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Blue Back Square

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  • Joe Visconti Pushes On, Aiming To Win Over A Patchwork Coalition Of Voters

    Joe Visconti Pushes On, Aiming To Win Over A Patchwork Coalition Of Voters
    EAST HAVEN — Joe Visconti has no money, few connections and little clout. But the one-term council member from West Hartford has a strategy that he believes will propel him into the governor's office on Nov. 4. "I'm not here to just influence...
  • St. Joe's Mapusaga Brings Taste Of Hawaii To West Hartford

    St. Joe's Mapusaga Brings Taste Of Hawaii To West Hartford
    Over the past few weeks, Tiffany Mapusaga has been introduced to some late-summer/early-fall activities by her new teammates on the St. Joseph volleyball team. Apple picking and river tubing had never been options. Even window shopping at Blue Back Square...
  • Baldwin's Book Details Career In Hockey, And With The Whalers

    Back when the renegade World Hockey Association was blooming in the early 1970s, Howard Baldwin sometimes thought he was living in a movie. The man who would later reinvent himself as an Oscar-winning Hollywood producer knew a good story when he saw it....
  • Secretary Of The State: It's Officially Over For Pelto's Nominating Petition Effort

    Secretary Of The State: It's Officially Over For Pelto's Nominating Petition Effort
    When the end officially arrived for Jonathan Pelto's hopes of petitioning his way onto the November election ballot as a third-party candidate for governor, the only question was how far short he had fallen of the legal requirement for the signatures of...
  • West Hartford Firefighters' Beer-Tasting Fundraiser Is Friday

    West Hartford Firefighters' Beer-Tasting Fundraiser Is Friday
    About 50 firefighters will be pouring beer samples and grilling up food Friday for the West Hartford firefighters association's sixth annual benefit for muscular dystrophy. WEST HARTFORD — About 50 firefighters will be pouring samples of beer and...
  • West Hartford Should Value Character Over Demolition

    West Hartford Should Value Character Over Demolition
    At the heart of the word "contemplate" lies the word "temple," a place where people go to pray, reflect and give thanks. Ironically, true contemplation seems to have escaped those who purchased, razed and are in the process of replacing West Hartford's...
  • Hartford Officials Answer Rock Cats Questions

    Hartford Officials Answer Rock Cats Questions
    Weeks after the city announced it would build a $60 million stadium to lure the New Britain Rock Cats to Hartford, a flurry of questions remains about how it will fund the endeavor. Hartford officials have said they plan to construct a 220,000-square-...
  • Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed

    Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed
    A handful of people were already gathered around the stone fountain in Glastonbury center when a family of four parked on Main Street and walked to a table in the summer sunset to enjoy their burgers and fries. Nearby, a husband and wife from East...
  • Neighbors Unhappy With Approved Apartment Complex Near Center Of Bloomfield

    BLOOMFIELD — Town officials last month applauded a proposed apartment complex with over 400 units near the center of town. The proposal, put forth by a West Hartford developer and approved unanimously by the town planning and zoning commission,...
  • Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race

    Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race
    HARTFORD — Joe Visconti has muscled his way onto the November ballot, securing at least 7,500 signatures in his grassroots quest for the state's highest office. But the tea party Republican, critic of the Common Core and defender of gun owners'...
  • Middletown Officials To Review Metro Square Study Monday

    MIDDLETOWN — A redeveloped Metro Square could support 400 new units of upscale housing and 60,000 square feet of retail space, according to a market study submitted to the city by a developer. A complete overhaul of the site, which includes the...