| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Philip Morris Cos. CEO
Hamish Maxwell, 87, who steered Philip Morris Cos. in its purchase of General Foods Corp. and takeover of Kraft Inc., milestones in transforming the tobacco company into a consumer products conglomerate in the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has hired a chief financial officer despite critics' claims the district is already spending too much money for administrator salaries and other expenses not directly tied to education.
William Eagan of...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Massachusetts detectives in one of Aaron Hernandez's murder cases have interviewed New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, owner Robert Kraft and other team employees as part of the yearlong probe.
Their statements — along with text messages...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Nielsen is out with a list of 14 breakthrough innovation products, based on products introduced in 2012 that continued to do well in their second year in the market.
“There is not a clear recipe for success,” said Rob Wengel, senior vice...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Kraft is recalling a batch of Velveeta cheese shipped to Walmart in the Midwest because it doesn't contain enough of a specific preservative and can spoil too fast, potentially causing a food borne illness, the company said June 19. The cheese product was...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Many years ago, the big news in Hartford was a guy named Robert Kraft, who wanted Connecticut to build him a $375 million football stadium downtown. He'd leave Massachusetts for a free stadium and a no-tax deal on a new hotel, bringing his NFL Patriots...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:42 PM
I'm a person who likes to eat. When not eating, I read about food.
I read studies that say drink red wine, eat goji berries, toss down vitamin C, E and D. Coffee's good for us, and so is chocolate, and then there's green tea and kale and real butter....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Bud, Miller and Coors fans now will know what exactly they are drinking, thanks to a food blogger who asked major brewers to disclose the ingredients of popular beer brands.
Anheuser-Busch agreed to disclose the ingredients in its bestselling beers...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. is taking cues from Silicon Valley as it strives to inject a startup vibe into its operations, a move it's betting will make it more nimble and help it better position its brands to appeal to millennials, Hispanic shoppers and those...