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  • Hartford Police Dog Catches Robbery Suspect

    HARTFORD — A police dog helped catch a suspect in a knifepoint robbery this weekend, police said. Officers are still searching for a second suspect. Bobby Price, 21, of Brook Street was charged with first-degree robbery, third-degree assault and...
  • Woman Sexually Assaulted After Work In Hartford; Good Samaritans Chase, Hold Suspect For Police

    Woman Sexually Assaulted After Work In Hartford; Good Samaritans Chase, Hold Suspect For Police
    HARTFORD — A state employee was attacked and sexually assaulted as she headed from her office to a Capitol Avenue parking lot Monday afternoon, and two Good Samaritans who heard the victim's screams chased down and held the suspect, police said....
  • Are Hartford, New Haven Really That Unfriendly?

    Are Hartford, New Haven Really That Unfriendly?
    HARTFORD — New Englanders have a reputation for being tough, prudent and a little aloof. But a lot of people seem to find that attitude off-putting, according to a recent survey that ranked Hartford and New Haven among the unfriendliest cities in...
  • 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...
  • Scorned And Praised, Connecticut Capitol An Emblem Of The Gilded Age

    Scorned And Praised, Connecticut Capitol An Emblem Of The Gilded Age
    HARTFORD – Frank Lloyd Wright called it ridiculous. Renowned architectural historian Henry-Russell Hitchcock deemed it "singularly vulgar and stylistically ambiguous." And a scathing takedown published in the New York Tribune in January of...
  • Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K

    Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K
    HARTFORD — Last August, Kevin Brandon beat Scott Mindel to win the Corporate 5K in downtown Hartford. Thursday night, the outcome was reversed. Mindel outkicked Brandon in the last 200 meters to win the annual summer race in 15 minutes, 37 seconds....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford County Residents Needed To Join In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

    The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill to share details about its upcoming community walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and...
  • Ted's Steam Machine: Cheesy Goodness In The Park

    Ted's Steam Machine: Cheesy Goodness In The Park
    Ted's Restaurant has been serving its famous steamed burgers for more than 50 years. But its new Steam Machine is putting a new spin on an old classic. Our CTNow team has gotten into the habit of taking strolls around Hartford to explore local dining...
  • 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...
  • Honor Architect-Activist At Bushnell Carousel

    The Bushnell Park Carousel celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and Hartford officials have planned the perfect celebration. They will spend $1 million on improvements such as heat, restrooms and a multi-function room that will allow the popular...
  • Thumbs All Up For Puerto Rican Day Parade

    Thumbs up to the Puerto Rican Day Parade for 50 years of celebrations. The epicenter of Sunday's exuberant event, with its floats and bands and strolling dignitaries, was Hartford's Main Street and Bushnell Park. Touchingly, the parade started off with...