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WEST HARTFORD — Cinépolis USA, a leading world-class cinema exhibitor known for its enhanced movie-going concepts, announced today the grand opening date of August 16 for Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas West Hartford, following a complete transformation of its previous theater that closed for renov…

WEST HARTFORD — On Sept. 3 and 4, the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society invites the public to audition for West Hartford Hauntings. Hauntings is an outdoor theatrical tour of the town’s North Cemetery that will entertain 800 people over the course of the last two week…

CONTEMPLATIVE COLLAGE CIRCLE: August 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Anam Cara Room, Spiritual Life Center, 303 Tunxis Road, West Hartford. You are invited to attend a series of group meetings called “Creative Ways to Pray”. Different media will be featured on the various dates. The first progr…

WEST HARTFORD — blumshapiro, the largest accounting, tax and business advisory firm based in New England, today announced a merger with Cowan Bolduc Doherty of North Andover, Mass. The merger became official on August 1.

HARTFORD — On August 8, the Metropolitan District expects to wrap up a very successful financing for $157 million general obligation, 20-year bond issue at an all-in cost of 2.46 percent. The bonds were priced the week of July 22. MDC’s decisive business strategy to enter the market at the c…

WEST HARTFORD — The Hartford Golf Club Scholarship Foundation has presented 2019 scholarship awards to the following West Hartford residents: Maya Barlow, a student at Denison University; Miles Brown, a student at Dartmouth College; Avery Sherrill, a student at James Madison University; and …

Gov. Ned Lamont is quietly working to craft legislation that would clarify what is, and what is not, a class action lawsuit — a move that could shape a contentious restaurant wage battle in which Lamont vetoed a bill, earning himself ill-will from the business community.

MINDFULNESS: On Thursday, August 8, at 6:30 pm, Amanda Votto of Copper Beech Institute will present “Mindfulness for Skeptics” at the Avon Senior Center. This discussion will explore the science & application of mindfulness, and describe the multiple approaches to the practice of mindful…

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WEST HARTFORD — As editor of Connecticut Magazine from 1989-2013, Charles Monagan spent years discovering and describing the people, places and things that make up the character of his home state. While there, he wrote a “Connecticut Icons” page every month in the magazine, and ultimately th…

WEST HARTFORD — The public is invited to explore West Hartford geography and view stunning hand drawn maps of the region at a discussion Thursday, August 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society, 227 S. Main St., West Hartford.

WEST HARTFORD — A Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Town of West Hartford by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, for its comprehensive annual financial report.

We had heard it before, this political optimism after a horrific mass shooting massacre: Sen. Richard Blumenthal or Sen. Chris Murphy recounts a hushed conversation with a Republican who privately concedes it’s time to get serious about gun control.

July was unusually hot across the Northeast, with average temperatures as much as 6 degrees above normal, with some areas having its hottest July on record.

The governor’s office has had no formal discussions about opening a casino at Hartford’s XL Center with the arena’s owners or the state’s Native American tribes, a spokesman said Monday.

HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont announced investigations this week of incidents at both the Connecticut Port Authority and the Lottery, but an administration official confirmed Wednesday night that they’ll also be looking at other quasi-public agencies.

NEWINGTON — A task force appointed to review environmental contamination from PFAS chemicals met for the first time Tuesday, beginning a process to develop a statewide plan to prevent spills and remediate the toxic substance found in thousands of consumer goods.

For all the instructional changes and efforts made, the needle has barely moved on the number of high school juniors making the grade since the state started administering the SAT in school four years ago.

WEST HARTFORD — Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford recently received $1 million, the largest single gift in school history. The donation is helping lay the foundation for the school’s extensive NWC Vision 2021 master plan, which will include providing financial aid, advancing pr…