Posted inElection 2022

VP Harris to Visit New Britain Wednesday With Jahana Hayes

U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes will host Vice President Kamala Harris during an election season stop in New Britain on Wednesday to highlight efforts by the Biden administration to protect abortion rights. The afternoon forum, a roundtable discussion featuring Harris and Hayes as well as Planned Parenthood President Alexis McGill Johnson, will be held at Central […]

Posted inElection 2022

Judge To Hear Arguments in State Treasurer Campaign Complaint

A Hartford Superior Court judge will hear oral arguments Monday morning in a lawsuit brought by Republican state treasurer candidate Harry Arora who is seeking to remove his Independent Party rival from the November ballot. Arora, a state legislator from Greenwich, has asked Judge John Farley to bar independent treasurer candidate Jennifer Baldwin from the […]

Posted inRefugees

Refugee Family Nurtures Culture In Hartford Community Garden

On a September weekday morning, Maaye May removes the lock and chain from one of two gates and enters the Niles Street Community Garden in Hartford. A 6-foot high, black-metal fence encloses the garden, which measures half the size of a football field. Within the gated oasis, the city surroundings slip away as bees, birds, flowers, fruits and vegetables begin to dominate the senses.

Posted inOpinion

OP-ED | Where Are The Indigenous History Markers And Statues?

Throughout my bicycle travels of the Northeast and Midwest I have stopped to read many historical markers. I like to see what happened there, learn the history of buildings, and better understand the arc of human civilization and society in each place along the way. From a train crash to early resident life to highlights of historical industries, the signs give me a slice of life and a sense of place. There are markers for so many reasons and topics, but sadly almost none for First Peoples and Native Americans.