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  • 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...
  • Local Voices North: April 17 edition

    Local Voices North: April 17 edition
    Letters to the editor from Glenview, Des Plaines and Skokie. Killing wolves It's enraging that the federal government is still allowing majestic and intelligent wolves to be hunted and massacred. Hundreds of these wrongfully demonized creatures have...
  • Malloy Announces Re-Election Bid

    Malloy Announces Re-Election Bid
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday confirmed what most observers had long expected: He's running for a second term. For months, the Democrat brushed off questions about his re-election plans, telling reporters that he would announce his...
  • 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 @...
  • Hartford Celebrates Poetry Month With 2-Week Festival

    Hartford Celebrates Poetry Month With 2-Week Festival
    Connecticut's capital city celebrates National Poetry Month with Hartford Loves Poetry, a series of poetry readings and workshops at each of Hartford Public Library's branches from April 7 to 19. A celebration and open-mic reading at the Downtown Branch...
  • Meet the Teacher Who Inspired Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah'

    The most popular guest at the Paramount Pictures premiere of "Noah" on Wednesday night in New York was decked out in a bright pink ensemble with matching boots. Vera Fried, who admitted that her wardrobe came from a Suits for Less discount store, isn't a...
  • A sampling of Southland healthcare sign-up events

    A sampling of Southland healthcare sign-up events
    Monday is the deadline for beginning the process of enrolling for Obamacare in California. California's health insurance exchange Covered California can be reached online at http://www.coveredca.com or by phone at (800) 300-1506. Here is a sampling of...
  • Justin Kaplan dies at 88; Pulitzer-winning Mark Twain biographer

    Justin Kaplan dies at 88; Pulitzer-winning Mark Twain biographer
    Justin Kaplan, an author and cultural historian who wrote a definitive, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, has died. He was 88. Kaplan died Sunday at Mount...
  • Review: 'The Bohemians' by Ben Tarnoff

    Review: 'The Bohemians' by Ben Tarnoff
    In 1864, a young American journalist named Mark Twain told a lie. It wasn't his first, and it certainly wouldn't be his last, but the fib initiated a chain of events that helped him become the most celebrated author of his time. Writing for a paper in...