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  • Venerable Hartford Club Could Lose Home In Foreclosure Sale

    Venerable Hartford Club Could Lose Home In Foreclosure Sale
    The Hartford Club, once the gathering place for the city's elite, faces the loss of its longtime home on Prospect Street in a foreclosure auction — if members cannot raise enough money to satisfy lenders. "We're really not feeling the club is going...
  • Jaden Smith to star in film of James McBride's 'The Good Lord Bird'

    Jaden Smith will play Little Onion, the young slave who joins John Brown's team of abolitionists in a film adaptation of James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird," Deadline reports. The satirical take on a serious era in America's history won McBride the...
  • Republican Candidates Race Toward $250,000 Threshold

    HARTFORD — With one month to go before the state Republican convention, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield has raised the highest amount of any candidate for governor in the all-important money race. McKinney had raised more than...
  • Throw the book at these tax myths

    It's tax time, and that always puts me in mind of noted author and financial planning expert Mark Twain. We all are familiar with vital, life-changing secret to financial success included in his seminal financial planning tome, "Life On The Mississippi...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Eagle Scout Recipiant

    At a reception held at the Bristol Public Library, Matthew Crisafulli was inducted as an Eagle Scout. He is 16 years old and a student at Bristol Eastern High School. Messages of congratulations were received from Mayor of Bristol Ken Cockayne,Governor...
  • Best Place For Author Readings and Signings

    Best Place For Author Readings and Signings
    1) The Mark Twain House and Museum 351 Farmington Ave. Hartford (860) 247-0998 marktwainhouse.org   2) Hartford Public Library   3) West Hartford Public Library  
  • Jim Jarmusch on new ground with 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

    Jim Jarmusch on new ground with 'Only Lovers Left Alive'
    It's not so much that Jim Jarmusch has edged toward the mainstream but rather that the mainstream has moved closer to him. Over the years the gravitational pull of his slant, laconic sensibility in films such as "Mystery Train," "Dead Man" and "Broken...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Greater Hartford Community Invited To Celebrate National Library Week!

    Hartford Public Library (HPL) invites Greater Hartford residents to join a week-long celebration for National Library Week, April 13 through 19, in its nine branches, Downtown Library, and online. The theme of this year's celebration is "Lives change @...
  • TV Picks: Mule deer, 'Mad Men,' 'The Address,' 'Ali,' 'Clarence'

    TV Picks: Mule deer, 'Mad Men,' 'The Address,' 'Ali,' 'Clarence'
    "Touching the Wild" (PBS, Wednesday). "That deer was willing to see me as an individual, and he very clearly saw that I granted him his individuality," says naturalist Joe Hutto of the meeting that led to years spent becoming one with the mule deer of...
  • Living on 'river time'

    Living on 'river time'
    Our adventure began at 7:37 a.m. on a Saturday. "Good morning, everyone!" said Capt. Alex, a fit, blue-eyed father of four who has made his career on the river. "Good morning!" came the surprisingly chipper early morning reply from my fellow...
  • Republicans Rap Malloy In Cordial TV Debate

    Republicans Rap Malloy In Cordial TV Debate
    HARTFORD — Five Republicans running for governor engaged in a largely cordial discussion at the Mark Twain House Friday afternoon on topics ranging from gun control and political corruption to their favorite TV shows and the economy. The target of...
  • East Hartford Library Offering Printable Museum Passes

    EAST HARTFORD — Museum passes are now available through a new "print on demand" program on the public library's website, according to Library Director Susan Hansen. Anyone with internet access can reserve a museum pass online up to 30 days in...