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  • Insane 5Ks Are About So Much More Than The Running

    Insane 5Ks Are About So Much More Than The Running
    "Five, four, three, two..." yells the announcer, decked in bright socks and a colorful hat, to the crowd below him, ready to run the recent Color in Motion 5 at Rentschler Field. "...One!" At this signal, clouds of blue, purple, pink and orange fills...
  • Pentagon Done With F-35 Inspections

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Tuesday that it has completed ground inspections of its fleet of F-35 Lightning II fighters but still had not decided whether the planes were ready for their much-anticipated international debut in two British air...
  • United Bank To Open New Connecticut Branches in Glastonbury, East Hartford

    United Bank will open two branches in the next year —a third in Glastonbury and the bank's first in East Hartford — in the first branch expansion since the April merger with Rockville Bank. The Glastonbury branch will open at 2670 Main St.,...
  • Connecticut K9 Olympics held in Mansfield

    Connecticut K9 Olympics held in Mansfield
    Thirty-two law enforcement officials and their canine partners converged upon the University of Connecticut Depot Campus on July 19 for the 23rd annual Connecticut K9 Olympics. The popular event consists of competition in obedience, obstacles, and an...
  • 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....
  • Kevin Hunt: This Is A Refurb Laptop? How 1Sale.com 'Deal' Turned To Dud

    Kevin Hunt: This Is A Refurb Laptop? How 1Sale.com 'Deal' Turned To Dud
    Daniel Reis of East Hartford couldn't believe it when he ordered a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop with a 15.6-inch screen and solid-state hard drive for $450 from the deal-a-day 1Sale website just before Christmas last year. "I thought I had just gotten the...
  • Kevin Hunt: What? Checking Accounts That Pay Up To 3 Percent Interest

    Kevin Hunt: What? Checking Accounts That Pay Up To 3 Percent Interest
    Congratulations on putting aside the equivalent of three to six months of your salary toward the family's emergency fund. Too bad it's stashed in a rewards checking or savings account earning interest that, after a year, couldn't even buy a Green Tea...
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Didn't McDonald's Patch Pothole, Pay For Car Damage?

    Kevin Hunt: Why Didn't McDonald's Patch Pothole, Pay For Car Damage?
    Connecticut residents somehow survive winter's nuisance with a comforting combination of complaints about its length, severity and wind-chill factors. If only asphalt and vehicles could talk. Last April, Paula Zeiner's daughter left a Hartford...
  • 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...
  • April 17: Vernon Family Seeks Votes For Wheelchair Accessible Van

    April 17: Vernon Family Seeks Votes For Wheelchair Accessible Van
    VERNON — Becky and Dave Dyment's son Justin was just 4-months-old when he was diagnosed with a rare seizure disorder. At the time, the couple promised to always include Justin in family activities and trips. Now they are hoping to win a customized...
  • Community Enjoys 96th Annual Strawberry Fair

    Community Enjoys 96th Annual Strawberry Fair
    It was a long time ago, but Bea Shields says she learned her lesson. Shields began volunteering her help with the annual Strawberry Fair, hosted by South Congregational Church in East Hartford, in 1938. The event marked its 96th anniversary on June 7....