| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Rising junior goalie Brock Turnbaugh (Hereford) has orally committed to Johns Hopkins. The 5-foot-10, 200-pound keeper helped lead Hereford to its fifth straight Class 3A-2A title, saving 75 percent of shots, allowing three goals per game and earning All-...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The 20th walking day of my trek across Connecticut was the last, on the nicest day of weather – which was good because it was also the longest.
By the end just after 9 p.m., I had hoofed all 107 miles across Route 44, plus another 25 or 30 miles...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:59 AM
A handful of people were already gathered around the stone fountain in Glastonbury center when a family of four parked on Main Street and walked to a table in the summer sunset to enjoy their burgers and fries.
Nearby, a husband and wife from East...
| Aug 11, 2014
Restoring passenger train service from Grand Central Terminal to the Berkshires would offer northwestern Connecticut a potential economic bonanza, according to the railroad company that's trying to build support for the idea.
Skeptics dismiss the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Think of any major theme in the development of Connecticut and chances are good that if it's not on the shoreline, it has unfolded along Route 44.
Starting Monday and through most of July, The Courant will bring to life the iconic, historic U.S. highway...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Think of any major theme in the development of Connecticut and chances are good that if it’s not on the shoreline, it unfolded along Route 44. And it’s still happening.
Way back in 1635, when settlers were just arriving along the Connecticut...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:44 PM
I was still tying my shoes at State Line Car Wash this morning when two guys from Lakeville pulled up in separate cars.
Rick DelPrete, retired history teacher and athletic director from the Hotchkiss School, was on hand to show me the remains of the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:16 AM
NAVY MEN'S LACROSSE: Six Navy men's lacrosse players were named to the 2014 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll released by the conference office Monday, including four-time selection and 2014 Men's Lacrosse Academic All-Patriot League Team member Erik...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776.
Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
| Jun 15, 2014
Bethany Baer helped Salisbury University's women's lacrosse team stand alone as Division III national champions in late May. Two weeks later, the junior earned a prestigious award for her efforts.
Baer, a Westminster graduate, is this year's...
| 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....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The second batch of Lambert/Meadowlands polls were released on Monday, evaluating the top teams in all divisons in Eastern collegiate football. Here's the release: ECAC RELEASES SECOND LAMBERT MEADOWLANDS FOOTBALL POLL OF 2013 CENTERVILLE, Mass. -- The...