• coronavirus testing 20 hours ago

    COVID-19 Rapid Testing Site to Open in Hartford

    A COVID-19 rapid testing site, the second in the state, is opening in Hartford. Mayor Luke Bronin and Rep. John B. Larson announced Friday that the site, run by CVS Health, will open at the Samuel V. Arroyo Recreation Center at 30 Pope Park Drive. It will be staffed by licensed health care providers from MinuteClinic. Testing will be available…

  • coronavirus testing May 28

    Hartford Announces Mobile Testing Program

    Leaders in Hartford are trying to make COVID-19 testing accessible for every resident

  • Hartford May 26

    Man Dead After Shooting in Hartford

    A man is dead after a shooting on Wethersfield Avenue in Hartford Tuesday, according to police. Police said the shooting happened at 530 Wethersfield Avenue, and officers pursued a vehicle believed to be involved from the scene. The driver has been detained. More details were not immediately available. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

  • Hartford May 23

    Hartford Man Arrested After Fatal Crash

    A Hartford man was arrested following a fatal car crash that happened on May 17. Officers initially responded to a serious car crash involving two cars at the intersection of Washington Street and Retreat Avenue in Hartford. The driver of the car that was hit was transported to Hartford Hospital for treatment. A passenger in the back seat of the…

  • Hartford May 23

    Police ID Victim’s Ex-Boyfriend Charged in Deadly Double Stabbing in Hartford

    Police have identified the man who is accused of injuring his ex-girlfriend and killing a Bloomfield man during a double stabbing in Hartford on Thursday. Police said they responded to Sherman Street at 11:22 p.m. Thursday and found 38-year-old Dyshawn Copeland, of Bloomfield, with a traumatic injury to his neck and a female victim who was suffering from a hand…

  • Hartford May 22

    Victim’s Ex-Boyfriend Charged in Deadly Double Stabbing in Hartford

    A Bloomfield man is dead and a woman is injured after a double stabbing in Hartford, and police said they have arrested the woman’s ex-boyfriend in the attack. Police said they responded to Sherman Street at 11:22 p.m. Thursday and found 38-year-old Dyshawn Copeland, of Bloomfield, with a traumatic injury to his neck and a female victim who was...

  • Hartford May 21

    Hartford Mayor Says City is Working With Businesses to Open Responsibly

    A day after restaurants in Connecticut were allowed to open up for outdoor dining with limited capacity and social distancing, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said the city is helping local businesses open, according to the state’s guidelines, and showed the steps restaurants are doing it safely and responsibly. Bronin said there have been 2,050 positive cases of COVID-19 in Hartford,…

  • Hartford May 20

    Hartford Mayor Urges Residents to Remain Cautious as State Begins to Reopen

    As the state begins to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to close , Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin is urging residents to remain cautious because the virus has not gone anywhere. Bronin held a news conference at a news conference about members of a health care union receiving personal protective equipment in Hartford. SEIU Healthcare 199NE is a union…

  • Hartford May 19

    No One Hurt After Police Negotiators Called to Scene in Hartford

    Negotiators were called to a scene in Hartford after what started as a well-being check led to threats of violence, according to police. Police said crews responded to a home on Hamilton Street for a well-being check and the person threatened them. Negotiators were called to the scene. The situation was resolved peacefully and the subject was taken to a…

  • Hartford May 18

    Hartford’s Parkville Market Food Hall Set to Open This Week

    If you’ve been waiting for Hartford’s Parkville Market to open, you’re getting your wish this Wednesday. Billed as Connecticut’s first food hall, it’s set to be a foodie’s dream as a place to come sample dishes from local restaurants offering cuisines from around the world served from individual stalls.  Now because of COVID-19, the original vision is changing a...

  • restaurants May 18

    Parkville Market Opens Despite Pandemic

    The Parkville Market in Hartford is preparing to open its doors with a different look than originally planned

  • Trinity College May 17

    Trinity Field Hockey Team Organizes Virtual Race to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    The Trinity field hockey team is running for a great cause. “In this time of need, everyone is feeling a little helpless,” said Trinity junior captain Kendall Brown. “You want to do something, but you don’t know what to do,” added Trinity field hockey head coach Anne Parmenter. The team decided to partner with Positive Tracks and set up...

  • Hartford May 17

    1 Critically Injured After Serious Crash in Hartford

    One person is in critical condition after a crash in Hartford on Sunday morning. Police said Washington Street at Retreat Avenue is closed after a serious crash. According to investigators, one person suffered critical injuries in the crash. Drivers are urged to seek alternate routes while police investigate. Authorities did not release specifics about the crash.

  • restaurants May 16

    Hartford Details Plans to Help Restaurants Reopen

    The city of Hartford has launched a website to help restaurants apply for permits for outdoor dining service.

  • Hartford May 15

    Hartford Mayor Announces Outdoor Activity Permits for Restaurants, Retail

    With days to go before some Connecticut businesses start to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to close, the mayor of Hartford will be announcing an online outdoor activities permit for restaurants and retailers. Hartford businesses that are eligible to reopen on May 20 can apply for outdoor eating, outdoor alcohol, outdoor retail activity and outdoor signage permits, and…

  • Hartford May 15

    Man Hit By Vehicle in Hartford Two Weeks Ago Has Died

    A man who was hit by a vehicle in Hartford on Friday, May 1 has died and police have identified him as 54-year-old Raymond Colangelo. Police said they responded to Maple Avenue and South Street around 4:20 a.m. on May 1 and found Colangelo suffering from serious injuries. He was transported by ambulance to Hartford Hospital for treatment and died…

  • homelessness May 14

    Hartford Police Officer Help Homeless During Pandemic

    A Hartford police officer who has made it his mission to help the city’s homeless during his career, is going the extra mile to make sure they are cared for during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • homelessness May 14

    Hartford Officer Continues Mission to Help the Homeless During a Pandemic

    During this pandemic, with social distancing guidelines in place it’s been harder than ever for the homeless to find shelter and get much-needed resources. But there is a police officer in Hartford who has been helping the homeless in Hartford for years. “Instead of them coming to me, I got to them and I try to boost their morale….every...

  • Hartford May 13

    Man Undergoes Surgery After Stabbing in Hartford

    Hartford police are investigating after a man was stabbed and required surgery late Tuesday night. A 37-year-old man was stabbed at the intersection of Sigourney Street and Homestead Avenue, police tweeted shortly after 11:30 p.m. The man was taken to St. Francis Hospital where he underwent surgery, police added. Officers said the man who was stabbed is in guarded condition….

  • Hartford May 12

    Hartford Mayor Says More Coronavirus Testing Is Available, City Grows Small Business Grant Program

    Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin will provide an update on the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday afternoon. He said 199 Hartford residents have died COVID-19-related deaths and emphasized the importance of socials distancing. He reiterated that people no longer need to have symptoms or prescriptions to be tested for COVID-19 and more tests are available. More tests...

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