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  • 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....
  • CVS Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription

    CVS Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription
    Last Christmas Eve, Dan Quartin of Newington brought his 11-year-old cat to the veterinarian. "They determined that the cat, Rusty, had diabetes," Quartin said. "The doctor printed out on a computer what I needed to get at a pharmacy — the insulin...
  • Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

    Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years
    With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
  • Will State Investment In Steel Point Give Good Returns?

    The largest beneficiary of Friday's meeting of the State Bond Commission is likely to be Bass Pro Shops, for its new store in Bridgeport. The project is expected to get a total of $31 million in state financing for the $68.5 million project. Should...
  • Democratic Contribution Raised Specter Of Pay-To-Play

    Asked about his party's aggressive fund-raising tactics in recent months, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the standard to apply is "whether we're compliant with the law, and we'll hold ourselves to that standard." But a $10,000 contribution in...
  • A Home Is Needed For 'Talking Books'

    Since 1978, dedicated volunteers have quietly made their way to a tiny studio in the Raymond Memorial Library in East Hartford and performed a marvelous service for their fellow citizens who are blind or otherwise unable to read. The volunteers have...
  • '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...
  • 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,...