Posts Tagged ‘ East Hartford ’

Environmental studies magnet school opens

Jan 8th, 2014 | By

After three years in temporary facilities, the state’s newest natural sciences and environmental studies magnet school has its own state of the art new home. The Connecticut River Academy, part of the Goodwin College campus, formally opened Tuesday in East Hartford. For more on this story, visit: Environmental studies magnet school opens | Connecticut.

Railroad On Verge of Rehabbing Bulkeley Bridge

Oct 1st, 2012 | By

Work could start as early as this winter to rehabilitate a key rail bridge that links about a dozen east-of-the-river companies with the rest of the nation’s freight network. The state will pay $3 million toward replacing rusted support beams and worn ties and braces on the bridge, which spans the Connecticut River a short

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William O’Neill Is Manchester’s Tireless Trails Advocate

Jun 7th, 2012 | By

Rick Green of The Hartford Courant first spoke with William O’Neill over the phone a decade ago when he interviewed him for a story about closing the gaps in Manchester in the Charter Oak Greenway, a multiuse trail running in bits and pieces from the banks of the Connecticut River in East Hartford to Bolton

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our Connecticut Municipalities Partner With Covanta Energy for Sustainable Waste Management Services

Dec 31st, 2011 | By

Newington, East Hartford, Guilford and Madison have all signed contracts for services that will include sustainable waste disposal, recycling and composting.

Norwich names parks director

Dec 28th, 2011 | By

The former East Hartford parks and recreation director has been hired to run Norwich’s recreation department, City Manager Alan Bergren confirmed Thursday. Roger Moss, who has produced the nationally renowned Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival since 2004, will begin his new job Jan. 3. For more on this story, visit: Norwich names parks director – Norwich,

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Fuel Cells To Meet Energy Needs at Coca-Cola

Jun 20th, 2011 | By

Coca-Cola’s bottling plant on Main Street unveiled its new fuel cells on Friday morning — the result of a collaboration between the beverage company, UTC Power, the town of East Hartford and the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund.

Futtner’s Family Farm Honored At State Capitol

Apr 28th, 2011 | By

Futtner’s Family Farm was recently featured as part of an exhibition at the state’s Legislative Office Building celebrating the successes of Connecticut’s Community Investment Act.

State wins brownfield award

Nov 1st, 2010 | By

Connecticut has made a major push in recent years to acquire open space, toward a laudable goal of protecting 21 percent of the state’s land by 2023 — nearly 675,000 acres that won’t be available for development.