| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
The 2014 All-Courant high school girls lacrosse team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:
Paige Hammick, Avon, Sr.
Madison Hooper, Hall-West Hartford, Sr.
Michelle Fedrico, Cheshire, Sr....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The new show at Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme of photographs by Peter Daitch is called "World in Motion." It could just as easily have been named "Camera in Motion."
"This style sort of evolved. I saw an image a friend of my daughter made, a blurry image...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Rheo Brouillard knew he was in the crosshairs of a "patent troll."
Brouillard is the president of Savings Institute Bank & Trust in Willimantic. Other small banks here and around the Northeast had been getting letters claiming patent infringement....
| May 21, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The next time you're visiting the state's farm wineries, save room for pan-roasted chicken breast with housemade gnocchi, spring onions and sweet peas, paired with an estate reserve Chardonnay. Or dry Riesling with wood-grilled Jamaican jerk chicken,...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A wide range of exhibits will be on view this summer at Connecticut museums. The New Britain Museum of American Art will burst with energy, with a salon show of contemporary artists and an art-glass exhibit. The Lyman Allyn will focus on mystery, with...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union said Monday it will open a new $18 million headquarters next week in Waterford.
The credit union, with more than a dozen branches throughout New London and Windham counties, will move administrative operations from four...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:38 AM
If you haven't seen the "Wee Faerie Village" at the Florence Griswold Museum, it's time to take a drive to Old Lyme. Each fall, the museum installs a natural exhibit for children around the gorgeous grounds with the scenic Lieutenant River in the...
| Feb 23, 2014
With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:05 AM
In its early days, many would have doubted that the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art would still be around in 2014. Old Lyme artist Henry White (1861-1952) painted a sorrowful picture of the museum he visited as a boy: "The picture gallery was a...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:05 AM
In the late 19th century, artist Martha Lamb observed that the variety of landscapes in the town of Old Lyme "would drive an artist to distraction."
Her comment was prophetic. Within a few decades after she made that statement, Old Lyme was home to a...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:02 AM
This winter one feels a bit like Christopher Columbus in 1492 as he sailed the ocean blue. Except we've been sailing through a seemingly endless sea of white. Snow white. Grungy white. Sallow white. Sheets-hanging-on-the-clothesline white.
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....