Healthy eyes and good vision are essential to everyday life. Regular, daily activities such as walking, driving, reading, and using your smartphone or computer are all dependent on having good eyesight. There are many of us, however, who need the assistance of glasses and contact lenses to be able to see properly. Easy, affordable access to the glasses and contacts we rely on daily is vital.
March 29, 2017
October 5, 2016
What if there was an Apple Store for your health? That’s the idea ConnectiCare is embracing as it opens a new retail store in Manchester.
August 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | Aug 30, 2016 2:21pm
Posted to: Town News | Bristol | Cheshire | Hartford | Manchester | New Britain | Newington | Plainville | Southington | Waterbury | West Hartford | Transportation
(Updated Thursday, 2 p.m.) Ridership on the 9.4-mile dedicated busway between New Britain and Hartford has reached another milestone. According to state officials, it has carried over four million riders since its launch on March 28, 2015.
August 24, 2016
Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut regulates alcohol prices have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.
February 15, 2016
A Connecticut lawmaker has renewed her mission to get rid of what she believes is a “discriminatory” tax on more than 1 million Connecticut women.
November 5, 2015
A group of transportation advocates, lawmakers, and labor representatives gathered Thursday at the Legislative Office Building to urge lawmakers to use a special session to approve a constitutional lockbox for transportation funding.
September 23, 2015
by Christine Stuart | Sep 23, 2015 11:53am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | East Hartford | Manchester | Meriden | Middletown | New Haven | Stamford | Trumbull
The state Bond Commission is poised to put another $93.7 million on the state credit card next week when it meets to approve a number of projects. The borrowing will bring it within $8.7 million of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s self-imposed, $2.5 billion bond cap for the year.
July 29, 2015
Democratic legislative leaders said there may not be any language in the budget guaranteeing that future legislatures will continue to use a half percent of the sales tax to fund property tax relief on motor vehicles, but they were optimistic that the funds would continue to be used for their intended purpose.
June 8, 2015
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined the mayors of Manchester and East Hartford in New Britain Monday to announce plans to expand the CTFastrak busway to Manchester.
May 8, 2015
A group of mayors and town managers on Thursday visited the state Capitol to warn lawmakers of the fiscal implications of a bill that would change workers compensation law for firefighters.