WEST HARTFORD — Victor Advertising Service announced recently that West Hartford resident Kimberly Margolis has joined the company as Brand Development Specialist. VAS, a family owned and operated business, has been helping companies promote and build their brands in Greater Hartford and nat…

PLAINVILLE — Wheeler received $50,000 in emergency grant funding from the medical aid organization Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers. Funds support the purchase of personal protective equipment for use at its four community health centers…

GREATER HARTFORD — The organization responsible for the drinking water and wastewater treatment services of more than 400,000 people in Greater Hartford, the Metropolitan District, announced recently that it has launched the latest in a series of short videos aimed at giving customers a bett…

WEST HARTFORD — West Hartford Public Schools and American Legion Hayes-Velhage Post 96 of West Harford have recognized 11 graduates from Conard and Hall High Schools for their commitment to service in the United States Armed Forces, according to an email from the Legion post.

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WEST HARTFORD — Westfield Bank President and CEO James C. Hagan announces that the Bank’s new Financial Services Center at 977 Farmington Ave. in West Hartford Center has officially opened. The fully renovated, 4,750 square-foot office is located in the space formerly occupied by Cookshop Pl…

After close review and consideration, Hearst Connecticut Media Group newsrooms last month started capitalizing Black when used as an adjective to describe race, ethnicity and culture. We feel this change better reflects a shared history and identity, and respectfully evolves the language we …

NEEDHAM, Mass. — On Saturday, August 1, more than 10,000 participants, including 22 participants from West Hartford, will virtually take part in the reimagined 2020 Pan-Mass Challenge with the goal of raising critical funds for cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute…

HARTFORD — The Mark Twain House & Museum announced recently that Connecticut Humanities has awarded the museum a $15,000 CARES Act Humanities Relief Grant. The grant was made possible with funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relie…

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WEST HARTFORD — The Bishops Corner Neighborhood Association announces the arrival of 12 flower planters in Bishops Corner. The Knox Foundation delivered the planters on Monday, June 15. The Knox Foundation will also be maintaining the planters through the summer and fall, according to an ema…

The National Weather Service says most of Connecticut will likely have the first heat wave of the season this weekend and into early next week.

FARMINGTON — Credit Registration for the fall 2020 semester is in progress at Tunxis Community College in Farmington, with a variety of course formats including on-ground, online, and hybrid classes that are a mix of online and face-to-face, according to an email from the college.

WEST HARTFORD — West Hartford has launched a dynamic new website, www.westhartfordct.gov/, designed and hosted by Connecticut-based Finalsite, a global leader in website and marketing solutions for more than 5,000 government organizations, schools, and universities worldwide according to an …