infrastructure near Long Island Sound. Nassau lawmakers pass a bill banning trans-women from playing on women’s sports teams at county facilities. Proposed legislation would expand who is eligible for Pell Grants. And a WSHU reporter details his experience getting information from the Connecticut Port Authority.
  • Connecticut lawmakers return to Hartford this week for a special session. Governor Hochul says New York will always be a safe haven for abortion care. The state has a new oyster breeding center in Milford. Sunrise Wind gets another key approval. And there’s controversy in Connecticut over the distribution of funds generated from the licensing of cannabis.