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Please Commit to Donate Life this April

April 2, 2018 - This April will mark the 15th anniversary of National Donate Life Month, a national campaign recognizing the importance of organ... Read more »

March is Women’s History Month

March 7, 2018 - Last week I had the pleasure of reading Dr. Seuss to a group of kindergarten students for Read Across America Day. But I wish I had... Read more »

Speak Your Truth, Pursue Your Dreams and Serve Others on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 11, 2018 - August of this year will mark 55 years since Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mayor Leclerc's New Year's Message

Happy New Year!

Mayor Leclerc's Thanksgiving Message

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love the coming together of friends and family; sharing a meal and collectively reflecting on everything we... Read more »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Early Detection is Key

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I wanted to take the opportunity to encourage all members of our community to learn more about this... Read more »

Mayor’s Cleanup: Thank You to All of Our Volunteers!

This year’s Mayor’s Cleanup Day was a great success. We had over 300 volunteers join us last Saturday. In addition to general clean up and litter... Read more »

Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead: You Can


September is National Preparedness month, recognizing that adequate preparation makes a big difference in an emergency situation. This year’s... Read more »

Join Me for the Mayor’s Cleanup As We Beautify East Hartford

As summer grows old and autumn is on the horizon, I am happy to once again announce the Mayor’s Cleanup Day, an annual tradition that brings the... Read more »

UTRC and Pratt & Whitney are the Fabric of East Hartford's Future

Last month, I attended the opening of the new and expanded $60 million state-of-the art innovation hub, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC). ... Read more »

East Hartford Companies at the Forefront of Innovation

One of the most important duties of being Mayor is taking the time to meet with the many innovative and cutting – edge businesses who are not only... Read more »

Visiting Vibrant East Hartford Businesses

East Hartford has a vibrant, and and diverse business community. We are welcoming new and expanding businesses to our community and celebrating... Read more »

Congressman Larson Shares I-84 Interchange Proposal

Two weeks ago Representative John Larson shared with the East Hartford Town Council and our community his vision for a new interchange that would... Read more »

Have a Happy and Safe Independence Day

Every July 4th I like to take a moment to reflect on the birth of our country, the values we cherish, and the common history that binds our community... Read more »

Wishing the Best to All East Hartford Graduates

Each year as spring turns to summer; East Hartford students of all ages are graduating from high schools and colleges and starting new adventures.

Take Advantage of Outdoor Opportunities & Events This Summer

While we’ve had a series of cold and rainy days lately, summer is just around the corner, and I wanted to share some information about amenities and... Read more »

Please Help Us Keep East Hartford's Mosquito Population Under Control

Each year, around mid-spring, the Town of East Hartford, as well as every town and city across the country, will see the mosquito population hatch.... Read more »

McKenna Field Press Box to be Restored

On November 20, 2016, unknown persons set fire to the press box at McKenna Field. The press box was completely burned, and a portion of the backstop... Read more »

Happy Earth Day!

Springtime is finally driving away winter’s chill and snow and buds are bursting and flowers are blooming!

Celebrating our Heritage on St. Patrick’s Day

One of the things I love about East Hartford is the great diversity of national backgrounds that our residents bring to this community. Special... Read more »

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