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  • A Different View Of Course For Race's Top Survivor

     A Different View Of Course For Race's Top Survivor
    NEW BRITAIN — Kristin Kelleher had run the Race in the Park 5K to support breast cancer research in the past. But this year was different. On Saturday, she ran as a breast cancer survivor. Kelleher, 44, of Cromwell was the top survivor to finish...
  • Ousted Democratic Mayor Given State Job With No Competitive Process

     Ousted Democratic Mayor Given State Job With No Competitive Process
    Many hardworking, qualified people can't land a full-time job in this discouraging economy — despite months or years of applications and interviews — and they end up piecing together part-time jobs to make ends meet. And then there's...
  • Haar: NASCAR Message In New Britain: 'Our Fans Are Welcoming'

    Steve Herbst grew up removed from NASCAR culture in Peekskill, N.Y. His sister Susan is president of the University of Connecticut and his brother heads Colgate University. At the dinner table in their house, "If you had not read the New York Times...
  • Controversial Judge, Suspended In 2009 After Racially Charged Rant, Seeks Reappointment

     Controversial Judge, Suspended In 2009 After Racially Charged Rant, Seeks Reappointment
    Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield — who in recent years has served two disciplinary suspensions, one for 240 days after hurling racially charged taunts at a black state trooper during her October 2008 drunken-driving arrest — has...
  • Lori Riley: New Field Will Make A Difference For Hartford Youth Baseball League

    — Chris Peters was still there, coaching the Mayor Mike's purple team. So was Bobby Duverger. Wearing his red Yankees cap, Duverger was enthusiastically cheering on his Hartford Firefighters Little League baseball team Thursday night at Hyland Park...
  • An Addict Runs To Recover

    An Addict Runs To Recover
    In 2008, Adam Osmond hit bottom. He was a gambling addict. He lost his two stores in New Britain, where he used to play thousands of dollars worth of lottery tickets a day. When he told his wife and his family, he was ashamed and depressed. He wasn't...
  • 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...
  • Save On Mother's Day Gifts

    Save On Mother's Day Gifts
    Mother's Dayis just ahead on May 13. Get deals on gifts at area sales. Artist Karen Rossi, known for metal work, holds an open house Saturday, April 14, at her studio, 60 Estey Road in Norfolk, with specials on a range of merchandise. Hours are 1 to 4 p....
  • State Must Smooth Path To School Reform

    Connecticut's conundrum in dealing with its tops-in-the-nation academic achievement gap is summed up by the saga of Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas. Despite new landmark education reforms, Connecticut can still react antagonistically to...
  • DCF Problems Merit Governor's Attention

    Brace yourself. The state's Child Fatality Review Panel will issue a report next month that reveals deadly failures at the Department of Children and Families in protecting a Danbury child who was killed at the end of September. The child's father has...
  • My First Ride On The Busway Into Future

    I've seen the future — I hope. I've been on the busway. At the invitation of some folks from the state Department of Transportation, I took a ride (in a sturdy SUV) along much of the Hartford — New Britain busway route. If you are new to the...