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Bloomfield (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • James Beard awards includes one Florida chef nominee

     
    Hedy Goldsmith of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Miami has been nominated for Outstanding Pastry Chef in the prestigious 2012 James Beard Foundation awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the...
  • House Fire In Bloomfield; No Injuries

    Firefighters were able to stop an overnight house fire quickly without anyone getting injured. Firefighters were called to 57 Prospect St. just before 1:30 a.m. , Deputy Chief Roger Nelson said. Upon arrival , firefighters saw smoke coming from the first...
  • Teen Driving Laws Need Further Tightening

    Teen Driving Laws Need Further Tightening
    In December 2010, those who worked on the 2007-2008 overhaul of Connecticut's teen driver law gathered at the state Capitol to review and celebrate evidence of the new law's progress. Connecticut had transformed its teen driver law from one of the nation'...
  • Now, Dams And Reservoirs, Doppler And Satellites

    After a flood in 1936 caused widespread devastation from Maine to Maryland, federal officials drafted a plan to prevent a similar disaster. But the effort languished - until the flood of '55 came along. The devastating deluge that claimed 87 lives and...
  • Trayvon Martin Case Fuels Call To Action

    There are many deeply troubling things about the murder of Trayvon Martin, not least of which is that, three months after George Zimmerman was found innocent, we seem to have stopped troubling ourselves about it. You remember what happened. Trayvon, a...
  • Sheff At 25: Remarkable Results, Challenges Ahead

    Sheff At 25: Remarkable Results, Challenges Ahead
    First of three parts. Just a few blocks from a juvenile detention center, in a Hartford neighborhood once plagued by gang violence, sits the best high school in Connecticut. The Academy of Aerospace and Engineering has been ranked the top high...
  • Keeping Jobs In State Good, Luring New Ones Better

    Ideally, the state would use the incentive money in Gov.Dannel P. Malloy's well-intentioned "First Five" program to lure companies from other states to locate and grow in Connecticut. Instead, most of the grants aimed at job creation are going to...
  • Editorial: Foley's Win Sets Up Sequel

    Editorial: Foley's Win Sets Up Sequel
    After the polls opened for Tuesday's gubernatorial and legislative primaries, reports came in from around the state of empty or near-empty polling places. And while low turnout may be the story today, enough good citizens, party loyalists and others...
  • State Should Plan Rail With Airport Expansion

    When commuter rail service returns to the state's "Inland Route" in a few years, passengers traveling between Hartford and Springfield will notice two things. One is that the route along the Connecticut River is remarkably scenic; the other is that...
  • Wooden In Democratic State Senate Primary

    Wooden In Democratic State Senate Primary
    That longtime state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-2nd District, has a primary challenge on Aug. 12 is his own doing. He waited until 21/2 weeks before the May nominating convention to announce that he would seek re-election. By that point, other candidates had...
  • Hartford's Ballpark Plan Economic Catalyst

    The plan to redevelop Hartford's Downtown North, accelerated by the proposed construction of a stadium for the Double A baseball Rock Cats, has been described as ambitious. So it is. Being timid hasn't gotten it done for our neighborhoods and our city,...