| Dec 15, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sunday morning programs have revised their guest lineups in response to the Connecticut school shootings. Here's an update on those programs, where gun control will be a recurring topic: “Meet the Press” welcomes New York Mayor Michael...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The city has hired Manafort Brothers, Inc. to demolish the blighted Capitol West building on Myrtle Street.
Preparations for the demolition are expected to begin during the last week of March, said David Panagore, the city's chief operating officer. A...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:03 PM
When Hartford's charter was adopted in 2002, it wisely created an automatic review process every decade so that residents could make whatever changes were deemed necessary.
A decade has passed. The 11-member charter revision commission has begun its...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:30 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloydeclined Tuesday to take a position on Bridgeport Democrats' endorsement of a felon, former state Sen.Ernest E. Newton II, as a candidate for a state Senate seat – the same office that Newton was convicted in...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
There's a new sculpture that was just unveiled on Monday at the Albany Avenue branch of Hartford Public Library. It's called "Song of Books" and it was designed by Howard Kalish. Mayor Pedro Segarra and Cathy Malloy of the Greater Hartford Arts Council...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:24 PM
It was 1989 and Todd Krygier, a little-known NHL newcomer, was sitting among a handful of Canadian teammates on the Whalers team bus. They wanted to know where he was from, so the American kid told them.
"UConn," Krygier said.
They thought he meant...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Indianapolis Public Safety Director Frank Straub appeared in a public forum in Hartford, Conn., Monday night as he was named as a finalist for job of police chief of the East Coast city.
Straub and two other candidates, along with the city’s...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:27 AM
With Mitt Romney scheduled to address the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles, Allentown City Council President Julio Guridy made the case Monday that Barack Obama is the better candidate for Latino voters.
Polls have shown Latino voters are...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Suzanne Hopgood was walking through the Connecticut Convention Center with Michael Freimuth, explaining to me why Freimuth was picked from 350 applicants to run the new Capital Region Development Authority.
The authority's board, headed by Hopgood,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Hartford's public school system is no stranger to turmoil at the top crippling reform efforts and hurting students. At one point, remember, the board of education was so dysfunctional that the state had to take control of Hartford schools for several...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:15 PM
At the invitation of Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics, Chuck Steedman joined the whirlwind media tour by the "Fierce Five" last week in New York. Fresh off a flight from London, America's gold-medal darlings did the "Today" show. They lit the...