A stylish nonagenarian, George Scott, owner of Hartford’s premier Jamaican bakery, sports handsome good looks, a full head of white hair, and an intermittently functioning hearing aid that requires a guest to speak up. Scott himself speaks quietly, his Jamaican cadences singsongy but precise. Asked what year he was born, he grins. “You will have […]
Mayor Luke Bronin has tapped Erik Johnson, a top official at New Haven’s housing authority, to lead Hartford’s development services department. Johnson replaces Sean Fitzpatrick, who resigned in January amid a controversy over his residency. Department heads are required to live in Hartford. Johnson was most recently the senior director of strategy, policy and innovation for the New Haven Housing […]
Dollie McLean is a passionate, admired, inspirational soul. Together with her husband, Jackie, she turned a remarkable idea into a state-of-the-art facility, the Artists Collective, on Hartford’s Albany Avenue in 1999. But, the nonprofit’s new headquarters was doomed from the start. Unfortunately, the Collective failed to fully fund its endowment, which could be used for paying […]
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