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Bristol (Hartford, Connecticut)

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  • Malloy Forced To Shift From Rebate To Reality

    The end of the legislative session has featured an unusual amount of gear-shifting by the state's leading policy-makers. The most notable came last week when reality forced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to abandon his $55-a-person income tax refund under pressure...
  • Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories

    Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories
    In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
  • Football Death Of Gardner Dow Silenced UConn Campus In 1919

    Football Death Of Gardner Dow Silenced UConn Campus In 1919
    World War I ended in late 1918 and Gardner Dow, having survived his Naval service, was settled into life as a junior at the Connecticut Agricultural College in mid-1919. In May of that year, a Courant story appeared under the following headlines....
  • Freedom Of Information Always Under Attack

    That Connecticut's widely heralded Freedom of Information Act is under assault is troubling, but not new. Since the Newtown tragedy in December 2012, we've seen relentless efforts to cut back on public access to police reports and investigatory...
  • Football: Former NFL player Antonio Pierce introduced as Long Beach Poly coach

    Football: Former NFL player Antonio Pierce introduced as Long Beach Poly coach
     Long Beach Poly, a 19-time Southern Section champion, introduced former NFL player Antonio Pierce as its new football coach on Thursday. Let's just say there's skeptics whether Pierce, who has no coaching experience, was the best choice for a program...
  • Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Among Three More Indicted In Murder Case

    Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Among Three More Indicted In Murder Case
    A cousin, an associate and the fiancee of Aaron Hernandez became the latest people charged in the former New England Patriot's murder case, which has drawn in several Connecticut residents whom authorities suspect were involved in, or had knowledge of,...
  • Prosecutors: Hernandez Discussed Lloyd Murder In Jailhouse Calls

    Prosecutors: Hernandez Discussed Lloyd Murder In Jailhouse Calls
    Prosecutors said in court documents released Friday that former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez discussed the Odin Lloyd killing in jailhouse phone calls, speaking in code and referencing a car that is part of the investigation. They filed a...
  • Author Michael Kilday Speaks About 'A Yippie's Lament'

    Author Michael Kilday Speaks About 'A Yippie's Lament'
    "They left the sneaker in the fence!" said Michael Kilday, his eyes watering at the memory. "They left the sneaker in the fence!" "They" were the hundreds of heavily armed cops and, later, National Guardsmen, whom Governor Ronald Reagan ordered to...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • All-Courant Girls Volleyball Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school girls volleyball team package: Hitters Jen Dawson, Morgan-Clinton, Jr. Casey Hunt, Granby, Jr. Krista Iacobucci, Rocky Hill, Sr. Cheyenne Orsi, Bristol Eastern, Sr. Jenna Rodjenski, Bristol Eastern, Sr. Caryn...
  • Our Area Schools Eligible For All-Courant Teams

    We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports): Avon High Bacon Academy, Colchester;...