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  • Connie L. Knox, Sun copy editor and Guild leader, dies

    Connie L. Knox, Sun copy editor and Guild leader, dies
    Connie L. Knox, a veteran Baltimore Sun copy editor and Sun Magazine writer who had been active in the Newspaper Guild for decades, died Sunday of an apparent heart attack at her Sparks home. She was 68. Connie L. Mugrage was born and raised in Akron,...
  • Hartford's Wadsworth Tavern: A 19th Century Reality Show

    Hartford's Wadsworth Tavern: A 19th Century Reality Show
    You’d have to figure a sitcom set in Hartford in the late-19th century would pick Mark Twain’s house on Farmington Avenue as a setting. But a reality show? No question, that’s the Wadsworth Tavern on the corner of Prospect and Albany...
  • Why Connecticut? It's The State Of The Food

    Why Connecticut? It's The State Of The Food
    As a traveling food writer who files stories via email, I can live anywhere I want. I have flirted with the high-desert vistas of New Mexico, the gracious hills of Virginia, the wide-open spaces of the heartland, and the awesome remote purity of Idaho....
  • Tornado, Severe Thunderstorms Leave Damage Across State

    Tornado, Severe Thunderstorms Leave Damage Across State
    A weak tornado touched down briefly in the area of Wolcott High School and severe thunderstorms left a trail a damage through northern part of the state Sunday afternoon and evening. Several streets in Enfield were closed and more than 3,000 people were...
  • Email: Official Fears Hartford Stadium Could Harm XL Center Plan

    Email: Official Fears Hartford Stadium Could Harm XL Center Plan
    HARTFORD — The city's proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium could derail plans for a new XL Center or compete with the existing downtown arena, a top development official said in an email obtained by The Courant. Suzanne Hopgood,...
  • 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...
  • Soap opera producer Prospect Park files for bankruptcy protection

    Soap opera producer Prospect Park files for bankruptcy protection
    Prospect Park Networks -- the production company that launched with high hopes of bringing two canceled ABC soap operas back to life -- has put itself on legal life support. The production firm based in Century City, headed by veteran producers Jeff...
  • 1977 Mass Murder In Prospect Claimed Woman, 8 Children

    1977 Mass Murder In Prospect Claimed Woman, 8 Children
    Until the Newtown shootings in December 2012, the 1977 slaying of a mother, her seven children and a young family friend was the largest mass murder in Connecticut history. In the wee hours of July 22, 1977, at about 4:15 a.m., neighbors smelled smoke...
  • UConn recorta plan para edificio Hartford Times

    UConn recorta plan para edificio Hartford Times
    Los funcionarios de la Universidad de Connecticut tiene previsto construir un edificio significativamente mas pequeño en el centro de Hartford y hacer mayor uso del espacio compartido en lugares cercanos para satisfacer las necesidades del aulas de clases...
  • Soap opera 'All My Children' washed up?

    Soap opera 'All My Children' washed up?
    It appears to be curtains again for "All My Children," the soap opera that ran four decades on ABC before being canceled, then resurrected as an Internet series. An actor on the series, Debbi Morgan, announced on Twitter that the show was "officially...
  • Soap fans lament suspension of 'One Life to Live'

    Soap fans lament suspension of 'One Life to Live'
    Anxious fans of the soap opera "One Life to Live" are wondering how many more lives their beloved daytime drama might have. Prospect Park -- the entertainment company behind the revival of "One Life to Live" and another canceled ABC soap, "All My...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...