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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fairfield County's Strength Drives State's Job Recovery

    Fairfield County has been Connecticut's jobs engine for the past year, with a growth rate of 2.3 percent, nearly four times faster than the statewide pace. Connecticut employers added 2,400 jobs in July — the sixth consecutive month of job growth...
  • Ballpark Just The Spark North Hartford Needs

    Thirty years of diligent efforts to ignite development north of I-84 in Hartford has led to one inescapable conclusion. There was never a sufficient spark for developers — or residents — to take the leap of faith necessary to grow a new,...
  • West Hartford Introduces Mobile Parking App

    West Hartford Introduces Mobile Parking App
    WEST HARTFORD — Hate waiting in line at the new digital parking meters while your fellow drivers feed the machines? There's an app for that. Starting Thursday, on-street parking at any one of the 500 metered spaces in West Hartford Center and...
  • 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...