“The community’s students are not a science project and their schools are more than laboratories. They deserve a real commitment to do what it takes to get their education right.” – President of AFT Connecticut Melodie Peters
“I also visited St. Joseph’s Living Center in Windham and Generations Family Health Center in Willimantic, where there is very real concern that sequestration’s two-percent cuts to Medicare will impact their ability to care for the elderly and frail.” – Congressman Joe Courtney
Linda Orange was elected to the Legislature in November 1996 to represent the 48th Assembly District, which serves Colchester and East Haddam. With the boundaries redrawn every 10 years, it will now include most of Colchester and parts of Lebanon, Mansfield and Windham.
“What distinguishes real leadership is the ability to inspire the faculty, earn the trust of the students and gain community respect. Here in Windham, two examples of such a principal are the late Don Berkowitz and Steve Merlino.” – Shirley C. Mustard
WHRC’s overall mission is to promote the health and safety of the community we serve through empowering people who are struggling with drug use, as well as commercial sex workers and their families, by offering comprehensive harm reduction services.