| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The office of state Attorney General George Jepsen has been investigating the Hartford-area's anti-poverty agency, Community Renewal Team Inc., while a member of Jepsen's office staff — Assistant Attorney General Daniel Schaefer — has sat on...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:38 AM
When both of my sons were babies and toddlers, we loved attending our local Music Together classes and have such fond memories of singing "Tingalayo" and "All Around the Kitchen Cock-a-doodle-doodle-doo"!
Now, this wonderful organization, committed to...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Hartford Baking Company hosts a toy drive to benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center Wednesday. Stop in between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday with a new, unwrapped toy donation and receive a free coffee drink of your choice.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:42 AM
One of the most famous names in pizza will soon be on a new facade in Connecticut. Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana expands again to include a location in West Hartford, with a planned mid-September grand opening.
The West Hartford pizzeria is at 1148 New...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Federal and state probes into the Community Renewal Team are continuing, according to a new audit report — while the Hartford anti-poverty agency has quietly severed a controversial payroll arrangement with its former CEO that had attracted...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 12:58 PM
A Hartford-based federal grand jury is gathering information on possible criminal activity at the region's anti-poverty agency, the Community Renewal Team, deepening the legal complications faced by the embattled, multimillion-dollar non-profit...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:20 PM
One in five Connecticut companies who responded to a business survey said they had been courted by other states in the last 12 months, and nearly one-third said they'd been approached in the last five years. But the number who said they might leave is...
| Sep 2, 2013
Dogs may run and hide and toddlers cover their ears, but when I hear thunder followed by a sudden rush of rain I head for the porch to enjoy the show.
The other day, rain was coming down in torrents, a pounding tattoo on the metal roof. I settled in...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Two dozen of the University of Connecticut's top administrators got raises ranging from $10,000 to $22,500 effective Aug. 9 — as life on the big Storrs campus remains insulated from economic conditions that have left the state struggling to...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Savor the last unofficial weekend of summer with these Labor Day specials at area restaurants.
At Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main Street, Hartford, get two-for-one entrees Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 (of equal or lesser value.) Dish sweetens the deal with half-...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
On the same day when fast food workers in Hartford and across the country, many of them young, are protesting for sharply higher wages, an advocacy group has released a report decrying the high unemployment rate among people aged 16 to 24.