| May 27, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The parent of Farmington Bank is boosting its dividend on common shares, after the bank recorded higher quarterly profits.
First Connecticut Bancorp Inc. announced Tuesday its board of directors voted to increase the quarterly dividend per share by a...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Events featuring authors and poets are scheduled this spring and summer. Here are some highlights:
International best-selling British author of fantasy, whose work includes the comic book series "The Sandman" and novels "Stardust,"...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:40 PM
With a lakeside view available from almost anywhere in the house, it might be tempting to just sit back and relax at 12 Evergreen Street in Southwick, Mass.
But then you’d be missing out on all the area has to offer.
“All year long there&...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The All-Courant high school boys indoor track team, honorable mentions, story lines of the season and more:
55 meters: Alex Brown, Rocky Hill, Jr.
300: Stephon Henry, New Britain, Sr.
600: Dhahran Velasquez, Capital Prep-Hartford,...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776.
Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Ten years ago, when Tony and Mary Cashman were house hunting, the stately stone and clapboard manor at 64 Far Hills Drive in Avon impressed the couple before they even set foot inside.
ÒWe fell in love with the house just from the curb appeal, Tony...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:55 AM
It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways.
And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week.
Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Two preservation efforts that deserve strong support:
•There's a bill before the General Assembly that would permanently protect the Savin Farm, 575 acres of prime state-owned farmland in Lebanon. As a recent report from the state Council on...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:15 AM
A world premiere of a provocative play by Matthew Lopez, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and a revival of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me Kate’’ are among the highlights of Hartford Stage’s 2014-2015 season.
| Mar 20, 2014
Matt and Tracy Carroll called the Chapel Hill, N.C., area home for about 20 years, but a few years ago, they found themselves discussing a return to Connecticut.
The Farmington natives, who moved to North Carolina after college, ran a successful 100-...