| 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...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 1:40 PM
When singers sing together, unaccompanied, it sometimes feel like a minor miracle, some sleight-of-hand or hidden alchemy at work: Without frets, keyboards, mechanical levers, measured blasts of voltage or skins to tighten or loosen, how do they pull it...
| 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 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 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 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 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 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 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....