| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Connie L. Knox, a veteran Baltimore Sun copy editor and Sun Magazine writer who had been active in the Newspaper Guild for decades, died Sunday of an apparent heart attack at her Sparks home.
She was 68.
Connie L. Mugrage was born and raised in Akron,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:51 AM
You’d have to figure a sitcom set in Hartford in the late-19th century would pick Mark Twain’s house on Farmington Avenue as a setting.
But a reality show? No question, that’s the Wadsworth Tavern on the corner of Prospect and Albany...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:24 PM
As a traveling food writer who files stories via email, I can live anywhere I want. I have flirted with the high-desert vistas of New Mexico, the gracious hills of Virginia, the wide-open spaces of the heartland, and the awesome remote purity of Idaho....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A weak tornado touched down briefly in the area of Wolcott High School and severe thunderstorms left a trail a damage through northern part of the state Sunday afternoon and evening.
Several streets in Enfield were closed and more than 3,000 people were...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
HARTFORD — The city's proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium could derail plans for a new XL Center or compete with the existing downtown arena, a top development official said in an email obtained by The Courant.
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:15 PM
HARTFORD — For years, the barren stretch of Main Street just north of downtown Hartford was notable for a now-demolished decaying building that earned the nickname "butt-ugly."
But a decades-long drought of redevelopment north of I-84 could be...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Prospect Park Networks -- the production company that launched with high hopes of bringing two canceled ABC soap operas back to life -- has put itself on legal life support.
The production firm based in Century City, headed by veteran producers Jeff...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:11 AM
Until the Newtown shootings in December 2012, the 1977 slaying of a mother, her seven children and a young family friend was the largest mass murder in Connecticut history.
In the wee hours of July 22, 1977, at about 4:15 a.m., neighbors smelled smoke...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Los funcionarios de la Universidad de Connecticut tiene previsto construir un edificio significativamente mas pequeño en el centro de Hartford y hacer mayor uso del espacio compartido en lugares cercanos para satisfacer las necesidades del aulas de clases...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:12 PM
It appears to be curtains again for "All My Children," the soap opera that ran four decades on ABC before being canceled, then resurrected as an Internet series.
An actor on the series, Debbi Morgan, announced on Twitter that the show was "officially...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Anxious fans of the soap opera "One Life to Live" are wondering how many more lives their beloved daytime drama might have.
Prospect Park -- the entertainment company behind the revival of "One Life to Live" and another canceled ABC soap, "All My...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Puritans just didn't have much fun.
Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater.
Oh, there was the time just before the...