| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:17 AM
NEW HARTFORD — The last guitar was long gone by late-morning Friday at the Ovation Instruments plant. Just about everyone had said farewell a few weeks earlier, when production stopped.
Back on that glum day, six or eight guys had climbed up...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:55 AM
The 2014 All-Courant high school boys track and field team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:
100 Meters: Fitzroy Miller, East Hartford, Jr.
200: Johann Charles, University-Hartford, Sr.
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:58 AM
I asked Dave Finn for permission to shoot pictures of the chickens and ducks roaming around in and out of their pen at his Barkhamsted farm, and he said “sure.”
So I leaned over the wall, and ZING!!! – got a jolt on my arm. Oh, so...
| Jul 20, 2014
For those who want no part of a minor league baseball stadium in Hartford — some well-reasoned, others gratuitously agenda-driven — those two words by Pedro Segarra were an invitation to tear the mayor to shreds.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:16 PM
The plan to redevelop Hartford's Downtown North, accelerated by the proposed construction of a stadium for the Double A baseball Rock Cats, has been described as ambitious. So it is. Being timid hasn't gotten it done for our neighborhoods and our city,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
First of three parts.
Just a few blocks from a juvenile detention center, in a Hartford neighborhood once plagued by gang violence, sits the best high school in Connecticut.
The Academy of Aerospace and Engineering has been ranked the top high...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Last week it was noted that they are beginning to seriously talk about replacing the elevated I 84 viaduct in Hartford and how when the construction does begin — in a time warp still far, far away — commuters would come to envy the dead. OK,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Cigna Corp. opened a new call center in the Pittsburgh, Pa., region with 100 new workers and 50 more who will be added by the end of the year.
The insurer is adding more customer service jobs to handle its increasing membership, the company said....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Thanks to state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield, many Hartford voters get to participate in an August referendum on city leaders' secretly hatched plan to spend $60 million on a minor league baseball stadium. Coleman, seeking re-election as a primary...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
May 12 Blackledge Country Club
May 19 Simsbury Farms Country Club
June 2 Hawk’s Landing Golf Course
June 30 ...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
There are several recurring themes running through this year's summer film season. The Wadsworth Atheneum puts the focus on food and classic screen beauties. The Connecticut LGBT Film Festival has several documentaries about gay celebrities. Classic...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Carmon Funeral Homes
807 Bloomfield Ave.
Kind, compassionate, so helpful!
2) Vincent Funeral Home
3) D’Esopo Funeral Chapel