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Hartford Region

Our Hartford Region coverage includes stories about all the towns in the Greater Hartford area, ranging from Granby, Suffield and Enfield to Southington, Rocky Hill and Glastonbury.

Chion Wolf, WNPR

Billings Forge is reshaping Hartford’s Frog Hollow neighborhood through the arts, historic preservation, farm to table food, and affordable housing.

Will New Jobs Save Connecticut's Budget?

Feb 1, 2011
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Flickr Creative Commons, stevendepolo

Twenty or 30 years ago there was a Doonesbury strip featuring the president of Walden College and a rich uncle pennybags donor who wanted to give the college a new gym or fieldhouse. And the president tried, gently and awkwardly, to nudge the rich man toward the idea of a new African American Studies Center which the college actually needed. The last frame was the rich guy in full tantrum mode, fists clenched, screaming "I WANNA DONATE A GYM!"

A census on domestic violence services offered in Connecticut shows the need for them has grown in the last year.  

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