Statewide Candidates Speed-Date Latinos

By Christopher Peak, New Haven Independent The challenge: convince well-connected Hispanic politicos why you’re the best candidate to represent them in statewide office —  and do it in under one minute. That round of speed-dating, involving four potential governors, three treasurers, two attorneys general, one comptroller and the Connecticut Hispanic Democratic Caucus, took place Wednesday […]

Statewide Candidates Speed-Date Latinos

In Event Honoring MLK, Bernie Sanders’ Comments on Race and Barack Obama Raise Eyebrows

By Anne Branigin, The Root There’s a lot to appreciate about Sen. Bernie Sanders, a longtime public servant who’s helped propel truly progressive policies, like a $15 minimum wage and universal health care, into the mainstream political conversation. But one frequent complaint is that the 76-year-old Sanders remains dusty on race matters, and critics of the […]

In Event Honoring MLK, Bernie Sanders’ Comments on Race and Barack Obama Raise Eyebrows

For Older Workers, Eroding Protection Under the Law

By PETER GOSSELIN | PROPUBLICA At the age of 50, the federal law that seeks to protect older American workers from age bias has been enfeebled by court decisions that have widened loopholes for employers and narrowed the ways employees can seek redress. When Congress enacted the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) in 1967, the […]

For Older Workers, Eroding Protection Under the Law

March of Dimes Walk Set for Sunday

24 April 2018

EAST HARTFORD — It’s that time again. Community residents, corporate teams, and families of premature babies on April 29 will march together to help raise funds to ensure that every baby gets the best possible start. The march will be at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the […]

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Whoopi Goldberg to Keynote Ceremony

20 April 2018

EAST HARTFORD —  Actress Whoopi Goldberg will give the commencement address at Goodwin College in June. Goldberg has garnered a Grammy, an Oscar, a Tony and two Golden Globe awards during a career that has spanned more than 40 years, according to the press release by Goodwin College. She has also been a moderator on the […]

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Hartford Police Arrest Three for Kidnapping

18 April 2018

HARTFORD — Three Hartford women were arrested Tuesday for kidnapping and other charges after police obtained a video of a woman severely beaten on Rowe Street. Ada Marrero, 30, of Hamilton Street, Hartford; Waleska Bones, 33, of Hartford and Jacqueline Davila, 38, of Carpenter Street, Hartford were arrested and charged with second degree kidnapping, second degree assault […]

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CONCORA’s Summer Festival Seeks Choral Singers

17 April 2018

HARTFORD — Experienced choral singers are invited to apply to participate in CONCORA’s Summer Festival, “Wonderful Town! A Bernstein Centenary.” The festival runs from July 29 through Aug. 4; all events take place at Bethany Covenant Church, 785 Mill St. in Berlin. The deadline to apply is May 20. Up to 150 singers will be accepted for the […]

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