| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:31 PM
How many people have to die of drug overdoses in Connecticut before the state government acts?
That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies — far too many, God knows — that have jurisdiction...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Convicted sex offenders in Connecticut must be registered with the state and have their names and addresses listed for the public. Some activists want to require a similar system for people who abuse animals.
The idea is to stop the kind of gruesome...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:03 PM
MARLBOROUGH — A man who police say let teens gather on his property for alcohol and drug parties has been arrested on dozens of counts of reckless endangerment and permitting minors to possess liquor after a Hebron teen was killed after leaving a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports):
Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Gun crimes are too often committed by persons who cannot legally own guns. Virtually all gun sales start with a legal sale. So how do those legally acquired guns get into the hands of prohibited users?
The conventional answer is, "from down south." We...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
It's never been a better time to be a beer lover in Connecticut. In the past few years, breweries, brew pubs and contract brewers have popped up all over the Nutmeg State, bringing a fresh approach to craft beer and giving aficionados several new...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Trail of Terror, 60 N. Plains Hwy, Wallingford. $10-$20. Not recommended for children under age 10. Hours: Opens at approximately 7 p.m. on Oct. 11, 12, 13; 18, 19, 20; 25, 26, 27 & Nov. 1 and 2. Information: trailofterror.com.
Graveyard Shift Ghost...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Sometime in June, a new micro-brewery and taproom is scheduled to open up at what its owners believe is a "strategic location right off the highway" in East Windsor.
The Broad Brook Brewery will be housed in a 5,000-square-foot building at Sophia's...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:47 PM
A gun shop in East Windsor, which sold the weapon used in the Newtown school massacre, has lost its federal license to sell guns.
ATF agents raided the Riverview Gun Sales shop a few days after the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Nancy...