| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Connecticut shoppers can look forward to a little extra money in their wallets when the state holds its annual tax-free week Aug. 17 to 23.
During that time, the 6.35 percent sales tax on most clothing and shoe purchases under $300 will be waived....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Benjamin football coach and athletic director Ron Ream will be inducted into the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Ream was one of six coaches voted in at the FACA's annual summer board of directors meeting in Daytona Beach last week....
| May 22, 2014
| 5:18 PM
This could be a very entertaining summer, if you promise to do this:
Any time anybody running for anything approaches you with a petition to get on the ballot, you must — after verifying that the person is neither a white supremacist nor a man-boy...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:55 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- Union College won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night at the Frozen Four, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.
Mike Vecchione tied the score at 2 with 4:01...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:44 PM
On the face of it, it seems reasonable to let taxpayers taste the honey of good times — by, for example, returning extra tax money they had to pony up to balance the budget when times were bad.
That's what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to do with...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Connecticut officials routinely publish an annual list of this state's top tax dodgers. And for several years, the name of a high-flying developer and controversial buddy of our felonious ex-Gov. John G. Rowland appeared regularly at or near the top of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, two of the three women held captive for about 10 years in a house in Cleveland, are working on a book. And they've got some heavy-hitters to help them.
The book, about their years of imprisonment and daring escape, will be...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
January 27, 1999
From a Courant Op-Ed on Prague's opposition to the deal to build a stadium for the New England Patriots in downtown Hartford:
"Those who support the stadium deal say it will be a partnership between Connecticut and the Kraft family. I...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Online retail sales are growing. Companies from Connecticut can sell all over the country and retailers in other states can sell in Connecticut without the cost of a storefront or a sales force. It is a very profitable marketplace offering choice and...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Amazon, the giant online retailer, will begin collecting sales tax in the state in November as part of an agreement that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says will mean hundreds of new jobs and $50 million in investment in Connecticut over two years.