| May 20, 2014
| 1:10 PM
For high school students studying automotive technology, the annual Ford-AAA Auto Skills Contest is the equivalent of the World Series. Watching as a spectator might not have quite the excitement of a tied Game 7 in the bottom of the ninth inning, but the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:04 AM
VERNON — Becky and Dave Dyment's son Justin was just 4-months-old when he was diagnosed with a rare seizure disorder. At the time, the couple promised to always include Justin in family activities and trips.
Now they are hoping to win a customized...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Nomads Adventure Quest
100 Bidwell Road
2) Flight Trampoline Park
3) Connecticut Science Center
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:01 AM
For a fee, Amy Archer-Gilligan promised to care for the elderly tenants of her Windsor home until they died.
Some inmates, as tenants at the time were called, paid a flat sum of $1,000 for life. Some arranged to leave their estates to Archer-Gilligan....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:24 AM
The phrase Connecticut barbecue might never have the ring to it of, say, Memphis barbecue, Carolina barbecue, Kansas City barbecue or Texas barbecue. Sadly, much of our barbecue might be of the "remove the rack of ribs from the sleeve and slather it...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:18 PM
This is Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government, but you wouldn't know it in Connecticut.
•A team of reporters from the New Haven Register and Middletown Press visited all 92 municipal police...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Ted's Montana Grill has a date for its debut on Front Street in Hartford. The casual family restaurant chain, co-founded by media mogul Ted Turner and restaurateur George McKerrow Jr., will open officially on May 12.
The Hartford location will be...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:50 PM
La vida de Audrey Morrissey como una prostituta adolescente en antigua área de Combate en y la forma en que eventualmente ella misma se salió, resonó entre los trabajadores sociales y los policías en Connecticut que están aquí luchando contra el tráfico...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Courant, in celebrating its 250th anniversary year, is looking this month at arts and culture in the state's history. Connecticut has long celebrated the arts, with the nation's oldest public art museum among other claims to leadership.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Some lethal emails revealed by The Courant last week interrupted the genial flow expected in the week ahead. Trouble grows in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's promiscuous grant-and-loan business.
The public and federal criminal investigators are getting a look...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Creative people — from actors to musicians, and poets to painters — are coming to Hartford. What draws them here? What do they need to flourish? We asked four Hartford residents active in the city arts scene to contribute their thoughts. Three...