With financing in place, work can begin on the largest apartment construction project in downtown Hartfordconverting the former Bank of America building, a 26-story tower, to apartments.
To raise money for the community food pantry, teachers and students of Rockville High School in Vernon made 1,400 cupcakes last week.
Manchester fishermen will be happy to know the Department of Energy and Environmental Protections (DEEP) will be including Manchester when it does its preseason fish stocking.
Melissa Trantolo has been appointed as the new principal of Maple Street School in Vernon. Trantolo was previously employed in at J.C. Clark Elementary and Middle School as the assistant principal.
The Crown Market, a 74-year-old kosher market and West Hartford landmark, has been given a second lease of life.
For many locals, certain holidays always include a thrown-together game like his family's traditional Thanksgiving pickup football game, but these games are going to be limited in the future due to the cost to the town of repairing the damage caused by these games, town authorities have said.
On February 2, 2014, Connecticut governor Dannel P. Malloy announced Metro-North Railroad will get an upgrade worth $10 million. The money will go to the Connecticut Department of Transportation for improvements to the railroad's New Haven Line, which is the busiest route in the nation, carrying more than 100,000 people daily. New Haven is 39 miles from Hartford, and commuters from both cities use Metro-North.
Vernon citizens have said yes to putting funds toward fixing the town's roads, following points being raised about their condition.
A Financial Aid Night will be held this weekend for local high school seniors and juniors. The Manchester Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is sponsoring the event, which is being held at East Catholic High School. The purpose of the event is to provide the high school students with options for funding their college education.
The Vernon Town Council approved the idea of seeking the Environmental Protection Agency administered Brownfields Community-wide Assessment Grant.