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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
American Red Cross Issues Heat Safety Tips
See the Red Cross tips below and also check out the March of Dimes 'what moms and moms-to-be need to know' page on dealing with the heat.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Fidelco veterinarian shares 'Dos and Don't of canine heat stroke'
Symptoms include panting, increased heart rate, lethargy, drooling, fever, vomiting and seizures. Heat stroke can cause permanent organ damage and death. Dogs at elevated risk include breeds with shorter noses such as Pugs and Bulldogs; dogs that are overweight or dealing with heart or lung disease; and puppies and senior dogs.
DO NOT use cold water or ice for cooling.
DO NOT attempt to force water into your pet’s mouth, but you may have fresh cool water ready to offer should your pet be alert and show an interest in drinking.
DO NOT leave your pet unattended for any length of time.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Learn about Panama at the New Haven Public Library
NEW HAVEN - In a release, the New Haven Public Library invites "armchair travelers" to "meander down the canals and byways of the country of Panama" at 6 p.m. July 17, at the ,ibrary, 133 Elm St.
At the event, Victoria Navin "will share some history of Panama along with her travel experiences and photographs that capture highlights of this southernmost country of Central America," the release says. "Panama is home to the Panama Canal, one of the man-made wonders of the world, and its 3.5 million residents enjoy the region’s fastest growing economy."
Navin will speak about Panama’s colonial architecture, tropical landscape, diverse population and modern, first-world infrastructure, the release says,
This program is free and open to the public.
For more information call the library at 203-946-8835.
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Connecticut: water quality report from DEEP
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Connecticut: All Beaches Open for the Holiday Weekend
Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection steps up underage enforcement
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Celebrate the Erector Set and the amazing A.C. Gilbert in New Haven
Monday, July 1, 2013