| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Tenor Matthew Grills got his start with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. But not the kind of start you'd think.
The first HSO experience for the 25-year-old celebrated singer and 2012 grand prize winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:03 PM
How The Courant's top 10 state and area high school football teams fared:
1. New Canaan (11-1): Lost to Darien, 28-24.
2. Ansonia (12-0): Defeated Naugatuck, 66-28.
3. Newtown (12-0): Defeated Masuk-Monroe, 42-7.
4. West Haven (9-2): Lost...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Drew Klotz builds vibrant kinetic sculptures. His wife Audrey Klotz creates oversized abstract paintings. As a pair, the two have learned to make connections with their art, complementing each others' use of form and movement. In a joint exhibit at the...
| Nov 20, 2013
CANTON — Glenn Howard Alletson won a Bronze Star for meritorious service in combat during World War II, but his family didn't find out about it until after his death this summer.
Alletson was 18 when he was drafted to serve in the Army during World...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Ted Benedict spent a lifetime learning about the world around him.
Unfamiliar cultures, exotic languages, foreign customs and the natural beauty of distant lands drove Benedict to explore the globe. "Adventurer" is how his family described the man who...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:45 PM
How The Courant's state and area top 10 high school football teams fared in Week 10:
1. New Canaan (10-0): Defeated Trinity Catholic, 52-3. Next: Vs. St. Joseph (9-1) Friday (FCIAC championship).
2. Ansonia (10-0): Defeated Crosby, 50-8. Next:...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Hartford Business Journal recognized four outstanding Chief Financial Officers at its annual CFO of the Year luncheon at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The CFO of the Year ceremony recognizes a commitment to financial excellence and...
| Oct 28, 2013
They found each other in a sea of pink — two Connecticut men, made brothers by their shared experience. Now they're fighting back against the disease that brought them together and some of the ignorance about it.
Bill Becker was diagnosed with...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Heather Gaudio Fine Art, 21 South Ave. in New Canaan, presents “Urban Luminosity,” an exhibit of photographs by Michael Eastman, from Thursday, Nov. 14, when it opens with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., until Saturday, Jan. 25.
In the series,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Avon Police Officer Todd Akerley interacted with his D.A.R.E students online and through text messages, and while his communications were not criminal or predatory, the middle-schoolers did find them "weird" and "creepy," according to an internal...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Carriage Barn Arts Center staff has a soft spot for barns in New Canaan. And that's because it too, is a barn in New Canaan. For its new exhibit The Barn and Beyond, the historical significance of the gallery space is celebrated alongside other...