HARTFORD — Illinois-based online encyclopedia and reference guide has given its Top Local Government Website Award, citing its use of Web technology to provide overviews of local programs and businesses in the community, and its easy access to usable information. editors evaluated government Web sites on functionality and usability, timely content, access to e-government services and technological innovation.

“Popularity within our site changes in accordance with seasonal demands,” Hartford communications director Sarah Barr said. “If it is tax time, the finance pages are the most used. If it is back to school, is the go-to portal to get to our school system’s Web site. We highlight parking bans, so if there is a  snowstorm, we are an outlet for that information as well.”

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