The Summer Arts Festival and town’s leisure services department are offering a variety of free programs, concerts and shows, as well as the hallmark musical.
The group is comprised of more than 20 residents with backgrounds in advocacy, community planning, real estate, zoning, law, financing and government.
WEST HARTFORD — A lost hiker on one of the reservoir trails was helped down a steep slope and brought to shore by boat by first responders, fire officials said.
A teenager faces a slew of charges after an incident on Tuesday involving a vehicle that was reported stolen with a 2-year-old still inside, police said.
Police said Alexandra Pennell forced the two people into a vehicle at knifepoint in Hartford and had them drive to a store in West Hartford.
The Children’s Museum, which is located in West Hartford, received a $10,000 Eversource grant to bring more interactive STEM and STEAM activities to families.
As the town hires a consultant to determine potential uses for the building, officials say possibilities include a cultural center, teen center, library and community center.
It’s expected to supply about 90 percent of the synagogue’s annual energy needs and comes about a month after the town announced a new clean energy plan.
The weather service is calling for “scattered to numerous” thunderstorms this afternoon that could bring several inches of rain to some areas.
Despite fears the storm could produce hundreds of thousands of power outages reminiscent of Tropical Storm Isaias the year before, the bulk of the storm skirted the eastern side of the state.
Officials said the town was able to get a much lower interest rate than anticipated on its sale of pension funding bonds, resulting in “substantial savings.”
The Milkcraft on Farmington Avenue in West Hartford is closed to the public after a ceiling collapse Monday night, officials said.
For the week ending June 26, there were 43,591 doses administered statewide. The number represents a decline of almost 30 percent from the previous week.
State residents looking for help getting a vaccine appointment going forward can call 2-1-1, the state’s confidential helpline for health and human services.
The entire state remains under a heat advisory until Wednesday night with heat index values up to 104 degrees possible Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
The new clean energy plan expands a previous initiative that focused only on town government and the schools to now include the entire community.
Local officials said there are still logistical issues to finalize, but the ordinance was largely supported by public speakers and adopted by the Town Council.
As in previous weeks, the largest gaps in vaccination include rural communities in the eastern parts of the state as well as Connecticut’s largest cities.
While drivers nationwide drove fewer miles during the pandemic last year, traffic deaths were up 7.2 percent, according to preliminary data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced Wednesday she will not seek re-election to a fourth term, the first concrete move toward shaping a 2022 election cycle expected to be dominated by the re-election bids of Gov. Ned Lamont and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Hubert J. Santos, 76, a Hartford attorney who helped overturn the conviction of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel in the 1975 killing of Martha Moxley, died Monday.
Tom Sullivan kicked off his 50th year directing children’s musical theater with the start of this year’s West Hartford Children’s Summer Musical Theater program.
The first full day of summer will bring hot and humid conditions Monday before a chance of showers in the evening, according to the latest National Weather Service forecast.
The green will be rededicated as Unity Green at 11:30 a.m. on June 20 as part of West Hartford’s weekend-long Juneteenth celebration.
The state’s second COVID-19 mobile vaccination unit, after a little more than two months in service, ceased operations on Thursday, according to state officials.
Matt Rocheleau, data editor for Hearst Connecticut Media Group and the Albany Times Union, shares a Pulitzer Prize in the award’s investigative reporting category for work he did at the Boston Globe.