Mikaela Porter has been a Hartford Courant multimedia town reporter since August 2013. She currently writes town news stories for Enfield and breaking news stories each Sunday, in addition to taking photo and video of different events. She is from New York and holds a degree in English, writing and mass communications from Assumption College. Before working at the Courant, Mikaela was the editor of her college’s newspaper, Le Provocateur, which celebrates their 50th anniversary this year. She takes pride in caring for her cactus and avocado plants, but hopes to be a cat owner soon.