Malloy to Legislators: Don’t Force me to run CT Without a New Budget

By: KEITH M. PHANEUF AND KYLE CONSTABLE | CTMIRROR HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gave legislators a clear message Thursday: Don’t force him to run Connecticut after July 1 under the very tight restrictions the law mandates when a new budget is not in place. And one of the top Democrats in the House […]

Malloy to Legislators: Don’t Force me to run CT Without a New Budget

Ben Jealous, Former Journlist and Head of NAACP, Poised to Run for Governor of Md.

By Stephen Crockett, Jr. I The Root Former NAACP head Ben Jealous, backed by former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, is expected to announce Wednesday that he’s throwing his hat into the ring to become governor of Maryland. Jealous, 44, who was the youngest person to run the civil rights organization, is expected to announce his […]

Ben Jealous, Former Journlist and Head of NAACP, Poised to Run for Governor of Md.

East Hartford School District Fires Back at DeVos

EAST HARTFORD — Betsy DeVos was just wrong about East Hartford schools, according to teachers, students and parents in the district after the Education Secretary called thier school an “adult daycare.” “Betsy DeVos messed with the wrong district,” Annie Irvine, president of the East Hartford Education Association, a teacher’s union, said at a rally outside […]

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Police Arrest Man for Sex with Minor

01 June 2017

Glastonbury police arrested a New Haven man allegedly making illegal sexual contact with a minor. Frank P. Venn, 76, of Oakley Street, New Haven, was arrested earlier this week for  fourth-degree sexual assault, risk of injury to a minor,and impairing the morals of a child police said. Police and court records said Venn made sexual […]

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Bloomfield Man Shot on Homestead Ave

31 May 2017

BLOOMFIELD — A 29-year-old Bloomfield man is recovering from gun shot wounds after he was accosted on Homestead Avenue. The unidentified witness was shot in the buttocks and wrist Monday in front of an auto shop parking lot at 10 Homestead Ave., at about 4:15 p.m., when the suspect walked up behind him and fired two shots, […]

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Hartford Mayor Reacts to Aetna’s Move

31 May 2017

HARTFORD — Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin released a statement Wednesday in response that Aetna is leaving the city and will move to another state “Based on multiple conversations with Aetna’s senior leadership, I think it is clear that Aetna decided a long time ago to relocate their corporate headquarters out of Connecticut,” Bronin said. “They […]

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Car Chase Leads to Lane Closings on I-91

19 January 2017

HARTFORD — A police chase that began in Massachusetts and injured at least one person caused lane closings on I-91. State Police said the two lanes of I-91 south near exit 49  are still closed because of a crash at the end of a police chase that began in Springfield early Thursday. At least one […]

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Secret Cult Attacks Avon Woman

28 December 2016

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer AVON — An Avon woman on Monday was attacked in her home by several individuals, who claimed they were a part of a secret cult.   According to witnesses accounts, the perpetrators hit her head several times, hoping to cause brain injury that would “take her  education” that has made […]

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Bronin Signs Contract with Dept of Interior

07 December 2016

HARTFORD — Mayor Luke Bronin on Wednesday announced that he has signed a General Agreement with the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service regarding security measures at Coltsville Park. In December 2014, Coltsville became a National Historical Park. The areas within Coltsville that received “National Historical Park” status include the following sites: Colt Armory, […]

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Asian Host First Culture Night

02 December 2016

HARTFORD — The Asian American Student Association at Trinity College hosted the first Intercollegiate Asian American Culture Night in the Admissions Grand Room. In addition to the Trinity students who hosted the event in November, the conference welcomed Asian culture clubs from the University of Connecticut, Eastern Connecticut State University, Connecticut College, and Wesleyan University. […]

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Woman Reports Crucible Experience with Witchcraft

23 November 2016

By Robin Adams, Contributor AVON, Conn. — In what could be described as a crucible experience, an Avon woman was held hostage and tortured by more than a dozen people, who claimed they were  witches and wizards, according to eye witness reports to The Hartford Guardian. The woman, who  was made unconscious on several occasions […]

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Middletown Group to Hold Annual Open House

22 November 2016

MIDDLETOWN — Artists for World Peace, a non-profit humanitarian organization, will be holding our annual Open House event on Dec.  3 at the deKoven House Community Center The event is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. located at 27 Washington St. in Middletown. Organizers said they will be hosting a community dialogue on peace […]

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Sandy Hook Families Ask Court to Reconsider

16 November 2016

HARTFORD – The families of nine Sandy Hook victims and one of the survivors today asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to hear their appeal after the case was struck down last month by a Superior Court judge in Bridgeport. Describing the Newtown shooting as a “singular event in Connecticut history,” the families’ appeal argues that […]

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