Guns Rights Rally

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22nd President of Trinity College

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Flower Power

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A Million Mile Man

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A Core Discussion

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UConn Football | Pro Timing Day

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Giving Thanks

  Together with Trinity College professor Pablo Delano (at right) members of the Crouch family (from left is Doris Crouch and her children Jackie Lagana and Lance Crouch) meet to discuss a famous 1940 Thanksgiving Day photograph titled “Pumpkin Pies and Thanksgiving Dinner At The House of Timothy Levy Crouch, a Rogerene Quaker, Ledyard, Connecticut, [...]

Talkin’ Trash

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From Illness To The Amazon

Less than a year ago, Lotty Vigue’s future hung in the balance as she struggled with autonomic dysfunction syndrome. Doctors suspect that her left jugular vein was blocked due to still unknown, possible long-term effects of Lyme Disease. In February she underwent a risky medical procedure to restore blood flow to the left side of [...]

Wethersfield Says Goodbye To Summer

Today it was Wethersfield’s turn to put summer in its rearview mirror and break out the new book bags, pencils and… a new school principal. VIEW MORE

“Something Keeps Bringing Me Back”

Kevin Cazzetta returns to Tootin’ Hill Elementary School in Simsbury as its new principal after previous stints at the school as a teacher. He recently served as assistant principal at Green’s Farms Elementary School In Westport. VIEW MORE

Inaugural Flight: Bradley Int’l to LAX

Fire truck water cannons inaugurate American Airlines flight 1353 which offers non-stop service from Bradley Int’l to LAX. I used the Instagram app to evoke a 1960′s feel to the glistening jet and event which also included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a cake… stuff reminiscent of that Golden Age of passenger flight.

Schemitzun: A Feast of Green Corn & Dance

Tribal nations from across the Northeast Region gathered for the 21st Annual Feast of Green Corn & Dance at the Mashantucket Cultural Grounds Sunday afternoon at the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation in Eastern Connecticut. Tommy Ninigret Harris, 31, and his girlfriend Christina Strano, 26, exchange a nose kiss just before Harris competes in the men’s northern [...]

Refugee Community Takes Root in Hartford

They fled their rural Burmese homeland and have since created an improbable urban oasis here in Hartford. The diversity of herbs, fruits and vegetables cultivated by the Karen People is impressive: papaya, bok choy, waterleaf, lemongrass, sorrel… An ethnic, persecuted minority also known as the Karen Tribe, this refugee community has taken root in Hartford. [...]

A Personal Migration: Mexico City-Hartford-Puerto Rico

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In Search of The Hartford Urban Man

  For a project titled The Hartford Urban Man, Joyce Bolaños and Carmen Arroyo of Viva Hartford Media earlier this year surveyed 100 single males, ages 21 to 40 who live in the city. Intending to debunk the stereotype of the young urban male, Bolaños and Arroyo interviewed guys who normally do not make news headlines or police blotters. They [...]

Companions in the Face of Alzheimer’s

There are an estimated 70,000 Connecticut residents living with Alzheimer’s Disease, a haunting, fast-growing and fatal illness that is projected to surpass the rates of heart disease and cancer. There are support groups, trial medications and even coconut water that patients and their caregivers eagerly add to their daily regimens. And then there are the [...]

Sweaty Start to Swab Summer

All-Courant, All-American, All-Pro… All Done.

BRISTOL, CT – 12.12.2005 – In December 2005, Aaron Hernandez is selected as the Hartford Courant’s defensive high school football player of the year. Below: ATTLEBORO, MA – 6.26.2013 – Ex-New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez is escorted in to Attleboro district court to be arraigned on multiple charges in connection with the shooting death [...]

Hartford from 1,500′

  Last Thursday I bobbed and weaved above Hartford in the open-air cabin of the MetLife blimp. On our way back from photographing above the Travelers Championship we were afforded skyline vistas of the capital city. The day featured low humidity and incredible visibility. To give you an idea of the skill of the pilot [...]

Tooling Around

It’s always interesting to photograph Connecticut’s tool-making business since lots of these small shops create customized parts for the aerospace industry. Stumbling across a science-fiction looking tool or device can visually elevate an otherwise dry business assignment. Yesterday was no exception at Sirois Tool in Berlin. Alan Ortner, president of Sirois, was touring me around when he [...]

Opening Ceremonies of the 2013 Travelers Championship

Culinary Light

 

Rescue Dogs Are Her Best Friends