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Past articles by Jim:

K9 Veterans’ Day comes to the state Capitol

The K9 Veterans Day celebration recognizes K9s for their great military and police work. → Read More

March Madness in sync | Griffith Academy Irish Dancers prep for Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The seven-decade old dance school is a parade staple. → Read More

The Saint Patrick’s Pipe Band ready to march in Hartford parade

The 51st Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to the streets of downtown Hartford this Saturday and the Pipe Band will set the pace for the celebration. → Read More

A sign of spring: DEEP is busy stocking trout

Connecticut's environmental department has been able to get an early jump on stocking trout in 2023. They attribute that to warmer temperatures this winter. → Read More

Ready to serve | Owner of Bears BBQ is providing earthquake relief in Turkey

This is local restauranteur Jaimie McDonald's latest relief mission with World Central Kitchen. → Read More

Game on at Dunkin’ Park for teen culinary teams

The winners in both categories of culinary and restaurant management move on to the national ProStart Competition held in Washington, DC in early May. → Read More

Connecticut residents hit the slopes after heavy snowfall

Ski Sundown gets more than six inches of snow – the most all season. → Read More

Home grown team works to recruit more minority farmers

Micro2Life in Simsbury continues a mission to serve community. → Read More

Connecticut energy factory sending aid to Ukraine

FuelCell Energy project plans to deploy fuel cells to assist the war-torn country. → Read More

New Britain honors heroes of Iwo Jima 78 years later

Stew Lahey is now 96 years old, he was a 17-year Marine when he hit the sands of Iwo Jima as part of a construction battalion. → Read More

Drive-thru Ash Wednesday returns for another year in Southington

Saint Paul's Episcopal Church and the First Congregational Church in Southington teamed up to provide prayers and the ritual of ashes for Ash Wednesday on the green. → Read More

Eagle and Winter Wildlife Cruise launches once again on Connecticut River

Major comebacks are happening on the Connecticut River. The RiverQuest Eagle and Winter Wildlife Cruise is in its 21st year, and the Eagle population is growing. → Read More

Hazmat Ops class tests firefighters at Middletown Fire Department annual training

The class is called ‘Hazmat Operations’ and, last week, Middletown Firefighters spent three days learning the specialized tactics. → Read More

West Hartford artist creates Super Bowl champion worthy paintings

Mural artist Corey Pane’s project centers around football stars, including wide receivers Juju Smith-Schuster, Diontae Johnson, and cornerback Trevon Diggs. → Read More

Their game begins when the Super Bowl ends

After the Kansas City Chiefs eked out a 3-point win against the Philadelphia Eagles during Super Bowl LVII on Sunday night, the real game began at GimaSport. → Read More

For Super Bowl week, wings rule

This trio of friends celebrates a third year of sampling wings and supporting area restaurants. → Read More

Members of Manchester Fire Departent train on icy waters

There has been little opportunity to train for ice rescues this Winter season across Connecticut. → Read More

As temperatures plummet, the need to help the homeless rises

In Hartford, Officer Jim Barrett’s beat picks up as people lined up to get supplies from his box truck including new winter boots. → Read More

Manchester female firefighters make fire department history

On Sunday, three female firefighters operated the same engine on the same shift, something that hasn't happened in over 125 years. → Read More

New England Air Museum celebrates Tuskegee Airmen this Black History Month

A new exhibit in the works focuses on the Airmen and their families. → Read More