| May 20, 2014
| 8:45 AM
BRISTOL — Fighting to regain momentum and rally its supporters, Renaissance Downtowns assured a crowd of about 200 Monday that its ambitious redevelopment plan for the old mall site is still on track.
In the long run, the Long Island-based company...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The summertime series of free Friday-night movies outdoors in the parks in Hartford begins on June 20 and runs thourh Aug. 22.
Here’s the lineup and locations:
June 20: "Rio"
June 27, Riverside Park, “Jaws.”
July 4, Colt Park,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:16 PM
HARTFORD — The Bushnell's vision for creating a neighborhood of apartments, shops and restaurants along Capitol Avenue could be years from becoming reality.
But The Bushnell isn't waiting: It has purchased an historic brownstone around the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:10 PM
HARTFORD — A police dog helped catch a suspect in a knifepoint robbery this weekend, police said.
Officers are still searching for a second suspect.
Bobby Price, 21, of Brook Street was charged with first-degree robbery, third-degree assault and...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Two weeks ago, on a Saturday, I went into Hartford with my wife to enjoy the Caribbean Festival that was taking place in Bushnell Park and on Jewel Street. Unfortunately, the only option for parking was to pay $5 at a nearby lot.
To my amazement, the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:58 PM
HARTFORD — A state employee was attacked and sexually assaulted as she headed from her office to a Capitol Avenue parking lot Monday afternoon, and two Good Samaritans who heard the victim's screams chased down and held the suspect, police said....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I want to thank The Courant for featuring the most up-to-date research about Alzheimer's disease.
I read with interest the article about Alzheimer's research last week at Yale [Aug. 6, Page 1, "Drug Shows Some Hope"] It caught my eye because I will be...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill to share details about its upcoming community walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:06 PM
HARTFORD — Last August, Kevin Brandon beat Scott Mindel to win the Corporate 5K in downtown Hartford.
Thursday night, the outcome was reversed. Mindel outkicked Brandon in the last 200 meters to win the annual summer race in 15 minutes, 37 seconds....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:33 PM
HARTFORD — New Englanders have a reputation for being tough, prudent and a little aloof. But a lot of people seem to find that attitude off-putting, according to a recent survey that ranked Hartford and New Haven among the unfriendliest cities in...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Why, this is very midsummer madness.
—Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4
There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August.
Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...