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  • $190-million mansion in Connecticut tops Realtor.com listings

    $190-million mansion in Connecticut tops Realtor.com listings
    The thing about "vanity pricing" is … it does provide exposure. There’s nothing quite like planting a for-sale sign at the top of the price spectrum to draw notice. With that in the mind, the nation’s real estate attention span --...
  • Most expensive homes in U.S. top $100 million

    Most expensive homes in U.S. top $100 million
    The most expensive homes in the U.S. right now are priced well above the $100-million mark, according to a compilation assembled by Forbes. Topping the list at $190 million is Copper Beech Farm on 50 acres in Greenwich, Conn. The 1980s French...
  • Luxury housing boom in U.S. is still playing out

    Luxury housing boom in U.S. is still playing out
    ATLANTA -- The U.S. luxury home market is being driven to new heights by relatively low prices, low interest rates and a more stable economy than in many countries, experts say. Buyer interest is recovering quickly, said Kofi Nartey of the Agency in...
  • Repairing Tornado's Damage To Valuable Tobacco Crop

    Repairing Tornado's Damage To Valuable Tobacco Crop
    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'...
  • All-Courant Boys Tennis Team

    All-Courant Boys Tennis Team
    All-Courant Boys Tennis Singles 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. Scott...
  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    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...
  • Frances G. King, interior decorator

    Frances G. King, interior decorator
    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...
  • Laws Pushed Through By Connecticut's Democrats Might Create a Flood of "Dark Money" Into Future Elections

    Laws Pushed Through By Connecticut's Democrats Might Create a Flood of "Dark Money" Into Future Elections
    "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. Local and...
  • Connecticut Businesses Find That Adopting a Highway is Good Advertising

    Connecticut Businesses Find That Adopting a Highway is Good Advertising
    Businesses are, in the lexicon of the Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz, "morally, ethically... positively, absolutely... undeniably and reliably" banned from putting advertising directly on major highways in Connecticut. Unless, of course, they spend a...
  • Experience Gives Shays Edge In GOP Senate Primary

    Experience Gives Shays Edge In GOP Senate Primary
    Voters have been treated to a clash of titans in the U.S. Senate primary race — Connecticut's last U.S. House Republican vs. an enormously successful businesswoman with a compelling life story. The Courant endorses Christopher Shays in the Aug....
  • Alien Crab Invasions and Bug Quarantines

    Alien Crab Invasions and Bug Quarantines
    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...