| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Arlington Heights Police Officer Michael McEvoy will be honored Thursday, three months after he was shot in a tense domestic situation that ended with the fatal shooting of the suspect.
The veteran officer is being named the village's officer of the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Arlington Heights Police Officer Michael McEvoy kept a hand over his bandaged neck as he was embraced with hugs and hellos at his first appearance among the police department.
Honored as the village’s officer of the year on Thursday, the 52-year-...
| 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...
| 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....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
It's been called by one bitter antagonist possibly "the worst alien invader the USA has ever encountered. The invasions are widespread and the damage reports are coming in from all our states."
A Westport victim warns that it "spread like wildfire......
| 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.
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Capital Prep fell a point short of becoming the first cross country team from Hartford to win a state title since 1950 at the Class S championship meet at Wickham Park. The Trailblazers lost to defending champion Bolton, which had 71 points. But Dhahran...