| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:32 AM
(Reuters) - April 17, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the first Ford Mustang. The anniversary evokes a long-ago day when new cars could generate as much excitement, at least in America, as new iPads. The car caused a sensation, even though it wasn't a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Ann Taylor and Loft have a new, free-spirited sibling.
The American retailer has launched a brand called Lou & Grey that's a tomboyish fusion of active and street wear, or “lifewear” as its being positioned.
Available in Loft stores, on...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Almost exactly 30 years ago, Tracey Thurman successfully sued Torrington after local police officers failed to respond to her pleas for help in keeping her safe from her estranged husband. Now, the estate of Tiana Notice was awarded a $10 million judgment...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Esperamos ver mucho azul mañana en Connecticut y por todo el mundo!
Mañana, 2 de abril, es el día mundial de la Concientización del Autismo. Cada año, durante los últimos 7, Autism Speaks celebra 'Ilumínalo de azul', lo cual es una iniciativa mundial...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay.
“Off the starting line, we were...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With more than 30 million records sold worldwide, Richard Marx's first seven singles, including "Don't Mean Nothing," "Right Here Waiting" and "Should've Known Better," hit the Top Five on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart. A savvy businessman, Marx, 48,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Some have suggested that there are two types of dessert-minded people — pie people and cake people. Pie is rustic and of the common folk, the thinking goes. Pie is a frugal way of making the most of some baking scraps and leftover fruit. Pie is soft...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 56-year-old sedan service driver fatally shot Saturday was the father of five children and was beloved by his clients, according to a business associate.
John Achiampong of Brooklyn was picking up a customer in the 2400 block of Maisel Couirt in...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Lehigh professor Steven Sametz was featured on CBS News over the weekend in a,segment on his "A Child's Requiem" he is composing in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown. Sametz grew up in......
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...