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  • Gun Sculpture Questioned

    Regarding the story "A Goodwill Message: Artist Brings Sculpture Made Of Shredded Weapons To Bushnell Park" [Aug. 31, Arts]: How can art be expected to be critically accepted if the fundamental premise is not valid? The New Jersey gun buyback program,...
  • Focus On Alzheimer's Disease

    I want to thank The Courant for featuring the most up-to-date research about Alzheimer's disease. I read with interest the article about Alzheimer's research last week at Yale [Aug. 6, Page 1, "Drug Shows Some Hope"] It caught my eye because I will be...
  • Not Welcome To Park

    Two weeks ago, on a Saturday, I went into Hartford with my wife to enjoy the Caribbean Festival that was taking place in Bushnell Park and on Jewel Street. Unfortunately, the only option for parking was to pay $5 at a nearby lot. To my amazement, the...
  • Hartford Police Dog Catches Robbery Suspect

    HARTFORD — A police dog helped catch a suspect in a knifepoint robbery this weekend, police said. Officers are still searching for a second suspect. Bobby Price, 21, of Brook Street was charged with first-degree robbery, third-degree assault and...
  • Outdoors Calendar

    Aug. 24: Old Wethersfield 5K & 10K, USAT&F Connecticut State 10K Championship, Cove Park, Wethersfield. 5K and 10K, 8:30 a.m. Kid's Fun Runs, 10 a.m. Benefits InterCommunity, Inc., a non-profit agency that deals with mental health issues in our region;...
  • Woman Sexually Assaulted After Work In Hartford; Good Samaritans Chase, Hold Suspect For Police

    Woman Sexually Assaulted After Work In Hartford; Good Samaritans Chase, Hold Suspect For Police
    HARTFORD — A state employee was attacked and sexually assaulted as she headed from her office to a Capitol Avenue parking lot Monday afternoon, and two Good Samaritans who heard the victim's screams chased down and held the suspect, police said....
  • Are Hartford, New Haven Really That Unfriendly?

    Are Hartford, New Haven Really That Unfriendly?
    HARTFORD — New Englanders have a reputation for being tough, prudent and a little aloof. But a lot of people seem to find that attitude off-putting, according to a recent survey that ranked Hartford and New Haven among the unfriendliest cities in...
  • Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K

    Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K
    HARTFORD — Last August, Kevin Brandon beat Scott Mindel to win the Corporate 5K in downtown Hartford. Thursday night, the outcome was reversed. Mindel outkicked Brandon in the last 200 meters to win the annual summer race in 15 minutes, 37 seconds....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford County Residents Needed To Join In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

    The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill to share details about its upcoming community walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and...
  • Hartford Rushes Bushnell Park Tree-Cutting

    Saturday, despite a legal appeal by two city residents, eight trees, pin oaks and northern red oaks, in Hartford's Bushnell Park (from an area beside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch east to the pond) were among a number of trees cut down. The...
  • Scorned And Praised, Connecticut Capitol An Emblem Of The Gilded Age

    Scorned And Praised, Connecticut Capitol An Emblem Of The Gilded Age
    HARTFORD – Frank Lloyd Wright called it ridiculous. Renowned architectural historian Henry-Russell Hitchcock deemed it "singularly vulgar and stylistically ambiguous." And a scathing takedown published in the New York Tribune in January of...
  • Ted's Steam Machine: Cheesy Goodness In The Park

    Ted's Steam Machine: Cheesy Goodness In The Park
    Ted's Restaurant has been serving its famous steamed burgers for more than 50 years. But its new Steam Machine is putting a new spin on an old classic. Our CTNow team has gotten into the habit of taking strolls around Hartford to explore local dining...