Every so often we television types must have our pictures taken…professionally, that is. The one in “the Hartfordite” masthead was taken in late 2006, so I was due for new ones. I recently had a […]
Hartford Whalers Mugs Hit the Market
Hartford Whalers fever continues with coffee mugs now for sale. Bob Chamberlain of Simsbury told me he was inspired by seeing former team owner Howard Baldwin on “Face the State,” and our […]
Dr. Petit talks about his life, lawmakers and the legal system
As I prepared to interview Dr. William Petit on “Face the State” my primary concern was how we could make this man feel at ease. He’s been through a hell many of us […]
Blumenthal & Alpert to Appear Together for Charity
The two Democratic rivals in the race to succeed Senator Chris Dodd will appear together on Monday in the name of charity. Richard Blumenthal and Merrick Alpert will be models in the […]
More Casinos in Connecticut?
How would this look at the corner of Main and Trumbull? That’s been a topic touched on by two of the Democrats running for Governor. You can read all it about in CT Confidential, the […]
Questions Taxpayers Should Be Asking
The City of Hartford is beginning budget hearings to talk about Mayor Perez’ proposed tax hike. Citizens aren’t happy about paying more taxes and there are some questions taxpayers should be […]
November Senate Preview?
This November there will be likely be three candidates on the ballot for the U.S. Senate seat held by Senator Chris Dodd. Could this be the lineup of the Republican, Democrat and […]
I had to share this photo I took of my son on the lawn of the State Capitol. He instantly moved his arm as if to wave to a crowd. Someday […]
The City Blog Reading List
In addition to wfsb.com, the Hartford Courant and other newspapers, websites and magazines I also read a good amount of blogs. There are so many blogs out there I enjoy monitoring and […]
Any Photographers Available to Take New Picture of Hartford?
Here we go again. Another commercial showing a dated photograph of your capital city. An astute viewer brought this to my attention. It is a clip from a Ned Lamont commercial showing […]
This Week on Face the State April 25, 2010
Susan Raff is filling in.
The Anti-Hartford Mentality
One of the eyeopening things to come out of jury selection at the trial of Mayor Eddie Perez was something his lawyer had feared: an anti-Hartford mentality. Columnist Helen Ubinas talks about […]
GOP candidate for Governor: Rell doesn’t do enough
No one except for Governor Rell knows for sure who will be getting her endorsement in the race to succeed her, but we know who probably won’t get it: her fellow Republican […]
Inside the Trial of Mayor Eddie Perez
This week on “Face the State” we get an inside look at the trial of Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez, from our reporter assigned to the trial, Eric Parker. Eric can offer a […]
Honoring Thomas Meskill 1928-2007
The library at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford’s West End has been named after the late Governor Thomas Meskill, who was also a mayor, congressman, and judge. One of […]
Howard Baldwin on “Face the State with Dennis House”
In case you missed it, here is former Hartford Whalers owner Howard Baldwin talking about bringing the NHL and the Whalers back to your capital city. part 1 http://www.wfsb.com/video/23125085/index.html part 2 http://www.wfsb.com/video/23125231/index.html […]
Bringing Back Your Hartford Whalers
This week marks a tough anniversary in Connecticut history. Thirteen years ago the Hartford Whalers left the capital city, breaking the hearts of fans all across the land of steady habits and […]
The next Mayor of Hartford?
Beginning Monday if you stop by Hartford City Hall and stop by the Mayor’s office, you will be told “the Mayor is not in.” You’ll get that answer for about 6-8 weeks […]
Scenes from the NY Auto Show
I had a chance to check out the New York auto show the other day, one of the biggest shows in the country. The Detroit show is the best, but this is […]