We Need a New Approach to Educating Connecticut Children

By Matthew Borrelli M To Beth Bye, Connecticut Commissioner of Early Childhood: My goal is to present data that supports the conclusion that there is a cadre of families and children that for decades has not been able to benefit from a regular education. The evidence will support the position that the present Pre-K-12 structure […]

We Need a New Approach to Educating Connecticut Children

TSA Agents Say They’re Not Discriminating Against Black Women, But Their Body Scanners Might Be

The full-body scanners at airports across the country frequently give false alarms for Afros, braids, twists and other hairstyles popular among black women. By Brenda Medina and Thomas Frank, ProPublica Dorian Wanzer travels frequently for work. And almost every time she steps out of an airport body scanner, security screeners pull her aside and run […]

TSA Agents Say They’re Not Discriminating Against Black Women, But Their Body Scanners Might Be

Hartford Woman Facing Deportation Continues Fight to Stay in U.S., Court Grants Reprieve

Updated Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 6:35 p.m. By Christian Spencer, Staff Writer HARTFORD — Facing deportation, Wayzaro Walton is on a quest to stay with her family in Hartford. Walton on Monday received a reprieve. A U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ordered a stay of deportation for her while the federal […]

Hartford Woman Facing Deportation Continues Fight to Stay in U.S., Court Grants Reprieve

Asylum Hill Church to Host Immigrant Advocate

23 May 2019

HARTFORD — Champions of immigrant and refugee’s rights will gather at Asylum Hill Congregation Church this June to hear a keynote address from Mandy Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year. Manning will deliver the keynote at a forum focusing on the problems and triumphs of immigrant and refugee students. Manning has spent the […]

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Mothers United to Hold Forum on Families and Trauma

22 May 2019

HARTFORD — Mothers United Against Violence will hold a forum on May 23 about families living with trauma. The free event will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Parker Memorial Community Center at 2621 Main St. Families will get the opportunity to share their experiences coping with trauma and how they have […]

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East Hartford Summer Camp Invites Applications

16 May 2019

EAST HARTFORD — East Hartford Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for six different summer camps. The summer camps are open to children and teens from three-years-old to 15-years-old. The camp will be held at different sites throughout the town  and will begin the week of June 24 and run for seven weeks, except […]

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Hartford Agency Receives $2 Million for Reentry Programs

15 May 2019

HARTFORD — The Community Partners in Action recently received a $2 million grant to help reintegrated ex-felons into the Greater Hartford community. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded the five-year grant to the agency to offer reentry services for individuals diagnosed with substance use disorders […]

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Real Art Ways Debuts Documentary on First Filmmaker

10 May 2019

HARTFORD — When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she became the first female filmmaker. But she was erased from the history books. Until now. A new film directed by Pamela B. Green and narrated by Jodi Foster tells the untold story of Guy-Blaché . It’s called, Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice […]

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Know Good Market Returns for Fourth Season in Parkville

09 May 2019

HARTFORD — Hartford residents will have a chance to sample a variety of cuisines on Thursday at this year’s Know Good out-door market in Parkville. The Know Good Market will be held on May 9 at 30 Bartholomew Ave. — between 1429 Park St. and the Tradehouse on Bartholomew Ave — in Hartford from 5 […]

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Study: Hartford Ranks High Among Millennials As Best Place to Live

01 May 2019

HARTFORD — Millennials like Hartford. That’s according to a new study by real estate search portal Homes.com, which ranked the top 50 US metropolitan areas to live for Millennials (ages 20 to 34), Generation X (35-54), and Baby Boomers (55 to 74). Hartford was ranked as the eight best city to live in after Orlando, […]

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Agency to Host Session on Business Access to Capital

23 April 2019

HARTFORD — This summer, small business owners will have access to training that will help them grow. Thanks to a partnership with the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and the Boston-based organization, Inner City Capital Connections. ICCC will host an information session on Wednesday, April 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Trinity College. […]

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