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  • Anti-Youth Violence Program In East Hartford Lands $85,000 Grant

    EAST HARTFORD — The East Hartford Youth Task Force will receive an additional $85,200 from the state for a program aimed at preventing violence among children and teenagers. "Most kids, when you look at juvenile arrests, a lot of it is for simple...
  • Democrats Reap $91,000 From Charter Schools Advocate And His Family

    There may be no better illustration of state Democrats' massive fundraising efforts in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election year than the political donations of Jonathan Sackler and his extended family. A total of $91,000 in donations has rolled into...
  • Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand

     Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand
    Erin Spaulding was in the middle of training for a half-marathon when one day at work, a 350-pound cabinet came loose from the wall above her desk and fell on her head. That was in 2010. Three years later, she did get to run her half-marathon, at...
  • Look To Congestion Tolling, Transit To Unblock Highways

    Look To Congestion Tolling, Transit To Unblock Highways
    In 1999, the consultant Michael Gallis said that Connecticut was in danger of becoming an "economic cul-de-sac" because of bottlenecked transportation. Fifteen years later, this oft-repeated phrase appears prophetic. Rail service on the Metro-North line...
  • 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Race

    Unequal Unemployment: During the Great Recession, unemployment among whites peaked at about 7 percent while unemployment for Hispanics and blacks peaked at more than 17 percent. A Top-10 List Not To Be On: In 2010, the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk...
  • Fiat Chrysler Announces Alfa Romeo Dealer Network

     
    Alfa Romeo fans, warm up your credit cards: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced today the names of 86 dealers that will operate an Alfa Romeo franchise in the U.S. and Canada. We've known that the brand is on its way back......
  • Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Kept In Closet

    Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Kept In Closet
    How special it is when celebrity athletes use their gifts to "win" at causes other than sports. Royce White is a collegiate-turned-professional basketball player. Like many outstanding college players, White gained national attention in high school,...
  • Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?

    Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?
    PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line. Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
  • California Chrome Owner Shows Lack Of Horse Sense

    California Chrome Owner Shows Lack Of Horse Sense
    ELMONT, N.Y. — If only Steve Coburn had spoken as many words as his horse did after the 146th Belmont Stakes, he'd have a whole bunch more respect today. If California Chrome's co-owner had stated his argument calmly and precisely in the days...
  • Design Within Reach opens sleek studio in North and Clybourn corridor

    Design Within Reach opens sleek studio in North and Clybourn corridor
    Design Within Reach has taken its Eames chairs and Saarinen tables to a spacious new studio meant to make customers feel right at home. The 17,000-square-foot shop along the North and Clybourn shopping corridor at 755 W. North Ave. had a soft opening...
  • KB Home makes push into higher end of housing market

    Southern California's biggest home builder has been betting on the higher end of the housing market. And so far, that bet appears to be paying off. KB Home reported stronger-than-expected earnings Friday, thanks in part to a big push into higher-...