Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra recognized Earth Day by kicking off the CleanHartford anti-litter program at Keney Park in Hartford Tuesday. CleanHartford is the city’s first coordinated campaign that to address litter through enforcement, abatement and education. Driven by the city’s department of public works, the Knox Parks Foundation, the Hartford Police and local community groups, it is aimed at empowering Hartford residents and businesses to clean up their community. Volunteers can participate by selecting a public street, space, park or playground to clean and beautify. There will be a Hartford Public High School clean up April 26 from 8 a.m., to noon; at the Keney Park West Meadow Section April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; an Enfield, Capen and Edgewood Street clean up April 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a Sigourney Park clean up April 26 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Thousands were affected by the Boston Marathon bombing last April. The Courant caught up with five people with Connecticut ties who vow to return this year to help restore and celebrate the great race’s tradition. Please check out the video below.
The Connecticut Trees of Honor Memorial was dedicated Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park in Middletown.
East Hartford jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings but East Catholic’s rally fell short in a 4-3 loss at home in Manchester Thursday afternoon.
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