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Public Works Idea Starter: Paper Shredding Event

The East Hartford, CT, Public Works Department will host a free paper-shredding event on Saturday, 15 June (9:00 AM-1:00 PM) at the Town yard. This event allows residents, with proof of residency, to bring paper documents for a free and … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Sandwich With a Cop

The East Hartford, CT, Police Department offers a regular “Sandwich With a Cop” event at a local restaurant (the next one is scheduled for Tuesday 21 May, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM). In these events, community members are invited to join police … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Juvenile Review Board

The Town of East Hartford has a Juvenile Review Board that is a collaborative effort between East Hartford Youth Services, the East Hartford Police Department, East Hartford Public Schools, Juvenile Probation (Court for Juvenile Matters), and the Connecticut Department of Children … Continue reading

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Idea Starter: Smartphone App

The Town of East Hartford, CT, offers a smartphone/tablet application, “My East Hartford,” designed to allow residents and visitors to report problems/issues they encounter in the town. Media report: Journal Inquirer: Smartphone app lets residents report problems around East Hartford … Continue reading

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Senior Services Idea Starter: Gentle Movement Chair Exercise

The East Hartford, CT, Senior Center offers periodic Gentle Movement Chair Exercise for senior citizens who are looking for easier, gentle exercise and for those who are a little more fit. The classes are designed to stretch, tone, activate, and … Continue reading

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Youth Services Idea Starter: Strong Start Support Group

The East Hartford, CT, Department of Youth Services sponsors Strong Start, a weekly social emotional learning group for children of ages 4-7. The group uses stories, songs, group conversation, writing and drawing exercises to teach kids about feelings. In addition, Strong … Continue reading

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Public Safety Idea Starter: Human Trafficking Brochure for Parents

The East Hartford, CT, Police Department offers parents and other caregivers a brochure designed to give an overview of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation and how it might show up within their families. The brochure also offers a number of … Continue reading

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