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Farmington (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • 'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut

    'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut
    Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer. But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
  • State Purchase Of Hartford Parking Garage A Mixed Blessing

    In the short term, the sale of the Morgan Street parking garage to the state looks like a good deal for Hartford. Though the deal is still being negotiated, details reported thus far indicate the city will receive a total of $26.2 million for an asset...
  • UConn Makes Water Choice Wisely

    Sprawl follows the pipes, planners have observed. So in choosing a shorter pipeline for bringing water to campus, the University of Connecticut will limit low-density development in eastern Connecticut and save money to boot. School officials have...
  • Connecticut Must Get Handle On Water Resources

    Connecticut Must Get Handle On Water Resources
    Water may become the oil of the mid-21st century. Half the world is worried about, if not fighting over, water. In this country, a record 55 percent of the land area in the Lower 48 states suffered drought conditions last year. Wouldn't it make sense...
  • Three Years On Top Through Innovation

     Three Years On Top Through Innovation
    At William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, employee cubicles are rapidly being replaced by shared workspaces. Computers of all sorts — laptops and tablets — are being added, and digital networks are being ramped up for speed and...
  • DOT Should Take Another Look At Flower Street Passage

    At the risk of over-covering an issue in The Courant's backyard (literally), there is a valid policy question involved in the Flower Street controversy. If government wants to reduce automobile use, to conserve energy and promote health, should it be...
  • Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill

    Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill
    Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness. "I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live." Decades later she was a...
  • Tough Choice For Hartford: Construction In Suburbs?

    The suburban sprawl that characterized the decades after World War II eviscerated Hartford and other cities, drawing businesses and middle-class residents to the suburbs. Curiously, Hartford now is in the act of abetting sprawl, despite its painful...
  • A Tax Drawback To State Buying Buildings

    Thanks to Connecticut's property tax system, what ought to be great news for Hartford instead has some residents worried that they are getting more of the cloud than the silver lining. The good news is that the state is buying two major office buildings...
  • AP: 27 Dead, Including 18 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press. The report cites an official with knowledge of the situation. Sources told The Courant that there are at...
  • 27 Dead, Including 18 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  Many of the...
  • 27 Dead, Including 20 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  The shootings at the school took place in two rooms, one of...