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Bloomfield (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • University of Hartford Hosts 40 Rwandan Educators For Training Program

    HARTFORD — With a class of nearly 50 students — many of whom live in poverty and travel long distances to attend school — and a classroom without any projectors or computers, Candide Ingabire faces challenges every day she teaches...
  • Farmington Red Cross Needs Donors

    FARMINGTON — The American Red Cross needs blood, badly. Over the past 11 weeks in Connecticut, blood donations to the Red Cross are down about 8.5 percent, said Steve Mavica, a communications manager for the American Red Cross. That equates to...
  • Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town'

    Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town'
    The West Hartford area's talented teens take to the stage for "On The Town," this year's West Hartford Summer Arts Festival production, which runs July 31 to Aug. 3. The festival, often referred to as SAF, began as an opportunity for high school and...
  • State Awards $6.6 Million To 28 Low-Performing Schools

    On Monday, Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor announced that 28 schools won $6.66 million in state and federal aid to help improve student performance. The grants, which the state awarded on a competitive basis, will go to schools in 10 districts,...
  • CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

    CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show
    HARTFORD — At 12 years old, Meghana Kandarpa has discovered she can affect the world with her words. Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon's "Nick News." She was among a group of students from Capitol...
  • Protesters March Against Hartford's Rock Cats Ballpark Proposal

    Protesters March Against Hartford's Rock Cats Ballpark Proposal
    HARTFORD — More than 30 protesters lined Main Street Monday, a stone's throw from where the city has suggested building a minor league baseball stadium, to condemn the plan. Following public outcry, city leaders earlier this month quashed a...
  • Closing Notes Of Ovation Plant: Memories And Music

    Closing Notes Of Ovation Plant: Memories And Music
    NEW HARTFORD — The last guitar was long gone by late-morning Friday at the Ovation Instruments plant. Just about everyone had said farewell a few weeks earlier, when production stopped. Back on that glum day, six or eight guys had climbed up...
  • State Needs To Help With New Stadium Plan

    State Needs To Help With New Stadium Plan
    Done deal. For those who want no part of a minor league baseball stadium in Hartford — some well-reasoned, others gratuitously agenda-driven — those two words by Pedro Segarra were an invitation to tear the mayor to shreds. Overcooked...
  • 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,...
  • A Shocking Experience At Barkhamsted's Eagle Wood Farm

    A Shocking Experience At Barkhamsted's Eagle Wood Farm
    I asked Dave Finn for permission to shoot pictures of the chickens and ducks roaming around in and out of their pen at his Barkhamsted farm, and he said “sure.” So I leaned over the wall, and ZING!!! – got a jolt on my arm. Oh, so...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Watkinson Student and Bloomfield Resident Selected for Sustainable Gardening Project

    Watkinson School in Hartford congratulates Rosemarie Ayala Soto '15, of East Hartford, and Al-Malik Williams'16, of Bloomfield, for being named the Summer 2014 Garden Interns. The interns are working long summer hours in both the school's 14-bed community...