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  • Sheehan Retiring As CEO Of MDC, Region's Water & Sewer Agency

    Sheehan Retiring As CEO Of MDC, Region's Water & Sewer Agency
    Charles “Chuck” Sheehan will retire in February after 10 years as chief executive officer of the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC), the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority. “For a decade, I have had the distinct...
  • On The Fly: Georgia Running Back Todd Gurley Suspended

    Looks like it's time to search for another top Heisman Trophy candidate after Georgia running back Todd Gurley was indefinitely suspended due to an ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules, the school announced. Georgia officials...
  • Celtics Beat Knicks In Exhibition At XL Center

    Celtics Beat Knicks In Exhibition At XL Center
    HARTFORD — The Celtics have brought some of the NBA's marquee names to Hartford on their many trips from Boston to Connecticut in the past 40 years. Fans in Hartford saw John Havlicek and Dave Cowens in the 1970s, they caught the Larry Bird-...
  • In Refurbished XL Center, Whaler Green Is Missing

    In Refurbished XL Center, Whaler Green Is Missing
    There was so much to look for at the refurbished XL Center when NBA hopes and NHL history suddenly collided on this Wednesday night in October. There was Marcus Smart's jump shot. After going 0-for-8 in his NBA debut against the Sixers, the Celtics'...
  • Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives

     Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives
    Bekki and Matt Anderson don't expect to see each other much this week, especially not on Saturday, Matt's birthday. "Matt's crazy busy right now," Bekki says. When she is on vacation from teaching in the summer, "Matt is busiest," working most weekends....
  • Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits

    Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits
    The history and development of the city of Hartford has so many facets it could inspire hundreds of museum exhibits. Three that are opening on Friday at Connecticut Historical Society focus on three aspects of the city: its postwar development boom, the...
  • Long Ignored Abstract Murals Draw Applause At Hartford Library

    Long Ignored Abstract Murals Draw Applause At Hartford Library
    HARTFORD — Bill Montesi and his crew from Mariano Brothers move heavy, valuable artwork for a living, sometimes weighing thousands of pounds. So it wasn't the heft of the two Romare Bearden murals — the larger, 10 feet by 16 feet and over 500...
  • The Courant: Hand In Hand With Hartford From The Start

    The Courant: Hand In Hand With Hartford From The Start
    Hartford has had many biographers. Yet its most consistent, the one that for 21/2 centuries has been the city's devoted Boswell, is the journal you are reading now. From its earliest days, The Courant has not just been in Hartford; it has been of...
  • On The Fly: Pettiness by Alabama, OK'd By NCAA

    Gaining traction on Twitter and elsewhere is the story of Daisha Simmons. She started her basketball career at Rutgers, transferred to Alabama and wanted to transfer to Seton Hall to finish her career as a post-graduate student. The reason: Her brother is...
  • Dawson Back In Connecticut, Will Fight Karpency At Foxwoods

    When he last stepped into a ring in his home state, Chad Dawson was riding high. The light heavyweight from New Haven ran his record to 28-0 when he outlasted Glen Johnson at the XL Center in Hartford on Nov. 7, 2009. Dawson won the interim WBC title,...
  • Yes To Hartford Baseball Stadium Project

    Yes To Hartford Baseball Stadium Project
    There is considerable apprehension about the proposed Downtown North development in Hartford, and the concern is not misplaced. The baseball-oriented project is a big risk for an impoverished city with high taxes. Nonetheless, Hartford needs a big...