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  • Ferrigno Recovers From Early Crash To Win

    STAFFORD – The custom helmet painting company Shell Shock Designs is one of the supporters of Joey Ferrigno's SK Light Modified at Stafford Motor Speedway. Fittingly so, shell-shocked was a good way to describe Ferrigno's surprise when the SK Light...
  • 2014 Dream Ride Experience

    2014 Dream Ride Experience
    The 2014 Dream Ride Experience, presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and the Hometown Foundation to benefit Special Olympics, will take place, August 22 -24 in Farmington. The event will unite motorcyclists, classic and exotic car enthusiasts, and families...
  • Dance students perform for senior citizens

    GLASTONBURY - The Marion Dondi Burke School of Dance of Glastonbury, annually volunteers to entertain at several local senior citizen facilities. This year the children visited three different facilities. The preschoolers, kindegarteners and first grade...
  • Crazy Whist catching on at senior centers

    There's a card game that is gaining popularity, especially among senior citizens, including those at the Vernon Senior Center. Ed Zinky runs the Crazy Whist tournaments every six weeks in Vernon. On July 30, 28 players turned out, which he said was about...
  • Former East Hartford Officer Gets Two Years For Possessing Child Pornography

    HARTFORD — A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to two years in prison for possessing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Andrew W. Nielsen, 50, of South Windsor, pleaded guilty in March...
  • Ex-Police Officer Sentenced In Child Porn Case

    A former East Hartford police officer was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for possession of child pornography. Andrew W. Nielsen is accused of ordering the pornography over the Internet in 2010 and 2011 while working as a police officer. He...
  • State Bond Commission approves grant for artificial turf field at EHHS

    The town of East Hartford announced on July 25 that it has received a $1.5 million state grant to help fund a new synthetic turf field at East Hartford High School. "This is a phenomenal opportunity for our student athletes," said EHHS Principal...
  • Parents Of Hearing Impaired Sons Want To Raise Awareness With Walk4Hearing

    Parents Of Hearing Impaired Sons Want To Raise Awareness With Walk4Hearing
    Jackson, age 3, loves to chat about his favorite movie, "Shrek", while building with blocks. "We didn't find out that Jackson was deaf until about 5 weeks," says Ryan Walters of Suffield. The diagnosis came after his son failed two newborn hearing tests....
  • Sheff Part 2: Now, The Rest Of The Kids

    Sheff Part 2: Now, The Rest Of The Kids
    Second of three parts. The honors for Hartford's magnet schools keep coming. Last month the Pathways Academy of Technology and Design was named the top magnet high school in the country for 2014 by Magnet Schools of America, an advocacy group....
  • Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I

    Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I
    On the front page on Oct. 7, 1917, in the breathless style of the day, The Hartford Courant informed readers that it had dispatched a correspondent to war-ravaged France, where the 26th Yankee Division from New England had begun to arrive. "Only...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown

    Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown
    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...