| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:54 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:56 PM
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.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:10 AM
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.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:07 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:19 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
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.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:52 PM
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...