IRS Fighting to Bring Facebook into Court Again

By Adam Stuhlman I @stuhlman_adam In January 2013, one Hartford resident was wondering why she was in the United States Tax Court in Hartford because she couldn’t pay her $213 tax bill. She was unemployed. However, Internal Revenue Service lawyers used her time to debate penalties for refusing to pay $213 that was supposed to […]

IRS Fighting to Bring Facebook into Court Again

Clinton’s ‘Basket of Deplorables’ Comment Was Right

The Root, Last Friday, Donald Trump used his side gig—Republican nominee for president—to go back to what he’s actually qualified for, real estate, and hawk his new hotel. A few Medal of Honor recipients allowed themselves to be extras in his two-for-one informational, and one of them used the opportunity to address Hillary Clinton’s critique […]

Clinton’s ‘Basket of Deplorables’ Comment Was Right

Found: The Cosby Show was Based on a Connecticut Family

By Rose Mendes, Staff Writer The 1980s Cosby Show ran on NBC from September 1984 to April 1992 and became an American household favorite sitcom. New revelation: The television sitcom was based on a blended middle-class family in Hartford, Conn. That’s according to The Hartford Guardian’s White House Correspondent Ann-Marie Adams, who reportedly learned about […]

Found: The Cosby Show was Based on a Connecticut Family

Connecticut Education Reform is Failing Our Students

By Wayne Winsley The far-reaching and (depending upon who you ask) controversial decision of Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher ordered the state of Connecticut to come up with a new funding formula for public schools, devise clear standards for both the elementary and high school levels, overhaul the state’s system of evaluating teachers, principals and […]

Connecticut Education Reform is Failing Our Students

President Obama on Colin Kaepernick: ‘He’s Exercising His Constitutional Right’

  During a trip to China for the G20 Summit of world leaders, President Obama weighed in on Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the national anthem. While the NFL star’s protest has polarized many—with some calling his decision disrespectful to the military, and many veterans speaking out to show their support for the quarterback—President […]

President Obama on Colin Kaepernick: ‘He’s Exercising His Constitutional Right’

Hartford Voters Looking to Oust Democratic Incumbents

22 September 2016

HARTFORD —  Less than two months before the Nov. 8 election, the Hartford Votes/Hartford Vota Coalition will hold a forum for candidates for Hartford’s State Representative on Oct. 5. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Hartford Public Library, 500 Main St. downtown Hartford. The candidates will ask questions, hear representative ideas about […]

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Police Arrest Three Hartford Men for Burglary

22 September 2016

WEST HARTFORD –Three Hartford men were arrested on Wednesday for suspicious activities that led to burglary in the Walbridge Road area, police said. Damian Brito, 28, of Rowe Ave.; Angel Cabrera, 22, of Rowe Ave.; and Marcus Gonzalez, 18, of Capitol Ave. were charged with third-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, trespassing and sixth-degree larceny. […]

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Poll: Gov. Malloy Approval Rating Still Low

21 September 2016

HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is one of the least popular governor in America. According to a Quinnipiac Poll, Malloy’s approval rating was at 24 percent. Seven out of 10 voters in Connecticut, or 70 percent,  say they disapprove of Malloy. Also, a new survey shows similar results about Malloy’s approval rating. Malloy’s approval […]

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Bloomfield Dems Open Headquarters for Election

19 September 2016

BLOOMFIELD –David Baram chairman of the Bloomfield Democratic Town Committee announced that the Democratic Headquarters opened on Monday. It is located in the Ocean Job Lot Mall next to Concetta’s Restaurant. The Headquarters will be open Monday through Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., through election day on Nov. 8. Anybody who would like to […]

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MGM Responds to Tribes’s Request for Proposals

17 September 2016

Dear Editor: “This isn’t a process – it’s a sham. It is being run by Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribe, not the state, and MMCT is running it for its own purposes.  Deadlines are set, then they’re missed.  Towns are added, then subtracted.  Unrealistic job numbers are created out of thin air, then thrown around […]

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Connecticut Tribes Request Proposals for New Casinos

16 September 2016

HARTFORD — The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes, in their continuing effort to preserve jobs and revenue in Connecticut, on Friday announced that after receiving amended applications for the third casino project, they are reopening the Request for Proposals in order to ensure that the process is fair and transparent.   “We know that folks […]

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Hartford Community Schools Receive $1.6 Million

14 September 2016

By Chris Senecal HARTFORD — When Sahar Hakim, Catholic Charities’ after school program director for Thirman L. Milner School, was planning the first year of a new Milner LEADS student summer internship program this past spring, she had no idea that the program was going to make such a positive impact on the entire community. […]

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Gateway Community College Praised for Ed Reform

13 September 2016

NEW HAVEN — Gateway Community College was recently identified by the U.S. Department of Education as excelling in the area of student acceleration. Gateway’s Resource, Education and Training Center was recognized for several programs including a free 3-week summer and winter intercession Math and English Boot Camp which includes coursework on College Competencies 101, Financial […]

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Connecticut Labor Department to Hold Fall Job Fair

09 September 2016

WETHERSFIELD – The Connecticut Department of Labor will hold its annual fall career fair series starting this month. On Sept. 20, there will be Heroes 4 Hire South event in Bridgeport, followed by an Octo. 11 Middlesex County Career fair in Cromwell and an Oct. 27 Diverse Ability Career Fair in Waterbury. “With more than […]

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Schweitzer Symposium To Highlight World Peace

07 September 2016

WEST HARTFORD —   Most do-gooders say they want to create a more peaceful and sustainable world. Very few get to do it–and do it well. Dr. Albert Schweitzer was one of the few. Trinity College will sponsor a the first Albert Schweitzer Symposium to highlight his life and career. The event,  free and open to the […]

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