| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:46 AM
Michelle Plucenik moved among a crowd of people at the Danielson Elks Lodge in Danielson on Jan. 31. The event was the sixth annual Quinebaug Valley and Plainfield Special Olympic dinner/dance. Plucenik checked with the more than 12 coaches sitting...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 6:00 PM
It's hard to imagine that Tom Brady's Super Bowl week cold was worse than what Serena Williams was battling during the Australian Open. Williams was sick for the past week and she couldn't shake the cold, right up until the finals on Saturday. But she...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Starting next fall, UConn will offer student-athletes enhanced scholarships aimed at covering the full cost of attending college.
All students on a full athletic scholarship will receive these "full-cost-of-attendance" scholarships, which are expected to...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:30 AM
AVON — The annual New York Comic Con event attracts thousands of comic book fans.
Now the Avon Free Public Library is hoping to harness a bit of that energy and enthusiasm locally.
The library is planning its own comic-book themed event, dubbed...
| 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 24, 2015
| 2:00 PM
WETHERSFIELD — Anthony Latina is on a storytelling roll this morning, about time spent over the years with Joe Reilly and Luke Reilly, brothers who are sitting across the table. If all that was planned is to actually be accomplished during this...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:21 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Thursday's home loss to Albany wasn't the kind that figured to keep Hartford basketball coach John Gallagher tossing and turning all night.
"I'm actually really calm right now," he said.
It wasn't a puzzle that called for...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Despite the lopsided score, the Capital Prep-Mercy game on Monday at the University of Hartford was a rousing success, drawing almost 2,000 people to watch a girls basketball game.
Capital Prep, No. 1 in The Courant's state rankings, beat No. 2 Mercy 88-...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:43 AM
Capital Prep easily handled one of Oregon's top programs, beating South Medford 82-50 and remains at No. 1. No. 3 Farmington will face Simsbury, ranked ninth in the area top 10 Friday. Sheehan, eighth in the area top 10, will play Mercy, No. 2 in the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
WEST HARTFORD — The two biggest things in Jen Rizzotti's life —...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:08 PM
High school: A 1992 graduate of New Fairfield High School, where she was part of two state championship teams. Named Gatorade player of the year for Connecticut as a senior.
College: The point guard helped lead UConn to its first national title as the...