East Hartford digging out, dodged major hit

Skies cleared over East Hartford before noon Tuesday giving neighbors a chance to clear the wind-driven 18 inches of snow from cars, sidewalks and driveways as town trucks continued to clear away remnants of a blizzard. Snow continued to fall downeast with the Cape and islands getting socked. In Connecticut Bradley International remained closed but a travel ban was lifted at 2 p.m.

East Hartford's work on energy, brownfields, recycling and levee repairs praised by state DEEP Commissioner

East Hartford was eager to talk trash Monday with the commissioner and staff of the state's  Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, or DEEP.

North end has a new man in their corner at the capitol

Jeff Currey was sworn in as state representative Wednesday during the opening day ceremony of the 2015 legislative session at the State Capitol in Hartford.

Vet for Pet opens on Main

Pet owners would be advised to leave their fear and apprehension about bringing their cat or dog to the new veterinary clinic, Vet for Pet, which opened last November 1 at 765 Main St.

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P&W, UTC and governor agree to long-term aerospace commitment called 'historic' and 'transformative'

An agreement between the governor's office and United Technologies Corporation would see the construction of a new Pratt & Whitney headquarters, Engineering Building and UTC Center for Global Research here in East Hartford.

UTC, Pratt best in United Way $24M fundraising effort

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut honored local workplaces and employees Friday, February 28 during its fourth annual 'Best Of' awards.

Synergy School student killed in crash

Police identified the driver who died Monday morning as an East Hartford teen who attended Synergy School. Leonel Colon, 17, was speeding east on Silver Lane after police attempted to pull the Honda he was operating on Burnside Avenue when his car hit a sewage pump-out truck and burst into flames near Holland Lane.



EDIT: Alliance Funding handcuffed town budget process

Why can’t we all just get along? Rodney King’s famous statement could easily have applied to this year’s East Hartford budget process.

Mayor's Message: From 2014 to 2015, building on progress in East Hartford

Dear friends: I send you greetings on the coming of the New Year!

This time of year we turn our attention to the celebrations of the season. This is always a time of hope and renewal as we celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another. It is also a time to pause and reflect on all we have accomplished together as we set our sights on future goals and opportunities.

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Town students had top projects in Hartford History Day contest

March 8th Hartford came alive with history! Over 250 excited students from Bloomfield, Broad Brook, Burlington, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Hartford, New Britain, Portland, Southington, Tolland and Windsor shared research projects - papers, website, exhibits, performance or documentary - to volunteer judges at the Hartford District History Day in Connecticut Contest.

New tests go on trial in schools

Beginning this month, East Hartford Public Schools will administer the Smarter Balanced Field Test in both Mathematics and English Language Arts to students in grades 3-8 and 11.

CDC confirms enterovirus in Connecticut

The state Dept. of Public Health (DPH) received confirmation Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection (EV - D68) involving a Connecticut child.

Red Sox Spring Training Report

At last the baseball season is here. The Red Sox started off by playing Northeastern University and Boston College. The games were actually much more competitive than in years past. The Sox won both games by the same 5-2 score. No matter what the score, the players from the college teams will always cherish their time at Jet Blue Park. It has to be a milestone for each player and something they can talk about for years.

Ken Gwozdz; retired teacher, counselor, athlete

Kenneth Gwozdz of Glastonbury, son of the late Adam and Jane Gwozdz, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014.

Josephine Gallina

Josephine N. Gallina, 79, of East Hartford, died Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Born in Hartford on December 24, 1934 she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Angelina (Vignone) Gallina.