Gabriel Jose Carrera, 36, of Hartford, above, holds his 7-month-old son, Sebastian Gabriel Carrera, and greets passing bicycle patrolman shortly before graduating cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree at the University of Hartford on Sunday.
Addressing a local NAACP fund-raising dinner Friday, both Gov. John G. Rowland and his political oppponent pledged to weave more minority talent into the fabric of state government.
With no Election Day surprises for Hartford’s General Assembly designation, lawmakers had time to start thinking about filling the void that retiring House Speaker Thomas Ritter will leave behind.
Effie Barnes wants to attract more people to Sigourney Square Park.
Recent problems with loitering and public drinking have discouraged residents from enjoying the public park, she said.
After receiving a predictable but still resounding normal nation Thursday to run for re-election, state Sen. John A. Kissel told supporters that he’ll focus his campaign on the state’s debt.
WEST HARTFORD – A divided Democratic convention narrowly nominated David Mccluskey as the candidate for the 20th House District Thursday.