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  • Counterfeiter Abel Buell Later Forged An Inventive Career

    In October the Library of Congress opened a new exhibition featuring the first map of the United States — the first ever to depict the Stars and Stripes. It was printed in New Haven in 1784 by a Connecticut engraver, Abel Buell, just half a year...
  • New Law To Restrict Excessive Judges' Pensions Has Holes In It - Intentionally

     New Law To Restrict Excessive Judges' Pensions Has Holes In It - Intentionally
    State legislators vowed to pass legislation to cut back an overly generous judicial retirement provision that will give $100,000-a-year lifetime pensions to two newly appointed judges after they serve less than four years on the bench. But the...
  • American Legion Supports Homeless Veterans' Program

    American Legion Supports Homeless Veterans' Program
    When you think of war veterans, the thought of homelessness is not usually the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, many veterans fall into that sometimes invisible category of people - the kind of people that live under bridges, in alleyways, and in...
  • Pharmacists Meet To Prepare For Dispensing Medical Marijuana

    Pharmacists Meet To Prepare For Dispensing Medical Marijuana
    SOUTHINGTON — Pharmacists preparing for the advent of Connecticut's medical marijuana industry gathered Wednesday to talk about the clinical aspects of dispensing a drug that has no federal approval nor the guidelines that go along with it. The...
  • Hartford Plans $60 Million Stadium; Rock Cats Owner Says 'Opportunity Couldn't Pass Up'

    Hartford Plans $60 Million Stadium; Rock Cats Owner Says 'Opportunity Couldn't Pass Up'
    HARTFORD — More than a year of secret talks culminated Wednesday on the steps of city hall as the mayor and the owner of the New Britain Rock Cats announced a deal to bring the minor league baseball team to Hartford. What had been whispered by...
  • Hartford Officials To Announce Plan To Move Rock Cats To City

    Hartford Officials To Announce Plan To Move Rock Cats To City
    HARTFORD — City officials said they will make a "major sports announcement" Wednesday, when details of a plan to lure the New Britain Rock Cats to the city will be revealed. The Courant has reported that the Eastern League affiliate of the...
  • Rock Cats In Talks To Move From New Britain To Hartford

    Rock Cats In Talks To Move From New Britain To Hartford
    HARTFORD — The New Britain Rock Cats are negotiating with Hartford officials to move the minor league baseball team to the city in 2016. City officials who requested anonymity said Monday there is a proposal to build a stadium at Main and Trumbull...
  • Hartford planea un estadio de $60 millones; Propietario de Rock Cats dice es 'una oportunidad que no se puede desaprovechar'

    Hartford planea un estadio de $60 millones; Propietario de Rock Cats dice es 'una oportunidad que no se puede desaprovechar'
    La ciudad planea construir un estadio de $60 millones para atraer a los Rock Cats de New Britain a Hartford, dijeron funcionarios el miércoles en una conferencia de prensa donde asistieron el dueño del equipo y algunos jugadores. La afiliada de la...
  • Haar: Last-Minute Ploy Quietly Exempted UConn Police From State Rules

    A measure buried deep in a last-minute, 326-page bill at the state Capitol Wednesday night exempted the UConn police force from state hiring rules, allowing the university to create its own job classifications that could lead to more pay for officers....
  • Connecticut's Bar Trivia: No Trivial Pursuit

    Connecticut's Bar Trivia: No Trivial Pursuit
    What is the population of Ireland? Edward Slater, 32, of West Hartford will never forget that trivia question, the one that kept him from a free trip to said country in the bar-trivia finals at McLadden's in West Hartford. Being the second closest...
  • Fragile Divide Separates Us From Danger

    When I was a kid, I collected a line of nature books you could buy at the supermarket. I remember only one story from the whole series, an essay by a herpetologist doing field work in South America. He found a big brown snake in the jungle, recognized...