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A new trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" has been released, promising destruction on both a grand and personal scale. We see Katniss learning that Peeta is alive, but her relief is shortlived as she realizes that he is being used as a weapon of propaganda by the Capitol, forcing her to issue an ultimatum -- if District 13 doesn't launch a rescue attempt, she'll give up her position as the inspirational "Mockingjay" in the war against President Snow.
Bloomfield public school students continued a three-year upward trend in many aspects of the Connecticut Mastery and Connecticut Academic Performance tests in 2014. District officials were especially pleased with gains made since 2011 at Bloomfield High School and The Global Experience Magnet School.
Politicians, dignitaries and victims' relatives gathered in New York City, outside Washington and in rural Pennsylvania on Thursday to remember the nearly 3,000 people killed in al Qaeda's attack on the United States 13 years ago on Sept. 11. In what has become an annual ritual, relatives began slowly reciting the names of the victims at a ceremony in lower Manhattan, from Gordon Aamoth, Jr., to Igor Zukelman.
How did a Civil War veteran become the father of the American bicycle and turn Hartford into the bicycle capital of the world? How did he predict trends in transportation and go on to build other dream machines? Join Steve Goddard, author of "Colonel Albert Pope and His American Dream Machines," on Tuesday, Sept.16, to discover how one Hartford factory became the largest employer in New England, producing everything from high wheelers to bicycles to electric cars.
Approximately 60 people are displaced, and one person is believed dead, after a large fire broke out at an apartment complex on Chestnut Street in Manchester late Wednesday night. Fire crews were dispatched shortly after midnight.
She said she came from another country where she had her own culture and own religion, but because of America's First Amendment, she could practice her religion here freely. For nearly the past two decades, the first oral presentation assignment has been for students to recite the First Amendment and briefly describe what it means to them.
With wife Patty Rowland, left, former Governor John Rowland exits federal court in New Haven, Conn. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
The Wintonbury Land Trust and the Town of Bloomfield will hold a celebration at Lisa Lane Farm Sept.
Proposed Downtown North Renderings A group led by New York-based LeylandAlliance and Middletown-based Centerplan has proposed building a ballpark, more than 210,000 square feet of municipal office space, more than 600 residential units, and retail space that features a supermarket with covered parking.
Please join us Sunday, Sept. 14, for the opening reception for our exhibit, 80 Years, 80 Days in our two galleries at 37 Buena Vista Road.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford and East Hartford Adult Education recently announced a new partnership with New Covenant United Methodist Church to host basic literacy, English , GED, and U.S. citizenship classes for adults.
Thompson began a tour of the schools at the Global Experiences Magnet School, which includes students in grades six to 12, drawing from about 30 towns.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:00 pm
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