| 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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
It was, as the world has known for almost a year, a horrible, horrible tragedy. Even as the ambulances were arriving on that awful day, it looked like the work of one deeply troubled young man.
Why in the name of heaven did it take more than 11 months...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
State police investigating the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have focused some of their efforts on the police response, interviewing local officers to iron out inconsistencies in their versions of events and examining decisions made in the minutes...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe said his department will conduct a review of its response to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting but that a report released this week shows his officers acted properly.
Newtown police arrived at the...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As the first Newtown officers arrived at the Sandy Hook Elementary School at 9:39 a.m. last December, gunshots boomed from inside the school.
One officer parked behind the school, and three others were near the school's baseball field. The first...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Lys Guillorn and her band have new album called Winged Victory. Being a Danbury resident, it only made sense for her to schedule a release party at the Heirloom Arts Theatre. It's happening this Sunday night, and Jonny Rodgers and Them Damn Hamiltons open...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Dear readers, we've come to the end of a year.
It's time for my poem, delivered with cheer.
I write it with gusto and plot it out happily.
I swing for the bleachers, like Papi and Napoli.
By bringing you joy, I couldn't be happier
If I had the...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Foot-dragging by the state police is unnecessarily impeding the progress of the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission.
The commission faces a March deadline to come up with recommendations in response to the massacre at the Newtown elementary school...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:29 PM
With terror in her voice, Barbara Halstead begged with police dispatchers for help, ending her 24-second 911 call with the haunting plea of "Sandy Hook School please" as 11 gunshots rang out in the background.
Those shots fired by Adam Lanza were in the...