Whitey’s Towing Should Be Topic of Concern at Hearings on Hartford’s Parking Problems

As part of its efforts to improve parking accommodations in downtown, Mayor Pedro Segarra and his administration recently held a kick off meeting at Hartford Public Library to get feedback about downtown parking. Stakeholders, including residents, business owners and visitors, were invited to give input. Here’s our input. For years, Whitey’s Inc. towing company has […]

Whitey’s Towing Should Be Topic of Concern at Hearings on Hartford’s Parking Problems

10 Hartford Stereotypes That Are Completely Accurate

By Erika Zane, Movoto.com 1. In Hartford, UConn Is Not A College–It’s A Lifestyle Choice… Source: Flickr user JTommaselli               Everyone knows that UConn students dominate Hartford-it’s the closest city to UConn’s main campus in Storrs and also is home to UConn Hartford, UConn Business School, and UConn Law […]

10 Hartford Stereotypes That Are Completely Accurate

EEOC Report: Number of Discrimination and Harassment Complaints in Connecticut Increase

By Ann-Marie Adams, Staff Writer HARTFORD  – While other areas of the nation saw a significant decrease in workplace harassment and discrimination complaints, the number of complaints in Connecticut has increased, according to a 2013 report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Connecticut workers filed 294 harassment and discrimination charges in 2013, a six percent […]

EEOC Report: Number of Discrimination and Harassment Complaints in Connecticut Increase

Trinity College Taps Katie Couric for 2014 Commencement

HARTFORD – Katie Couric, the host of Katie, a daily syndicated daytime talk show, and Yahoo News global anchor will be the featured speaker at Trinity’s 188th Commencement on May 18. An award-winning journalist and TV personality, Couric is also a devoted cancer research advocate, documentary film producer and author of The Best Advice I Ever […]

Trinity College Taps Katie Couric for 2014 Commencement

Jewish National Fund to Host Negev Reception

22 April 2014

WEST HARTFORD –  The Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host a Negev Nights Reception at Beth El Temple on May 13. The event will feature Jewish National Fund’s Israel Operations Development Officer and Israel expert Ariel Kotler. The complimentary reception, featuring foods and wines of the Middle East, is open to the entire community and will begin at 6:30 pm. The reception is being chaired by […]

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New Britain Rock Cats Teams with ‘Strike Out Smoking’

21 April 2014

NEW BRITAIN – The New Britain Rock Cats have announced a brand new art contest, Strike Out Smoking, a partnership with the American Lung Association of the Northeast. All children between the ages of 3 and 16 are eligible to participate in the Strike Out Smoking art contest.  Entries must be received no later than May 15. “The American Lung […]

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CT Reports Final Tally for Obamacare Enrollees

18 April 2014

HARTFORD — The final tally is in for the number of enrollees under the Affordable Care Act through Connecticut’s website. According to Access Health CT officials, 208,301 people enrolled in under the ACA or Obamacare between Oct. 1 2013 and March 31, 2014. State officials report that of the total amount,  78,713 have enrolled in a […]

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State Selects ‘Dream Team’ for Common Core Program

17 April 2014

HARTFORD — In an effort to help implement the state’s Common Core State Standards, the State Department of Education on Tuesday announced that 97 teachers from 86 schools across Connecticut will participate in its TeachFest Connecticut, an intensive professional learning session on the new educational standards for schools. In this program, teachers are expected to develop […]

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Eighth Annual Samba Fest at Hartford Riverfront

16 April 2014

HARTFORD – Brazilian and Connecticut artists join forces with Trinity College students at the eighth annual Samba Fest on May 3 at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. The event, which will happen rain or shine at 300 Columbus Blvd. is free.  “The Samba Fest brings together thousands of people from the Greater Hartford region to celebrate many different […]

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Marijuana Center Now Available in Hartford

03 April 2014

HARTFORD – Hartford now has its own Medical Marijuana Program. Arrow Alternative Care, Inc has been authorized by the state’s Department of Consumer Protection to  legally dispense Connecticut-produced marijuana products to seriously ill patients, Commissioner William M. Rubenstein said. He announced the list of names and locations of the first six dispensary facilities on Thursday Patients must have been […]

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