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  • Student In CCSU Lockdown Gets Probation

    NEW BRITAIN — A former Central Connecticut State University student who prompted a campus wide lockdown and massive police response last year after some fellow students mistook his Halloween costume for a gunman was granted a special form of...
  • Former New Britain Fire Chief Dies At 50

    NEW BRITAIN — Former Fire Chief Mark Carr died this week, the third senior officer or retired commander to die since last fall. Carr was 50. Funeral arrangements for Carr were not complete as of Friday. Carr's death was the latest loss for the...
  • Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All

    Sophy Revisited: Turns Out She Hadn't Failed At All
    For a while, I was mad at Sophy. In 1997, after three months of tagging along with her at Hartford Public High School, I wrote a long, high-profile story for The Courant's Northeast Magazine ("Educating Sophy") that focused on her quest to graduate...
  • 'Dream Ride' Fundraising Motorcycle Event Comes To Farmington

    FARMINGTON — Hundreds of motorcyclists from 12 states and three countries will arrive in town this weekend to celebrate The Dream Ride, a national event to raise money for Special Olympics. It's the 14th annual event, said Debbie Horne, a...
  • Seven Nursing Homes Fined For Medication Errors, Injuries

    Seven nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with medication errors and incidents in which residents were burned or broke a leg. Sharon Health Care Center In two separate citations on July 24, Sharon...
  • Rock Cats Pay New Britain, Averting Eviction

    Rock Cats Pay New Britain, Averting Eviction
    NEW BRITAIN — The Rock Cats won't be getting the boot after all. Owner Josh Solomon showed up at city hall Wednesday afternoon with a check for $164,569, paying off the tax bill on New Britain Stadium and keeping the team's lease valid, city...
  • Wednesday's 8/20 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Durham, 7:05 Eastern League: New Britain at Richmond, 7:05 COLLEGES Men’s soccer (exhibition) Old Dominion at Coastal Carolina, 4 HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmage) Kempsville vs. Warhill (at Wanner...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 8/19 log (updated Tuesday AM with Little League pairings)

    10:30 a.m.    Softball: RBI World Series.--MLB Net. Noon    Baseball: LLWS consolation game: South Vancouver (Canada) vs. South Nashville (Tenn.).--ESPN 1 p.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 2:30 p.m.    Soccer: UEFA Champions League: Arsenal...
  • New Britain Faces New Anti-Blight Plan

    NEW BRITAIN — Depending on who is describing them, proposed changes to the city's anti-blight ordinance are either a no-nonsense, get-tough improvement or a political giveaway to irresponsible property owners. The issue may come up at the Aug. 5...
  • State Delivers $1.7 Million For New Britain Schools

    State Delivers $1.7 Million For New Britain Schools
    NEW BRITAIN - The state is giving six city schools more than $1.7 million to improve their performance. The state education’s department/s new “High School Redesign Grant” will provide $449,400 to the new New Britain Satellite Careers...
  • New Britain Alderman Pitches New Idea For Costco Aid

    NEW BRITAIN — Two days before a key vote, the political struggle over local tax breaks for Costco spread to the state level when the Democratic legislative delegation announced it would press for state aid instead. In a joint statement with the...