| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Sprawl follows the pipes, planners have observed. So in choosing a shorter pipeline for bringing water to campus, the University of Connecticut will limit low-density development in eastern Connecticut and save money to boot.
School officials have...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Aug. 9, 2013, New Haven: A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B crashes into two houses on approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport, killing at least two people.
June 23, 2013, Ellington: Adam Curtis, 52, of Enfield, died when his ultralight, one-...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The recent controversy over who will bring an additional 2 million gallons of water a day to the University of Connecticut's main campus at Storrs highlights, yet again, the fact that Connecticut lacks a statewide water plan.
As The Courant recently...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:11 PM
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. — As Donald Davis sauntered down Main Street wearing a khaki suit and a bow tie decorated with pumpkins and orange foliage, he elicited little gasps from the people he passed, a vigorous handshake or two, the occasional star-...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Every time I hike, I come down with a bad case of little-boy-itis. You know, that "virus" you pick up as a child that causes you to go as close to the edge of a cliff as possible or splash your way across a stream or run through the spray of a waterfall....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:23 PM
ArtSpace, 480 Main St. in the Willimantic section of Windham, will exhibit the en plein air art of Muriel Miller from Friday, Sept. 6, when it will open with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m., until Saturday, Sept. 28.
Gallery hours are Saturdays from 1 to 4...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Whenever playwrights get about a half million dollars to help their careers I think it’s a good day.
And it was a great day this week at Yale’s Sprague Hall in New Haven when three playwrights -- among nine writers in all -- were the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:26 AM
So how are the new Windham-Campbell Prizes chosen?
The new literary prizes will give out annually noine awards -- that include $150,000 in unrestructs funds -- to each writer, three fiction writers, three non-fiction writers and threee playwrights....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:17 PM
When theater connoisseurs gather to discuss the greatest plays or playwrights of all time, chances are that Arthur Miller and "Death of a Salesman" will be found at or near the top of most lists.
South Coast Repertory has produced this American...
| Sep 12, 2013
There are many ways to measure the quality of a workplace: wages and benefits, employee turnover, physical amenities like gyms, policies such as flex time and free lunch, and profit-sharing all come to mind.
As the chronicler of life in Connecticut,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Three playwrights -- including one Yale School of Drama grad -- will receive one of the most lucrative prizes in their field Tuesday at Yale when they receive the inaugural Donald Windham — Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes, which include $150,000...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:41 PM
WILLIMANTIC — The leaks in the parish hall started off small. But eventually, they had to use kiddy pools to catch water inside St. Paul's Episcopal Church whenever it rained. Time for a new roof.
The money was available. But the church needed...