| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:11 PM
ROCKY HILL — Funding to construct an $800,000 baseball field at Elm Ridge Park for children with disabilities is expected to be approved Friday by the State Bond Commission, state legislators said Tuesday.
The Miracle League complex will feature...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:37 PM
It was a soggy week, but the three-day St. Bernard's Church Carnival - which ran from Thursday, June 12, through Saturday, June 14 - ended on a sunny note with crowds of pleasure-seekers descending on the church grounds for an evening of wholesome...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Record collectors are a special breed, willing to sift through rubbish on the hunt for a rare sonic gem. They are the keepers of arcane knowledge and obscure taxonomies about genres and labels and recording dates. But even among those driven characters,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:12 AM
HARTFORD — City residents fumed Wednesday over what they called a lack of transparency and inflated job and visitor projections for a proposed minor league baseball stadium in Hartford.
The more than 250 residents who attended a hearing at the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The 2014 All-Courant high school softball Fab 15 team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:
THE FAB 15
Olivia Banulski, Bristol Central, Sr., CF — .538 avg., 42 hits, 31 runs, 5 HRs
Katelyn Corr, Suffield, Jr., CF...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Wethersfield has been appreciated as a desirable place to live since it was first discovered and settled more than three centuries ago by a band of English traders led by John Oldham in 1634. Today the section of town known as “Old” or “...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:52 AM
WETHERSFIELD — The town council rejected a Republican proposal Monday to bestow official status on an independent committee reviewing the lease for the town-owned Deming-Standish House.
The council deadlocked 4-4 on a party line vote, causing the...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Draped in a German flag, shouting at the large-screen television in his native tongue, Steven Koegler was a portrait of unrestrained joy.
Slumped in a corner table, still trying to make sense of it all an hour after the World Cup final had ended, Hector...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The 2014 All-Courant high school girls tennis team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more:
Riya Abraham, Newington, Sr.
Meredith Aird, Old Lyme, Jr.
Alexandra Barmore, Southington, Jr.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:39 PM
It feels like I'm on "Dancing With The Stars"! -- Joan Kowalski, Vernon
Now, kids, study very hard for your teacher ... or you'll never see her again. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford
This must be real. Because normally when I have...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:05 AM
MANCHESTER — Courant reporters 95 years ago figured prominently in the investigation of a bungled heist, playing a role that would be highly improbable today.
In the case of The Great Silk Robbery, the "Courant Men," as they were called in their...