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Call for Big E Brochures

The Connecticut Office of Tourism invites you to send your literature depicting Connecticut’s great places to visit, dine, shop and stay to the Connecticut Tourism Booth, at this year’s Big E. This f…
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First Two Human Cases Of West Niie Virus Identified In Connecticut This Season

Hartford - The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) August 10, 2018 announced that a resident of Fairfield and a resident of Newington have tested positive for West Nile virus(WNV) infection…
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Bimal Patel to Lead United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut's 2018 Community Campaign

Hartford HealthCare Executive to Chair $20 Million Fundraising Effort to Support Local Children and Families   Hartford, Conn. (August 10, 2018) Bimal Patel has been named Chair of United Wa…
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Rooftops Newsletter: You Can Go Home Again

Over the past year or so, we have been writing about new tools that NFESH has developed and deployed as part of our What A Waste and REACH projects. These tools are about discovery. NFESH cannot help…
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New Country's 5th Annual Stuff the Mini to the Max for Hartford Students

New Country MINI of Hartford is continuing its support of city students with the 5th Annual "Stuff the MINI to the Max" charity campaign. From now through August 26th, New Country MINI will ac…
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Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation Offers Mushroom Walk

Join Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 10:00 am for a mushroom walk.   Joe Lenoce of Connecticut Valley Mycological Society will lead the search for mushrooms in Cedar…
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August 9 Last Day Connecticut Area Dollar Tree Customers Can Purchase School Supplies for Operation Homefront's Back-to-School Brigade

Hartford, CT -- Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Inc. have joined forces for the 10th consecutive year to collect school supplies for military children through the national nonprofit’s Back-to-Sch…
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Hartford Symphony Orchestra Flex Cards and Single Tickets for 75th Anniversary Season Going On Sale!

Hartford, CT – It’s our 75th Anniversary Season – come celebrate with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra! Single tickets to all concerts in the HSO’s 2018-2019 season are available for purchase beginnin…
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Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation Offers Katharine Hepburn Film

Join Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation on Thursday, August 23 at 7:30 pm for its annual Movie Night featuring cemetery resident Katharine Hepburn in Without Love.   To aid the war effort, a lonely wid…
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Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Releases 2017 Annual Report

When Jay Williams, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving arrived last year, he promised to practice a new way of leading: collaborate in order to challenge the status quo and take m…
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Connecticut Office of Tourism News - August 1, 2018

Lobster roll call. August in Connecticut is the perfect time for fresh New England lobster. So we asked our friends at CTEatsOut to share their favorite places for lobster rolls, whole lobsters, lob…
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Connecticut Food Bank News - Food Frenzy Starts in September 2018!

Join us in September to participate in the Connecticut Food Bank’s first Food Frenzy!! Food Frenzy is a month-long competition for groups of all sizes to compete against each other to fight hunger in…
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Share Your Connecticut with Millions

The 2018 Big E, New England’s largest Fair,  runs September 14–30, 2018.  The Office of Tourism invites you to volunteer as a Connecticut Tourism Ambassador in the Connecticut Tourism Booth, located …
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CHS Names New Director of Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program

The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) announces it has appointed Katharine Schramm, PhD, as the new director of the Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program (CCHAP).  Dr. Schramm succeeds Lyn…
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United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut Receives $260,000 Grant from Eversource

Hartford, Conn. (July 30, 2018) United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has received a $260,000 grant from Eversource.   The award was made to support United Way's Community Camp…
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