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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • On This Date In Glastonbury History: A Wild Funeral After The Loss Of A Teen

    On This Date In Glastonbury History: A Wild Funeral After The Loss Of A Teen
    GLASTONBURY — Funerals and obituaries have always been a hallmark of The Hartford Courant over its 250 years in existence. But it is hard to top the story from June 29, 1914 Courant and the coverage of a funeral for a 16-year-old Glastonbury girl...
  • Another Drug Arrest On Main Street In Manchester

    Another Drug Arrest On Main Street In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — A regional narcotics squad arrested a suspected crack cocaine dealer on Main Street Tuesday afternoon, the third suspect to be arrested in the past several days on charges of selling drugs in the downtown area. Damon "DaWop" Smith,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Historical Society Of Glastonbury Present Annual Archaeology Day

    When it Comes to History, One Person's Trash is Another's Treasure. Valuable historical information can be gathered by exploring the swill (or rubbish as we call it today) of our founding colonial ancestors. On Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CRIS Radio Volunteers Honored At Governor's Mansion

    CRIS Radio volunteers were recently honored for their long-standing service at a reception held at the Governor's Mansion in Hartford. CRIS Radio, a 36-year old nonprofit and Connecticut's only radio reading service for people who are blind or print...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Rotary Has A Banner Year

    This past year eleven new members were inducted into The Rotary Club of Hartford, a new Rotaract Club and scholarship program was started at Capital Community College, and a record breaking year of giving to the Rotary Foundation and the Polio Plus...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Glastonbury Lacrosse Tournament Draws Top College Talent, Raises Funds For MS

    The 29th annual Glastonbury Lacrosse Tournament (GLT) will be held at Glastonbury High School on Saturday, July 26, and Sunday, July 27, to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter, and the Glastonbury Youth Lacrosse Club. The...
  • Pflaumer Goes 4-For-4 In American Legion Win For Middletown

    Jared Pflaumer was 4-for-4 and had four RBI as Middletown defeated Wallingford 8-0 in the second game of an American Legion Zone 3 doubleheader at Pat Wall Field in Wallingford Sunday. Wallingford (11-11) won the first game 2-1 after Jack Sprafke...
  • Annual Harvest Dinner Under The Stars Event To Be Held In Glastonbury

    Annual Harvest Dinner Under The Stars Event To Be Held In Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — The Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury is hosting its annual "Harvest Dinner Under the Stars." The "celebration of local foods" event will be held on Sept. 12 at Rose's Berry Farm, 295 Matson Hill Rd in South Glastonbury....
  • New Britain Gets Forestry Grant

    NEW BRITAIN - The state recently provided an urban forestry grant to the city along with similiar funding for 13 other communities. the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is spending the money to encourage the best practices in tree...