| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and his husband, Charlie Ortiz, rarely open up their stately Prospect Avenue home for work-related events but on Wednesday night they did.
The new “Raise the Caliber” sculpture installed earlier in the day at...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:28 AM
The patient has been under for a while, quietly resting and gathering strength, and is ready to wake up.
"Ether Dome," a new grand-scale drama about Horace Wells, the Hartford-based dentist who pioneered the use of anesthesia in the mid-19th century, is...
| Aug 27, 2014
A new sculpture will be unveiled in Bushnell Park in Hartford on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The design of the sculpture, made of 2,000 pounds of steel and wood, is two hands shaking.
It's a message of goodwill and peaceful cooperation, a harmonious message,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:53 AM
The Connecticut Cycling Festival kicks off a weekend of competitive amateur and professional biking in Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21, hosted by the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program and BikeWalkCT.
Saturday's event, called the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Dr. Cash has a prescription for happiness in the capitol city this holiday weekend – a little extra money. The mysterious M.D. says he will be giving away cash in Hartford all weekend. The catch? You have to be the first to find him.
| 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...