| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:42 PM
HARTFORD — The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has approved grants totaling nearly $3 million to support education programming in the city.
More than $2 million will go to six community schools and $650,000 will go to five neighborhood-based...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The Wilson-Gray YMCA on Albany Avenue in Hartford was a whirlwind when I stopped in. People of all ages packed the full-court gym, teens and some smaller kids strapped on equipment at the three-story climbing wall, a cooking class had just ended and a...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The family tradition continues at Conard-West Hartford.
Matt Cersosimo, who succeeded his father Rob, has his first game as head coach Friday night at Newington. Rob had coached the team for 30 years.
Matt Cersosimo is only the third coach in Conard...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Graduated from Central Connecticut in 1950.
Playing career at Central Connecticut — football, 1946-50; basketball, 1946-50; baseball, 1946-50.
Only athlete to earn 12 letters at Central (four each in football, baseball and basketball)....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:17 PM
HARTFORD — Bulkeley coach Pablo Ortiz Jr. knew his offense had strayed from its strength in the second half against Weaver, so the coach called upon a senior known simply as "Danger."
Captain Javon Alston capped off a 10-point swing for Bulkeley in...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:55 PM
HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had a packed schedule last Monday, attending a chamber of commerce breakfast in Meriden, a ceremony marking the progress on a hospital tower in Farmington and then a meet-and-greet with participants at a charity bike...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:16 AM
HARTFORD — Hartford police have told officials at Trinity College that they have contacted a former student and that there is no longer a reason for increased security at the college's Hartford campus.
On Thursday, a 1984 Trinity graduate made a...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Confronted with tragedy, we reach for objects that might steady us, tangible reminders of a loved one we've lost, the consoling beauty of a flower or an angel's face, an old shirt with a familiar scent, a stuffed bear's soft and fuzzy comfort.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:05 AM
MANCHESTER — Courant reporters 95 years ago figured prominently in the investigation of a bungled heist, playing a role that would be highly improbable today.
In the case of The Great Silk Robbery, the "Courant Men," as they were called in their...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:55 PM
American organist Christopher Houlihan will give a free concert this Sunday, April 13, at Rollins College.
Houlihan has been labeled "gifted" (New York Times), "dazzling" (Wall Street Journal), and "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of...