Steven Goode has been at the Courant for more than 20 years. During that time he has covered Hartford’s neighborhoods and schools, the police and fire departments, courts and city government. Goode has also been part of the Courant’s coverage of the departure of the Hartford Whalers, the Newington Lottery shooting, hurricanes Irene and Sandy, the blizzards of 2005, 2009 and 2013 and the Sandy Hook School shooting. As a town news reporter Goode has also covered the RHAM Regional School District, the towns of Hebron, Andover and Marlborough and currently covers Bloomfield, Windsor and Hartford. He loves dogs, the beach, IPAs, camping, the Sox, mystery novels and Mexican food, not necessarily in that order.