| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:55 AM
When Garrison Leykam was challenged last year to enroll in a New York City standup-comedy class, Leykam didn't just agree to the terms, he made a documentary about his experience.
The challenge came when comedy teacher Stephen Rosenfield appeared on...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
— Deloitte, a giant international accounting, consulting and financial advising firm, will receive between $9 million and $14.5 million in state tax dollars to expand its workforce in Connecticut over the next 61/2 years, the governor announced...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Look out folks, we’ve got Chinese crabs invading Greenwich and state officials ready to declare a quarantine for all of New Haven County over a little green bug.
The evil crustacean in question is the Chinese mitten crab (aka Eriocheir sinensis), a...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:52 AM
A closer look at last week's University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant Poll on our state's heated U.S. Senate race raises some interesting questions about who was actually answering the poll questions.
Like, where the hell were all the independent...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Thirty years ago today, on June 28, 1983, a section of the I-95 highway bridge 70 feet above the Mianus River in Greenwich collapsed, killing three people and seriously injuring three more. The tangle of mangled bodies and vehicles along the peaceful...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
"Raw" is not about sashimi, carpaccio or Ethiopian kitfo; it's a veggie thing — all about sprouting, sunshine and summertime. Nutritionists and physicians since Dr. Dolittle have known about the benefits of an uncooked vegan diet and have touted...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
BRIDGEPORT — I'm in the midst of that great American institution, waiting for jury duty, which is unparalleled not only in creating boredom but in giving you time to think. And what I'm thinking about is the state of public transportation in...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Duke captured its second national title in four years, Cornell’s Rob Pannell earned the Tewaaraton Award after sitting out the 2012 campaign with a broken left foot, and Johns Hopkins announced it would join the Big Ten for the 2015 season.
| May 28, 2013
| 10:20 AM
"Being a police officer was in my blood," former Fairfield cop Nicholas Vanghele told a state Superior Court. "My mother was a probation officer, my brother is a police officer. I always felt I would go out in a body bag with honors." Instead, on Oct. 21,...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...