By Josh Norris HARTFORD — The Hartford Yard Goats’ first season in their new hometown has turned into a disaster. Dunkin’ Donuts Park was scheduled to be completed in time for Opening Day. Instead as the season winds to a close, the park is still unfinished and—much to the frustration of everyone involved—no work is […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gov. Dannel Malloy reportedly asked two White House staffers to resign after learning about their alleged abuse of power, including an illegal entry into an Avon resident’s home last week. According to sources close to the White House, Malloy asked the two unidentified staffers to resign after they interrupted an ongoing […]
HARTFORD — Rep. David Baram was proud to receive a Certificate from AARP recognizing his role as a legislator – attorney in providing advice and guidance in drafting new legislation revising Connecticut’s statute on the Power of Attorney. Featured picture: Joined by Mike Humes (Associate Director), volunteers Marilyn Diaz and Veda White!
HARTFORD — U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King recently visited Hartford to talk diversity. Very little diversity was in the room, though. Check back later for details.
Some say Gay American Ellen DeGeneres should have thought twice before posting a photo trivializing Usain Bolt. The insensitive remark went viral following Bolt’s gold medal win in the 100-meter dash at #Rio2016. Ellen DeGeneres And DeGeneres found herself embroiled in controversy with what some say is a racist tweet. In the photo, DeGeneres is […]
24 August 2016
HARTFORD — Police arrested a Hartford man for failure to register as as sex offender. Trevor Austin, 47, of Hartford was arrested nine counts of failure to register as a sex offender after his name was enered into a Connecticut Sex Offender Registry in 2010. Police said they arrested Austin because he had four subsequent […]
23 August 2016
WETHERSFIELD — The federally-funded Job Corps program is now offering in-demand skills programs for 16 and 24 year olds. Job Corps provides students with opportunities to receive a variety of technical training that can lead to jobs in healthcare, business services, construction and advanced manufacturing. In addition to on-the-job training and academics, the program helps […]
22 August 2016
WASHINGTON, DC. – Two Connecticut teachers are among more than 200 mathematics and science teachers named as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools. The educators will […]
18 August 2016
HARTFORD — The Department of Public Health recently announced that four of Connecticut’s local Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children programs are being recognized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for exemplary efforts in supporting breastfeeding WIC mothers. The four agencies are receiving the Loving Support Award of Excellence as part of the […]