| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:12 PM
HARTFORD — Fire investigators worked Wednesday to determine what caused the fire Tuesday night at 598 Blue Hills Ave. and how firefighter Kevin Bell was killed and firefighter Jason Martinez badly burned.
Bell, 48, a six-year veteran, served with...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:50 AM
HARTFORD — The city council wrapped its hearings Monday on a controversial development project without a consensus from the public, but members said the hours spent listening to the residents was an accomplishment in itself.
"I feel like I've...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:19 PM
HARTFORD — Details of how the city might generate revenue to lease a minor league baseball stadium from a developer will be revealed in the coming days, the city's development director said.
Thomas Deller said Tuesday that he would present a...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:52 PM
HARTFORD — Henrietta Beckman looked at the sculpture made of guns before her Wednesday afternoon and contemplated where they had once been and what they had become.
"It just does something to me to know that those were guns that were used to...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:23 PM
HARTFORD — The top of the former Hartford Landfill is now home to nearly 4,000 solar panels.
Fifty-two rows of solar panels are collecting direct current to be transformed into as much as 1 megawatt of electricity — enough energy to power up...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:46 PM
HARTFORD — After months of discussion over who would redevelop a long-ignored area north of downtown, Mayor Pedro Segarra's office on Thursday sent its plan to the city council, which will review the project.
But a few council members expressed...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and his husband, Charlie Ortiz, rarely open up their stately Prospect Avenue home for work-related events but on Wednesday night they did.
The new “Raise the Caliber” sculpture installed earlier in the day at...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:26 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Thanks to the 2014 Rock Cats, there will be any number of folks, young and old, with big, foam hot dogs in their closets this winter.
Oh, the foam hats had their day in the sun — they were one of the team's best selling items....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Hartford residents looking to obtain a birth certificate, pay a tax bill, or participate in a public hearing may soon find navigating city government a little easier thanks to a kiosk on its way to City Hall. Just around the corner, theater-goers can...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:59 PM
HARTFORD — The city has chosen DoNo Hartford LLC, a group formed by Centerplan Development Co., to develop a vacant stretch of land north of downtown — a project that includes retail, housing and a minor league ballpark.
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:52 PM
With only two months left before the election, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a package of economic proposals Monday to help small businesses in urban communities, create jobs in areas of high unemployment, and increase affordable housing.