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  Hartford, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut, in Hartford County.
Hartford and its environs are also known as "the land of steady habits." The region has a relatively low population of adults between the ages of 18 and 25, although Hartford itself has a relatively young population.
Hartford is bordered by the towns of West Hartford, Newington, Wethersfield, East Hartford, Bloomfield, South Windsor, and Windsor.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Hartford, Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Hartford is bordered by the towns of West Hartford, Newington, Wethersfield, East Hartford, Bloomfield and Windsor.
Connecticut is the state with the largest percentage of Italians living in it, outranking Rhode Island, New York, and New Jersey.
Hartford is the home of several institutions such as the Hartford Conservatory, Hartt School of Music, Trinity College, the University of Hartford, the University of Connecticut Law School, and the University of Connecticut School of Business.
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 Hartford Advocate: Connecticut Election Kickoff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Connecticut voters gave Bob Dole overwhelming support in the Republican primary this year, while Bill Clinton has long held ties to the region from his days at Yale and has recruited half of Connecticut's Democratic delegation to his cause.
On a darker note, Connecticut native Dick Morris went from being Clinton's top political advisor and darling of the week of the national press corps to resigning in disgrace amid reports of his longstanding relationship with a $200-an-hour prostitute in Washington, in a hotel only blocks away from the White House.
Connecticut has one of the smallest number of votes in the electoral college -- eight -- of any state in the nation, and seems as firmly in Clinton's corner this year as it was in 1992.
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 Hartford, Connecticut | Cedar Hill Cemetery
Hartford architect George Keller, who designed the Soldiers and Sailors Arch in Bushnell Park, along with some of the buildings at the Institute of Living, designed the Gallup Memorial Gateway and the Northam Chapel at Cedar Hill, as well as many of its monuments.
The Connecticut State Library in Hartford has among its holdings, The Colt Firearm Collection, including original firearms, historical materials and the original Rampant Colt which stood atop the onion dome at the Colt Firearms Factory.
Hartford dentist whose experiments with nitrous oxide led him to be considered the father of anesthesia.
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 Archived: VII. Hartford, Connecticut
Efforts to develop a Tech-Prep program in Hartford are unfolding against a backdrop of considerable change and, in some respects, turmoil in the participating educational institutions and in the local economy.
The Hartford consortium's efforts through 1993 were dominated by the development of articulated "clusters"--groups of academic and vocational high school courses for which students can earn college credit.
In Hartford, Title IIIE funds were thus made available for the manufacturing technology and health occupations programs, but not for the child care, law enforcement, and culinary arts programs, despite the fact that the public school district had formulated and set out to articulate all these programs to postsecondary ones.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Hartford
Diocese of Hartford, established by Gregory XVI, 18 Sept., 1843.
The Brothers of the Christian Schools have a house at Hartford, and the Xaverian Brothers conduct an industrial school at Deep River.
The Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame conduct an academy at Waterbury, the Sisters of St. Dominic at New Haven, and the Sisters of Charity at Baltic.
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 West Hartford, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is a mostly upmarket suburb of Hartford.
West Hartford is home to Conard High School, Hall High School, the American School for the Deaf, University of Connecticut (UCONN) Greater Hartford Campus, University of Hartford, Saint Joseph College, Kingswood-Oxford School, Renbrook School, Northwest Catholic High School and Hebrew High School of New England
West Hartford is one of the main retail centers of the Greater Hartford region.
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 Hartford History: FAQs
The founders of Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor used this sermon and others from Hooker as a basis for their Fundamental Orders, considered by some to be the world's first written constitution.
Connecticut colonists convinced James' successors, William and Mary, to confirm the 1662 charter.
Hartford insurers were the first to offer accident, auto, and aviation policies, among other innovations.
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 HARTFORD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT
The General Court of the Bay Colony met to consider the authorization of town governments in the Plantation of Connecticut on October 10, 1639, and laid down definite rulings on April 9, 1640.
"Connecticut's Fundamental Orders, said to have been the constitution known to history that created a government, setting forth the radical principle that 'the foundation of authority is in the free consent of the people,' was written in Hartford by Roger Ludlow and adopted here by representatives or the River Towns on January 14, 1639.
"Hartford County was organized in 1665, but the city and town were not incorporated until the May session of the General Assembly in 1784, although town meetings and town courts were held and community action taken in the usual manner of the New England town.
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 Archdiocese of Hartford
HARTFORD - Archbishop Henry J. Mansell celebrated a Mass on Wednesday, August 9th, in commemoration of the 15th death anniversary of Archbishop John F. Whealon.
The former Archbishop of Hartford died unexpectedly on August 2, 1991, at the age of 70 years.
The commemoration Mass was held at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Hartford, on the anniversary of the Archbishop's funeral, August 9th.
www.archdioceseofhartford.org   (208 words)

  
 Hartford Preservation Alliance | Resources and Links
Connecticut Historical Society – Nonprofit museum, library, and education center that collects and preserves items and information relative to the state's heritage.
Connecticut Olmsted Heritage Alliance – Nonprofit organization that seeks to educate the public about Frederick Law Olmsted and the value of his landscape legacy in Connecticut.
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation – Statewide organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the state's irreplaceable historic resources.
www.hartfordpreservation.org /resources.html   (696 words)

  
 The Hartford Chorale - Hartford, Connecticut
The Hartford Chorale, founded in 1972, is a chorus of more than 130 men and women who are selected annually through competitive auditions.
The 2002-2003 season marked many firsts for The Hartford Chorale: In November 2002, Beethoven's Mass in C was our first performance under the baton of Edward Cumming, The Hartford Symphony Orchestra's new music director.
He added, “The Chorale and CONCORA (Connecticut Choral Artists), which I also conduct, are about the same age and have co-existed happily these many years, each honoring and supporting the musical endeavors of the other.
www.hartfordchorale.org   (1942 words)

  
 Hartford History: Circus Fire
Using film footage and photos of the fire as well as "interviews with the people who were there," the documentary "recalls the horrors of the fire, the search for its cause, and the aftermath of the tragedy on the community and the circus industry," according to the CPTV Web site.
"Hartford Heroes" - a section of the Connecticut Historical Society site dedicated to the photographs of Hartford fires, firefighters and fire equipment taken by Horace B. Clark.
While there is no material on the circus fire - Clark's photographs run roughly from the turn of the century to the late 1930s - the display shows vividly the fire department's evolution in the years leading up to the disaster.
www.hartfordhistory.net /circusfire.html   (660 words)

  
 Hartford Preservation Alliance | Hartford, Connecticut
The Hartford Preservation Alliance (HPA) is a volunteer-operated 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of the unique architectural heritage and neighborhood character of Hartford, Connecticut.
On Wednesday, May 10, 2006, the Hartford Preservation Alliance honored exceptional contributions to architectural preservation in Hartford during the past year.
The event, held in the atrium of Hartford's historic City Hall, was sponsored by Phoenix Life Annuities and Asset Management and the Greater Hartford Arts Council.
www.hartfordpreservation.org   (475 words)

  
 Hartford Connecticut Wrongful Death Attorney - Kevin C. Ferry
Since its founding in Hartford, Connecticut in 1994, The Law Office of Kevin C. Ferry, LLC negotiates legal solutions for individuals and their families suffering from emotional and economic damages resulting from any of the following:
The Law Office of Kevin C. Ferry, LLC serves the state of Connecticut inlcuding Harford, New London, Tolland and Middlesex counties.
The Law Office of Kevin C. Ferry, LLC has a wealth of local, state and federal litigation experience in Hartford, New London, Tolland and Middlesex counties and throughout the state of Connecticut.
www.hartfordwrongfuldeathlawyer.com /index.html   (453 words)

  
 Welcome to Hartford Hospital!
Hartford Hospital’s Allied Health programs have become some of the most successful and innovative courses of study in their respective specialties.
Hartford Hospital has achieved Magnet Recognition by the American Nursing Association for Nursing Excellence.
Hartford Hospital is one of America's Top 50 Hospitals
www.harthosp.org   (325 words)

  
 University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus Scholarships
Source: Established in memory of Violet Kaufman, an associate professor of English at the Hartford campus, by her daughters.
Source: Established in honor of Arnold T. Orza, an associate professor of English at the Hartford campus, on the occasion of his retirement from the University.
The 100 Years of Women Scholarship Award was established in 1992 to honor a current UCONN undergraduate or graduate student, or high school senior planning to enroll in the University of Connecticut, who has demonstrated a commitment to women's issues through service to their community or school.
www.hartford.uconn.edu /scholarships.html   (573 words)

  
 HPD
The men and women of the Hartford Police Department are committed to serving our community by working in partnership with the residents, businesses, and organizations that make up our great city.
As Hartford continues its exciting renaissance and revitalization, the Hartford Police Department will continue to strive for the highest levels of professional policing services to all members of our community.
Mission of The Hartford Police Department: To enhance the quality of life in the City of Hartford by developing partnerships with the community and other stakeholders in a manner that promotes problem solving and preserves a safe environment through professional law enforcement that respects human dignity.
www.hartford.gov /police/default.htm   (332 words)

  
 Connecticut Sports - Pro, College, High School News from The Hartford Courant - CONNECTICUT SUN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Connecticut Sun forward Katie Douglas was diagnosed Monday with a non-displaced hairline fracture in her right foot.
The Connecticut Sun made it through two games of the Eastern Conference finals, putting off what appeared to be inevitable a week ago when Katie Douglas left the first-round game against Washington with an injured right foot.
When Nykesha Sales hit a layup and was fouled in the second quarter of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Washington Mystics last Sunday, she raised her arms and looked up in relief.
www.courant.com /sports/basketball/sun   (433 words)

  
 CCEDA - Hartford, Connecticut - Capital City Economic Development Authority
The Capital City Economic Development Authority is a quasi-public state agency created in 1998 to manage state investment in the revitalization of Hartford.
The agency funded and supervised the relocation of Capital Community College to the former G. Fox building and was instrumental in the development stages of the Connecticut Center for Science and Exploration planned for a site adjacent to the convention center and the Riverfront Plaza.
Capital City Economic Development Authority is a quasi-public authority established by the State of Connecticut to stimulate new investment in and around Hartford, Connecticut's Capital City.
www.cceda.state.ct.us   (174 words)

  
 West Hartford, Connecticut - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
As of 2002, the town had an estimated total population of 61,365.
West Hartford also has the largest Asian community in Greater Hartford which is growing quickly.
West Hartford is home to the American School for the Deaf, University of Connecticut (UCONN) Greater Hartford Campus, University of Hartford, and Saint Joseph College.
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 Hartford Connecticut Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Convention Center CT
Hartford’s Preferred Business Hotel is currently open and looking forward to providing excellence in hospitality during your stay!
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Convention Center in Hartford, CT is located just minutes from downtown Hartford, Connecticut and the crossroads of New England - Routes I-91 and I-84.
The hotel is conveniently located is 1.5 miles from the Hartford Convention Center, and is near the CT Expo Center, Hartford Civic Center, Downtown Hartford corporate offices, Mark Twain House, Meadows Music Center, Six Flags New England, Goodwin Golf Course, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital.
www.hartford-hotel.com   (283 words)

  
 Hartford Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Hartford, Connecticut
Browse Homes.com for Hartford, Connecticut homes for sale, Hartford CT Real Estate Agents or real estate agents, plus Hartford, CT apartments and houses for rent.
Then contact any of the Hartford Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Hartford area home.
Hartford - 3 Family in Hartford's South End!...
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 ConnDOT: Connecticut Traffic Cameras
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) traffic camera images are updated evey 5 (five) minutes.
All pictures displayed on these pages are the property of the Connecticut Department of Transportation and may not be used without permission.
There are times that the images will display as a solid blue or fl image, this is not a problem with your browser or the camera.
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