| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Along Connecticut's staid Gold Coast, there's a mini-boom in home sales that hasn't been seen in years.
But you need pretty deep pockets.
Sales of estates in Fairfield County priced $10 million or more are soaring this spring, capped earlier this...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Eight elderly souls (average age, 91) from a Fairfield, Conn., nursing home take a last-chance trip to Israel in "Next Year Jerusalem," an affecting but cursory documentary.
Producer-director David Gaynes, though clearly well-intended, seems so eager to...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Hey, Moms....anyone looking for a part-time job for an organization committed to helping the community?
Community Plates, the subject of this Mommy Minute from December, is expanding into Hartford and is looking for a Site Director to organize food runs...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:18 AM
John J. Czarkowski, gerente de Advanced Grow Labs LLC, una de las cuatro empresas elegidas para obtener licencias para producir marihuana medicinal legalmente en Connecticut, se vio obligado a cerrar su planta de marihuana en Colorado en el 2012 después...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Asian tiger mosquitoes were identified for the first time in Fairfield County last summer. This should raise your eyebrows because the Asian tiger mosquito, one of the world's most invasive species, can spread a terribly debilitating disease,...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century.
A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:47 AM
So the four state hockey teams are finally on the same page and in the same tournament. Starting the year after next, anyway.
UConn, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart and, yes, even Yale, have all agreed to particpate in an annual all-Connecticut tournament....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
About 10 years ago, when Donna Braley was 79, her family started to notice that she was having trouble doing the things she'd always loved to do -- crocheting, cooking, doing crossword puzzles. Because her children lived in different states, it took a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way.
Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Celebrity chefs Graham Elliot and Joe Bastianich have impressive culinary resumes that include books, restaurants, a love of good food balanced with a healthy lifestyle, and their shared success as two of the judges (the other is celebrity chef Gordon...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Puritans just didn't have much fun.
Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater.
Oh, there was the time just before the...
| 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....