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  • 27 Dead, Including 18 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  Many of the...
  • 27 Dead, Including 20 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  The shootings at the school took place in two rooms, one of...
  • Clear Bus Routes Throughout The City First

    Clear Bus Routes Throughout The City First
    On Monday and Tuesday morning, traffic backed up on highways leading to downtown Hartford, stalled by bottlenecks created by mounds of snow. There is a certain illogic to clearing the highways so that people can drive to the exit ramps, only to have...
  • Grand 1912 Plan Helped Shape Hartford

    Hartford's iQuilt plan, which focuses on the arts and cultural institutions around Bushnell Park, is one of many land-use master plans and studies produced for the city. The most prominent of these plans is arguably the 1912 Carrere and Hastings plan....
  • Hundreds Of Hartford Residents Turn Out Against Violence

    Down the hill from the state Capitol, Cheryl Lawrence stood in a cluster with her family, her nephew's face staring out from the shirt on her chest. Joel Hightower. He was celebrating his 20th birthday when he was shot dead 10 days earlier, the city's...
  • Hartford

    Hartford
    ORIGINS: Settled in 1633 as a Dutch trading post called House of Hope. Founded in 1635 by a group of settlers from Massachusetts led by the Rev. Thomas Hooker. NAME: Originally called Newtown, it was named Hartford in 1637 after Hertford, England. DID...
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  • Java: It's Festival of Light Day in Hartford

    After some missteps and confusion, seems Hartford's "Festival of Light" people have it all worked out. So if you are looking for an illuminating jumpstart to the Christmas season, here you go. Contrary to original announcements, there are lights at...
  • 2010: Holiday Light Festival Moves From Plaza To Park, Adds Skating Rink

    Mayor Pedro Segarra, giving more details about moving the Festival Of Light holiday display from Constitution Plaza to Bushnell Park after 47 years, said Wednesday that the park offers a more central location for visitors and better access to downtown...
  • 2010: Critics Disappointed With Light Show At Bushnell Park

    After weeks of anticipation for the revamped Festival of Light, some visitors walked away from Bushnell Park on Friday feeling disappointed and duped. The festival, a city tradition that has long been held at Constitution Plaza, expanded this year to...
  • 2011: After Shaky Start, Ice Rink, Donations Light Up Festival

    Public reaction was tepid when the city's long-running Festival of Light holiday display moved from Constitution Plaza downtown to a more central location at Bushnell Park this winter. Organizers cited declining corporate interest and donations, among...