We welcome submissions including engagement announcements, birth announcements, notices of “people on the move” including promotions and award recognitions, and other news from community organizations. Send submissions to your publication’s editor; information available on our contact page.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor should be 400 words or less in length. Guest columns will be published at the discretion of the editor and should be no more than 650 words in length. No unsigned or anonymous opinions will be published. We require that the person submitting the opinion also include his or her town of residence and phone number. We authenticate authorship prior to publication. We reserve the right to edit or withhold any submissions deemed to be libelous, unsubstantiated allegations, personal attacks or defamation of character. Send opinion submissions to Executive Editor Abigail Albair at

Calendar listings

Send listings for the weekly newspapers, The Valley Press & The West Hartford Press, as well as Valley LIFE and West Hartford LIFE to Sally Edwards at Send listings for Wethersfield LIFE, Newington LIFE, Rocky Hill LIFE and Glastonbury LIFE to the publication’s editor; information available on our contact page.