From the Capitol
Gustave Whitehead holds his daughter, Rose, near his airplane No. 21 in a photo on the cover of “Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight?”, produced by the Bruce Museum. Library of Congress

Fighting to acknowledge Whitehead’s first ride in flight

Gustave Whitehead was the first to take flight; it happened in Connecticut in 1901, aboard his No. 21 aircraft.

Gustave Whitehead holds his daughter, Rose, near his airplane No. 21 in a photo on the cover of “Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight?”, produced by the Bruce Museum. Library of Congress

KELLY: Fighting to acknowledge Whitehead’s fist ride in flight

Gustave Whitehead was the first to take flight; it happened in Connecticut in 1901, aboard his No. 21 aircraft.

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Remembering Larry Miller’s passion, achievements

State Sen. Kevin Kelly honored the late Larry Miller, who represented Stratford in the state legislature for more than two decades, on the floor of the state Senate as lawmakers passed a special resolution in recognition of the lawmaker.

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Proposed legislation to require health care price transparency

State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) and State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-Branford) are proposing legislation that would require health care providers to notify patients of the costs for routine health services.

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Legislator proposes ‘First in Flight’ holiday

State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-21) wants to create a new state holiday. The Stratford lawmaker is proposing legislation to designate August 14 as Gustave Whitehead, First in Flight, Day.

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