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  • A Grisly Night At New Britain's Donna Lee Bakery

    A Grisly Night At New Britain's Donna Lee Bakery
    NEW BRITAIN — Even after all the mass killings that have calloused the state and nation in the past 40 years, the name of a New Britain bakery remains infamous. Before the night of Oct. 19, 1974, the Donna Lee Bakery was a neighborhood place to...
  • Rx For Trees In Trouble: Some Pruning Pointers

    These past few years, our trees have been clobbered — crushed under heavy, wet snow; whipped around in hurricane-strength winds. In particular, the snowstorm of October 2011 abruptly ended — or at least imperiled — the lives of so many...
  • UConn Spring Game

    Time: 3 p.m, Rentschler Field, East Hartford Admission/parking: Free, lots open at 11 a.m. What to watch on offense: The offensive line will have four new players join returning center Alex Mateas. Will it be productive? Casey Cochran, who led the...
  • Hartford Man Killed Wednesday Had History Of Violence Against Women

    Hartford Man Killed Wednesday Had History Of Violence Against Women
    WEST HARTFORD — The 23-year-old Hartford man shot and killed by a woman who said he had repeatedly threatened to kill her and her children had a history of violence toward women, records show. Jose A. Mendez, also known as "Bebo," had served...
  • Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting

     Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting
    WEST HARTFORD — A 27-year-old Plainville woman charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting Wednesday night on Prospect Avenue told police she shot her boyfriend in self-defense after he threatened to kill her and her family, according to court...
  • 'Summit' Could Be Step Toward Statewide Water Plan

    When UConn sought an extra water supply over the past year, one proposal was to tap into the Metropolitan District Commission system in East Hartford and pump its water nearly 20 miles to the campus. Thus did it become obvious that the state has no...
  • In Local Elections, Your Vote Has Power

    Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins. Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
  • At 50, Hartford's Iconic 'Boat Building' At Nexus Of River Revival

    In 1960, The Phoenix Cos. made a historic decision not to move out of Hartford but to remain downtown and build a new, show-stopping, modernist corporate headquarters as the signature building on Constitution Plaza, which was then under construction....
  • Watchdog Panel's Power Over Administrator Confirmed

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's reorganization of the state's so-called watchdog agencies has caused more trouble and distraction than the "reform" is worth. Fortunately, state Attorney General George Jepsen has recently injected a bit of order into the chaos....
  • Watchdog Agencies Don't Need Overseer

    If the state's watchdog agencies really had to be mashed together into one superagency called the Office of Governmental Accountability, then Shelby Brown of East Hartford seems a great pick to be its executive administrator. The problem is that her...
  • Weather Still Has All The Elements

    In perhaps the most frequently quoted line from The Hartford Courant, this newspaper commented in August 1897: "A well known American writer said once that, while everybody talked about the weather, nobody seemed to do anything about it." The quip,...