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  • Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War

    Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War
    Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time. Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861. He became the first...
  • Occupy Hartford Keeps Its Tents, Keeps At It

    Occupy Hartford Keeps Its Tents, Keeps At It
    Last week, the Occupy Hartford movement came to Turning Point Square, on the corner of Asylum, Farmington and Broad streets. And the protest wasn't without its snags. The city moved to prevent camping in tents on Monday night, but it was decided by the...
  • I Will Survive: Connecticut PRIDE Rally and Festival in Downtown Hartford

    I Will Survive:  Connecticut PRIDE Rally and Festival in Downtown Hartford
    Connecticut PRIDE Rally and Festival, Sept. 17-18, Bushnell Park, Hartford and Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, connecticutpride.org.   Up or On the Rocks, one of Hartford's most popular nightclubs, compliments Saturday's...
  • Sharing Visions For Hartford

    Sharing Visions For Hartford
    With Mayor Pedro Segarra having won election in his own right and a new-look city council, we asked local leaders and observers what the city's priorities should be. BE BOLD, DECISIVE By RAMANI AYER No. 1. Be a cheerleader. The capital should be a...
  • 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...
  • Free Winterfest Parking

    Heading to downtown Hartford Friday for the opening of Winterfest in Bushnell Park? Park free from 3 p.m. on in Hartford Parking Authority’s Church Street Garage, MAT garage next to Hartford Stage or Morgan Street Garage. Information: www....
  • 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...
  • Prayer, Support Offered At Hartford Vigils

    Prayer, Support Offered At Hartford Vigils
    Scores of people came to the capital city Friday night to pray and show their support for the grieving families of 20 young children and six adults slain at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. At Asylum Hill Congregational Church, about 50 people...
  • Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds

    Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds
    Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
  • 9/20/2012-No Fun Town

    9/20/2012-No Fun Town
    The city of Hartford has had its head up its rule book for a long time. I've never seen or heard of a city more averse to spontaneous fun. Thirty years ago, street corner musicians weren't allowed to play on the street corners. Twenty years ago, the...