| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:11 AM
The Glastonbury East Hartford Magnet School will be taking visitors out of this world for the holidays next month.
The planetarium is presenting the popular "Season of Light" program which explores holiday customs from around the world. The show will be...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:37 PM
BLOOMFIELD— Foodshare had a really good weekend.
But there is still more work to do in reaching the Turkey and Thirty goal of feeding 20,000 needy families for Thanksgiving.
With the majority of community events wrapped up Monday afternoon...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury is currently accepting photographs for its annual nature photo contest.
The center will accept up to three photos for the 18th annual "Our Natural World Photography Contest". The photos must fit into one...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The town council has unanimously approved the purchase of a 9.2-acre lot along Hopewell and Coldbrook roads.
The parcel, located to the rear of 1108, 1094 and 1078 Hopewell Road, is bordered by town-owned open space to the north, south and east....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's a new way to show Connecticut's vast socioeconomic divides -- in full, interactive color.
The Washington Post has made an interactive map of every ZIP code in America, highlighting the nation's 650 "Super Zips." Those are the ones where the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:09 PM
After 40 years of growth in Glastonbury, insurance broker and services firm C.M. Smith Agency Inc. is moving to downtown Hartford later this month as it looks to retain and attract more top talent in the Obamacare era.
The agency, which includes a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:55 AM
When it comes to beauty contests and international exposure, Connecticut has usually been at the short end of the runway. But mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 9, at 9 p.m. on NBC because that's when Connecticut's Erin Brady, Miss USA, will be making...
| Nov 4, 2013
She held a tape recording to her stomach so the twin boys she was carrying could get used to the sounds of their mom and dad's voices.
"I think I was about 9 and someone said, "What are you going to be when you grow up?' And I said, 'I'm going to have...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:41 PM
With less than four days left in the "Turkey and 30" campaign, Foodshare is a little less than halfway toward its goal of providing 20,000 turkeys to needy families for Thanskgiving.
As of 4 p.m. Friday, the food bank had received 9,679 birds. The...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:40 AM
The VFW Post 7659 and Post 7659 Ladies' Auxiliary are sponsoring a "Support our Troops" collection and packing event on Dec. 8.
The collection will be held at South Congregational Church, 1301 Forbes St. in East Hartford. Set-up for the collection begins...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Wethersfield native Tasha Jackson, chief financial officer of Girl Scouts of Connecticut, was recognized amongst her peers at the Hartford Business Journal's 2013 CFO of the Year Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov.12. Jackson was one of 15 finalists for the award....