| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:41 AM
President Obama's State of the Union Address is scheduled for 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Will you be watching?
The president is expected to address a wide variety of issues, many of them of interest to the middle class, including:
- increasing access to...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:01 PM
Each week, Courant girls basketball beat writer Lori Riley evaluates the top individual performances by area players and selects her Fabulous 15. The best from last week:
Khadijia Brooks, Bristol Eastern: Scored 34 points and had 12 rebounds in a 68-...
| Jan 23, 2015
BALTIC - Baltic Fire Engine Company # 1 will have a bus trip to New York City's 9/11 Memorial Museum, The High Line and Chelsea Marketplace on Sunday, April 26, 2015.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has two beautiful
waterfall pools which...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:37 PM
As a lover of both the sonnet and the box score, someone who can address Viola and Frank Viola, it is fitting that Walter Harrison's two goals in life have been to see every Shakespeare play performed live and to see a game at every major league park....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:32 PM
A long-anticipated showdown in girls basketball will take place Monday at the University of Hartford when Capital Prep, No. 1 in The Courant's rankings, will play No. 2 Mercy.
The two teams have never played but have consistently, for the past few...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:13 PM
The Trinity men's basketball team developed a nice feel for the season's potential by going nearly eight weeks without a loss.
The Bantams had won 10 in a row heading into Tuesday's home game against Merchant Marine Academy, which ended up being an eye-...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:22 PM
Teenagers thrive on technology, so a magnet high school for students jazzed about digital tech and design has to have not only the latest techy tools, but also an environment that sparks their creativity. Designed by Amenta Emma Architects, the Pathways...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:04 PM
Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini told employees at a meeting Monday the company is raising its minimum wage to $16 per hour in April.
It will be a pay boost for about 5,700 employees, of which 26 are in Connecticut. Most of the employees who will benefit...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:36 PM
Weaver-Hartford had a tough week, losing to two teams ranked in the top five in the state, No. 3 Farmington and No. 4 South Windsor. That dropped the Beavers to No. 10 in The Courant area high school girls basketball ratings. Top-rated Capital Prep-...
| Jan 11, 2015
Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com.
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:19 PM
NEW YORK — Eleven months after Roger Clemens left Boston to embark on the twilight of his career, Pedro Martinez arrived as the new pitching ace of the Red Sox.
Over the next seven seasons, Martinez was among the best pitchers in baseball while...