The West Hartford Town Council has authorized the issuance of $365 million in pension obligation bonds as part of a strategic financing plan to reduce legacy pension costs. The plan is projected to save the Town more than $140 million (net present value) over the next 30 years.
If you are age 75 or older, you are now eligible for the COVID vaccine. Here is information on how to get it.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Registration begins February 1st for six popular, full day camps! Go to: https://westhartford.recdesk.com
Zippia set out to find the best cities to get a job in 2021. We found the cities where there are plenty of jobs, those jobs pay well, and wages are rapidly rising. Turns out, West Hartford is the best city in Connecticut!
West Hartford is now part of a network of 30 small cities across country that will have workshops on clean energy so that we can share and learn from each other.
Residents are welcome to attend.
Watch the 25th annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life right here.
The lottery application for West Hartford Public Schools Pre-Kindergarten programs 2021-22 school year located at Charter Oak International Academy, Florence E. Smith STEM School and Webster Hill School are now available online.
Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live on the East Coast using 2020 data from Niche and West Hartford was ranked #59 and tops in Connecticut.
On December 16, 2020, Governor Lamont signed Executive Order 9R. This executive order extends the two property tax relief programs previously available to eligible taxpayers, businesses, nonprofits, and residents who had been economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayors across the United States were recognized on December 18, 2020 for their local climate protection efforts as part of the 14th Annual Climate Protection Awards. Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto and West Hartford Mayor Shari Cantor have won top honors for 2020.
Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for motorists. Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes. Is your vehicle ready for winter driving?
West Hartford property owners are responsible for removing snow and ice from the sidewalk along their property line within 12 hours after the storm or sunrise, whichever is later, and keeping them clear of snow and ice.”
The Fourth Annual Kindness Project seeks donations of hygiene and cleaning products for the West Hartford Food Pantry and Fern Street Universalist Church Backpack Program.
The U.S. Surgeon General recommends that all homes in the U.S. be tested for radon. The West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District has free radon test kits for residents.
These funds support more than 90 community-led sustainability projects in over 55 Connecticut cities and towns including West Hartford.
The State of Connecticut has launched its official COVID-19 exposure notification app, COVID Alert CT. The app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices, informs users if they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 – all without sharing any personal information.
During the winter months, overnight on-street parking will be prohibited from 2AM to 5AM. This rule went back into effect on December 1st and will run through March 31st.
Twenty Connecticut communities are among the top 50 percent in a ranking of the Best Small Cities in America, according to a new analysis. The Connecticut municipalities were led by Westport, Wethersfield, Shelton, and West Hartford.
West Hartford Food Pantry is in urgent need of food!
West Hartford is the best city for remote workers to call home in Connecticut, named by Zippia.com
The Children’s rooms at Noah Webster and Bishops Corner libraries are now open for browsing appointments. This is the latest expansion of services from West Hartford Public Library.
The New York Times (8/7/2020) article “Leaving New York: How to Choose the Right Suburb” sites West Hartford as a suburb worth relocating to from the city.
Leisure Services unveils its Fall/Winter 2020 digital brochure to West Hartford residents. The brochure is available for online viewing on the Leisure Services web page. Registration is now open via RecDesk.
Municipal town buildings, such as Town Hall, are open for in-person transactions by appointment only. These appointments are for critical needs that can only be accomplished in-person.
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