| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Scott Mindel was running to jump a Southwest flight to Chicago immediately after finishing ninth at the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon.
After beating the Olympic Trials qualifying time on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, Katie Edwards was waiting for her...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:58 AM
For most of his career, Roger LaChance has worked in the industrial manufacturing industry.
Now he's driving a bus.
It's green instead of yellow, though. And it's called the Connecticut Mobile Farmer's Market.
It took LaChance a year to convert...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:32 PM
HARTFORD — After 12 miles of the NU Hartford Marathon's half marathon, there were three runners in contention.
"That last mile, we just kind of killed each other," Harbert Okuti said.
Okuti, from Uganda, and Girma Gebre and Dereje Deme of...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Michael Wardian is pretty busy over the next month.
But when is he not?
Wardian, an ultrarunner from Arlington, Va., will run the NU Hartford Marathon Saturday for the third time. Last weekend, he finished the Twin Cities Marathon in Minnesota in 2:...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Bekki and Matt Anderson don't expect to see each other much this week, especially not on Saturday, Matt's birthday.
"Matt's crazy busy right now," Bekki says. When she is on vacation from teaching in the summer, "Matt is busiest," working most weekends....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:33 AM
This summer, Grammy-nominated pianist Manuel Valera's New Cuban Express, a dynamic sextet, filled Hartford's Bushnell Park with progressive Afro-Cuban music. At New Haven's Firehouse 12 on Friday, Valera splits that sound roughly in half, retaining...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:41 PM
OCT. 8: CT Fly Fishermen's Association meeting, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Clubhouse, 100 Sunset Ridge, East Hartford. Features a presentation on lake fishing by Bill Keister, who has fished lakes from New England to Chile. No charge; open to...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Nutmeggers are proud to cheer on our dual National Champion UConn Huskies and go to a minor league game or two, but there's nothing like sitting in the stands as the best professional athletes in the world face off.
Well, dig out those jerseys,...
| Oct 5, 2014
St. Francis Breast Health Talks
Dr. Kim Caprio, M.D., of the Saint Francis Enfield Access Center, will talk about recent advances for breast cancer screening and treatment options, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Enfield center, 7 Elm St. Register at www....
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Why, this is very midsummer madness.
—Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4
There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August.
Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Saturday, despite a legal appeal by two city residents, eight trees, pin oaks and northern red oaks, in Hartford's Bushnell Park (from an area beside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch east to the pond) were among a number of trees cut down.