| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen.
Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:06 PM
All-Courant Boys Tennis
Sam Aronson, Avon Sr.
Sam Flaxman, Avon, Sr.
Ryan Foster, Classical-Hartford, Jr.
Varun Jayarun, Xavier-Middletown, Fr.
Chandler Libby, Granby, Jr.
Reid Risinger, Glastonbury, Sr.
Dan Rombola, Berlin, Jr.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
WINDSOR — When a small tornado tore through OJ Thrall's tobacco fields in Windsor on Monday afternoon, the fragile leaves were within a week of being harvested.
Shade nets were torn away from nearly 20 percent of the crop — about 40 acres'...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90.
The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:20 PM
"Dark Money." It sounds like something Lord Voldemort would use if he was looking to bounce Harry Potter from office, but it's the sort of cash magic that could end up making Connecticut's state and local political parties relevant again.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Republican gubernatorial challenger Tom Foley leads incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by 43 percent to 40 percent in the latest Quinnipiac Poll released on Wednesday morning as the two rivals prepare for a rematch.
Foley, a Greenwich millionaire and...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:18 PM
NEW YORK — In a dimly lit room inside Grand Central Station, with a high, ornate, painted wood ceiling and a stone fireplace with a carved, winged lion insignia, a piece of the Connecticut economy came to life.
There, in a gathering late Thursday,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:58 AM
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — A rare, nearly 6-foot-tall giraffe listed as an endangered subspecies has been born in a Connecticut conservation center.
The Greenwich Time reports that Petal, a 6-year-old Rothschild giraffe gave birth on Friday to female...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Spring is here, and with it comes the scents and subtle sounds of nature. Connecticut is a great place for flower-peeping, so get out there, breathe in the fresh air, let the sun warm your face and listen to some wondrous springtime sounds. Here are a few...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The earned income tax credit, or EITC, is one of the best domestic policy tools ever invented. Since it can only be claimed by people who work and pay taxes, it encourages and rewards work. It keeps low-income wage earners out of poverty. The money...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Dean Metropoulos may not be a household name, but the food industry veteran's reach extends from the pantry to the refrigerator to the freezer.
Metropoulos, who works with his sons Daren and Evan, has teamed up with longtime partner Apollo Global...