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  • Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice

    Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • Dickens Deconstructed At Bookstore Event

    Dickens Deconstructed At Bookstore Event
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8,  from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • Joe Visconti's Eleventh Hour Adieu

    Joe Visconti's Eleventh Hour Adieu
    It was never clear what Joe Visconti was doing in the governor's race in the first place, and his decision to drop out two days before the election adds to the head-scratching. Mr. Visconti, 57, of West Hartford was mostly known in his hometown for...
  • Connecticut's Thriving Airbnb Community Is Catching Officials Unaware

    Connecticut's Thriving Airbnb Community Is Catching Officials Unaware
    The website Airbnb.com has been a growing presence in Connecticut's rental market for several years, but zoning and building officials have just begun considering the implications on local laws. "This is something that's new to us, probably new to...
  • Third Annual Pink Party For Breast Cancer Held In West Hartford

    Third Annual Pink Party For Breast Cancer Held In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — While cancer is usually a somber subject, breast cancer survivors and their supporters celebrated together at the third annual Pink Party Thursday. "To come out here and see everybody happy, it's seeing it in a different light,"...
  • Yes To Hartford Baseball Stadium Project

    Yes To Hartford Baseball Stadium Project
    There is considerable apprehension about the proposed Downtown North development in Hartford, and the concern is not misplaced. The baseball-oriented project is a big risk for an impoverished city with high taxes. Nonetheless, Hartford needs a big...
  • Pink Party Postponed Until Thursday

    Pink Party Postponed Until Thursday
    Due to a rainy forecast, the Hartford Courant Pink Party, originally planned for Oct. 1, has been postponed until Thursday, Oct. 2. The annual "party with a purpose," which benefits Komen Connecticut, is free to the public and will take place from 5-8...
  • West Hartford Library Director To Retire

    West Hartford Library Director To Retire
    WEST HARTFORD — After 40 years working in libraries across the state, Pat Holloway says she's looking forward to relaxing with a good book. "I don't get much chance to do it. I've got books and books and books that I'd love to sit down and have the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...