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  • [2004] Former Trinity President Fired From University Of Hawaii

    Evan S. Dobelle, the former Trinity College president who made the school a national model among urban colleges, has been fired for unspecified reasons as president of the University of Hawaii.     The university's board of regents voted to fire...
  • Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

    Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years
    With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
  • Wallace Stevens: Hartford's Private Poet

    Wallace Stevens: Hartford's Private Poet
    When Wallace Stevens moved to Hartford from New York in 1916 to work in the insurance business, he was well-known in poetry circles but not yet acclaimed as one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He had been married for seven years to a woman...
  • Ending Of Landmark Book, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' Is Still Debated

    Ending Of Landmark Book, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' Is Still Debated
    When Litchfield native Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly," she could not have imagined she was writing a book that for generations would rack up sales second only to the Holy Bible. Is it rude, then, to point out...
  • Done London, Cape Town — But Hartford's The Spot

    I am 24 years old, and I just decided to move to Hartford. It would seem that is not a normal thing to say, or at least many find it to be a surprising choice. The reasons I decided to move here — move back really — would benefit from some...
  • Hartford Blooms Sets Mega Garden Fete

    Hartford is about to have the largest garden event in its history. The 20th anniversary celebration of Hartford Blooms will run from June 21 to June 29. It will include garden tours, lectures, receptions and more at locations all over the city, from...
  • [2004] Details Released On Dobelle's Job Troubles.

     Former Trinity College President Evan S. Dobelle lost his job as the University of Hawaii's president because regents believed he lied to them and misused funds, newly released records show.     The Board of Regents did not specify reasons when they...
  • City's Neighborhoods Are Cooking

    City's Neighborhoods Are Cooking
    Hartford is wonderfully diverse. The city, however, has done a poor job of marketing its entirety to visitors. The result is missed opportunities for neighborhoods outside of downtown, and for visitors and even residents who don't experience all that...
  • Rowing Regatta Highlights Hartford's Riverfront

    While cars inch and honk along I-84 in Hartford during the a.m. and p.m. hours, a different type of traffic hums beneath the Bulkeley Bridge. Only this kind is far more pleasant. For the past several weeks, hundreds of athletes from the Hartford area,...
  • This History Lesson Went Too Far

    Active participation in an unpleasant event can be an effective way to learn. Some youth church groups, for example, conduct a voluntary exercise called the 30 Hour Famine. By going hungry for a time, they learn more viscerally about hunger than they...
  • Iconoclast College President Dobelle On The Carpet

    When he was president of Trinity College from 1995 to 2001, Evan S. Dobelle showed a real gift for strengthening the school and enhancing its role in the community. His legacy included new buildings, an enhanced global learning program, the championship...
  • Westfield Trustees Put Dobelle On Paid Leave

    Westfield Trustees Put Dobelle On Paid Leave
    The Westfield State University Board of Trustees voted early Thursday morning to put President Evan Dobelle on paid administrative leave until Nov. 25, while a law firm conducts an investigation into his spending. Dobelle, who led Trinity College in...