| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Connecticut has made a policy and financial commitment to the University of Connecticut in Storrs. As a result, UConn is experiencing rapid growth, which is good for students and for businesses looking to hire talented young people.
This growth, however,...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:05 PM
If you're obese (and chances of that are pretty good in America right now), your odds of being found guilty in a jury trial are higher than if you're skinny. If you're an obese woman, things in court can be even uglier.
And you do not want to be labeled...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Do you have a rewarding job at a great workplace that gets it?
If so, you might be employed at one of the 50 companies, organizations and agencies that were honored last September as one of the Courant/Fox CT Top Workplaces of 2012.
And if your...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Unless Congress crafts a bipartisan compromise by Friday, the Budget Control Act of 2011 will sequester — or cancel — $85 billion of spending planned for the rest of this year. The cuts would be mindlessly spread across all federal agencies,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:41 PM
The Windham-Campbell Prizes, a new literary award from Yale University, has announced its inaugural roster of winners. Among the nine recipients are three playwrights -- Naomi Wallace, Stephen Adly Guirgis and Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Each winner receives...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:40 PM
There's a right way and a wrong way to go about killing a gun-control bill.
DO: Follow the official procedures and observe the unofficial etiquette when you go to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to testify against a bill at a public hearing....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The University of Connecticut and the town of Mansfield need additional reliable long-term sources of water. That's a well-documented fact, and one borne out by years of review and planning.
But that's not because UConn isn't a good steward. On the...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Richard Straub, convicted of sexually assaulting 15 juvenile boys while serving as their state probation officer, died Jan. 4 in a Florida prison, correction officials said.
State police spent months investigating Straub, 76, who was ultimately...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:00 AM
CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM-HEBRON
COACH: Mark Logan
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Finished second at the State Open in 19:12, three seconds behind winner Brianna Lenehan of Norwich Free Academy. ... Was third in Class MM (20:06) and won the CCC...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:30 PM
South Windsor at Simsbury, Wednesday: Could be an early preview of how tight the CCC North figures to be.
Conard at Notre Dame-Fairfield, Thursday: First-year coach Greg Raymer opens his tenure with Chieftains.
Rocky Hill/Middletown/RHAM at...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 AM
We asked students and teachers at Windham Center School how they felt about kids going on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. It really comes down to safety versus freedom, meaning the freedom for kids to be on social networking sites...