| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:14 AM
HARTFORD — Before Hartford can sign a lease with the New Britain Rock Cats, the city council must approve proposals that would realign four streets, authorize buying downtown property for $1.78 million and allow officials to issue or reallocate...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Generally, things have not gone well for America's religious right since 1692. It has been one setback after another, culminating in this week's heterodox court ruling.
In 1692, Bridget Bishop was hanged in Salem, Mass., for bewitching others, including...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:19 AM
The Bikers Against Hunger motorcycle run to benefit Enfield Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen raised $1,787.
On Saturday afternoon 40 bikes traveled an hour loop through Enfield, Somers and parts of Strafford, Ellington and East Windsor before retuning...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:35 AM
EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin?
Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The All-Courant high school boys indoor track team, honorable mentions, story lines of the season and more:
55 meters: Alex Brown, Rocky Hill, Jr.
300: Stephon Henry, New Britain, Sr.
600: Dhahran Velasquez, Capital Prep-Hartford,...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Nomads Adventure Quest
100 Bidwell Road
2) Flight Trampoline Park
3) Connecticut Science Center
| 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...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:50 PM
While most people were donning frightful masks last week to mark Halloween, state Democratic Party chairwoman Nancy DiNardo slipped — revealing her ugly philosophy of politics.
"In politics, nobody does something for nothing," DiNardo said,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Connecticut's conundrum in dealing with its tops-in-the-nation academic achievement gap is summed up by the saga of Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas.
Despite new landmark education reforms, Connecticut can still react antagonistically to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Nine students from High School Inc., Hartford's Insurance and Finance Academy, traveled to New York on Sept. 18 to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange — a reward for having the highest scores on Connecticut Academic Performance...