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  • Kleen Energy Plant's General Contractor Has Solid Reputation, Past Controversy

    Kleen Energy Plant's General Contractor Has Solid Reputation, Past Controversy
    O&G Industries, the general contractor for the Kleen Energy plant that exploded Sunday, is no stranger to sensitive projects, or to controversy, despite a strong reputation in the business. The 87-year old politically connected construction firm based in...
  • April 18, 1999: UConns 1999 Championship Celebrated With A Parade In Hartford

    Tens of thousands of cheering fans gave the University of Connecticut men's basketball team a group hug Saturday during a victory parade through downtown Hartford. A tidal wave of applause erupted along the parade route when a flatbed trailer carrying...
  • Ticket Effort Starts; Saving Whalers The Goal

    A Hartford Whalers season ticket sales campaign has become a referendum on the team's future and began Tuesday with a difficult request: Forget the candidate's record. Gov. John G. Rowland and Lt. Gov. Jodi Rell brought corporate leaders -- and, in a...
  • Whalers Will Leave Hartford, Sources Say. Announcement Expected Today; Team To Pay State $5 Million

    Wednesday, March 26, 1997 WHALERS WILL LEAVE HARTFORD, SOURCES SAY ANNOUNCEMENT EXPECTED TODAY; TEAM TO PAY STATE $5 MILLION By Christopher Keating, Mike Swift and Michael Arace The Hartford Whalers rejected the Rowland administration's final offer...
  • The Hartford Whalers Historical Timeline

    November 1971 -- The World Hockey Association awards franchise to sports enthusiasts and businessmen Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood and William Barnes. January 1972 -- Jack Kelley, a successful coach at Boston University, joins the New...
  • Decoding The Signs, Averting The Horror

    The pattern is familiar: Someone goes on a shooting rampage in the workplace, and experts in mental health, law enforcement and the media struggle to find lessons in the aftermath. That's what happened after four employees were shot to death at the...
  • Calle Del Parque / Park Street

    Cities of consequence have a rich history, a nationally prominent museum, a large library, a system of parks, a university, a stadium, theaters and a symphony orchestra, opera company and ballet. But that's not all. Among other requisites of notable...
  • Archive: Lawmakers Seek Removal Of Gay Flag At Capitol

    Four Republican legislators, outraged that the ``gay pride'' flag has been flying over the state Capitol this week, are demanding that it be taken down immediately. But state officials, responding to a letter sent to top legislators, said the flag will...
  • Anthrax Suspected In State

    In a case that is baffling federal and state investigators, a 94-year-old Oxford woman was in critical condition Tuesday at Griffin Hospital in Derby after testing positive for the potentially deadly form of inhalation anthrax. FBI investigators and Gov....
  • Governor's Mansion Enhanced More Than $800,000 In Donations

    Corporations and wealthy benefactors during former Gov. John G. Rowland's tenure donated more than $800,000 to fill the governor's mansion with brass candlesticks, Oriental rugs, teapots and other expensive antiques, records released Monday show. The...
  • Rowlands Leave Mansion For Private Life

    Gov. John G. Rowland marked his last full day in office Wednesday with a flurry of appointments, a terse farewell and a low-profile move out of the Executive Residence to a new home in West Hartford. While state workers carried files, photos and...
  • Governor's Hot Tub Well-traveled

    How many movers does it take to haul a hot tub? If it belongs to Gov. John G. Rowland, the answer appears to be five -- plus a state Department of Public Works employee to supervise the job. That's according to bills from a private mover who lugged...