| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:39 AM
In 1600, what was to become Connecticut was essentially nothing but trees.
"If it isn't a rock outcrop, and it isn't a wetland or water body, and it isn't a bald patch on a coastal dune, it is all forest," said Robert M. Thorson, a University of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Thanks to state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield, many Hartford voters get to participate in an August referendum on city leaders' secretly hatched plan to spend $60 million on a minor league baseball stadium. Coleman, seeking re-election as a primary...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:19 AM
The Bikers Against Hunger motorcycle run to benefit Enfield Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen raised $1,787.
On Saturday afternoon 40 bikes traveled an hour loop through Enfield, Somers and parts of Strafford, Ellington and East Windsor before retuning...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:04 AM
VERNON — Becky and Dave Dyment's son Justin was just 4-months-old when he was diagnosed with a rare seizure disorder. At the time, the couple promised to always include Justin in family activities and trips.
Now they are hoping to win a customized...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:10 PM
For high school students studying automotive technology, the annual Ford-AAA Auto Skills Contest is the equivalent of the World Series. Watching as a spectator might not have quite the excitement of a tied Game 7 in the bottom of the ninth inning, but the...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A 39-year-old man was shot in a Windsor Mill apartment on Monday, Baltimore County police said.
The man was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma from the 7000 block of Rudisill Ct., where he was shot around 6:15 p.m., police said. His condition...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Generally, things have not gone well for America's religious right since 1692. It has been one setback after another, culminating in this week's heterodox court ruling.
In 1692, Bridget Bishop was hanged in Salem, Mass., for bewitching others, including...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:18 PM
This is Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government, but you wouldn't know it in Connecticut.
•A team of reporters from the New Haven Register and Middletown Press visited all 92 municipal police...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
| 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,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Heroína mezclada con el poderoso estupefaciente sintético fentanilo ha cobrado decenas de vidas en el este de los Estados Unidos y ha comenzado a hacer estragos en Connecticut, incluyendo la muerte de una estudiante de la Escuela Superior de East...