| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Four Republicans who have their eye on the 2014 race for governor are making their way to the starting gate. The next four months may narrow the field for the contenders who rely on taxpayer funds to finance of their campaigns.
State Sen. Toni Boucher...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:18 AM
The crimson-haired woman makes sure to offer snacks to each person entering the room. She's seated at the end, next to a carved marble fireplace that doesn't entirely match the rest of the neutral corporate décor.
It used to be different here. "It was a...
| Aug 11, 2013
Conde Nast Traveler has just come out with its annual Readers Choice Survey, which features a Top 10 list of the country's friendliest, and unfriendliest cities.
New Haven was designated as the third most unfriendly city in the United States, a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen.
Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:06 PM
All-Courant Boys Tennis
Sam Aronson, Avon Sr.
Sam Flaxman, Avon, Sr.
Ryan Foster, Classical-Hartford, Jr.
Varun Jayarun, Xavier-Middletown, Fr.
Chandler Libby, Granby, Jr.
Reid Risinger, Glastonbury, Sr.
Dan Rombola, Berlin, Jr.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
WINDSOR — When a small tornado tore through OJ Thrall's tobacco fields in Windsor on Monday afternoon, the fragile leaves were within a week of being harvested.
Shade nets were torn away from nearly 20 percent of the crop — about 40 acres'...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:20 PM
"Dark Money." It sounds like something Lord Voldemort would use if he was looking to bounce Harry Potter from office, but it's the sort of cash magic that could end up making Connecticut's state and local political parties relevant again.
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"IT'S NOT incest when it's between men."
That was a portion of actor Jeremy Irons wildly convoluted, much publicized recent remarks on gay marriage. He said he has no strong feelings on it, but then wondered, "Could it lead to fathers marrying their...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:18 PM
NEW YORK — In a dimly lit room inside Grand Central Station, with a high, ornate, painted wood ceiling and a stone fireplace with a carved, winged lion insignia, a piece of the Connecticut economy came to life.
There, in a gathering late Thursday,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:58 AM
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — A rare, nearly 6-foot-tall giraffe listed as an endangered subspecies has been born in a Connecticut conservation center.
The Greenwich Time reports that Petal, a 6-year-old Rothschild giraffe gave birth on Friday to female...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Spring is here, and with it comes the scents and subtle sounds of nature. Connecticut is a great place for flower-peeping, so get out there, breathe in the fresh air, let the sun warm your face and listen to some wondrous springtime sounds. Here are a few...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The earned income tax credit, or EITC, is one of the best domestic policy tools ever invented. Since it can only be claimed by people who work and pay taxes, it encourages and rewards work. It keeps low-income wage earners out of poverty. The money...