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What makes it special: World premiere of a holiday show featuring short pieces by seven established playwrights: Theresa Rebeck, Jonathan Tolins, John Cariani, Matthew Lombardo, Jeffrey Hatcher, Edwin Sanchez and Jacques Lamarre.
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Good morning, West Hartford! Today is Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. There are 22 days left in the year.
Believing that fast food companies pay their unskilled labor low wages primarily because they are greedy capitalist pigs, protestors flocked to McDonalds and Wendy's last Thursday.
Fox CT meteorologist Dan Amarante said the bulk of the precipitation will move in around midnight, with light snow mixing with sleet and freezing rain, giving way to mostly rain by sunrise.
First impressions: The ghosts are scarier, the party scenes are more populated and Marley's Ghost fies to the rafters.
Another weak storm will pass south of Connecticut Sunday night and is expected to produce a light mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain.
We've had some packed Business Buzz features before. But this is the Busiest and Buzziest since I started at West Hartford Patch in July.
<![CDATA[HARTFORD, Conn. -- Connecticut U.S. senators are stepping up pressure on Metro-North Railroad to revamp safety systems after federal transportation regulators ordered the commuter train operator to take emergency measures in the wake of a derailment that killed four people in the Bronx this week. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy say they will work with federal agencies in holding Metro-North accountable for improving safety and reliability immediately. The lawmakers are not satisfied by an emergency federal transportation order requiring the commuter rail to bolster staffing on complicated routes and overhaul its signal system. The two Democrats say the look forward to continuing conversations with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Railroad Administration chief Joseph Szabo next week to discuss additional legislative and regulatory actions that may improve safety. Metro-North operates between New York and Connecticut.
Marji Lipchez-Shapiro, director of education for the Connecticut Anti-Defamation League, Trish Sullivan a teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, James Grosso, a teacher at Capital Prep, Meloney Bailey, a teacher at the Jumoke Academy at the Hartford Conservatory, Christine Downs, a teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, ... (more)
Get Business Mobile Text AlertsThe State Bond Commission is scheduled to vote Dec. 13 on $1.8 million in improvements to the XL Center in Hartford, part of a $35 million allotment that state legislators approved earlier this year for the aging structure.
What makes it special?: The latest production by the folks who did the ridiculously good "The Servant of Two Masters" and "A Doctor in Spite of Himself" at the Rep. First impressions: On the page, this Dario Fo political farce reads corny, dated and obvious.
Vietnam veteran Angel Lara and his wife Edna marveled Friday at the safety, calm and cleanliness of their new Victory Gardens apartment on the grounds of the Newington Veterans Administration Hospital.
Hartford artist David Borawski's exhibit "At The Start Of The End Of History" opens Dec. 13 at the ArtWalk at Hartford Public Library.
Tom Ridgely directs the three actor version of "The Hound of the Baskervilles" that is at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford through Dec. 22, Photo: Contributed Photo Three actors play all of the characters in a comic version of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic "The Hound of the Baskervilles" at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford through Dec. 22.