Capitol celebrates new governor

January 9, 2019

HARTFORD — Inauguration Day is Greenwich’s moment to shine in the political sun, as hundreds made the drive up from lower Fairfield County to join in the festivities surrounding the swearing-in of Gov. Ned Lamont.

In typical fashion, a vehicular crash that closed Interstate-91 in the Hartford predawn gave Capitol visitors a taste of the state’s commuting reality, delaying the arrival of people participating in a variety of breakfasts and morning receptions prior to the late-morning and early afternoon events commemorating the start of the Lamont administration and the 2019 legislative session.

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