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  • University Of Hartford Panel Reflects On Civil Rights Act

    While overt racism has dwindled in the 50 years since the Civil Rights Act, a panel discussion Monday at the University of Hartford discussed the ways inequality and subtle bias persists throughout society. WEST HARTFORD — While overt racism has...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Nursing Practice Joins Health Care Council

    PAFY (patient advocate for you) announces membership to Connecticut Health Care Council and strategic partner of Metro Hartford Alliance. As a member of the Health Care Council we are more aware of the many aspects of healthcare. Our partnership as a...
  • Mixed Reaction At Hartford Hearing For Stadium Proposal

     Mixed Reaction At Hartford Hearing For Stadium Proposal
    HARTFORD — Reaction to the proposed redevelopment project north of downtown was divided during a public hearing Wednesday, with some criticizing the financial projections and others expressing cautious optimism about its effect on the city. The...
  • Hartford's Ballpark 'Partnership' Would Cost Taxpayers More Than City Bonding

    Hartford's Ballpark 'Partnership' Would Cost Taxpayers More Than City Bonding
    From the first moment when Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra pitched a plan for a Rock Cats ballpark, city-issued bonds were the mayor's preferred way of raising the money. Segarra thought that made the most sense and he was right. Opponents started...
  • HYPE Sells Hartford To Young Professionals

     HYPE Sells Hartford To Young Professionals
    When Caitlin Thayer moved to Hartford in 2007 after graduation from college in Worcester, Mass., she didn't know anyone in the city. Thayer, a history major, first got a job at the Mark Twain House and later started her own business in social media...
  • Hartford Vows To Release More Details On Paying Stadium Lease

    HARTFORD — Details of how the city might generate revenue to lease a minor league baseball stadium from a developer will be revealed in the coming days, the city's development director said. Thomas Deller said Tuesday that he would present a...
  • Hartford Panel Hears Plans For Baseball Stadium Development

     Hartford Panel Hears Plans For Baseball Stadium Development
    HARTFORD — An advisory panel appointed by the city's development director on Thursday heard presentations from the three bidders seeking to develop land north of Hartford's downtown, a project that would include housing, retail space and a minor...
  • Email: Official Fears Hartford Stadium Could Harm XL Center Plan

    Email: Official Fears Hartford Stadium Could Harm XL Center Plan
    HARTFORD — The city's proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium could derail plans for a new XL Center or compete with the existing downtown arena, a top development official said in an email obtained by The Courant. Suzanne Hopgood,...
  • City Emails Shed Light On Early Rock Cats Talks

    City Emails Shed Light On Early Rock Cats Talks
    HARTFORD — On a late November afternoon in 2012, city officials met with executives from the New Britain Rock Cats and put in motion a secret 18-month negotiation to bring the minor league club to Hartford. The meeting at Salute on Trumbull Street...
  • Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown

    Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown
    HARTFORD — For years, the barren stretch of Main Street just north of downtown Hartford was notable for a now-demolished decaying building that earned the nickname "butt-ugly." But a decades-long drought of redevelopment north of I-84 could be...
  • Choice Of Hartford's School Chief Critical

    One of the MetroHartford Alliance's five strategic goals is to "retain, develop, recruit and engage a diverse and talented pool of employees and entrepreneurs." Achieving that goal is critical to retaining our invaluable roster of private employers and to...
  • Is Hartford doing better?

    Is Hartford doing better?
    ¬†Mayor Pedro Segarra gave a rosy picture of Hartford’s progress at a talk Tuesday before the MetroHartford Alliance, the area’s chamber of commerce. Is the mayor right that Hartford is doing better than it was a year ago? What’s your...