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The Hartford CourantNEW YORK — In a dimly lit room inside Grand Central Station, with a high, ornate, painted wood ceiling and a stone fireplace with a carved, winged lion insignia, a piece of the Connecticut economy came to life. There, in a gathering late Thursday,...
The Hartford CourantIn the mind of most any longtime Connecticut resident, Stamford is not one of the Big Three. Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport, the old-line, core New England cities, all are anchors for suburban towns that grew up in the post-World War II era, and all...
The Hartford CourantIn the end, he decided to pretend. Politicians will do that, trumpet that something is different than we know it to be. It's not what we expect in so many large doses from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who revels in his reputation for rude candor. The state's...
The Hartford CourantOK, I'll admit it. A few years ago, I was losing hope that the gaps along the Charter Oak Trail and Hop River Trail would ever be filled. But then, in fall 2011, a section of the Charter Oak Trail, a multiuse path through East Hartford and Manchester,...
The Hartford CourantDavid Duchovny, Timothy Hutton and Hope Davis have been filming a movie for the past month in Greenwich, the real-life story of a family that built a children's hospital after their daughter died of rabies. It is not the spectacle it might have been...
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The Hartford CourantBy any measure, hurricane or not, Sandy packed a costly punch. Conservative estimates place the damage at $50 billion from property destruction and lost business — and only about $20 billion of that is covered by insurance. The storm left deep...
We were returning from my grandmother's house on a dark, winter night when a deer jumped out in front of our car. Actually, it almost seemed to land on the hood, causing my mother to swerve and slam on the brakes. It was a terrible incident that left...
The Hartford CourantWhile the marquee races for the U.S. Senate and the 5th Congressional District continue to dominate political news, politics and government continue in many other places. Some dispiriting statistics indicate Connecticut's decline will continue....
The Hartford CourantAcross the state, well more than 1,000 people are vying for the chance to appear as extras in Cuba Gooding Jr.'s latest project, a film set in 1850 about the Underground Railroad — shooting soon in Connecticut. An open casting call at the...
The Hartford CourantDespite what you've heard on TV, the U.S. Senate race between Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon is not about creating jobs. It's about a methodical, astronomically expensive, dismantling of Murphy. Thus far, the polls suggest McMahon is succeeding. And...
It's tough to get a break on economic progress in a state where every piece of good news is matched by reports of layoffs and sluggish job gains. Now we find that even the rotten recent past was worse than we thought — much worse. That means,...
The Hartford CourantThe New Year marks the start of the 2013 regular session of the General Assembly on Jan. 9 as well as the beginning of the second half of Gov. Dannel Malloy's term. Events have imposed an urgent expectation of serious action on the lawmakers. What to...
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