| Apr 10, 2015
| 1:44 PM
AvonCon, a Comic Convention presented by Avon Library, will offer free workshops and talks for kids and adults about many aspects of comic books and graphic novels at the library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m....
| Apr 9, 2015
| 9:04 AM
Terrence Mann, who originated the role of Inspector Javert in the original 1987 Broadway production of "Les MisÚrables," will return next month to reprise his role and direct "Les MisÚrables: A Musical Celebration" at the Nutmeg Summer Series of UConn's...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 5:40 PM
Preview capsules for area high school boys and girls lacrosse teams that responded to The Courant's request for information:
Coach: Scott Rossi
Top players: Cameron Criniti, Sr., attack; Alex Ott, Sr., defense; Geoff Main,...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Five Players To Watch
Taylor Walker, Glastonbury, Sr., midfield: The heart of the Glastonbury attack, Walker is set to play lacrosse at Boston College next year and looks for a return to the Class L final.
Lauren Cole, Hand-Madison, Sr., attack: The...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 11:07 AM
Craig Barber enlisted in the Marines in 1966, when he was 18, and went to Vietnam. He was never sure where he was or the logic behind his orders. In the '90s, Barber felt compelled to go back. "I didn't want to spend the rest of my life being angry,"...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:12 PM
UConn scored three runs in the ninth inning to rally to a 5-3 victory over Tulane on Sunday afternoon in an American Athletic Conference baseball game in New Orleans.
The win clinched the first AAC series of the year for the Huskies (17-9, 2-1) and...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:24 PM
Lafayette women's basketball coach Dianne Nolan has announced her retirement after five seasons at Lafayette. She served as a head coach for 38 seasons at three schools in her coaching career.
"Coach Nolan has made a significant impact on the lives of...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:35 AM
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Beatrice Fox Auerbach and Ella Grasso are among 12 women profiled in "Remarkable Women of Hartford" (The History Press, $19.99), a book whose author will give a free talk Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. at the Community Services...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 9:25 AM
In its history, Connecticut has seen more than its fair share of fine impressionist painters. Gari Melchers was not one of them. He was based in the Netherlands and Virginia. It's understandable that Connecticut residents may not be as familiar with...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 2:02 PM
Can Mother Teresa, staunch opponent of birth control and abortion, and Margaret Sanger, who popularized the term "birth control" and fought for women's reproductive rights, co-exist in a depiction of notable women?
Common sense says yes. In Trumbull,...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:45 AM
HARTFORD — Presidents and administrators at 16 private colleges in Connecticut are lobbying against the elimination of state scholarships for their students as proposed under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's state budget.
Malloy wants to cut $12.2...