| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:18 AM
Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame.
ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:49 AM
World War I ended in late 1918 and Gardner Dow, having survived his Naval service, was settled into life as a junior at the Connecticut Agricultural College in mid-1919.
In May of that year, a Courant story appeared under the following headlines....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Los funcionarios estatales esperan otorgar las licencias a los primeros cultivadores de marihuana medicinal en Connecticut esta semana, pero es un paso que tendrá poco impacto para más de una docena de ciudades - ya han puesto una moratoria al...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:38 PM
In 2014, Connecticut's towns are still forced to pay to post legal notices — such as tax foreclosures, coastal site plans, lists of taxable personal properties, even budgets — in obscure pages of printed newspapers; posting them online doesn't...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Housing Authority of New Haven has turned into something of a regional rescue squad in the last few years, sending staff to help out troubled public housing operations in Ansonia, Wallingford and Bridgeport.
Of course, the HANH isn't doing it for...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:59 AM
It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca).
Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Here is our list of Latin American restaurants where you can find yuca dishes. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive. Read our dining feature on yuca here.
Antojitos Donde Julio, Hartford. 860-724-3379, antojitosdondejulioct.com.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:16 AM
*Do we dream of our child becoming a sports star?
*Do we push too hard...too much, too often?
*Are we burning our kids out with specialized teams?
*Do parents have the proper skill - and patience - to coach?
All of these questions are brought up...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package:
Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr.
Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr.
Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr.
Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Lighthouse Tours: Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. $25-$35. Custom House Maritime Museum Pier, 150 Bank St., New London, (860) 912-6814, nlmaritimesociety.org.
Daily River Cruises on the Schooner Mary E: 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. $16-$30. Connecticut River Museum,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The marijuana landscape, both in Connecticut and across the nation, is changing kind of fast these days:
- A state legislative committee last week put its final stamp of approval on proposed regulations for Connecticut's new medical marijuana system....