| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins.
Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Among the ghouls, goblins, ghosts and other costumed trick-or-treaters making their rounds tonight, there are bound to be more than a few witches. Indeed, the image of the black-caped, wart-nosed, broomstick-riding crone with the pointy hat is a very...
| Oct 20, 2013
Ah, I love autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains, when the trees along the ridges burst into color and a ghostly haze envelopes the horizon. The view is even better from under a grove of umbrella magnolias, with the tree's huge leaves providing shelter from...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This past year, I signed a written contract to replace my back porch. Unwisely, I gave the contractor approximately one half of the total cost ($7,500) up front for materials. The job was supposed to be completely by a certain time. However,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
We are here with Chef Jordan Stein from Pond House, at the Glastonbury location. Jordan actually mentioned that this is the second location and the Pond House started up in West Hartford. Could you tell us a little more about that?
Sure, we took over...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Premium Outlets Pink Promotion
Sunday, Oct. 13: Representatives from Komen Connecticut will be at the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets' center courtyard at Gap Outlet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to answer questions regarding breast health and the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Fans of Indian restaurants know that central CT has experienced some expanding and contracting on the that front. The Ambassador of India family of restaurants had outposts in Glastonbury, West Hartford, Hartford and even New Haven. But that expansion...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:06 PM
All-Courant Boys Tennis
Sam Aronson, Avon Sr.
Sam Flaxman, Avon, Sr.
Ryan Foster, Classical-Hartford, Jr.
Varun Jayarun, Xavier-Middletown, Fr.
Chandler Libby, Granby, Jr.
Reid Risinger, Glastonbury, Sr.
Dan Rombola, Berlin, Jr.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:55 AM
All-Courant Boys Golf
Chris Bennett, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Andrew Boucher, Lewis Mills-Burlington, Sr.
Brian Carlson, Hand, Jr.
Will Delmastro, Wethersfield, Jr.
Jason Despard, Fermi-Enfield, Sr.
Austin Forauer, Berlin, Jr.
Evan Grenus, Glastonbury,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:40 AM
1) The London Souls and Violent Mae, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762. Sun. 7:30 p.m., $15.
2) Texas Hippie Coalition, Webster Underground, 31 Webster St., Hartford, (860) 525-5553. Thurs. 6:30 p.m., $12. webstertheater....