| 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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 12:54 PM
A short film will be shot starting at the end of January on Park Street in Hartford, and the production team is holding a casting call on Tuesday, Jan. 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Billings Forge Studio, 140 Russ St.
The writer and director of "Hasta Manana"...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:08 PM
WEST HARTFORD — It would be easy for Katie Roth to lose hope. To despair. To say "Why me?" Or even just "Why?"
Roth has already graduated from the University of Hartford but has played exactly one season of basketball there. Plus the four games...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:36 PM
In a recent five-game stretch, Sacred Heart guard Cane Broome, a freshman from East Hartford, made 37 of 53 field goals (69.8 percent) and scored 100 points.
Few, if any, players in the nation were as productive or efficient over that 18-day span, when...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Where can you find information on books to read for your own pleasure or for book club meetings, or about author appearances in the area? The weekly Writestuff column is a good place to start, but there are other sources.
First on your list should be...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:01 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Past soloists in the Middletown Goes to the Symphony program will return to the high school Dec. 27 to play a benefit concert.
Middletown High School has run the symphony program every two years since 1995, offering music students a...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Cherelle Moore scored 20 points, including six down the stretch, as the University of Hartford women's basketball team held off Sacred Heart 68-63 in a non-conference game Sunday afternoon at Chase Arena.
Adaysha Williams led Sacred Heart (4-4) with...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Sometimes the Hartford Unitarian Meeting House looks like an opening lotus blossom in a green pond. Covered with snow, maybe it's a futuristic igloo. The distinctive building, which marks its 50th anniversary this month, is one of the landmark religious...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Six To Enter Soccer Hall
Six new members will be inducted into the Connecticut Soccer Hall of Fame on Jan. 31 at the Cromwell Crowne Plaza. Tickets are $55 per person and $25 for youths 12 and under. The newest members are: Marylou Breen, early...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:29 PM
The message, Weaver basketball coach Reggie Hatchett insisted, was not some knee-jerk reaction or copycat demonstration. The message his team wanted to send before its season opener against Bulkeley wasn't, "We hate cops" or "We hate white people" or...