NEW HAVEN — Three local unions representing bus drivers have filed a class action lawsuit against Connecticut Transit, alleging the drivers have gone improperly unpaid for their time spent waiting while splitting shifts.
HARTFORD — The 2019 “Breakfast With Champions” — an October award and awareness-raising event benefitting Interval House — will be co-chaired by East Hartford Mayor Marcia Leclerc and West Hartford Mayor Shari Cantor.
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 …
Where would the cooking world be without tomatoes? No ketchup, pasta sauce, pizza, bruschetta, salsa, Bloody Mary’s. You get the point.
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.
HARTFORD — The official Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration in New York was canceled, but the one in Woodstock, Connecticut organized by Gov. Ned Lamont will still be happening later this month.
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…
When tech guru Elon Musk presented his latest ambitious project a couple of weeks ago at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, a Connecticut animation company’s graphics helped illuminate it.
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 — Associate Professor of Biology Irene Guttilla Reed, Ph.D., from the University of Saint Joseph, was recently selected for a leadership position in the Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research, which provides networking opportunities, activities, and resources…
WEST HARTFORD — American Family Care announces that they are now an approved contracted network provider with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans can receive urgent care treatment at AFC locations in West Hartford, New Britain, Vernon, Torrington and Danbury without pre-authori…
WEST HARTFORD — Employers are counting on public-private higher education partnerships to develop job-ready graduates. Students in community colleges also count on these partnerships to provide a smooth path to a bachelor’s degree and in-demand careers. And while they are in college, student…
WEST HARTFORD — The Park Road Association invites the West Hartford community to sign up now for the 21st Park Road Parade on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 10:30 a.m.
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.
HARTFORD — Connecticut officials say the trend of aging in place continues to grow in popularity and shows no signs of slowing, according to a recent report by Mercer Human Services Consulting.
EAST HAVEN — Mosquitoes recently caught in East Haven have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a release from the East Shore Health District.
WEST HAVEN — Avenues are available for those looking to find a new home for their pets, but animal welfare experts say the thrust these days is on finding resources to help owners keep an animal home.
Connecticut leaders and activists expressed heartache and frustration Sunday as they called for stricter gun laws in the wake of the country’s second mass shooting within 24 hours.
The contentious divorce case between missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Dulos and her estranged husband has helped to focus new attention on Connecticut’s family court system.
Do you know how bad Connecticut’s air quality is? According to the American Lung Association, all of our state’s counties receive a grade of “F” when it comes to the ozone.
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.
More than 2,000 miles away from El Paso, Texas, Connecticut immigrant rights activists feel the impact of the mass shooting and are ready to organize and hold leaders accountable to reform.
Connecticut utility regulators have concluded that state residents largely are satisfied with the way the state’s two dominant electric utilities, The United Illuminating Co. and Eversource Energy, manage their tree-trimming efforts in order to ensure they can keep their customers’ power on.
SHORELINE — Bren Smith is spreading the good word about kelp — its rich nutrition value, positive impact on the waters it grows in and unique taste.
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.
BRIDGEPORT — Remington Arms wants the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the gunmaker is responsible for the Dec. 14, 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
HARTFORD — A poll released this week by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 65 percent of the 1,196 Americans it surveyed this month support a generic government-run public option health plan.
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.
NEW HAVEN — If fireflies, those glowing little miracle beacons of summer, really are disappearing from the world’s skies — as was the buzz all over the Internet just a couple of years ago — they’re making a really good show of it in summer 2019.
NEW HAVEN —Warm weather is expected to stretch longer into autumn than usual this year in the Northeast, according to a forecast released Wednesday by Accuweather.
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.
HARTFORD — On Saturday, August 25 two 13-year-old girls from West Hartford will help a formerly homeless mother and her four children transform their new apartment from bare to beautiful.
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…