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  • 'Orange is the New Black' author Piper Kerman speaks at Lafayette College

    Piper Kerman, author of the best-selling memoir "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman's Prison," discussed both her experience behind bars and the state of our country's corrections system Wednesday night at Lafayette College's Colton Chapel in...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Republican Candidates Race Toward $250,000 Threshold

    HARTFORD — With one month to go before the state Republican convention, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield has raised the highest amount of any candidate for governor in the all-important money race. McKinney had raised more than...
  • HS Track Notebook: Simsbury Girls Emerging As Threat In Class L

    Rick Collins watched intently this past winter as Simsbury put together one of its best indoor seasons in program history. As the longtime coach of the girls outdoor program, he was excited to the see the times and performances, but aware that the indoor...
  • Ban On Fracking Waste Clears Committee

    HARTFORD — State lawmakers worried about toxic byproducts from natural gas drilling wells in other states persuaded the legislature's judiciary committee Monday to approve a ban on "fracking" waste coming into Connecticut for storage or treatment....
  • HS Baseball Ratings: Xavier Opening No. 1 In Area; Greenwich Tops In State

    Xavier High of Middletown is No. 1 in The Courant's first area high school baseball ratings of the season. Last week the Falcons defeated Shelton and West Haven. Greenwich, has opened 3-0, is No. 1 in the state. (Monday games not included). State 1....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Art showing includes collectible plates featuring Eric Sloane images

    Dickens Books & Art, Bantam, announces an exhibition of fine art, prints, and collectible porcelains from the collection of Jeff Peterson. The works of art are on display from now through May 24. There will be a opening reception on Sunday, April 27...
  • Boughton Goes Over To Gun Side?

    Some people will sell their very soul to run for high office, and looks like Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, who resigned this week from the group Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is one with a low price tag as he aspires to be governor of this state. The...
  • JROTC Program Coming To Windsor High

    WINDSOR — Russell Sills is proud of the wide range of educational and extracurricular opportunities that Windsor High School offers its students. And now the school's principal has another reason to be proud. In January Windsor High School will...
  • Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession

    Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession
    At first, the 1981 stabbing death of 40-year-old Alan Bono of Brookfield looked like a routine argument gone awry. Police referred to it as an "open-and-shut case." But then came Arne Cheyenne Johnson's defense: The devil made him do it. With the help...
  • Stanziatos: Pizza Best Straight From Oven

    Stanziatos: Pizza Best Straight From Oven
    For such a little pizza place, Stanziato's has created some buzz. The recipient of many "best of" awards calls itself the "Best Pizza in the Universe." But before you choose your pizza, Stanziato's wants you to know a couple of things. Despite its...