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Bloomfield (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Heads Up Hartford Is A Summer Camp With A Mission

    Heads Up Hartford Is A Summer Camp With A Mission
    For most people the idea of summer camp conjures memories of sailing, hemp bracelets and late-night mischief, but for campers at Heads Up Hartford found a way to make their camp experience more meaningful. Founded in 2003 by the Rev. Denny Moon, who was...
  • Project Concern: A School Busing Experiment That Changed Lives

    Project Concern: A School Busing Experiment That Changed Lives
    The voluntary busing program was pitched in 1966 as a two-year experiment for the underprivileged elementary school children of Hartford. "The initial reaction was fast and negative," the associate dean of the school of education at the University of...
  • Name That Viaduct! Readers Edition

    Last week it was noted that they are beginning to seriously talk about replacing the elevated I 84 viaduct in Hartford and how when the construction does begin — in a time warp still far, far away — commuters would come to envy the dead. OK,...
  • 'Super 100' All-Star Rosters

    NUTMEG ALL-STAR ROSTER (Number, name, position, school) 1 Rafael Dominguez, RB, Sheehan-Wallingford 2 Duane Gary, CB, West Haven 3 Darren Jackson, CB, St. Joseph-Trumbull 4 Deion Lespier, CB, Platt-Meriden 5 Logan Marchi, QB, St. Paul-Bristol 6...
  • 'Super 100' Features Best In State

    'Super 100' Features Best In State
    For some, it may be the last time they play a competitive football game. At the very least, it could be their last chance to play a game in their home state. The second annual Connecticut "Super 100" high school football all-star game will pit many of...
  • 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...
  • Primary Gives Hartford Residents A Vote On Stadium

    Primary Gives Hartford Residents A Vote On Stadium
    Thanks to state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield, many Hartford voters get to participate in an August referendum on city leaders' secretly hatched plan to spend $60 million on a minor league baseball stadium. Coleman, seeking re-election as a primary...
  • Cigna Opens New Call Center In Pittsburgh

    Cigna Corp. opened a new call center in the Pittsburgh, Pa., region with 100 new workers and 50 more who will be added by the end of the year. The insurer is adding more customer service jobs to handle its increasing membership, the company said....
  • Fast Food Protests Resume

    For the fourth time in 10 months, union organizers, fast-food workers, politicians and community activists picketed outside local fast food outlets, demanding a $15 an hour wage. About 20 people marched with signs outside the Burger King in Bloomfield on...
  • 2014 Summer Films In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Films In Connecticut
    There are several recurring themes running through this year's summer film season. The Wadsworth Atheneum puts the focus on food and classic screen beauties. The Connecticut LGBT Film Festival has several documentaries about gay celebrities. Classic...
  • Georgia Company Acquiring Theaters in Bloomfield, Lisbon, Torrington

    A Georgia company is acquiring movie theaters in Bloomfield, Lisbon and Torrington as part of a larger deal announced this week. Carmike Cinemas, which owns 253 theaters in 37 states, has an agreement to acquire the current owner, Digiplex of New Jersey,...