| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:37 PM
The event that inspired it was a tragedy like nothing the state had seen before, but the mood at the first Sandy Hook Run for the Families Saturday morning was one of celebration, triumph and hope.
A record-breaking 15,000 runners took part in the...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nomination of a charter school executive to the state Board of Education has met with a brushfire of opposition from a teachers union.
Earlier this month, Malloy nominated Andrea Comer, 47, chief operating officer for the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:03 PM
In the last few years, Hartford has entered each budget season with a deficit projected in the tens of millions of dollars, yet somehow managed to patch something together and call it a balanced budget. Two years ago the projected deficit was $33 million....
| Nov 9, 2012
Facing an estimated $25 million in renovations to its Greater Hartford branch in West Hartford, UConn plans to move the campus to downtown Hartford within a year, bringing along 2,100 students and 60 faculty members.
UConn President Susan Herbst...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Professional hockey will remain in downtown Hartford, at least for the next three years.
After weeks of high-level negotiations between Madison Square Garden Co. and Comcast Spectacor, a deal was reached Tuesday to keep the New York Rangers' American...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Thanks to Connecticut's property tax system, what ought to be great news for Hartford instead has some residents worried that they are getting more of the cloud than the silver lining.
The good news is that the state is buying two major office buildings...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Liberal activists on the Hartford City Council have managed to block a long-term extension of the city's contract with Bank of America, but that doesn't mean Connecticut's biggest banking operator is losing Hartford as a client.
Mayor Pedro E. Segarra's...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:08 PM
In the shadows of an ongoing multimillion-dollar renovation of the Fox Elementary School building on Maple Avenue sits a barely noticeable, fenced-off piece of land containing a few hundred graves and a handful of markers in varying stages of decay and...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Scores of people came to the capital city Friday night to pray and show their support for the grieving families of 20 young children and six adults slain at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
At Asylum Hill Congregational Church, about 50 people...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:15 AM
If the reactions of the past three days hold up, we're likely to see some kind of ban on assault weapons or on the ammo magazines of the sort used by the Newtown shooter.
That's good news for people who have been pushing for this since forever, many...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:35 PM
For more than a century, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut has been headquartered in Hartford, the last six decades in a West End mansion that was a gift from the daughter of a wealthy local attorney.
But now, the diocese appears ready to break with...