| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
WESTPORT — Two days after the robbery of a TD Bank branch, detectives on Friday tracked down the third and final suspect.
Derrick D. Gilliam, 27, of Bridgeport, was apprehended in Brooklyn, N.Y., around 10 p.m., police said.
Police arrested the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as good in many areas. Waters to try include Shenipsit Lake, Lake McDonough, Highland Lake, Bantam Lake, Gardner Lake, Lake Saltonstall (several 5 lb. bass caught recently), Moodus Reservoir, Candlewood Lake,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The theme of the collage exhibit opening Friday, June 27, in Newtown is "Celebration of Your Life." Meegan Foley, one of the artists and the co-curator of the exhibit, translates into a clothesline full of clothes.
"We are taught not to air that dirty...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:13 AM
When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production.
Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids.
"I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Guilford is one of four Connecticut towns celebrating a 375th anniversary this year. The others are Stratford, Fairfield and Milford; all were settled by English Puritans looking to start new lives in the New World.
The quartet of anniversaries is...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Sikorsky helicopters will get to keep their parking spots on the South Lawn of the White House.
The company Wednesday afternoon won a multibillion-dollar Navy contract to replace the president's aged fleet of Marine One transportation helicopters,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:31 AM
WASHINGTON — The last time the Pentagon tried to upgrade the president's coolest ride — the fleet of helicopters that drop him at his doorstep on the South Lawn of the White House — it didn't go well. Costs doubled. Delays sparked...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Puritans just didn't have much fun.
Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater.
Oh, there was the time just before the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Sat., Aug. 17, 4 - 8 pm, the grounds of the American Shakespeare Theatre, Elm Street, Stratford.Tickets are $75.
Event includes Javier Colon, beer, food and other live entertainment. With vendors as well. Ticket cost covers food...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
| Sep 10, 2013
What's it like to prepare, rehearse and perform two shows in repertory?
Repertory — where a theater presents one show on one day and an entirely different one the next — was once common practice in theaters. Connecticut audiences may...