The best resource for information about Connecticut newspapers is:
Marriage and death notices published in Connecticut newspapers for the period 1796 to 1865 have been indexed in the Charles R. Hale Collection, described Connecticut Cemeteries (FHL film 003076-398).
The Hartford Times published a genealogical queries section at various times from 1901 to 1967. Indexes to surnames and copies of clippings for some years are at the Family History Library (on 9 FHL films beginning with 1421780). This is listed in the Family History Library Catalog under CONNECTICUT - GENEALOGY.