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Owner Josh Solomon showed up at city hall Wednesday afternoon with a check for $164,569, paying off the tax bill on New Britain Stadium and keeping the team's lease valid, city officials said.
Mayor Pedro Segarra said Wednesday that the Hartford police internal affairs division and a civilian review board will investigate an officer's use of a stun gun on an 18-year-old during a confrontation in the city's North End.
A Hartford teen was taken to the hospital after police shot him with a stun gun while responding to a disturbance Tuesday afternoon.
A long-time utilities worker was pulled from his truck and beaten Tuesday morning, said a spokeswoman for his employer, the Metropolitan District Commission.
A day after announcing his plans to leave soon, state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor addressed superintendents at their annual back-to-school meeting Tuesday, pointing to progress made during his watch and urging them to go forward with controversial education reforms.
Newly released science scores from the state's 2014 standardized exams indicate a trend of improvement for Hartford fifth-graders - and an ongoing struggle in the subject for the city's high school sophomores, according to state data.
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook PageHARTFORD - An 18-year old Hartford teen was taken to St. Francis Hospital Tuesday afternoon after he was shot by a police stun gun during what police described as a 'group disturbance.'
Under mounting public pressure, city officials Tuesday removed a disputed clause from a posting for assistant fire chief that limited the applicant pool for the $137,000-per-year job to one person: the fiance of a top municipal official.
The State Elections Enforcement Commission failed to reach a decision Tuesday on whether Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas J. May violated state law last year when he asked about 50 company managers to contribute money to help Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win re-election.
Fosun International Ltd., the investment arm of China's biggest closely held conglomerate, is in talks to acquire a U.S. life insurance arm of Swiss Re Ltd., people with knowledge of the matter said.
The dealership is teaming up with Style Saves for an event on Sunday at Casona, 681 Wethersfield Ave. in Hartford.
Funding for the Salvation Army Marshall House has been cut from Hartford's budget, and concern is mounting about what will happen to the shelter unless something is done.
Is it a boondoggle or blessing for Central Connecticut? The New Britain to Hartford busway now known as CT Fastrak is nearing completion.
'A Pre-Made Offer That Has Nothing To Do With Qualifications,' Deputy Chief SaysHARTFORD - An internal posting for the assistant fire chief's job in Hartford invites all chief officers in the agency to apply, but because of a residency clause in the posting - a clause veteran officers say had been absent from previous assistant chief postings ... (more)
Three people face charges in connection with an armed robbery, home invasion and attempted home invasion that took place Sunday night into early Monday morning, police said.
Bobby Price, 21, of Brook Street was charged with first-degree robbery, third-degree assault and other charges, police said.
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Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:01 am
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