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  • They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love

    They Love To Run, And So Do The Ones They Love
    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...
  • Mobile Farmer's Market Bringing Healthy Food To Area Towns

     Mobile Farmer's Market Bringing Healthy Food To Area Towns
    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...
  • Tight Finish In Half Marathon

    Tight Finish In Half Marathon
    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...
  • Marathon Man Michael Wardian Never Seems To Stop

    Marathon Man Michael Wardian Never Seems To Stop
    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:...
  • Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives

     Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives
    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....
  • Manuel Valera Trio At Firehouse 12

    Manuel Valera Trio At Firehouse 12
    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...
  • Outdoors Calendar

    FISHING 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...
  • A Convergence Of Pro Sports On Greater Hartford Soil

    A Convergence Of Pro Sports On Greater Hartford Soil
    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,...
  • Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut

    Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut
    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....
  • Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It

    Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It
    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...
  • Hartford Rushes Bushnell Park Tree-Cutting

    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. The...