| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:08 PM
SIMSBURY — Seventeen Simsbury students were honored in this year's annual Connecticut Scholastic Art Award Program, which saw more than 2,000 art entries.
The winners were recognized at the Scholastic Art Award Celebration on Jan. 25 at the Lincoln...
| 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 5, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Capital Prep of Hartford beat Christ the King (N.Y.) and Riverdale Baptist (Md.), No. 24 in the USA Today national rankings, last week to claim the No. 1 ranking in The Courant's first high school girls basketball ratings of the 2014-15 season. A showdown...
| 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 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 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 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 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 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-...