Things to Know Thursday April 15th

A family's stimulus check from the U.S. Treasury for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) aid arrived in the mail in Milton, Massachusetts, U.S., March 25, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Things to Know Thursday April 15th

$1,400 stimulus checks helped March retail sales soar 9.8% WFSB

Lamont on J&J pause: ‘I would have handled it differently’ CT Post

Owner pulls 4-story building proposal for downtown Fairfield, still wants zoning changes CT Post

CT troopers escort fallen Capitol Police officer CT Post

Biden imposes new sanctions on Russia in response to election interference and cyber hacks WFSB

Where’s the beefalo? Buddy captured in Plymouth after more than 8 months The Hour

Wayward CT emu finds its way home with help of social media The Hour

Family: Changing name of ‘Jennifers’ Law’ is ‘deeply offensive’ The Hour

Bernie Madoff’s wife called Greenwich home for nearly a decade Stamford Advocate

Amendment to New Haven illegal vehicle ordinance will further crack down on dirt bike use WTNH

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