| May 25, 2011
| 2:23 PM
This whole busway thing sounds like one of those Connecticut insider deals where somebody gets rich at taxpayer expense. Follow the money. I'll bet if you followed it far enough, you'd find some rich donor (or two) to both political parties in Connecticut...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1.
The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 9:47 AM
Employers won the following special awards for outstanding responses by their employees to each statement shown.
LEADERSHIP "I have confidence in the leader of this company"
Large: Matt Smith, Yarde Metals Inc.
Medium: Lori Szczygiel, ValueOptions...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The Mark Twain House in Hartford Connecticut faced financial struggles - while one of its employees embezzled $1 million....
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
A film version of the Jon Robin Baitz play "Other Desert Cities," currently on Broadway, is said to be in development. Questions surround the planned Michael Jackson museum in Gary, Ind., which remains unbuilt....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:36 PM
So what if Mark Twain didn't think much of Congress. Lawmakers are seeking to honor Twain by creating a commemorative coin to raise money for organizations dedicated to preserving the author’s legacy....
| May 14, 2012
| 10:30 AM
America's troubled racial history again takes center stage at the Mark Twain House on Wednesday, when scholar Dr. W.T. Lhamon Jr., who chronicled the Minstrel Show phenomenon in his book, Raising Cain: Blackface Performance from Jim Crow to Hip Hop,...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:15 PM
The Mark Twain House and Museum has always been a go-to place for literary events of all shapes and sizes. This week's no different: Time Magazine humorist Joel Stein (pictured) appears in dialogue with local media personality Colin McEnroe to deliver...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:30 AM
The Mark Twain House and Museum brings controversial filmmaker Michael Moore (pictured) to Storrs' Jorgensen Center as part of its A Pen Warmed Up in Hell lecture series, named after an incendiary Twain quote. Moore, whose films Roger and Me, Bowling...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Juan Williams, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., $30, The Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, (860) 247-0998, marktwainhouse.org.
Juan Williams' recent bestseller, Muzzled: The Assault on Honest Debate, talks about his firing from his NPR...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:00 PM
On Thanksgiving night, 1889, Samuel Clemens' three daughters performed a play called A Love-Chase, written by 17-year-old Susy, about what happens when three characters, Music (played by Susy, second from right), Art (Clara Clemens, left), and...