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  • Wounded Veteran Continues To Advocate For Other Vets

    Wounded Veteran Continues To Advocate For Other Vets
    On July 9, 2012, while deployed to Afghanistan, Sgt. Micah Welintukonis was shot, then hit by a suicide bomber. He was in a coma for two weeks, and spent four months at Walter Reed military hospital. Welintukonis’ wife Camilla, pregnant at the...
  • Glastonbury VFW, Women's Auxiliary To Host Troop Supplies Event

    GLASTONBURY — The VFW and Post 7659 Women's Auxiliary will be hosting a collection event for troops and send them a little something for the Independence Day celebration. This month, the group is seeking donations of socks, towels, twin bed...
  • Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown

    Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown
    HARTFORD — For years, the barren stretch of Main Street just north of downtown Hartford was notable for a now-demolished decaying building that earned the nickname "butt-ugly." But a decades-long drought of redevelopment north of I-84 could be...
  • Sheff Part 2: Now, The Rest Of The Kids

    Sheff Part 2: Now, The Rest Of The Kids
    Second of three parts. The honors for Hartford's magnet schools keep coming. Last month the Pathways Academy of Technology and Design was named the top magnet high school in the country for 2014 by Magnet Schools of America, an advocacy group....
  • Discussions To Save East Hartford Middle School Pool, Town Programs Are Ongoing

    EAST HARTFORD — A few weeks ago the fate of the pool at East Hartford Middle School seemed certain – it was among several programs that the board of education agreed to cut to deal with a $5 million budget gap. But school and town officials...
  • East Hartford High Celebrates Graduates' Community Service

    kmcwilliams@courant.com HARTFORD — East Hartford High School celebrated both its graduates and the community during the 128th commencement exercises Monday evening at The Bushnell. "We talked about how service is the utmost part of community,"...
  • Aarón Hernández se declara no culpable; Tropezón condujo al asesinato, dice fiscal

    Aarón Hernández se declara no culpable; Tropezón condujo al asesinato, dice fiscal
    Aarón Hernández mató a dos hombres en un tiroteo desde un auto en el 2012 porque uno de ellos le derramó una copa encima más temprano en la noche, dijeron los fiscales el miércoles al describir los asesinatos como "completamente sin sentido". Hernández,...
  • Community Enjoys 96th Annual Strawberry Fair

    Community Enjoys 96th Annual Strawberry Fair
    It was a long time ago, but Bea Shields says she learned her lesson. Shields began volunteering her help with the annual Strawberry Fair, hosted by South Congregational Church in East Hartford, in 1938. The event marked its 96th anniversary on June 7....
  • I-84 Viaduct Job: A Maze Of Complexity

    I-84 Viaduct Job: A Maze Of Complexity
    Early estimates suggest that replacing the I-84 viaduct through Hartford could cost $3 billion to $5 billion — and covering that bill would be just one piece of a monumentally complex job. Constructing a new highway at ground level would be a...
  • Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I

    Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I
    On the front page on Oct. 7, 1917, in the breathless style of the day, The Hartford Courant informed readers that it had dispatched a correspondent to war-ravaged France, where the 26th Yankee Division from New England had begun to arrive. "Only...
  • Parents Of Hearing Impaired Sons Want To Raise Awareness With Walk4Hearing

    Parents Of Hearing Impaired Sons Want To Raise Awareness With Walk4Hearing
    Jackson, age 3, loves to chat about his favorite movie, "Shrek", while building with blocks. "We didn't find out that Jackson was deaf until about 5 weeks," says Ryan Walters of Suffield. The diagnosis came after his son failed two newborn hearing tests....