| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The 2014 All-Courant high school softball Fab 15 team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:
THE FAB 15
Olivia Banulski, Bristol Central, Sr., CF — .538 avg., 42 hits, 31 runs, 5 HRs
Katelyn Corr, Suffield, Jr., CF...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Of all the issues raised in the last week about the prospective arrival of the New Britain Rock Cats in Hartford — whether the city can afford it, the chimerical jobs numbers, the robbing of the team from a sister city, the 17 months of secret...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:39 AM
In 1600, what was to become Connecticut was essentially nothing but trees.
"If it isn't a rock outcrop, and it isn't a wetland or water body, and it isn't a bald patch on a coastal dune, it is all forest," said Robert M. Thorson, a University of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:37 PM
It was a soggy week, but the three-day St. Bernard's Church Carnival - which ran from Thursday, June 12, through Saturday, June 14 - ended on a sunny note with crowds of pleasure-seekers descending on the church grounds for an evening of wholesome...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Wethersfield has been appreciated as a desirable place to live since it was first discovered and settled more than three centuries ago by a band of English traders led by John Oldham in 1634. Today the section of town known as “Old” or “...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Vito's Pizzaria in Wethersfield has introduced a new all-you-can-eat lunch buffet on Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The $9.95 buffet includes a rotating selection of foods, including chicken, pasta, seafood, pizza, salad, vegetables, potatoes and...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Draped in a German flag, shouting at the large-screen television in his native tongue, Steven Koegler was a portrait of unrestrained joy.
Slumped in a corner table, still trying to make sense of it all an hour after the World Cup final had ended, Hector...
| Jul 13, 2014
At least once a summer, (more often, if I'm lucky), I have to have a lobster roll — preferably consumed at a picnic table with a salt water view. My preference is the hot version, fresh lobster meat drizzled with butter and piled into a hot dog bun....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Jack Forchette and Margarete Attanasio greeted me at the entrance of Infinity Music Hall & Bistro just after the start of open mic night, a weekly event in the bar and restaurant area. While Attanasio and her husband, Andy, ran the show, Forchette, the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Record collectors are a special breed, willing to sift through rubbish on the hunt for a rare sonic gem. They are the keepers of arcane knowledge and obscure taxonomies about genres and labels and recording dates. But even among those driven characters,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Though environmentalists feel it didn't go far enough, the state's recent ruling on tree trimming by utility companies injects balance and common sense into the process.
After the major storms of 2011 and 2012 wreaked havoc with the state's power...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:12 AM
HARTFORD — City residents fumed Wednesday over what they called a lack of transparency and inflated job and visitor projections for a proposed minor league baseball stadium in Hartford.
The more than 250 residents who attended a hearing at the...