Outlet center to open at Rentschler

Horizon Group Properties, Inc. announced Wednesday, March 12 that it has entered into an agreement to develop a new outlet center at Rentschler Field off Silver Lane.
 

Librarian shelves 35-year career for sunnier climes

For the Hockanum Crafters who gather at the Wickham Library ever week, Wednesdays just won’t be the same. Jose Maldonado, who has worked for the town library system nearly since he graduated from Hartford High School in 1977, is retiring Friday after a 35-year career.
 

In the Paper - April 10, 2014

 

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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.
 

Fire Prevention Poster Contest winner

Fourth grader Nina Januska was selected as winner of the Annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest for 2014 for East Hartford and Hartford County.
 

Partnership between Goodwin College, Connecticut American Legion called a first

Goodwin College’s newest veterans’ initiative could positively impact thousands of Connecticut American Legion members.
 

Quesnel co-chair of Gov. Malloy's special Common Core advisory panel

East Hartford Superintendent of Schools Nathan Quesnel has been named co-chairman of a special panel tasked with coming up with recommendations as to how to best implement the new Common Core State Standards in Connecticut's public schools.
 

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.
 

Missing East Hartford man was suing Florida-based private prison operator GEO after inmate extortion cost him life savings

An East Hartford man who was reported missing by police is also a central figure in a lawsuit against a private company which operates prisons including a Florida prison where inmates using cell phones behind bars blackmailed visitors to a gay dating website by threatening to reveal their identities.
 

Romance lay in the wings of EH Summer Youth Festival shows

February 14th is a day for couples, but the East Hartford Summer Youth Festival may be the place where true love is found. Through the 50-year history of the East Hartford musical theater group, dozens of couples have formed, broken, re-made and re-broken. Just as EHSYF draws those who love stardust and romance, its productions become “our song” for a lifetime.
 

Don Omar 'El Rey' at Foxwoods April 19

Multi-Platinum Latin Superstar Don Omar returns to Connecticut April 19 for one night only at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
 

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.