| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: I'm installing ceramic tile at my house and want to spice it up. Anyone can install the same pieces of tile that are the same color. I was thinking of creating designs and patterns in my floor with different colored tile. Is this a bad idea?...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:20 AM
BROOKFIELD — During a two-hour debate Sunday evening, Republican gubernatorial candidates jockeyed for the chance to face expected Democrat nominee Dannel P. Malloy in November's election, differing sharply on gun control.
The candidates agreed...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:59 PM
They had no training in how to survive in the wilderness — they had never even gone camping — but that didn't stop Michael Ross, George Crawford and Drew Babcock from walking across the United States.
Ross and Crawford started the journey in...
| Feb 23, 2014
Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Three people suffered minor injuries after a small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway Saturday afternoon, emergency officials said.
The plane, a Piper Cherokee Aircraft, had departed from Danbury, Conn., to go on a tour of the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:27 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school girls cross country team package:
Courtney Akerley, Tolland, Jr.
Kristen Arborio, Glastonbury, Sr.
Chrissy Bendzinski, RHAM-Hebron, Sr.
Madeleine Brandon, Haddam-Killingworth, So.
Brittney Brown, Windsor, Fr.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Republicans could squander a golden opportunity to reclaim the governor's office unless they present a compelling, moderate vision to the hundreds of thousands of unaffiliated voters who will decide this year's election.
Anything is possible when the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:43 PM
OK, let me get this straight. The OTHER Republican candidates for governor are Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and State Senate Republican leader John McKinney with the very strong possibility of Sen. Toni Boucher, Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti and tea party...
| Jan 5, 2014
August 1955 is hot, and wet.
On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut.
And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
HARTFORD — Adam's Lanza's father, Peter Lanza, is willing to release any medical records he can about his son and to meet privately with the chairman of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, according to a statement released late Friday afternoon.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:51 AM
MERIDEN — Dan Barrett is a cheery, bearded guy whose business card features his smiling face and jokes about his nearsightedness and bald head. You wouldn't expect him to be a fan of "harrowing, black metal, shrieking, super depressing" music.