In These Times, CT Journalists Demand Transparency, Free Speech and Accountability

By Ann-Marie Adams, Ph.D.  In these times, critical information at our fingertips is crucial. So is transparency, free speech and accountability. That’s because Gov. Ned Lamont recently issued his “stay home, stay safe” order, and most of the state is on lockdown. Therefore, many residents infected by the coronavirus are quarantined. Moreover, state officials have […]

In These Times, CT Journalists Demand Transparency, Free Speech and Accountability

The Hartford Guardian Celebrates 17 Years

The Hartford Guardian Celebrates 17 Years

CSCU Officially Launches ‘Free’ Community College Program

By Kathleen Megan HARTFORD — Connecticut State Colleges and Universities president Mark Ojakian is getting the message out: first-time, full-time students can attend a community college at no cost next fall as long as they graduated from an in-state high school. At its meeting Thursday, the Board of Regents for Higher Education approved a set […]

CSCU Officially Launches ‘Free’ Community College Program

Bloomberg’s Campaign Coming to Hartford

06 February 2020

HARTFORD — Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg’s 2020 Campaign staff will host a meet-up with newly announced Connecticut co-chairs: State Representatives Chris Rosario and Kerry Wood, and in-state campaign staff. Bloomberg’s team will meet up on Feb. 6 at Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt, 140 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford, Conn. The event will be from 5:00 p.m. […]

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MDC to Hold Meeting Tonight On Rate Increase

16 December 2019

GREATER HARTFORD — The Metropolitan District Commission is scheduled to meet Monday to proposed a water rate increase of almost 15 percent for metropolitan area. The MDC meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Headquaters board room at 555 Main Street in Hartford. The regional water and sewer authority’s proposed budget […]

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Gov. Lamont Directs Flag Lowered for Sandy Hook Victims

13 December 2019

HARTFORD — Seven years ago, the world witnessed one of the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s history. A 20-year-old named Adam Lanza shot and killed twenty children and six adults, including his mother, in the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. His weapon of choice were a Bushmaster XM15 and a Glock […]

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State Police Arrest Hartford Woman for Overdosing Man

11 December 2019

HARTFORD — A Hartford woman was arrested by the Connecticut State Police after a two-year investigation found she allegedly provided “acute heroin and cocaine intoxication” to a man who died of overdose. Teresa Ann Deriso, 38, of 820 Wethersfield Ave. Hartford was arrested for first degree manslaughter, after police discovered that Troop K in Colchester […]

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Hartford Offers Fee Waiver for Delinquent Taxes

09 December 2019

HARTFORD — There’s a fee waiver for Hartford residents who owe taxes. Beginning Dec. 15, 2019, all the collection fees will be waived. But all the owed taxes on personal property or motor vehicle must be paid to get this special waiver. It’s a catch 22 situation, however.  You will have to pay the outstanding […]

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Former Achievement First Teacher Arrested

05 December 2019

HARTFORD — Hartford Police on Thursday arrested the Hartford teacher who allegedly sexually assaulted an Achievement First student. Patrick Dodds, 30, of Enfield was arrested and was being held on $50,000 bond in Hartford. Hartford Police charged Dodd with second second-degree sexual assault, according to police report. Police launched an investigation into a sexual relationship […]

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Five Hartford Schools to Participate in UN Program

04 December 2019

HARTFORD — More than 1,000 students from 35 high schools across Connecticut will gather on Friday to debate critical global issues such as human trafficking and the Opiod crisis at the University of Hartford. The 67th annual Model United Nations program will be from Dec. 6 to Dec. 7 in the Lincoln Theater at the […]

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Hartford Winterfest Opens

02 December 2019

HARTFORD — Winterfest Hartford returned to the Bushnell Park on Friday. The winter festival is in its 10th year of featuring free tutoring in skating and skate rentals, photos with Santa and, of course, the carousel. The fun began on Nov. 29 and will go through Jan. 20 for the entire family. Outdoor ice skating […]

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